Windows>System32 junk files?

 Finding a massive amount of what appears to now be redundant error log files.... sooo... Is it safe to delete default_error_stack-000000-000000.txt? Just seems wrong to keep these as there are hundreds generate during the time frame of previous versions of Win-10. That amount reduces significantly since the last release, which why I question the need to retain these older Error.txt files Any ideas? -Shaileh

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Last updated December 6, 2019 Views 3,262 Applies to:


Cleaning out your PC on a regular basis frees up drive space and helps it run better. One of the easiest ways to clean up files you no longer need is by using Disk Cleanup. Follow these steps to know how:

  1. Open Disk Cleanup by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Disk Cleanup, and then, in the list of results, select Disk Cleanup.
  2. If prompted, select the drive that you want to clean up, and then select OK.
  3. In the Disk Cleanup dialog box in the Description section, select Clean up system files.
  4. If prompted, select the drive that you want to clean up, and then select OK.
  5. In the Disk Cleanup dialog box, on the Disk Cleanup tab, select the check boxes for the file types that you want to delete, and then select OK. To remove data from a previous installation of Windows, select the Previous Windows installation(s) check box.
  6. In the message that appears, select Delete files.
  7. Go back to Computer in File Explorer, select the drive you cleaned up, and then select Refresh. If you need to free more space (the drive is still marked red), go to the next tip.

Once you're done, update us with the result.

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