Before I start my today’s topic, let me provide you some knowledge about junk files and temporary files. So in order to delete junk files from your Windows 10, the basic need is to be familiar with some elements with the help of which once can easily delete these files from your system.
Temporary Files are those files which installed in our system at the same time when we are downloading a new file or run a new program in our system. All the temporary files will become useless once their job or execution is done, and then these temporary files will become JUNK FILES. If we are not deleting or removing these files when their task is completed then these files will be the main reason for the slowdown of your system. That’s why we have to delete the junk files time to time.
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How to Remove Junk Files from Windows 10
These are the steps you have to follow in order to remove junk files from your Windows 10
Step:- 1 Go to the start menu, followed by All Apps and then Windows administrative tool and then you will find the DISK CLEANUP TOOL.
Start > All Apps > Windows Administrative Tools
Step:-2 Once you click on disk cleanup tool, it will analyses that how much space you can get when you are trying to delete your junk files.
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Step:- 3 Then a dialogue box appears on screen which asks you to firstly which drive you to want to clean up, and if you are not selecting any drive, then it will automatically choose to drive C, and start cleaning it first. It may take some time because it firstly analyzes that which are safe to delete by checking all other files.
Step:- 4 When files are analyzed then a new window appears on your screen which is having information about all those files which will be deleted without causing any problems to other files.
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Below are the list of some junk files which you can easily delete
- Temporary files
- Temporary Internet Files
- Recycle Bin
- Offline Webpages
- Unused Files and Folder
Temporary Files are those files which installed in our system at the same time when we are downloading a new file or run a new program in our system. All the temporary files will become useless once their job or execution is done, and then these temporary files will be becoming as junk files.
Temporary Internet Files are those files which are created during the running of an application. Basically, these files are used to speed up the loading of websites. Normally an application creates some temporary files, which are created when they are in running position and when closed these files becoming webpage.
Recycle Bin is the folder where all the deleted files will be going. As when any of the file or folders is deleted it will directly move to the recycle bin folder. There is also an option of restoring any file, for example, if somehow any file is deleted by mistake you can easily restore it from recycle bin.
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Thumbnails are also called as PREVIEW of any images, they will automatically rebuild once you reuse these images again. Deleting thumbnail is beneficial in order to make your computer work faster.
Offline Webpages are those which are stored by your browser to avoid delay in loading of web pages, sometimes you also have to save them when your internet connection is slower as it will help you in loading your web pages. The offline web pages are updated automatically when the online web page is changed. If you are using a fast connection router then you delete these pages but if you are using slow connection then it is better to save these pages.
Unused files and folders are those files and folders which you yourself save them, and now those files are not in use for a long time.
These are these are the steps that you have to follow in order to delete all the junk files from your system, also there are the files which you can easily delete from your windows.
I hope these steps helps you to remove junk files from your system in Windows 10 without any difficulty. If you liked the article, then please share it on social media. And if you want to ask any question or you want to suggest any update regarding this article, then comment below in the comment section.