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How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

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Deleting temporary files in windows 10 is very beneficial for the health of your PC or Laptop and by deleting these files you get an ample amount of space and storage in the operating system of your windows. It not only helps you to free up some extra storage but is also one of the main factors to improve the performance of your windows.

There are two ways to delete the temporary files in windows 10. Both of the ways are easy peasy lemon squeezy.

Method 1: Deleting temporary files manually:

  • Press logo and R keys exactly at the same time
  • It will open the Run command box
  • Now type in %temp% and hit enter

Window logo plus R - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • It will open the Temp folder that comprises all the temporary files

delete temporary files from temp folder - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • Start selecting all files/folders
  • Click the Delete
  • It will start deleting all the temporary files and folders.

By deleting it manually you have moved all the temporary files into Recycle bin, you can empty the recycle bin too if you want.

Method 2: Deleting temporary files by using Settings app:

  • Head up to Settings and click it
  • Now you are on the homepage of settings now look for the system icon and click it

system icon settings - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • Hit the option of Storage

storage in system settings - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • Now hit the Drive where your windows 10 is installed and set up

drive where windows is installed - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • After getting system drive clicked, you have to look for Storage Usage page
  • The page comprises the details of the space used by reserved files, system and many other programs that also includes Temporary files

temp files in storage usage - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • Under the temporary files windows 10 tends to provide you the details of space used by temporary files.
  • So head up to temporary files and click it

remove temp files from settings - How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10

  • Now the temporary files page is open from where you will select a check box and then look for the Remove files button that will delete all of the temporary files.
  • For starting the process of deletion click YES/OK in the confirmation dialog.

So these are the two ways for deleting the temporary files in windows 10. Either delete the temporary files by using settings apps or by using settings app or by manually deleting them by a command box. Whatever the medium you will use you will find it a piece of cake that will take your hardly few minute to get rid of temporary files.

 

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