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Your solution worked fine for me on a laptop I am fixing for a customer. It's an easy-to-use and automated diagnostics disk. Yeah, the same thing happened to me. It will remain this way until I exit it.>> Does anybody know how to get past this so that it will only take a little> while (a guy I know said have a peek at this web-site

I actually recommend those without customized software to avoid compatibility problems. by gazza_c / October 2, 2007 1:39 AM PDT In reply to: Your System is possibly creating to many restore points as . "We need the exact wording for this error. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. WhitPhil, Mar 23, 2009 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

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Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 Hello Mr. 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 Tell is too look a try and see if there any problems with it.....do a Backup of your disc onto Disks or onto a different computer or external drive.. I would like to get rid of stuff that's not needed.

Disk Clean will fly now! You Kick ASS bud. Similar Threads - Solved disk cleanup disk initializing idrbooks, Jun 16, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 4 Views: 344 plodr Jun 17, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Disk Cleanup Stuck On Previous Windows Installations I deleted all 3 keys, and Disk Cleanup flies.

by SlingShotz After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!Open Regedit Disk Cleanup Stuck Windows 7 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 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. https://neosmart.net/wiki/disk-cleanup/ The Temp folders in: C:\WINDOWS\Temp C:\Documents And Settings\(Username)\Local Settings\Temp should be emptied out once or twice a month because they can accumulate a lot of junk.

I defragged, did a virus scan, even tried repairing it by running my XP disk hoping to repair the problem. Windows Update Cleanup Slow And can / should I delete the *idx files? I have never > > been able to run the actually Disk Cleanup because of this problem.> > > > Please help!!> > Thanks,> > Liz jamieOct 30, 2004, 5:40 AM I had exactly the same problem.

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Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. I am on windows 2000 and there was only 1 key. Disk Cleanup Stuck Windows 10 by Dango517 / October 2, 2007 1:07 AM PDT In reply to: Disk Cleanup Serious Issue... Disk Cleanup Windows 8 Taking Forever Thank you, thank you, thank you!

What features should I look for? http://twaproductions.com/disk-cleanup/xp-disk-cleanup-hangs.html The cleanup took AGES - the machine didn't freeze or anything - the 2GB of RAM in this machine was sufficient I think, but as I was watching it - suddenly patricia, like you I am computer illiterate so I really understand what your'e saying. Third-party applications Removes temp files and recent file lists (MRUs) from many apps including Media Player, eMule, Kazaa, Google Toolbar, Netscape, Microsoft Office, Nero, Adobe Acrobat, WinRAR, WinAce, WinZip and many Windows Update Cleanup Stuck Windows 10

Any other thoughts are appreciated.. Now what needs to be done when "search" does not run on XP. Doing a disk clean up including system restores except the newest gives back sometimes 20gig... http://twaproductions.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-xp-hangs.html I figured it must be some kind of file problem - reporting the incorrect size or something and so i selected it for deletion.

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I mean, c'mon - seriously!? Bigbarry replied Dec 28, 2016 at 11:25 AM Gigabyte Motherboard garystan replied Dec 28, 2016 at 11:10 AM Weird display issue phillpower2 replied Dec 28, 2016 at 11:01 AM Screen Overlay I have been having problems with my Windows 2000 pro Hanging when I do Disk Clean up Every one kempt telling me the same thing ( clean out temp folder ) Disk Cleanup Taking Forever Windows 7 I very seldom use Disk Cleanup on XP or Vista simply because I generally do it manually. (Sometimes, I use it to eliminate all but the most recent System Restore point

Not just this vague comment,"then system error reports archives and such with say like 43GB each...."Disk cleanup is just slow, be patient, that's just the way it is. I lost files that I have not backed up yet...You know how one feels when that happens.... Press Enter

Windows XP Disk Cleanup screen Run Disk Cleanup in Windows Vista and 7 Run from My Computer To open Disk Cleanup on a Windows Vista or Windows 7 http://twaproductions.com/disk-cleanup/win-xp-disk-cleanup-hangs.html which is normal.> > But the actualy calculation/scanning either freezes up or will continue to > > scan until I exit it and I have never gotten past that window to

solved PC takes forever to start up after upgrading to I7 4790K solved I have severe Dysgraphia, it's a nightmare to type, takes forever to figure what the next letter is But the regedit was what worked for me. 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 After a few months I was literally going nuts because I use my PC for my business (I have a small retail website) I decided to eat it and get another

tools/internet options then defrag the C drive "my computer right click "C" drive/properties /tools defrag now. Which brand name and model number? Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm. Mark Smith you are the MAN!!!

So a roaming profile is one is set to roam about the network. Thanks for the link to the site. And those aren't cleaned by ccleaner. Close Windows Explorer.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I'm not sure I would recognize what could be deleted and what not.On my new HP I have a lot of files (including dlls, I'm sure) that were copied and transferred I saved the registry after testing the fix, just in case this happens again - I can recover my original registry settings. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Just follow the reviews.* I'd only connect the drive as needed to limit the usage, saving the hard drive wear and tear, protecting it from being immediately infected should malware slip 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.