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Partition Cleaner | Clean Hard Drive Partition Without Formatting in Windows 10/8/7

Updated on Apr 22, 2019 by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Summary:
If your hard drive is not working quite right, cleaning the drive without formatting is one possible solution. EaseUS Partition Master - the easy-to-use partition cleaner can clean up your C drive, D drive, storage devices, etc and speed up your PC. Follow the details to free up more available space on your hard drive.
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1. Clean UP Hard Drive Partition With Partition Cleaner
2. Manually Run Disk Cleanup

Are you trying to find a free and reliable simple method to free up space and clean up data on your hard drive partition or other storage devices? Have you ever met such a problem that computer hard drive or partition suddenly becomes full? Why is that? 

It's quite easy especially for the C drive to load and install a lot of temporary files which are usually invisible to us.  It can become cluttered with unused, corrupt, or incompletely deleted files and applications. One of the quickest ways to return a partition to its former as-new glory is to clean it up. 

1. The Easiest Way - Clean UP Hard Drive Partition With Partition Cleaner

When it comes to partition cleaning up, the easiest way is to to use a partition cleaner. EaseUS Partition Master Free is recommended as the best disk cleanup and optimization software for all Windows computers. This professional software cleans up files from C drive, D drive, F drive, etc easily and quickly. What's more, it also has other benefits:

  • Resize/move, merge, clone partition and check file system error.
  • Clone disk, convert to MBR/GPT, convert to Dynamic/Basic and even wipe data.
  • Migrate OS, optimize computer performance, etc.
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 Windows 10 is supported

Let's see how to thoroughly clean up hard drive partition, and free up space on PC or external storage devices with EaseUS partition software:

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master. Select "Tools" and click "System Optimization".

choose system optimization

Step 2: Click "Junk File Cleanup". Then you can click "Analyze" to let EaseUS Partition Master find junk files on your PC.

choose junk file cleanup

Step 3: You can check and choose junk files and click Clean up. All of the selected junk files will be cleaned and deleted from your PC. Click "Yes" to clean up junk files.

Clean up junk files
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2. Manually Run Disk Cleanup

If you don't want to use the third-party software, you can also try the alternative solution - run Disk Cleanup. Or delete unwanted files manually.

Disk Cleanup can remove downloaded program files, temporary files, temporary Windows installation files, offline web pages, and log files, as well as empty the recycle bin and remove old thumbnails. 

To Clean Up Temporary Files:

  • Search for "Disk cleanup" from the taskbar and select it from the list of results.
  • Under "Files to delete", select the file types to get rid of. To get a description of the file type, select it.
  • Select "OK". 

To Clean Up SystemFiles: 

  • In Disk Cleanup select "Clean up system files".
  • Select the file types to get rid of. To get a description of the file type, select it.
  • Select "OK".