The latest version of Windows 10, the so-called April 2018 Update already has a week among us, and it is likely that by now it has been received by a large number of users. Among one of its many novelties related to the Settings menu options, is the new disk cleanup.
This allows us delete a large number of space-taking items in Windows 10 unnecessarily. It is extremely simple to use, as well as being faster and easier to find than the classic liberator.
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This tool has been improved and now it does basically the same thing as the classic version that you found very hidden between control panel options, one that is on the way out, especially now that there are so many equivalents in the modern Windows 10 Settings menu.
To show the new tool you just have to open the menu Setting (Windows key + I), select Storage in the menu on the left, and then click on “Release esoacio now“in the new option below Storage Sense.
The amount of things you can select now to free up space is much larger than before. In fact, you will now have the option to remove older versions of Windows directly from here, something that usually takes up a good amount of gigabytes if you haven’t cleaned in a while.
Everything that appears in the menu shows description, but it is completely safe to select everything and delete to recover as much storage space as possible.
Once you have selected everything you want, simply click on Remove files. Just to the right you will see the total in megabytes to free according to what you have chosen. Cleaning is usually pretty quick, but that will also depend on the speed of your hard drive. If you use an SSD it will be almost immediate.
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