More room for documents and files on your desktop means more time and freedom to enjoy your Windows 10 device. Unfortunately, as total file size gets larger, keeping your hard drive clean remains a never-ending battle. Use these simple techniques to free up more space on your Windows 10 computer.
Windows 10 includes a feature to help you create more space by erasing unnecessary files. In some cases, this feature can find and remove several gigabytes of unnecessary system files. To use the feature:
This is a similar but slightly different tool for sniffing out unnecessary files that are taking up too much space. To give it a try:
Consider uninstalling apps that are rarely or never even used. These include bloatware or pre-installed programs. You may not even realize certain games or applications are taking up hard drive space. To remove them:
A new Windows 10 tool, OneDrive allows access to files in the cloud using File Explorer. This means your files will be stored in the OneDrive cloud and won’t take up hard drive space unless you need to download them for offline editing.
Lastly, move apps, games, and other files to an external hard disk so the computer can create more internal space if there is an extra need for more storage on the Windows 10 device. All these tips are user-friendly, but if you need to give your Windows 10 machines a serious overhaul, give us a call now.