Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 any other suggestions Log In or Register to post comments Mark Smith (not verified) on Apr Highlight the program name, and then click the Add/Remove or Change/Remove button and click OK. by gazza_c / July 25, 2007 7:43 AM PDT In reply to: The guts of disk cleanup I'm not sure how it generates the list it acts upon, but I do Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The guts of disk cleanup by woodae / July 25, 2007 5:43 AM PDT In reply to: Disk Cleanup Serious Issue... click site
Bad Thing. WindowsSecrets Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Web Hosting Sitemap Top Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon WHIR Hosting Catalog Hottest Hosts Data Centers Data Center Knowledge Data Center World Bad thing is I have no back up for my applications. What Disk Cleanup does is locate files that can easily be removed to free up some disk space, especially files that may not be obvious to you, such as temporary files http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/268756-45-disk-cleanup-working
You cannot restore the disk until you turn on System Protection again and a restore point is created. by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 8, 2007 2:56 PM PDT In reply to: Disk Cleanup Serious Issue... "Recovery" partition that came with the computer.. Thanks Joe Phil Reply With Quote 2010-07-25,20:08 #5 JoeP517 View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Join Date Mar 2001 Location St Louis, Missouri, USA Posts 23,387 Thanks 5 Thanked 1,021 Times Cleanup Acutally Hangs Up because Windows is going through a File Compression Method to determine how much space you can save or (make) on your drive if you allow it to
I've seen a lot of people mention CCleaner on CNet but I never surfed to CCleaner's site to check it out. A message appears telling you that Disk Cleanup is calculating how much space you will be able to free on the drive you chose. by Dango517 / October 2, 2007 1:07 AM PDT In reply to: Disk Cleanup Serious Issue... Disk Defragmenter Windows Xp The Disk Cleanup dialog box's More Options tab lists additional items worthy of cleanup.
Disk cleanup did work again, but only after I restarted my computer. or google how to rezise shadoww image or system restore points. A lower setting saves disk space, but reduces how many restore points you can select from when restoring in the future. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/956324 Windows XP Use the steps in the following sections to reduce the space System Restore uses for restore points, delete all restore points, or turn off System Restore.
Deleting recorded programs you no longer need frees up space on the hard drive. Disk Management Windows Xp Thank you Mark for the tip. Which of the files should i delete? Whatever this means, it worked like a charm.
If you aren't using a corporate network with roaming profiles enabled, it's not important for you.Hope this helps.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Disk Cleanup And Defragmenter Are http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07122 Thanks - Tom Log In or Register to post comments Paul (not verified) on Nov 11, 2003 I tried the procedure, but it still hangs. Disk Cleanup Windows Xp Command Line Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - OK really weird but...This happened to my HP 7 months ago! Schedule Disk Cleanup Windows Xp Select the (C:) drive and click the Settings button.
Thank God I had made the recovery discs prior to the incident, or else Sony might charged me an arm, a leg, and a lung (if I was lucky). get redirected here If you are prompted for an Administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. How should I configure my browser to get the greatest benefits from the Lounge? Disk Cleanup Windows Vista
Thanks for posting back. Reply With Quote 2013-06-23,07:05 #15 Medico View Profile View Forum Posts Plutonium Lounger Join Date Dec 2009 Location USA Posts 12,631 Thanks 161 Thanked 936 Times in 856 Posts Find the Mark. navigate to this website Unfortunately, I ran the process anyway and to my surprize, the whole system crashed!
Why? Disk Cleanup Wizard Windows XP. When I wanted to check if any of my files had actually been deleted, I found that I was locked out of system-type folders including my Documents folder, and that most
JoinAFCOMfor the best data centerinsights. Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Mar 11, 2005 So from December 19 someone ask what is the *idx files? This is your choice I'd say four at the most. Defrag Windows Xp Just prior to trying your solution, I did the procedure recommended by John Savill at the top of this page, got rid of an additional 3000 temp files, to no avail.
Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Aug 11, 2005 regedit worked great thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Fast Wordpress Tips Parents Guide to MySpace Tribute to Adrian ColeVictim of Child AbuseRecommended Software for PC Hell Visitors Malwarebytes Anti-Malware iolo System Mechanic® Emsisoft Anti Malware Return to Then for the folders in user programs where temp files are generated and kept like the ones in AVG, I wrote myself a cleanup.bat batch file to delete the files from my review here The install batch file is run from my Utilities CD or Flash Drive.
Select the General tab, then click Delete Files. Many of these old files have to do with programs I no longer have loaded on the new Vista laptop. Then I set up a whole menu system in DOS, with batch files and text files. I too ran the disk cleanup tool, and like the other victims of this serious bug it listed "error log files" or something to that effect to cleanup.
Backup! Run regedit, move to the top of the hives (to My Computer) Press Ctrl-F (Find) and type "Compress Old" (no quotes) When regedit finds the offending key, press the Delete key The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Each operating system is a little different so you'll need to become familiar with the one you're on but the link below, which was originally created for Windows 98 and Millenium