You should now be able to run the Disk Cleanup tool. You keeep Kicken Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 29, 2005 Mark's fix was perfect. Thanks! Disk cleanup still hangs. http://3swindows.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-run-disk-cleanup-windows-10.html
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 Only it wasn't hanging, just running slow. Just click on the words "Disk Cleanup-Compress Old Files Freezes" not the underscored word "Undo". "To use the Regedits: Save the REG File to your hard disk. May 19, 2007 mysticgeek Lisa, You should be able to run a system restore and restore your last known good configuration. http://windowsitpro.com/storage/why-does-disk-cleanup-tool-windows-xp-and-windows-2000-hang-when-i-try-start-it
The machine is hanging at Disk Cleanup because it is trying to tell you what old files should be compressed... Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 5, 2004 Mark, This helped me too. To resolve this problem, try deleting all temporary files on your computer by performing the following steps: Close all running applications. Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm.
What makes me mad is that I only used the MS utilities and lost all my files!!! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I had set up the Compressed Files to 1 day in Disk Cleanup by DarCLew2 / October 25, 2006 2:35 AM PDT In You can change this preference below. Disc Cleanup Windows 7 Yükleniyor...
Select the General tab, then click Delete Files. Disk Cleanup Taking Forever Windows 10 I have left it running over 24 hours and appears to be stuck in a loop (CPU usage is high). instead, it just hangs your pc while scanning all files. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/589988/disk-cleanup-hangs/ Thank you.
Your fix in the regedit worked Asome THANKS Mark. Ccleaner In this resulting window you can change the amount of days to wait for unaccessed files to be compressed. June 20, 2008 Ben IMHO, "compress old files" is mostly useless, most files which take lots of space (mp3, video, pics) don't compress. Disk Cleanup Hangs Responses to "Disk Cleanup Hangs" Andrew Chalk Nicholas Guest Posts: n/a Re: Disk Cleanup Hangs Posted: 09-11-2003, 05:43 PM Try the following web sites for troubleshooting suggestions:
Once you turn of Disk Compression - Disk Cleanup works superfast! http://www.realgeek.com/forums/disk-cleanup-hangs-94579.html Fix My Disk cleanup Fuction all well in NY Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jul 18, 2005 Hey ,this works great, More helpful than How Long Does Disk Cleanup Take Windows 7 Wight Click 68.434 görüntüleme 2:14 Free up wasted disk space from Windows Update ( WINSXS folder ) - Windows 7 Tutorial - Süre: 4:16. Disk Cleanup Stuck System Error Memory Dump Files The easiest solution to that problem is in this thread at the link below.http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6142-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=64364&messageID=764637Tufenuf Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hi there by rayminator25 / October 25, 2006 2:19
any suggestions April 8, 2009 leroy i am seeing two hard drives C: and I:drive MY c:drive has lots of memory but everytime i down load it access i:drive and fills http://3swindows.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-windows-nt-4-0.html Run disk defragmenter on your disk. Disk Clean will fly now! forever!!?? Disk Cleanup Stuck On Windows Update Cleanup
Any help would be appreciated! Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. The subsequent CD commands include ..\ to go back up one level to get back to the Content.IE5 directory.Save this BAT file in case the problem ever happens again. this contact form Click the + in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer Volume Caches In the "Volume Caches" submenu, right-click on: Compress Old Files then click Delete - Yes.
easiest way - which is too slow to be reasonable - is to search for all files in C: and then turning on the attirbutes column - sorting by that and Worked perfectly in Win2k, and gets rid of that annoying compression testing as a bonus. Prowse 87.041 görüntüleme 15:51 Temporary file folder in Windows 7 (disk cleanup/ delete temp files) - Süre: 8:42.
June 19, 2008 Rick There is NO option to compress old files on this particular XP3 Pro System. When I run the cleanup, none of the files are compressed. You may be prompted by UAC (User Account Control) to confirm the action. flavallee replied Jan 8, 2017 at 3:18 PM i7 core, 8 gigs of ram, running...
Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Run a sfc /scannow command. It goes through the process of deleting it but when I go back to the disk clean up, the file is still there. navigate here Save the REG File to your hard disk.
Thanks alot. Disk Cleanup hangs Started by advancedtechco , Sep 11 2015 01:33 AM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 advancedtechco advancedtechco Members 11 posts OFFLINE Local When I do run disk cleanup, it says I can compress 185,400K by compressing old files. Help will be very warmly welcomed.
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Yükleniyor... Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and June 13, 2008 mysticgeek @ Rod: You click on "Compress Old Files" so it is highlighted. Close the registry editor window.
Been searching for days on how to fix this.