1. Delete Unnecessary Files: Take a look at your Downloads, Documents, Pictures, Music, and Video folders and delete any files you no longer need, like large videos or old images. You can also review and delete any temporary files in the Temp folder.
2. Uninstall Unused Apps: Go to your Control Panel and review the list of programs installed on your computer. Uninstall any programs that you don’t use.
3. Perform Disk Cleanup: Use your computer’s built-in disk cleanup utility to get rid of unnecessary files like temporary internet files, system log files, and other unused data.
4. Move Files to an External Hard Drive: If you want to keep all of your original files but need to free up some space on your hard drive, consider moving them to an external hard drive.
5. Compress Files: Compressing large files can reduce their size, leading to more available space on your hard drive.
6. Defragment Your Hard Drive: Defragmenting your hard drive can reorganize stored data for faster access time, improving your computer’s performance.