How To: Delete temp files & free up hard drive space in Vista

Delete temp files & free up hard drive space in Vista

In this how-to video, you will learn how to free up space in your hard drive. This example uses Windows Vista. Go to your recycle bin, right click, and select properties. Change the maximum size of the recycle bin to 200 or 300 megabytes. Next, go to the Start Menu, All Programs, and Accessories. Select System Tools and go to both Disk Cleanup and Defragmenter. Setup a schedule for defragmenting, and then click defragment. For Disk Cleanup, select My Files Only, select a drive, and click okay. By viewing this video, you will learn how to properly and safely free up space in your hard drive if you are pressed for space.

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