Posts Tagged ‘disk cleanup’

Windows Tip – Speed Up Disk Cleanup System Files Loading

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

If you’re in the habit of regularly running Disk Cleanup to clean your system files, you’ll probably find this useful.

The following tip provides you with information on how to speed up the loading of Disk Cleanup’s “clean system files” option on Windows. Disk Cleanup is a built-in tool on Windows devices that users may utilize to remove temporary data from the operating system. It is not as complete as dedicated third-party cleaning programs such as CCleaner or Privazer, but it may still remove Gigabytes of disk content that is no longer needed from the system.


Schedule Regular Disk Cleanup in Windows 7 and Improve Performance

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Here’s a very basic (but also very helpful) trick for Windows users …

All versions of Windows feature the Disk Cleanup utility that liberates space on your hard drive when it is bogged down with useless data. It is important to use the Disk Cleanup utility in Windows 7 regularly, at least on a weekly basis. Much of the data that needs to be cleared includes temporary internet files containing sensitive data such as passwords and credit card numbers. By leaving the data there, you are simply begging for viruses to snatch personal information and overall operating system performance is diminished as this data accumulates over time. The following examples and steps are from Windows 7 but will work on Vista, as the two versions have many similarities.