It is really stressful if you get a message from your computer that your pc is running out of space while you are doing some urgent work. You can free up some space using some tweaks, but if you are getting the message continuously then you should consider attaching more storage to your device. you can adopt different strategies to free up some space on your existing disk.

Disk Cleanup
You can clean up the hard disk by using the Disk Cleanup utility. In Windows search box type Disk cleanup, from the results click Disk Cleanup. You can see the Disk Clean up a dialog box, select the drive that you want to clean up and click OK. In the Disk clean up tab, select the checkboxes for the file types that you want to delete and select OK. To remove data from a previous installation of Windows, select the Previous Windows installation checkbox. You can also access disk cleanup utility by right-clicking a disk in my computer and clicking the properties. On the properties dialog click Disk cleanup.

Uninstall unused Desktop apps
You can save some space by uninstalling some unused apps from your computer. Type Control panel in the Windows search box, in the Control panel box select, Uninstall a program under Programs. In the Uninstall program dialog box, click Size to rearrange programs based on its installed size. Now you can see the list of programs that are eating most of your storage spaces. Select the programs that you are not using and uninstall. You can also delete unused apps to save some storage space.

Activate Storage sense
Storage sense is a feature in Windows 10 that can automatically free up space by getting rid of files you don’t need like temporary files and files in recycle bin. Click on Change how we free up space automatically. In the Change how we free up space automatically window, select the option under Run storage sense. You can choose when Windows decides or every month or every week or every day. You can also change the Delete tempory files that my apps aren’t using. If you don’t want to keep files in your download folder for a long time, you can delete the files from my download folder automatically by providing the number of days that you want to keep it on your PC. You can free up space by clicking Clean now button. You can quickly free up space by clicking Free up space now in Settings>Storage. You can choose the items that you want to remove from Free up space now dialog box.


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