How to Use Windows 10’s ‘Free Up Space’ Tool


Windows 10 comes with a useful tool for cleaning the full storage of the disk space on their system. It can delete non-required files, prior Windows downloads and the other items that are not needed.

Here’s how you can use ‘free up space’ on your  Windows 10 system.

To use this device, follow the instructions given below.

  1. Firstly, go to ‘Settings’.
  2. Then visit ‘System.’
  3. And after that click on ‘Storage’.
  4. Press the ‘Free Up Space Now’.

It is worth noting that if you are not able to get the choice here, then April 2018 Update has not downloaded till yet.

Windows by itself scans your system for non-required files that it can delete to free up storage on your system.

  • Not like the older Disk Cleanup device, this displays just the information you be able to delete, and it checks user files like Recycle bin and system files such as of Windows as well.

Check out and see files that you want to delete. Windows display entirely the exact space that you can clear by deleting every type of unnecessary data.

  • You can remove all stuff over here till the time your system works perfectly.

While watching the ‘Recycle bin’, go through it properly. It will remove files in your Recycle Bin entirely.

Ensure that you don’t require to get back the item from the Recycle Bin after going through this process.

After completing huge updates- for instance, the April 2018 Update, you’ll be able to check the ‘Previous Windows installations’ registry here. Don’t hesitate to remove these. Remember you will not get to switch to the earlier Windows 10 update after deleting these documents, but Windows by itself will delete these documents after some days.

  • Now, Windows displays the full area that can be created.
  • Press ‘Remove Files’ to delete the matter that has been selected by you.
  • Depending on the total matter there is to be deleted, Windows may take time to complete the procedure.

Remember that you can activate the ‘Storage Sense’ option by going through the following instruction-

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. After that, you can select the ‘system’.
  3. Lastly, press on storage.
  4. This by itself delete some of the data, consisting old drafts that have been present in the Recycle Bin for some time.

Hope this blog would have been useful to you and your friends.

James Thomas is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for McAfee security products at mcafee.com/activate.

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