Disk cleanup in Windows Vista ?

  Antonio Machado 01:08 16 Sep 2009

Hello experts !

I have my P.C. with Windows XP and I remember long time ago I programmed the "Disk cleanup" in the Start Menu, I just click on it and it cleans space from the Hard Drive, including Downloaded Program Files, Temporary Internet File, Microsoft Error Reporting Temporary Files, Recycle Bin, Temporary Files, and WebClient/Publisher Temporary Files).

Now I recently bought a Hitachi laptop which came with Windows Vista. How could I do the same operation in Windows Vista ? To be sincere I don't even remember how I did it in Windows XP.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions, best, Antonio Machado.

  gigagiggles 04:46 16 Sep 2009


vista: classic control panel/performance information and tools/open disk cleanup

  mooly 07:31 17 Sep 2009

or click computer in the start menu, right click the partition you wish to clean and select properties and then disc clean.
In Vista restore points take a lot of space so you can also click the "more options" tab in disc cleanup and select "delete shadow copies" This will delete all but the most recent restore point which will free up many gb of space.

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