Best Free Dell PC Cleaner: How to Make Dell PC Run Faster

Apart from using Windows built-in features to clean up Dell computer, you can also resort to a professional Dell PC cleaner: AOMEI partition Assistant. It will help you remove junk files from your computer only in a few clicks.


By Hedy / Updated on May 12, 2023

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User case

"I have a Dell laptop that is a couple of years old. The C drive is a 256GB HDD, and I am noticing a bunch of files occupying my hard drive space. So my PC runs slower and slower. I am wondering if I can remove all the junk files out to make my Dell computer run faster. Any tips to find such a Dell PC cleaner? Thanks!"

Whatever you are using Windows 11/10/8/7 on Dell computer or other version computer, you must have met the same problem: PC is suddenly slow or runs slower than before. This is a common phenomenon when using computer especially after a long time usage. One of the main reasons is the lack of free space on the C drive. That's why majority of users are looking for a Dell PC cleaner, looking forward to free up more space from C drive.

How to clean up my Dell computer?

Since low disk space warning about C drive will lag computer performance like making boot time longer or causing system crashes, Windows allows you to clean up your computer with the following three methods:

Method 1. Use Disk Cleanup

There is a Windows built-in Dell PC cleaner called Disk cleanup. It's the most common tool that you can use to remove the junk files to make your Dell computer run faster.

Step 1. Type "disk cleanup" in the search box, and hit "Enter".

Step 2. In the Disk Cleanup, select C drive and click "OK".

Step 3. After that, it will calculate how much space you will be able to free on the C: drive.

Step4. And then, tick the files you do not need and click "OK" to confirm the operation.


Method 2. Perform Storage Sense

When you activate Storage Sense, Windows will automatically free up space by deleting the junk files. If you don't know how to make Dell PC run faster, this feature can help a lot.

Step 1. Click "Start" button, and select "Settings".

Step 2. On Windows Settings interface, click on "System".

Step 3. Select "Storage" on the left side and toggle the "Storage Sense" button to "On".


However, the activated Storage Sense will free up space automatically only when your PC is low on space. To clean up unused files at once, select "Configure Storage Sense or run it now" > "Clean now".

Method 3. Delete temporary files

Another way to clean up C drive is to delete temporary files manually, which can save a lot of space of system drive.

Step 1. Open start menu and go to "Settings" > "System" > "Storage".

Step 2. Select "Temporary files" and all files will be automatically listed in the new window.


Step 3. Click on "Remove files" to delete these Temporary files.


The best free Dell PC cleaner - AOMEI Partition Assistant

If your Dell computer is still running slow after applying the three methods above, you can't miss the best free Dell PC cleaner - AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. Its "PC Cleaner" feature is a promising way to remove all kinds of junk files from your computer so that you can release more available space from C drive.

In addition, it's featured with other useful ways to free up space like moving folders from C drive to D drive, or extend C drive such as merging unallocated space to C drive, allocating free space from one partition to C drive, and so on.

Now, free download this Dell PC cleaner to see how to make Dell PC run faster.

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How do I get rid of junk files on my Dell laptop?

Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, and then click "Free up" > "PC Cleaner".


Step 2. In the pop-up window, click "Start Scan" to scan for junk files.


Step 3. Wait until the scanning process completes.


Step 4. After the scan is completed, all kinds of available junk files will be listed. Then, tick the options you want to clean, then click "Clean All" to begin the cleaning process.


Step 5. When you see a correct symbol displayed in the interface, you can click "Back" to exit the Window.


Bonus Tip: How to migrate OS to a faster SSD

There is another effective way to speed up your computer: migrate OS to SSD. It's known that SSD has faster write and read speed than HDD. Thus, if you install your Windows on SSD, your OS will get a better environment to run, which will certainly increase the speed of your computer.

To avoid reinstalling OS, we warmly recommend you to employ AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. With it, you don't need to reinstall operating system or restart your computer during migration. You can follow the steps below to have a try.

Step 1. Connect the new faster SSD with your PC and make sure it has been detected by your computer. Then install and open AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Click "Migrate OS" from the Clone panel. 


Step 2. Select an unallocated space on SSD and then click "Next". If there is no unallocated space on the SSD, you cannot move to next step, just check "I want to delete all partitions on disk 2 to migrate system to the disk (all data on SSD will be erased)" and then click "Next".


Step 3. In this pop-out window, you can change the partition size according to your actual needs.


Step 4. Then, you will receive a note, read it carefully and keep it in mind. Then click "Finish".


Step 5. Finally, you will back to the main interface, confirm the virtual result. If everything's fine, click "Apply" to execute it.


Then, you can change the boot order and boot from the destination disk, and you will find your computer runs faster now.


What you should do when you want to clean up your computer? After reading this passage, you may know the methods now. If you think the free space released by Windows built-in feature is not enough, don't hesitate to resort to AOMEI Partition Assistant. It's not only a simple Dell PC cleaner, but also a disk optimizer which provides you with many practical ways to speed up your computer. In addition, if you are using Windows Server, you can try Server Edition.

Hedy · Staff Editor
Hedy is an editor of AOMEI Technology. She is very good at solving problems of partition management, and she wants to share all the problems she had already solved to users who met the same questions.