What utility can free disk space?

Your hard drive is getting a bit full, so you’d like to run the Windows Disk Cleanup program to remove some temporary files and other optional files. How can you start the Disk Cleanup utility from the command prompt?

A) cleanmgr

B) diskcleanup

C) cleanupdisk

D) mgrclean

The answer: A) cleanmgr

The Disk Cleanup application can be very handy, especially when the disk is filling up quickly and you need an easy way to remove all of those temporary files and caches that are no longer necessary.

Want to know more? Watch “Disk Management.”

The management of disks and their data is a priority for any CompTIA A+ certified professional. In this video, we’ll discuss disk formatting, the check disk process, disk defragmentation, disk backup, and freeing up disk space.