News added at : November 24, 2020 at 09:41 AM
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Nowadays, we store, download, play more and more. Everything works, entertainment, learning makes you consume storage space on your computer ...
And one day the sentence falls, your digital companion rebels and demands more space to flourish. Below are 3 ways to clean up your drive, recover storage space.
Free up space on your computer with or without specialized software
Use software like `Disk Cleanup`
This type of software will look for all unused files on your computer such as files belonging to uninstalled software, files temporarily created but not deleted.
In a general sense, it will search for all the files not necessary for your computer to function.
To clean your computer, it is also possible to do it directly from Windows, which directly has a cleaning tool:
Cleaning your PC is also possible directly from the cleaning tool built into Windows. To get there :
- Press Windows + R keys
- Then type "Cleanmgr"
- Select the drive you want to clean
- Choose the items to delete
- Click on "other options" and on "clean up system restore"
- Click OK
- Confirm the actions to be performed.
Make more space on your PC with the Cloud
The cloud is more and more present in our life. Google, Apple, Microsoft, ...
and others offer online storage that allows you not only to save storage space on your computer but also to access your data from anywhere.
Usually this type of online storage space is used to store your documents or photos.
Uninstall apps you no longer use
Everyone knows it's very easy to install an app to test it out or the new video game of the moment, but in most cases you don't remove it.
All these unused applications can consume a lot of storage space, especially video games
To uninstall them, nothing could be easier:
- Go to the Windows menu then to "settings"
- Click on "Applications"
- The list of your applications will be displayed
- Click on the one you want to delete
- Then click on "uninstall"
- And the process will begin.
You now have all the cards in hand to clean your computer and breathe new life into it!