Open Source Disk Cleanup Alternative for Windows 10

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Here is a free and open source disk cleanup alternative for Windows 10. You can use it clean downloaded program files, DirectX Shader Cache, downloads, Recycle Bin, Thumbnails copy, Delivery Optimization files, temporary Internet files, offline webpages, Windows upgrade log files, copies of previously installed device driver packages that come from Windows update, Temporary Windows installation files, and more. By deleting all such unnecessary items, you can gain a lot of hard disk space.

This open source alternative to disk cleanup for Windows 10 is called “Comet“. It is a replica of Windows 10 built-in Disk Cleanup tool. Now you must be wondering what is the use of this tool if we already have such tool natively in Windows 10. So, the thing is Microsoft is planning to deprecate that native Disk Cleanup tool. So, when that tool will no longer be available to use, this tool will fill that space.

Comet disk cleanup tool interface

In the screenshot above, you can see the interface of this tool which is same as Windows 10 Disk Cleanup tool.

Using This Free Open Source Disk Cleanup Alternative for Windows 10:

Download the zip file of this tool, extract it, and launch it. Everything is same as available in Disk Cleanup tool of Windows 10. At first, you need to select the drive that you want to clean up.

select drive

After selecting the drive, you can select options in the main interface that you want to clean. For example, you can select temporary internet files, thumbnails, etc., and then proceed further to delete them.

You can also clean up system files such as temporary Windows installation files, language resource files, etc., using the available option.

clean up system files

As you can see, everything is as it is available in original Disk Cleanup tool of Windows 10.

The Conclusion:

There are so many PC optimization tools already available to clean PC, remove junk, temporary files, etc. But, if you still use Windows Disk Cleaner and want a good alternative of it, then this open source Disk Cleanup tool for Windows 10 is very helpful to you. Everything is same, except the name.

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Works With: Windows 10
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