Running low on disk space? Backups taking forever? PC slow and bloated? These tips will help you to free up drive space quickly and safely.
Over-stuffed hard drives can affect the performance of your PC, slow down backups (especially online backups), and make it harder to find what you really need.
The information contained within this site is provided by respected professionals in the field of disk space usage analysis.
There's a good chance that you have un-used software programs lingering on your hard drive.
Use the built-in compression features of the NTFS file system to reduce the amount of space consumed by files.
Sometimes you just need to roll up your sleeves. Learn how to find and remove large, temporary, & old files.
Learn how to configure Windows System Restore so that it uses less of your valuable drive space.
Windows' hibernation feature consumes disk space whether you use it or not. Learn more about whether you should disable it.
This tool is built into Windows, is easy to use, and is a great first step in freeing up hard drive space.
Check the size of the folders (directories) on your hard drive to better understand how and where disk space is being used.
Many software applications offer configuration settings that allow users to control their disk space usage.
Learn how to find and remove those space-wasting duplicate images, music files, documents, and more.
Once you've downloaded and installed a program, you no longer need the original installation packages.