How to Open Disk Cleanup in Windows 10

In this post, we’ll see six different methods to open Disk Cleanup in Windows 10. Let’s see what they are.

6 Different Ways to Open Disk Cleanup

Start Menu Shortcut

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Click “Windows Administrative Tools,” which you can find between “Windows Accessories” and “Windows Ease of Access.”
  3. Now, you can see “Disk Cleanup” between “Defragment and Optimize Drives” and “Event Viewer.” Hit it.

Start Menu Search

Open Start menu. Type clean, and you can see the “Disk Cleanup” app. Click on it.

Cleanmgr command

The command cleanmgr can open Disk Cleanup in Windows 10, and you can use it in the following programs:

  • Run Command
  • File Explorer Address Bar
  • Address Toolbar
  • Task Manager (File > Run new task)
  • Command Prompt
  • Windows PowerShell

Cleanmgr File

Open System32 folder. Find and double-click cleanmgr file.

Control Panel

Open Control Panel

If you’re on the “Category” view: Hit System and Security > Free up disk space.

Else: Hit “Administrative Tools.” Double-click “Disk Cleanup.”

C Drive Properties

Open the “Properties” of the C drive. Hit the “Disk Cleanup” button in the “General” tab.

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