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Windows 7: Drive (not 'Disk') Cleanup

22 Aug 2018   #1
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Drive (not 'Disk') Cleanup

Is there here a tutorial or a full discussion topic regarding this? It is my understanding that this function 'refreshes' the computer, especially when one is always installing and removing drives, especially various & varied usb drives over time.


-thx


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22 Aug 2018   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hey mate,

If you like, you might see if this below may help.

Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover
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23 Aug 2018   #3
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

thx Shawn -

I could not find anything there because I goofed on the op. I use/have used alot of different and diverse external and usb flash drives over the years and most install their own drivers. Over time most are never used again. I was concerned with 'clutter' and was thinking that there is a 'drive cleaner' utility that would refresh or cleanup all my ports. Does the disk cleanup utility already address this? Should I not be concerned regarding this?

-thx
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23 Aug 2018   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I wouldn't worry about the USB drives. It's not going to affect anything.

If you like, you could check in Device Manager to see if any of these never to be used again devices may still be listed. If they are, you could uninstall them.

Driver - Uninstall in Windows Tutorial | Windows 8 Help Forums
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23 Aug 2018   #5
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

ok! - thank you Shawn
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23 Aug 2018   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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