Windows 10: What exactly will be deleted if i select the "Keep personal files only" option?

Discus and support What exactly will be deleted if i select the "Keep personal files only" option? in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; [ATTACH] submitted by /u/Dynorton [link] [comments]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Dynorton, Jan 14, 2020 at 11:47 AM.

  1. What exactly will be deleted if i select the "Keep personal files only" option?

  2. Arun B J Win User

    Delete and Cut Files with Preview Pane Open

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.

    • Have you tried to delete the pdf file in preview panel?
    • What exactly happens when try to delete the pdf file?

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.


    • Open File Explorer.

    • Select View and click on preview panel.

    • Select the pdf file.

    • At the right corner you will be able to see preview panel.

    • You can right click on it and delete the files.

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
  3. MP4 Personal Video files lag after August 2016 update (windows 10)

    Hi Nicki,

    Do not worry we will help you with this issue.

    Try few of the troubleshooting steps below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to run Video playback troubleshooter and check

    • Press Windows key from the keyboard, type
      Troubleshooting and select it.
    • Click on view all option on the upper left corner of
      Troubleshooting window.
    • Select the Video playback options from the list.
    • Click Next to run the troubleshooter.

    Step 2: I suggest you to copy the files from your computer to another working computer and check if you are able to access them.

    This will let us know if the issue is with specific files types on your computer.

    Hope it helps. Update of the status of accessing MP4 Personal Video files for further assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Jan 14, 2020 at 11:57 AM
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  4. Ferdz Amp Win User

    What exactly will be deleted if i select the "Keep personal files only" option?

    Unable to delete temporary files

    Hi Sumit,

    Looks like you are running out of storage space, let's walk you through the steps of running
    Disc cleanup for your Windows 10 device.

    To delete temporary files, kindly follow these steps:

    • Press the Windows key to launch the Start menu.
    • Type in Disc cleanup and press Enter.
    • Under Files to delete, select the file types to get rid of. To get a description of the file type, select it.
    • Select OK.

    If you need to free up more space, you can also delete system files:

    • Press the Windows key to launch the Start menu.
    • Type in Disc cleanup and press Enter.
    • In Disk cleanup, select Clean up system files.
    • Select the file types to get rid of. To get a description of the file type, select it.
    • Select OK.

    If the suggestions above didn't work, feel free to post back so we can further troubleshoot.
     
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