Repair Disk Cleanup Not Present in Drive Properties in Windows 10

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Many times we may need to clean up some space on our hard drive and this can be done by using the Disk Cleanup feature in the properties of drive C. Hard Drive Cleanup ensures that your PC is running smoothly. However, many users report that disk cleanup is missing from the drive properties on their Windows 10 PC.

If you don't use third-party software to clean your hard drive and only rely on this feature, it can be frustrating. The good news is that you can reset the Disk Cleanup option in the drive properties. Let's see how.

Method 1: via the properties of the recycle bin

Step 1: Go to the desktop and right click on Trash can. Please select Property give the menu answer.

Step 2: A Trash properties dialog box below the file general tab, go to settings for the selected location section. Here, select the radio button next to Custom size.

print To apply and so ok to save changes and exit.

Step 3: Now press the button Windows key + E together to open the File Explorer window. Click on What PC on the left side of the panel.

Now on the right side of the panel, right click on Unit C and select Property give the menu answer.

You can now see the Disk Cleanup button in the drive properties. But if the problem persists, try the second method.

Method 2: use the Run command

With this method, you can proceed directly to cleaning your hard drive. Let's see how.

Step 1: press the Tasto Windows + R together on the keyboard to open the file Run command. Now copy the following command and paste it into the file Run command search box:


print ok to continue with the disk cleanup process.

Step 2: Now, select the drive you want to clean and press ok proceed.

That is. You can now use the Disk Cleanup button in the drive properties to clean up the hard drive space.

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