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Running out of Space on C drive

If you’re running out of space on C drive, clean the temp drive to free up some space.

It might have been years that it has not been clean or emptied for years.

To easily access Temp drive on Windows 7, Windows 8 or even Windows XP, just press the “Windows Key” + “R” key on your keyboard and it will open the “Run Box”. (see screen shot below)

And on the run box type “%TEMP%” don’t include the quotes when typing and press OK or enter. (see Screenshot below)

After pressing the “ok” button, it will open the Temp Folder and you will be able to see a lot of junk files which is just taking up space on the C drive.

Press “Ctrl+A” and it will highlight or select all files and folder in the temp directory, and press delete button.

Files will go the “Recycle bin”, empty the recycle bin to permanently delete the files and folder. Right click on the Recycle Bin Icon on the desktop and you will find an option "Empty Recycle Bin".

And you can also clean up the “Temporary Internet Files” to free some space.

Check out link below on how to access “Temporary Internet Files Folder”.

If you are using Google Chrome browser, it will also take up space if you haven’t clear the browsing history.

To clear Google Chrome Browsing History, press “Ctrl+Shift+Delete” buttons together.

To open the browsing settings and clear the temporary files. (see screen shot below)

It will have the some options whether to clear from the beginning, or clear from specified weeks or days.

 Hope it helps.. Cheers!!!


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