In the process, the computer decreases the free space on the system drive.
If a critical minimum is reached, the message system of the impossibility of work and offer to clean the disc using the standard tools.
What are temporary files
The operating system and applications inwhile working to create a file with intermediate computation results. These files are stored in a special folder TEMP and TMP directories in Windows, and WindowsDocuments and Settings. Temporary files are automatically deleted the program, but this is not always happening. Thus gradually the TEMP and TMP folders grow, occupying more and more space on the system drive.
In addition, temporary files are created browsersduring Internet surfing. The web pages are saved on the hard disk and when you visit are loaded into a special folder of your browser, rather than from the Internet, which saves time and bandwidth.
What is a restore point
Windows is a useful featurerestoration of the damaged system by rolling back to an earlier operating state. Restore points are created automatically if the appropriate option, or manually by the user. Saved backups occupy 12-15% of disk space.
What is the disk cleanup
Windows offers a special tool fordebris removal information from the hard drive - Disk Cleanup utility. Double-click "My Computer" and right click on the desired icon in the disc. Select "Properties" item. "Capacity" click "Disk Cleanup" in the "General" tab under. After this cleaning program for a few minutes to analyze the status of the disc and to determine the files that can be deleted.
If you select the logical drive on whichmade to store the information, the system prompts you to empty the recycle bin, compress old files and delete the catalog files Content Indexer. To learn more about each step, select it with the cursor. At the bottom of the window prompted. In the column on the right will display the amount of disk space that is available as a result. If the logical drive you have installed the program, go to the tab "Advanced" and see which ones can be deleted.
When the system disk cleaning (typically C) forwill be offered to remove files created by the Windows, temporary files from the Internet, stand-alone web page, older restore points, etc. Tick data that you want to delete, and then click OK. Tooltip help you decide.
In the tab "Advanced" you can remove unused Windows components and programs not being used.
The described method is suitable for Windows 7 and WindowsXP. If you have Windows 8, run the mouse up from the lower right corner of the monitor, and then click "Settings", click on "Control Panel" and then enter the search string "administration." Click "Administrative Tools" and double-click "Disk Cleanup." Please select the correct drive, then click OK in the Disk Cleanup dialog box, select the checkboxes for the data that you want to delete.