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Which is the way I would go. Disk Clean will fly now! I just hope a spyware or a virus did not cause this after i downloaded the UT2004 demo from atari.com or something. Thanks a lot. http://blackplanetsupport.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-does-not-work-vista.html

That is good but I still do not have Disk Cleanup working correctly.It continues to ignore WebClientPublishing Temporary Files andthey remain untouched by cleaning. Paddy Log In or Register to post comments Chuck (not verified) on Apr 20, 2004 This didn't work, you big dummy. In the user ""/App/data/temp" or "\Windows\Temp\ some installers are assuming the files in temp folder are untouchable. and not onehad found the virus/worm/bug.My computer friend downloaded a TROJAN REMOVER and that did thejob as far as worms and bugs.But ..

Windows 7 Disk Cleanup Not Deleting Files

I am really only talking about the windows update data here, not temporary files etc. Which message box came up ? Food for thought… December 2, 2010 HCamper @David Crowley I agree CCleaner is good but even it can make mistakes.

Yolanda Zhu TechNet Community Support Edited by Yolanda ZhuModerator Monday, October 20, 2014 6:20 AM Monday, October 20, 2014 6:20 AM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote yep, Trigger @BigJohn But this is How To Geek. Thank You Mark. Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 8 This entry can range anywhere from a few hundred megabytes up to a gigabyte, so unless you are still considering dumping XP this is a good category to select.

do it this way and get back to me. Windows 7 Disk Cleanup Doesn't Work 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 This may or may not be related, but I ran SFC and it found problems it couldn't fix. aftermdoing some research....

Thanks alot. Disk Cleanup Not Deleting Temporary Internet Files Log In or Register to post comments Chuck (not verified) on Apr 20, 2004 This didn't work, you big dummy. If it's because you expect to see an option showing how much space will be freed - you won't see that. 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

Windows 7 Disk Cleanup Doesn't Work

I could have taken it to a women tech in town for the same price and shewould have had it fixed in 48 hours or less.. Thing is I know how to fix this as well. Windows 7 Disk Cleanup Not Deleting Files There may be other categories that appear in your Disk Cleanup window, but in all cases, highlighting the item will display an explanation of the category in the Description area. Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 10 Disk Cleanup solved Disk cleanup wont find windows.old solved Cant start programs.

Disk Clean will fly now! have a peek at these guys Which is the way I would go. Microsoft TechNet MSDN Product Support Services Microsoft Download Center Guide to Downloads Windows XP Support Center Windows XP Technical Overview Microsoft Skills Assessment Has The Elder Geek site been useful? The machine is hanging at Disk Cleanup because it is trying to tell you what old files should be compressed... Disk Cleanup Not Deleting Files Windows 10

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: My disk cleanup isn't working? and worked on this pc by remote for hours and hours.. found over 550 errors and one time about 800, this after repeatedly scanning, signing off, rebooting, as they told me through an email to not scan back to back... http://blackplanetsupport.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-doesn-t-work-windows-xp.html So far DiskCleanup works but is minus about 2 items that used to be on it.

Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 85 Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 7, 2005 Mark, Worked liked a charm....Thanks a million. Disk Cleanup Not Opening this sig would be funny Friday, October 17, 2014 3:35 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Click Start > type cmd right click and select Run So just a reformat with new OS is not a really good answer for either home or business user.

It's an easy-to-use and automated diagnostics disk.

Happy Holidays~~ Log In or Register to post comments katakal (not verified) on Sep 9, 2009 Mark Smith wrote: This is a known bug with Win2k and WinXP. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Performance & Maintenance » User Name Remember Me? If that does not work, download the free Ccleaner, it works even better than disc cleanup I agree, CCleaner is great, however I'm not sure if I dare to use it Disk Cleanup Doesn't Delete Files Now let's hope it IS the solution to your problems.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - problem solved by trusmibatik / July 16, 2010 9:30 PM PDT In reply

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 One solution is to move the files to some other location and re-link location in registry and only then you can delete the temp file location. Summergirl_81Jan 5, 2012, 11:12 PM I am definitely frustrated by this situation mostly because I should nothave believed that a technician in Florida who barely speaks English, and whose accent I this content Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - cleanmgr by rgfitz / June 6, 2005 12:02 PM PDT In reply to: My disk cleanup isn't working? oops!!! December 2, 2010 Taurus_G4 when there are tools like atf cleaner or ccleaner who require these things :p December 2, 2010 julia I like a clean machine,I clean and defrag..ever day.However Disk cleanup did work again, but only after I restarted my computer.

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Here is a nice little tutorial by Bare Foot Kid. by Papa Echo / June 5, 2005 8:48 AM PDT In reply to: DISK CLEANUP HELP. ? You other nasty guys take all your nasty comments back and apologize Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 10, 2004 I take back my Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 It can find the file now or actually 3 files.

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Is it safe to delete? Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. 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