Is your C:/ drive filling up, and do you need to figure out why? Do you need assistance determining how to free up disc space on your computer? Don’t worry; we’ve got the answers you’re looking for. This blog post will lead you through a few simple procedures to help you fix your C drive automatically filling up.
- First, Click on the search icon at the left edge of the taskbar and search cmd, right-click on the Command Prompt App, and click Run as administrator.
2. Type in the “powercfg.exe /hibernate off” command and press the enter key. Then restart your PC.
3. Right-click the Start Menu icon at the left edge of the taskbar and click the Terminal (Admin).
4. Now type in “chkdsk c: /f /v /x” command, press enter, and the “Y” key so that this volume gets checked the next time the system restarts. Then restart your PC
If this doesn’t work, try the second method.
- First, Click on the search icon at the left edge of the taskbar and search disk cleanup. Click to open the Disk Clean-up App from the search result.
2. Select the C:/ drive from the drop-down menu on the Drive selection Window and press the Ok button.
3. Select all the files under the “Files to delete” section and click on the Ok button.
4. Click the Delete Files button when a pop-up asks about confirmation. After that, Restart your PC.
I hope this post has given you a better understanding of why your C drive is filling up and how you may free up space and prevent this from happening again.