With hundreds of free utilities on the market, it can be difficult choosing the right one. Most of these free utilities will work for all modern operating systems including Windows 10. Although I use these utilities myself. For legal reasons I must tell you to use these utilities at your own risk.
Best Free PC Cleaner CCleaner
I’ve tried quite a few commercial products designed to clean unused, temporary and unnecessary files off your hard disk but must say that the free utility CCleaner ranks with as the best free computer/PC cleaner.
File Cleaner automatically fixes PC errors, deletes system junk and protects your privacy. It intelligently repairs system settings, helps you uninstall rogue software, and does a complete PC cleanup for ultimate speed and performance.
his utility, which has the most comprehensive knowledge of auto-starting locations of any startup monitor, shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and when you start various built-in Windows applications like Internet Explorer, Explorer and media players.
There are lots of data recovery tools out there, but Recuva is our favorite. Not only can it recover files that have been deleted but not overwritten, this free system utility can recover files from removable media such as USB drives and memory cards.