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CleanUp will completely eliminate the contents of your deleted files. Thx Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 8, 2005 thank you,thank you,thank you, regedit command was a lifesaver, and in a language even *i* Microsoft Windows 95, 98, and ME Users can regain computer hard drive space by performing any or all of the steps below. I have seen the posts on what to do >but do not quite understand them and would appreciate step by step >directions. http://blackplanetsupport.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-not-working-properly.html

Way to go ! Within the System Restore tab, you can either check Turn off System Restore on all drives to completely disable this feature, or click the Settings button and decrease the space usage. WHAT ARE THESE FILES AND DO I NEED THEM AND IF SO WHY AND WHAT DO THEY MAKE RUN OR NOT RUN. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here's an easy solution by Tufenuf / June 5, 2005 9:13 AM PDT In reply to: DISK CLEANUP HELP. Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. For example, right-click on the C: drive. Thank you for your help and considerations.

Select the General tab, then click Delete Files. by liquinoid / November 14, 2012 4:14 AM PST In reply to: Disk cleanup help I'd suggest to use a chkdsk and definitely check the smart status of your hddhttp://steppic.com/preview/2d68573ab99eede44ccb1ba9814f3e66.png Flag Thanks! Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 8 JMO Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on May 10, 2005 I tried this fix and it worked like a charm!!!!

I am on windows 2000 and there was only 1 key. Similar Threads Path Statement Not Working... Thanks bunches! Mark Smith you are the MAN!!!

Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Disk Cleanup Won't Open lisa Guest When I try to run disk clean up.......it starts scanning then freezes up. After the analysis is complete, the wizard presents a summary with options you can select for freeing up space. And can / should I delete the *idx files?

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PeteC Donate WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Legacy Windows > Style Default Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Thank You Mark. Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 7 msconfig from WinXP: Ripped from WinXP, can be used in Win2k http://www.thetechguide.com/downloads.html "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Steve R Jones, #6 (You must log Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 10 Keep up the good work.

Depending on the volume you select, the wizard will display different elements. check over here Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 7 Anonymous User (not verified) on May 30, 2005 Everyone has the same problem. Click on Start > Run > Regedit (or Regedt32.exe) 2. Thank You! Why Wont My Disk Cleanup Work

WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Legacy Windows > This site uses cookies. Compress? If you're uncomfortable editing the registry go to the link below and scroll down to 48 and you'll see the "Disk Cleanup - Compress Old Files Freezes" Fix in the right his comment is here Why does the Disk Cleanup tool in Windows XP and Windows 2000 hang when I try to start it?

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: My disk cleanup isn't working? Disk Cleanup Not Opening Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7 Run the Disk Cleanup option Open Windows Explorer. Now I know it's a known bug and will make sure I do it on all new installations.

Under the box is Options.

Thanks alot. thanks! How do I disable hibernation mode in Windows? Windows 10 Temporary Files Not Deleting I dont have the original disk for windows 2000.

Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm. Submitted on 06.23.2006 by Tong, Calvin Updated on 06.23.2006 by Tong, Calvin Revised 2 times by 1 different people windows Windows XP Windows 2000 skip old compress cleanup disk file Powered Once in the Disk Cleanup window check each of the boxes (except "compress old files") that are taking disk space and click Ok and then Yes if you want to proceed. http://blackplanetsupport.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-run-disk-cleanup-in-windows-8.html Chuck, your probably the only dummy here, don't dismiss a possible fix just because it didn't happen to apply to your situation.

no, i have not solved the problem as yet.you say to click YES to import prompt, but i cannot find "import prompt"please see my actions in post 13thanks again, kees Flag Advertisement Join the Conversation Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community at myITforum. That’s it, and you don’t even have to reboot! YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us

Sign Up Now! Backup your current registry. sally, #5 2007/07/09 Steve R Jones SuperGeek Staff Joined: 2001/12/30 Messages: 11,775 Likes Received: 172 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Dallas, TX Computer Experience: Experienced You should probably uncheck the disk compression In my case,disk cleanup would hang for about ten minutes and shut my laptop down completely.

Win2K introduced the Disk Cleanup Wizard, which checks a specified volume and estimates the amount of disk space you might be able to recover and use. It took a very long time to Compress Old files.Look at:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;812248 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - You can also look at: by rgfitz / June 5, 2005 3:48 Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 8, 2005 Dear Mark, Thank you for your valuable comment. ;-) Umah Log In or Register to post It is set to saving 50 days of compressed files.