All PC users will sooner or later face the problem of overflow of the system drive. At the same time the computer starts to slow down, it begins working properly, and the operating system periodically issues a message that the system disk is full. What to do in such a situation? Of course, the clean system disk. To do this, first of all, you need to determine which files are taking up the most space. Disk Usage Analyzer can be done with the help of special programs, which are designed quite a lot, for example, you can use the Disk Usage Analyzer.
To find the largest folders and files, it is enough to specify the program path to the system drive. After some time, the user will receive a report with a vivid picture of the structure of the system drive, where each file and folder sizes are listed, including a percentage. It remains only to remove unnecessary files or move the largest files to another location, such as an external storage device. All this must be done with great caution, because the system disk is responsible for the entire operating system and delete some important file can not only affect the correct operation of your computer, but does cause it non-functional.
So, what files can be safely removed from the system disk? First of all, we should note that is located on the desktop. Often users like to keep on the desktop everything, so it was always at hand: movies, music, photos. All these media files must be removed from the desktop. In addition, these files take up a considerable amount of system disk, there is a risk of losing them in the event of a system crash or reinstallation. Further, should pay attention to user folders such as "My Documents", "My Music," "My Pictures," and so on. Many programs by default retain information is there. A lot of space on the system drive can take up computer games. You should delete the ones you no longer need, or reinstall them on the other, is not a system disk. A considerable amount of time and can take the files that need to be removed periodically. Do it better with the help of special programs for Disk Cleanup to not disrupt the system accidentally deleted system files.
Experience shows that inexperienced users system disk after cleaning very quickly clogged again. To prevent this from happening, you should perform a few simple rules:
- On the desktop should be stored only shortcuts to programs, documents, folders, everything else should be stored in appropriate folders and preferably not on the system drive.
- Do not store on the system disk movies, music, images, photos, documents.
- When installing the game should be reported immediately to its location is the folder of the system drive.
- You should periodically delete the temporary files.