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freeing up disk space

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  • HOW DOES ONE KNOW WHICH APPS TO UNINSTALL IN ORDER TO FREE UP DISK SPACE ? MOST OF MY SPACE USEAGE IS DESKTOP APPS. PLEASE HELP
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 6:55 PM

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  • You could try Treesize Free. This will show where all your disk space is being consumed.
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 7:10 PM
  • Have you looked at disk clean-up (search start for clean). Once opened click Clean up system files it will scan again. See what that finds.
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 7:30 PM
  • Hi mitzi gelea Watson,

    According to your description, we could try to follow the steps in below to free up disk space on Windows 10.

    1. Use Disk Cleanup
    2. Uninstall desktop apps you no longer need
    3. Uninstall Windows Store apps you no longer need
    4. Archive or delete files you’re no longer using

    The link below includes detailed information about the steps.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-sg/help/17421/windows-free-up-drive-space

    Hope it will be helpful to you.


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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017 2:42 AM
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  • Hi,

    Haven't received your message a few days, was your issue resolved?
    I am proposing previous helpful replies as "Answered". Please feel free to try it and let me know the result. If the reply is helpful, please remember to mark it as answer which can help other community members who have same questions and find the helpful reply quickly.
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    Carl


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    Saturday, April 22, 2017 6:38 AM
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