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    Do I need any Disk cleaner?

    When I try to download something or just run some programs, a warning would show up and said that I have low disk space. The best effective way to clear my disk space?

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    Have you tried disk compression?

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    Open the control panel. Type "disk cleanup" in the search bar. Click on the link that says "Free up disk space by deleting unnecessary files". Once disk cleanup is finished scanning your PC, click on the "Cleanup System Files" button. After that is finished scanning, select the types of files you wish to remove.

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    First verify that you actually do have low disk space by opening explorer and right clicking on the "C" drive.
    Then go to properties, this should give you a pie structure that lays out the amount of disk used and free.
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    This is what you are looking for.

    If you actually do have low free disk space then a simple cleaning might not do the trick, at least not beyond that of a "band aid" like solution.


    *Windows built-in clean manager would make a good first step when it comes to removing junk files and other accumulates.
    Open a run box and type "cleanmgr" without the quotes, select everything in the check boxes, then repeat the whole process for
    system files.
    Reboot the computer afterward.
    *You can also advance up to CCleaner free tool and run it as well.

    If neither of these actions achieves an effective result, you'll have to start moving your photo pictures and other personal data
    off the drive, & or start uninstalling some programs.

    Others:
    Uderzo's SpaceSniffer tool can provide a decent viewing of folder sizes to help pinpoint
    those folders and files that are consuming large amounts of space.
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