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Drive getting a little full Need A Disk Cleanup? Visualize What Takes Up Space On Your Windows PC Need A Disk Cleanup? Visualize What Takes Up Space On Your Windows PC Oh the pressure when you run out of disk space. What to delete? The fastest way to locate junk files is to use a tool that helps you visualize your system's file structure. Read More on your Windows 10 device? The Disk Cleanup utility Catch up on PC Maintenance & Clear Your System With Glary Utilities Pro Catch up on PC Maintenance & Clear Your System With Glary Utilities Pro PC maintenance is a chore most people postpone until it's almost too late. You know who you are. Yes, you, with the cluttered desktop and slow boot time. Glary Utilities is designed for you. Read More is a great way to win back some extra space on your PC, but what if you find the button missing from the Drive Properties?

Here’s how to bring it back! You will have to mess with the registry How to Jump to Any Registry Key Instantly on Windows How to Jump to Any Registry Key Instantly on Windows The Windows Registry can be a pain to navigate, but there's one tool that makes it possible to jump to any key in an instant. Read More a little bit, but don’t worry, we’ll guide you through it!

First, type “regedit” into the Windows 10 search box. Now, navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer

Right click on MyComputer, then click New, then Key to create a new key entry. Name it cleanuppath. If you find that cleanuppath is already there, then go back and check, as the Disk Cleanup button should be there. If not, then continue to the next step.

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Right-click Default in the left windows under the cleanuppath key. In the windows that opens, type the following:

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%SystemRoot%\System32\cleanmgr.exe /D %c

Click OK, and you’re all done! Now, when go back to your Drive Properties windows, you should see the Disk Cleanup button listed!

Do you use Disk Cleanup to keep your computer running smoothly and your drive roomy? Let us know in the comments!

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