How to Open Disk Cleanup in Windows 10

In one of my posts, I have already talked about the steps to create a Disk Cleanup shortcut.

In this post, we will see six diverse ways to open Disk Cleanup in Windows 10. Let’s see what they are.

Open Disk Cleanup in Windows 10

Start Menu Shortcut

  1. Click on the Start button.
  1. Hit Windows Administrative Tools, which you can find between Windows Accessories and Windows Ease of Access.
  1. Now, you can find Disk Cleanup between Defragment and Optimize Drives and Event Viewer. Hit it.
Disk Cleanup shortcut

Start Menu Search

Open Start menu. Type clean. Hit the Disk Cleanup app from the search results.

Cleanmgr Command

You can use the cleanmgr command in the following programs:

cleanmgr command
  • Task Manager (you need to click File > Run new task to use this command)

Cleanmgr file

Open System32 folder. Double-click cleanmgr file.

cleanmgr file

Control Panel

Launch Control Panel. If you’re in Category view, hit System and Security > Free up disk space. Else hit Administrative Tools and then double-click Disk Cleanup.

Free up disk space link

C Drive Properties

Open C Drive Properties. Hit the Disk Cleanup button in the General tab.