How to Delete/Clean Temporary Files in Windows 10/8/7/Vista and Windows Server

Temporary files are that types of files that is stored temporarily on your storage by the application and windows. These files may be upgrade logs, update logs, error logs, temporary windows installation files, cache, cookies, temporary extracted files etc. However, these files are not danger for machine still now a days most of the attacker used techniques and store malicious item in temporary files.

In order to make your Windows 10/8/7 machine more secure you need to clean these temporary files time to time. In this article, I will explain how to delete or clean temporary files from Windows 10/8/7 machine.

Method 1: Using Advanced System Repair Tool

This is the best and professional ways to delete temp files from machine. It not only deletes temporary files but also takes care of other system problems and optimize PC for better and speedy performance. There will be no broken file issue, missing dll file issues, outdated software & hardware issue, registry error, installation error, update error etc if you have installed Advanced System Repair Tool in your PC.

3 Steps to Fix this Error

Step 1. Download Advanced System Repair Pro [File Size: 16.4 MB]
Step 2. SCAN your Windows PC
Step 3. Click Fix button to Repair Error

Method 2: Using Settings

Step 1: Click on Start Menu > Settings > System and click on Storage.
Step 2: Here, Turn On the Storage Sense Option and then click on Free Up Space Now link.

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Step 3: It will start analyzing the storage and will tell you how much space can be cleaned. Here, you may select and deselect individual option to delete files. Click on Remove Files to delete temporary files.

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Method 3: Using Disk Cleanup Utility

Step 1: Click on Start Menu and search for Disk Cleanup.


Step 2: Select Windows Installation Drive (C:) and click OK.

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Step 3: Click on Clean up System Files

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Step 4: Select Windows Installation Drive (C:) again and click OK. Wait until it analyzes the storage space. It will take some times so wait.

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Step 5: Now Select all the check boxes and click OK to delete all the temporary files.

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In this article, I explained how can you clean and delete temporary files from Windows machine. Cleaning Temporary files regularly is a good habit to keep your system secure and speedy.