Include System Compression in Disk Cleanup on Windows 10

 
Windows 10 has introduced Disk Cleanup tool with an advanced feature. Disk Cleanup is very useful tool for windows and it permits you to regenerate the space by removing unnecessary files created by default. You can use this tool to increase space in your disk drive. Formerly, It worked in a simpler mode due to which you could delete only those files which were related your current user account. But on Windows 10, it deletes unuseful files also concerned to the administrator account to extend your disk space. Now Windows 10 added system Compression option in Disk cleanup on Windows 10 which means you can compress the whole system. This means you can create more space using disk cleanup on Windows 10. In this article, we are elaborating tips on Include System Compression in Disk Cleanup on Windows 10.

 

How to Include System Compression in Disk Cleanup on Windows 10

You can follow the given tips to add this tool:

1. Hit Cortana Search on taskbar to launch search box. Write cleanmgr in the search box.

2. Right click on the cleanmgr at the top of the start menu and select Run as administrator.

cleanmgr_run_as_administrator

3. Select the drive on which your Windows 10  is installed (usually it is C drive) and press OK.

How to Include System Compression in Disk Cleanup on Windows 10 - Tips

Wait for a little while unless the Disk Cleanup is running. After then, you would get Disk Cleanup window. Under Files to delete you can see many options. In these options, one is System compression. Tick the box before System Compression.

Include System Compression in Disk Cleanup on Windows 10

In the end, you are able to Include System Compression in Disk Cleanup on Windows 10. Click OK to compress the system files.

It is not clear to say that what exactly data gets compressed but from its description it appears that it uses the built-in NTFS compression to compress files and free up some disk space. Sometimes ago, Disk Cleanup was added in Windows XP but it was removed from the Vista.This tool provides you compress a large amount of space from disk drive on Windows 10.

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