With no doubt, Windows 7 is the best operating system of Microsoft. Hard drive space is one an important factor to get the best performance of your Windows 7 computer / laptop. Generally a 20% free space of your hard drive (Windows 7 installed drive), boosts the performance of Windows 7. So, you should be aware how much free space is available on your Windows 7. Do you know how to check the hard drive free space. If not, my recommendation is to read Checking Hard Drive Free Space in Windows 7 where you find the ways to check hard drive free space in Windows 7 computer. But what to do if your Windows 7 hard drive has not enough space or the hard drive space is getting low of your Windows 7 computer. This page tells you what to do when the hard drive space is getting low of Windows 7 computer / laptop.
What to Do When the Hard Drive Space Is Getting Low of Windows 7?
- Delete Documents unless You Need Them: Generally, all the documents which are created or worked by you are saved to the Documents folder of your Windows 7 computer. So, when you have documents like media files (images, music, and videos) and you are sure that those are not needed any more, delete them and make some space free of your hard drive.
- Remove Unwanted / Slightly Used Programs: If you have programs that you no longer used by you then you may uninstall them. Often, people download several software from the Internet and give a try to that software by installing those software. My recommendation is that if you don’t need those type of software, uninstall them after testing those software.
- Run Disk Cleanup: You may use the Disk Cleanup program of Windows 7, to delete files that Windows 7 no longer uses. Disk Cleanup program is really great to free much space. Using this tool, I have cleaned about 800MB space from my Windows 7 installed drive last month. If you don’t know much about this great tool, don’t worry. In the next write up related to Windows 7, I will write about on this great tool.
That’s all to clean you hard drive space fi you getting low disk space of Windows 7. Hopefully, using all of the methods you can easily solve the low disk space problem of your Windows 7 computer. Furthermore, you may read the page Checking Hard Drive Free Space in Windows 7 to check the hard drive space of your Windows 7 computer