Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows

How to Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8

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Disk Cleanup finds and removes unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and can help your computer run faster. Extended Disk Cleanup includes more type of files to select to delete than the default Disk Cleanup.

This tutorial will show you how to add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to the desktop context menu of all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able add/remove and use the "Extended Disk Cleanup" context menu item.


EXAMPLE: Extended Disk Cleanup added to Desktop Context Menu
Extended_Disk_Cleanup_Context_Menu.jpg

EXAMPLE: Extended Disk Cleanup
Extended_Disk_Cleanup.jpg





OPTION ONE

To Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu


1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Add_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.zip
download
2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.​
3. Open the downloaded ZIP file, and extract (drag and drop) the Add_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.reg and Extended_Disk_Cleanup.vbs files to your desktop.​
4. Unblock the extracted Extended_Disk_Cleanup.vbs file, then move it into the C:\Windows folder.​
5. If prompted, click/tap on Continue and Yes (UAC) to approve.​
6. Double click/tap on the extracted Add_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.reg file to merge it.​
7. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve.​





OPTION TWO

To Remove "Extended Disk Cleanup" from Desktop Context Menu


1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Remove_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.bat
download
2. Save the .bat file to your desktop.​
3. Right click or press and hold on the .bat file, and click/tap on Run as administrator.​
4. Unblock the .bat file.​
5. If prompted, click/tap on Yes (UAC) to approve.​


That's it,
Shawn


 

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You're most welcome Shaka. :)
 

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How to Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8

information   Information
Disk Cleanup finds and removes unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and can help your computer run faster. Extended Disk Cleanup includes more type of files to select to delete than the default Disk Cleanup.

This tutorial will show you how to add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to the desktop context menu of all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able add/remove and use the "Extended Disk Cleanup" context menu item.


This surely beats downloading disc cleanup freebies that we can't really trust. Thanks! :cool:
 

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thank you Brink :)
also just to let you know that i took a look at your vbs script
becouse i hated the idea of poping up the cmd consol and then the disk Cleanup tool i wanted it to just show the Disc Cleanup tool
and found out that this works like a charm ;)
Brink2.run ("cmd.exe /c cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & cleanmgr /sagerun:65535"), 0
 

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Thank you DizzyDaft, and welcome to Eight Forums. That's much better without the command prompt showing. :)
 

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    64 GB (4x16GB) G.SKILL TridentZ RGB DDR4 3600 MHz (F4-3600C18D-32GTZR)
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G7 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    4TB Samsung 990 PRO PRO M.2,
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S23 Plus phone
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