Should I clean the “compress your OS drive” from disk cleanup on window 10?

I’ll suggest to not compress your data unless you’re seriously running out of space as it results in loss of power and speed. This is because after compression, each time you open a file it would need to be decompressed and re-compressed while closing, hence a major performance-hit.

A detailed explanation can be found here: My SSD is running out of disk space, and I see that “Compress your OS drive” is suggested as a means to save some disk space.

There is another article with interesting answers and might help you: How can Windows 10 function on as little as 32 GB of disk space?

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