Disk Cleanup is a built-in tool in Windows to delete temporary files that are safe to delete.

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Automating Disk Cleanup on Windows using commandline

I am trying to run Disk Cleanup in the Command Prompt (and through a C# program) and so I went through all the available options from this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315246 Whilst I ...
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Windows 2008 R2 winsxs folder cleanup

I have a Windows 2008 R2 x64 server. Desktop experience is enabled. I've applied the KB2852386 from Microsoft that adds the Windows Update Cleanup to the diskcleanup tool. When I first ran it, it ...
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VMware player disk clean up

I am currently running the free version of VMware player which corresponds to workstation 10. I am trying to figure out how to run the disk clean up utility to free up space on the virtual drive. I am ...
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Confirm if directory exists in a specific location then Run cmd 1 if not cmd 2

I have two scripts that I would like to merge into 1 batch file. The scripts just delete temp areas on windows 7 or xp, I would like to combine them by creating a conditional statement that states IF ...
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Is there a way to know what the Windows Disk Cleanup utility will delete?

When I run the Disk Cleanup utility that's built into Windows 8, it tells me that it can free up 53GB by deleting 'Temporary Files'. However, a CCleaner analysis on default settings only finds about ...
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Windows XP: Disk Cleanup: File takes a long time to access

I recently ran Disk Cleanup (with the "compress old files" option) and Disk Defragmenter on a PC with Windows XP. This computer was purchased in 2004, and was a "middle of the road" computer at the ...
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How can I perform Disk Cleanup on all user accounts that exist on a computer?

Can you help me with some ideas regarding a possible way that I can use for performing maintenance tasks on all computer users in one shot (e.g. Disk Cleanup, Registry Cleanup)? I would like to kill ...
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Windows Update Cleanup fails to clean up

I run Disk Cleanup as administrator and it showed 3.5G under Windows Update Cleanup. However, it didn't clean this space (or any that I can see) and on the next run showed 2.04M. Is there any way to ...
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How to clean an externally connected Windows volume of cruft?

I frequently will take Windows drives that are junked up by viruses, malware and general usage over to other machines in order to remove the infections, etc. vs fighting the battle on the machine in ...
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disk cleanup always finds more temporary files

Windows 8.1 Every day, before shutting down the PC, I ran CCleaner and delete all temporary files then I run windows Disk Cleaner built in tool, say 5 times in a row, always deleting, and it nevr ...
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Error popup message (when rebooting) after Disk Cleanup

Okay, this is interesting. People told me that it's perfectly safe to delete the Temp folder. So I did, as I performed Disk Cleanup in C:, but guess what, I guess it's not perfectly safe. When I ...