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Click the Delete Files button to begin the cleanup process. Compress files or disks to reduce the space required to store data. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking disk cleanup solved Windows could not load properly after disk cleanup solved Decreased HDD space after running disk cleanup solved is it ok to delete certain items on disk cleanup solved his comment is here

Caz March 19, 2013 at 10:14 pm will the registry fix work on windows 8 ? which when I downloaded it .. By submitting my Email address I confirm that I have read and accepted the Terms of Use and Declaration of Consent. I like them for backups, but only for primary usage if you're too low on space, and then usually for personal files only.* The type of external drive isn't extremely important.

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Looks good!Thanks, John! by NorthBeachnik / July 25, 2007 1:25 AM PDT In reply to: Answers... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: roaming profiles by Kees Bakker / July 27, 2007 5:56 AM PDT In reply to: What is the Roaming Profile? Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT

Before continuing, I checked my disk usage. On most of my machines, I don't use CCleaner. Ask ! Disk Cleanup Not Deleting Files Windows 10 About 15 GB of word docs, excel spreadsheets, powerpoint files and so on were gone!

Any result? I have no idea why this happened but I can say that I won't be touching disk clean-up until I see a patch come through, and then only when I've backed Reply With Quote 3rd November 2009,07:11 #6 seti Member Join Date Nov 2008 Posts 1,924 Originally Posted by jevans Ok thanks NOW if all my other pc problems was this easy!!! Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not

Thanks again for the great information. Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 8 Here is a nice little tutorial by Bare Foot Kid. I attempted a reboot and my Vista operating system failed to boot. My entire dual-boot setup was screwed.So how does such a monumental bug occur?

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I manually deleted all of the files in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER. by NorthBeachnik / July 27, 2007 5:45 AM PDT In reply to: CCleaner What is the roaming profile? Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 7 There's one exception to placing check marks by all the items, however: Hibernation File Cleaner. Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 10 or * characters.

Do you have those Recovery discs? this content The exact checkbox setting has been detailed earlier in the thread.Thanks for the fix Shubbis! Can you give us the exact error message? Those files that appear in the main document folders must have been from all those sub folders within my document folder..This is a significant bug... Disk Cleanup Extended

on the computer that does work, i can just hit the button in disk properties (as a normal local user) and it starts scanning the disk. I rebooted, half expecting the computer not to boot, and yes indeed - Windows had "eaten itself alive" as another victim so aptly put it, and the computer would not boot. You can still use Disk Defragmenter safely, although it can take forever to run Defrag on Vista.. http://blackplanetsupport.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-doesn-t-work-windows-xp.html used the disk clean program, it doesn't work HELP !!

Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Manual cleaning? Disk Cleanup Doesn't Delete Files everything!I re-booted the machine and found that it had eaten its self alive - the OS wouldn't start and I had to repair from the set-up disk. I have had no trouble so far with my Vista system.

I've looked through Google and a lot of sites say it's safe to just delete everything, but I want to make sure.

Yes, ‘folder' is is showing on those 4 registry entries. Maybe it's unrelated but it seems to similar to me. Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. Why Wont My Disk Cleanup Work All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

This means, I guess, that they are still trying to fix all the errors that have accumulated and this all began when I attempted to get rid of an APPLICATION error by youshine / April 24, 2010 12:17 PM PDT In reply to: Oh my god, it just happened to me too! if it is eating up memory for no reason95%ish it is the virus! check over here You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy

The user running the Disk Cleanup utility has administrator privileges. by NorthBeachnik / July 25, 2007 1:37 AM PDT In reply to: Disk Cleanup And Defragmenter Are Different Grif, that's what I thought the difference was between cleaning and defragging. Is this a Vista computer? as for loosing your aps....

Will CCleaner recognize these and clean them? Citrix HDX SoC technology empowers VDI shops to use cheap thin clients VDI shops can take advantage of thin clients, which are cheaper and easier to manage than full-fledged laptops and Since this all has happened, gotten worse, I told them to give me a refund, which is good within 60 days, as their program did not solve any problems such as Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - You are not alone by woodae / July 12, 2007 9:09 PM PDT In reply to: Disk Cleanup Serious Issue...

Then you need to compare space before and after cleanup. I intended to use the Maxtor to back up files regularly. I keep good backups, but I'll be damned to have to re-install everything.I ran the cleanmgrfix.reg file, re-booted, the error persisted. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

by going to Internet Options,clicking onto Security and then Custom.. Click the button before Step 4, and then after the system files are cleaned up, you can proceed with removing other disk detritus. 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 My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS 420 OS Windows 10, Home Clean Install CPU Intel Core2 processsor Q8200(2.33Ghz 1333FSB) Quad Core Tech Motherboard Dell Memory 6

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