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How to clean hard disk?

Do you want to know how to clean hard disk? If you are running out of disk space on your computer, the primary step would be using the built in Disk Cleanup tool. This utility helps to free up spaces by deleting unnecessary files from your hard drive.

It is very easy to run this tool, just follow the following steps.

To open Disk Cleanup tool, follow this route. - click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System tools and then click Disk Cleanup from the list.


This tool will help you to clean duplicate files from your hard drive


You will get the following dialogue box.

clean hard disk

Depending on your computer configuration, select the drive you want to clean up, normally C or D drive. Then click ‘OK’ button.

clean hard drive

The tool will begin to search on your selected drive and come with the files that can be deleted safely from your hard drive. Windows tells you how much space you are going to get after running Disk cleanup.

disk cleanup

Select all the files in the ‘Files to delete’ list and click OK button to delete the files. This will take some time depending on your hard disk size and file organization.

Don’t be afraid when you execute this program, it doesn’t affect your computer programs and data.

Apart from this, Disk Cleanup can remove unused Windows components and programs. Click ‘More Options’ tab to do it and follow on the screen.

I hope this mini guide will help you, how you can run Disk Cleanup tool to clean hard disk and get more space on your computer hard drive.

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