Monday, April 17, 2017

How To Free Up Storage Space After Windows 10 Creators Update

If you are an avid Windows user, you will recall when Microsoft ditched out an opportunity for users to freely upgrade their machines to the latest Windows 10. After which the anniversary update follows, and it brought some new features. If you did the anniversary update, you will notice that a good amount of space was consumed after performing the update. But you can follow the guidelines listed here to get a fix on it and probably save some storage space.

How To Free Up Storage Space After Windows 10 Creators Update


Similar to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the Windows 10 Creators update comes with several new features and upgrades and it also consumes lots of space. These spaces are mostly consumed by the leftover Windows files and settings. And those spaces will be reading already occupied without you being the person that actually made use of it.

So this simple guide is geared to enable you to get a free up some space occupied by junk files and some leftover setting of the old Windows. With this method, you can save up to 10, 20GB worth of hard drive space which will, in turn, give you some extra space to work with and make your computer faster. To get it done, 

==>>    Open This PC. (Otherwise known as My Computer, or Press Windows button + E)

==>>    Right-Click on your Windows installation drive (usually drive C:)

==>>    Click Properties.

==>>    Click Disk Cleanup, then wait for a few minutes for the disk cleanup utility to calculate and load.

==>>    In the Disk Cleanup window, click Clean up system files.

==>>    Make the sure the Previous Windows Installations(s) check box is ticked. Also, tick all the checkboxes for the items you want to clean.

How To Free Up Storage Space After Windows 10 Creators Update


==>>    Click OK, and wait for the cleanup process to be completed. Do not terminate the process, it must complete on its own.

This tutorial is quite simple, but if you encounter any issue or get lost in any way, feel free to tell us and you will be assisted.




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