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How to free up space on your disk drive by compressing the Windows hibernation file

Our readers constantly ask us that Windows is taking up a lot of their disk space on the OS volume and that the free space is constantly reducing as they install updates and new apps. Previously, we covered some ways to get free disk space back by cleaning up the Windows Component Store on Windows 8.1/Windows 8 and Windows 7. We also showed how you can automate Disk Cleanup and run it directly in the system files mode. Today we would like to show you how you can free up disk space by enabling compression on your Windows hibernation file.

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