How to free up disk space

Tech TrickIf you’re guilty of keeping every file you’ve ever been given, you may need to wipe some files to free up some computer space.


Computers are now being made with bigger and bigger hard drives, and running out of space never seems to be a problem anymore. But if you’re an entrepreneur that keeps every file you’ve ever been given and makes multiple copies of everything, you may need to wipe some files.


Here are a few handy ways to save on disk space:


  • SpaceSniffer is a good tool for figuring out which files you should delete, especially ones you haven’t used in awhile.
  • CCleaner is another useful piece of software, although this will aggregate files you don’t need anymore – such as bits and pieces left over from old profiles – and delete them for you.
  • You should also make a disk defragment occur every week, as this will save up space and make your computer run faster.
  • Search for “Disk Cleanup” in the start menu on a Windows machine and you’ll be able to do a simple wipe of your disk, removing unnecessary files.


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