How to free up your Computer Hard Disk Drive
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How to free up your Computer Hard Disk Drive

You can also search this topic by typing My Drive is Full But No Data. This post will also help you to find your lost data on the drive. So, we will try our best to free up your computer hard disk drive with some simple tools.

In this tutorial, we will help you to get back your data when your Drive is full but doesn’t, show any data. It mostly occurs when we use any software to encrypt our data. It is a good practice for our data safe. But at time of uninstalling, it hides our data. You will also learn to free up your computer storage. So, let’s start how to do this by watching the video.

If you don’t want to watch this video you can skip it. For more detail and step by step scroll down and read the article in detail.

(Part 1 For cleaning drive)

1. Uninstall Unnecessary Programs

One of the main reason to fill your computer drive is unwanted programs which cause to run our computer slowly, So it is very important to uninstall these programs. To do this Go to Control Panel, at that point click Add or Remove Programs (or “Uninstall a Program”, contingent upon your working framework) to discover an ace rundown of projects introduced on your PC. A few things will strike you as futile quickly, in which case you can expel them immediately. Others won’t look recognizable to you and may require some examination.

Uninstall unwanted programs from PC
Uninstall unwanted programs from PC

2. Delete Temporary Files

Your PC creates a ton of transitory records each time you boot up and additionally utilize applications. This takes up a lot of storage, additionally backing off your framework. You should clean it at whatever point you think your PC is backing off more than expected. To do this, press Win+R and after that write “%temp%” (without the statements). For all time erase (Shift+Delete) every one of the records introduces in the organizer. Simply avoid the documents that the framework says it was not able to erase.

Delete Temporary Files and boost your computer speed.
Delete Temporary Files and boost your computer speed.

3. Try Disk Clean Up

Sometimes our computer running slow due to full of C:\\ Drive. It is due to temporary files and our working directory full. This can tidy up several megabytes by erasing brief documents, pointless framework records, and discharging your reusing bin. Click My Computer, right-click Hard Drive, at that point click Properties. Snap Disk Cleanup (inside the General tab). A window will fly up asking which documents you’d jump at the chance to evacuate. Check those you wish to erase and run the cleanup.

Disk Cleanup of C Drive in My Computer
Disk Cleanup of C Drive in My Computer

4. Clean Windows Logs

Windows Logs also make Computer slow and it fills up our Hard Drive space. By clearing windows Logs accessing in Administrative tools help us to Boost computer speed. To do this just Type Administrative tools in Cortana Bar if you’re using Windows 7/8/8.1 the press Win + R Key and type Administrative Tool and press enter. From there Select Event Viewer then in Windows logs clear all Windows logs step by step.

Try Administrative Tools
Try Administrative Tools
Select Event Viewer to Open Windows Logs
Select Event Viewer to Open Windows Logs
Clear your Windows Logs to free up your Space
Clear your Windows Logs to free up your Space

(Part 2 For Finding Missing Files)

  • 1st of all press Windows + R Button from your keyboard and it will open ‘Run’ Window.
Press Windows + R Button from your Keyboard
Press Windows + R Button from your Keyboard
  • In next prompt type control folders and press enter
Enter Control Folders in Run Command and Press Enter Key
Enter Control Folders in Run Command and Press Enter Key
  • From opening Windows click on View –> Show hidden files, folders and drives then press apply button.
Click on View Button to show hidden files
Click on View Button to show hidden files
  • Then go to that device which shows no data but full. Alternatively, Do this in This PC. Simple open This PC and click on View and select hidden files.
Alternate Method click on View and Select Hidden Files
Alternate Method click on View and Select Hidden Files

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Good article ,
    Helps a lot of people.
    Also try clean up system temporary files in disk cleanup, sometimes when windows update its previous version files may exists which takes about 10 GB to 30 GB.

    1. Thank you, sir!
      For your suggestion and feedback.

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