How to delete program cache files from Windows 10

If your Windows 10 PC is shared by two or more than two people, there are chances that everyone using your Windows 10 system may install many different programs according to their needs. However, installing too many software and apps on your Windows 10 PC will surely fill up the storage space.

While you can’t uninstall the important apps, deleting the cache for those Apps can help you to free up storage space on your Windows 10 PC. While everyone knows, how to clear the cache on Android Smartphones, not many people know how it’s done on a Windows 10 PC. Hence in this guide, we are going to show you How to delete program cache files from Windows 10. Without waiting further, let’s get started.

How to delete program cache files from Windows 10

Step 1: To get started with the process, bring up the Local App Data folder on your Windows 10 system. To do this, simply open the Run app from your Start Menu. Alternatively, you can make a search for it using the search bar or you can press Windows  Key + R on your keyboard to bring up the Run app.

Step 2: Once you have the Run App on your screen, type %localappdata%’ and then hit the Enter key.

Step 3: Once you are in the Local App Data folder, search for the Temp folder and select all the files by pressing Ctrl +A on your keyboard. Alternatively, you can also select them by dragging your mouse. After you’ve selected all the files delete them.

Step 4: Once done, navigate to AppDataLocal and delete the files in that folder.

Step 5: While deleting files from AppDataLocal and Temp folder will free up space on your HDD, you can free up more if you delete files from the AppDataLocalPackages folder. So simply go to AppDataLocalPackages and delete all the files in that folder.

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