How to Free Up Disk Space to Speed Up Windows XP?

Computer performing slowly can be caused by too full disk space. Freeing up disk space can improve the computer performance in some degree. We can manage to free up the disk space with Windows Disk Cleanup tool. Let’s take windows XP as example to free up the disk space.


Disk Cleanup tool is a build-in utility which allows you to delete unused files safely. Following are what you can do via Disk Cleanup.


  • Remove temporary Internet files.
  • Delete downloaded program files, such as Microsoft ActiveX controls and Java applets.
  • Empty the Recycle Bin.
  • Remove Windows temporary files, such as error reports.
  • Delete optional Windows components that you don’t use.



How to Free UP Disk Space?


step 1

Click Start– Disk Cleanup tool—Accessories–System Tools– Disk Cleanup.


Disk Cleanup tool

step 2

In the Disk Cleanup window, scroll through the content of the file that you need delete.


Disk Cleanup tool


step 3

Uncheck the items that you do not want to delete, and click OK to confirm your operation.


step 4

You will receive a pop-up confirmation window, click Yes to apply the deletion.


After the four steps, the Disk Cleanup tool will run a few minutes. After a few minutes, the processing will complete, and your computer is clean now, the computer performance gets renewed. Above steps is annoying to you? You can also choose to free up the disk space to speed up windows XP performance by Anvi Smart Defender. With one click, it can perform disk cleanup task for you.


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