Using the Disk Cleanup utility on Windows 7


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Using the Disk Cleanup utility on Windows 7

Another way you can speed up your computer is through doing a disk cleanup. So we've already talked about cleaning up all your files and folders. But now we want to clean up the files we don't necessarily go looking for every day. So those are temporary files and things you don't even know exist. You probably aren't even aware they're there but they are and they're taking up space on your computer. So we're going to learn how to clean them up right now. Windows has a wonderful utility and it's called the disk cleanup utility. It's hiding in your start menu so what I want you to do is go to your start menu, go to all programs, to accessories, into the system tools, and disk cleanup.

And I want you to click on it. And it will calculate how much space that it can free up for you. This can take a couple of minutes. It shouldn't be a hugely long process. I wouldn't be doing this if you need to send an important email in the next couple of minutes, but certainly if you have...

Using the Disk Cleanup utility on Windows 7
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