Windows 10: Two undeletable files using up disk space and cluttering desktop.

Discus and support Two undeletable files using up disk space and cluttering desktop. in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; So I have two really big files that I accidentally copied to my desktop rather than my spare disk for backups. After trying to cut them and paste them... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/MRDotted, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. Two undeletable files using up disk space and cluttering desktop.


    So I have two really big files that I accidentally copied to my desktop rather than my spare disk for backups. After trying to cut them and paste them onto the backup disk, moving them to the recycling bin by hand and through RMB > Delete, it became obvious that they are just stuck there. Absolutely nothing happens when trying to delete them. No pop ups, nothing telling me I can't do it. Is there anything I can do to get rid of these files? They're taking up far too much disk space, and they're cluttering my desktop.

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    /u/MRDotted, Mar 29, 2021
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  2. razaron Win User

    desktop clutter question

    ive heard that having a cluttered desktop can slow down a computer. im confused as to what it slows down, although i can roughly figure out thats its the harddrive or ram+cpu or both.*Confused Two undeletable files using up disk space and cluttering desktop. :confused:

    if a cluttered desktop does slow a computer down then heres my desktop, is it bad?
     
    razaron, Mar 29, 2021
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  3. Mayra Aqu Win User
    My HP Stream's C drive is full and I just bought it. What can I do to free up space?

    Hi Jennifer,

    System files from recent updates are one of the things that are taking too much space on your drive. We suggest performing the steps on the articles below as it can help in removing unnecessary files on your computer.


    Additionally, we strongly recommend running your anti-virus software to scan your device as virus and malware can clutter your disk space.

    We'll wait for your response about this matter.
     
    Mayra Aqu, Mar 29, 2021
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  4. Joan Pin Win User

    Two undeletable files using up disk space and cluttering desktop.

    disk space reduced after media creation tool

    Hi Sarah,

    One of the possible reasons why your disk space was reduced is due to an unallocated disk space on your partitions. For us to isolate your concern, we suggest that you check your device's partition. To do this, follow the steps provided below:

    • Type Computer Management on Ask me anything and press
      Enter.
    • Select Storage and click on Disk Management.
    • Send us a screenshot.
    We look forward to your response.
     
    Joan Pin, Mar 29, 2021
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