Why is my computer running slow and how do you fix it?

5. Cleaning Up Space

The last step is cleaning up space on your system, throughout usage Windows stores some files and so do your programs. At first this is not much but It could accumulate up to some gigs very fast! Let’s use CCleaner to clean these files up!

1. Download CCleaner from Pirisoft.

2. Install the program and then start it

3. Click on the tab Cleaner, then click on Analyse. This could take some minutes.

4. Now click on Run Cleaner.

Here is the log from me, as you can see I cleaned a whopping

ANALYSIS COMPLETE – (172.187 secs)
4,368 MB to be removed. (Approximate size)

About the Author

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows
Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.


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