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how to perform windows 7 windows 8 disk cleanup

Posted: 2014-04-01

All Windows operating systems come with a Disk Cleanup utility that will allow you to removes unnecessary files to free up space on your disk drives. To run Disk Cleanup on a Windows computer, follow the instructions for the type of computer you use. On Windows 7 1) Click Start and type cleanmgr.exe in the search box then select Disk Cleanup from result list. You can also run the command cleanmgr.exe in the command prompt. You may also run the cleanup utility by going to Start->Accessories->System Tools->Disk Cleanup. 2) Open the Disk Cleanup Utility by accessing any of the above methods. 3) Check off all the boxes that you want delete such as “Temporary Internet Files”, “Recycle Bin”, “Downloaded Program Files”, “Offline Webpages”, etc. 4) Click delete on the message box On Windows 8 1. Open Disk Cleanup by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Disk Cleanup, and then, in the list of results, click Disk Cleanup. 2. In the Drives list, click the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK. 3. In the Disk Cleanup dialog box, on the Disk Cleanup tab, select the check boxes for the file types that you want to delete, and then click OK. 4. In the message that appears, click Delete files.

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