How to Run Disk Cleanup in Windows 10

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To open Disk Cleanup on a Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 system, follow these instructions:

  1. Type Disk Cleanup in the Search Bar
  2. Press Enter
  3. At the Drives list, select which drive you want to run Disk Cleanup on
  4. Select which files you want to delete
  5. Click OK
  6. Click Delete files

To delete system files that are no longer needed on your computer, click Clean up system files.

Shadow copies and restore points (except the last ones) can be deleted by going to the More options tab > Click Cleanup.

Windows 10 Disk Cleanup screen

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