Are you using a SSD hard disk? SSD disk is very expensive, thus the space is limited. If your laptop computer is running out of hard disk space or the performance is slow, apart from performing a fragmentation to defrag, it is always a good idea to first remove unnecessary files from the Windows system. No need third party tools, the default Windows Clean Up feature is powerful enough to do the job. These freeware works on all SSD Hard Disk such as Kingston, Samsung, Sandisk, Intel, Corsair and more on Macbook pro SSD, Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.
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- Compression of old files
- Temporary Internet files
- Temporary Windows files
- Downloaded program files
- .thumbs.db files
- Windows Installation and Updates Files
- Recycle Bin
- Removal of unused applications or optional Windows components
- Setup log files
- Off-line files
01 – Clean Master for PC – Best Free SSD Space
Clean Master will improve your device’s performance by cleaning junk files, optimizing device memory, providing complete protection against viruses and managing the software you installed. As shown in the screen shot above, Clean Master was able to identify a total of 4GB potential junk files that can be removed from the system.
02 – Piriform CCleaner for Windows PC & Mac OS
CCleaner is the number-one tool for cleaning your PC. It protects your privacy and makes your computer faster and more secure!
- Faster Computer – Is your computer running slow? As it gets older it collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space making it slower and slower. CCleaner cleans up these files and makes it faster instantly.’
- Quicker Startup – Many programs run silently in the background when you start up your computer. CCleaner helps you get to work, or play faster by letting you disable unneeded programs.
03 – PureRA Advanced File Cleaner
PuraRa is a simple tool that does a simple job: it removes files from your computer that other mainstream cleaning programs tend to overlook. Some of our targets can simply be removed to create some valuable space while others are removed in an attempt to repair certain problems because they will simply recreate themselves. Runs on Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and 7.
DIY – Windows Clean Up System Files
- Step 1 – Right click on the “C” drive
- Step 2 – Go to ‘Properties”
- Step 3 – Click on ‘Disk Cleanup’ button besides the pie chart. Then click on ‘Clean Up System Files’.
- Step 4 – Click on ‘Ok’ to clean up the remaining files.
- Step 5 – Click ‘Delete Files’ to perform the clean up.