You can view the size of your Windows Store apps and choose whether to uninstall them by tapping or clicking See my app sizes.
You can also free up space by tapping or clicking Empty my Recycle Bin if you have files there.
If you don't see Disk space, you don't have the latest update to Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1. For more info, see Install the Windows 8.1 Update (KB 2919355).
You can also check the current space on your PC in File Explorer by searching for This PC.
If the program you want to uninstall isn't listed, it might not have been written for this version of Windows. To uninstall the program, check the information that came with the program.
This will only uninstall Store apps from your user account.
Deleting files from the WinSxS folder or deleting the entire WinSxS folder might severely damage your system and make it impossible to restart or update your PC.
If you have Access all files offline turned on, you need to first turn off this setting before you can make files online-only.
If you have pending uploads to OneDrive, you need to wait until they are completed before making files online-only.
Moving your OneDrive files will cancel any pending uploads.
For more help with moving files in OneDrive, contact customer support.
If you're using Surface, you can add up to 64 GB of storage with a microSD card. On Surface RT, the microSD card reader is located under the kickstand on the right side. On Surface Pro, the card reader is located on the right edge, above the power connection.
Article ID: 17421 - Last Review: Aug 31, 2016 - Revision: 67