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Windows 7: sterile cleaning pc

02 Apr 2011   #1

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
sterile cleaning pc

Hi, im new to these forums and i need help. I installed windows 7 about half a year ago and i installed lots of crap. I eresed all of it, but i have a 232 gb hard disk and only 157 gb is free im like using 20 gb . I used disk cleanup, i eresed all of the non useble stuff folders everything deeply and there is stil 157 gb of free space. And the problem is that i cant reinstall my windows and i dont have a friend or somebody who could. So how could i clean my pc? Cause it even lags youtube.

P.s sorry for my bad english.

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02 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

Download Malwarebytes and run a full scan.
Run Ccleaner
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02 Apr 2011   #3

windows 7 home premium 32 bit

Thank you, i hope it will help.
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02 Apr 2011   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello makuze, welcome to Seven Forums!

Have a look at this tutorial at the link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

How to Free Up and Recover Hard Drive Space
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02 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 10 Pro x64

Also note that what Explorer or the command prompt shows you as used vs free may not be entirely accurate - useful to know (because programs making those API calls will also "see" what the shell and the command line tools "see"), but not always accurate. Sometimes a tool like SpaceMonger which reads the raw disk information can be more accurate as to used vs free on the disk itself.
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02 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 10 Pro X64

If you want to start over again, most computers that come with Windows 7 have a built in recovery partition you can use to put your computer back to it's "Factory New" state. This will erase everything, including any data you have so if there is anything you want to keep, you need to back it up first.

What is the make and model number of the computer? Did it come with a Users Guide that you access via the Start Menu? If you you can look there to see how you recover/restore your system to it's factory state.

You should also be able to create a set of System Recovery DVDs that you can use to reinstall Windows 7. Click on Start and type create recovery disc. That should get you started.
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