Join over 733,556 other people just like you! All rights reserved. The Disk Cleanup tool, part of Windows, will perform a search on the hard disk for files that can be deleted from your computer without affecting its functionality or your personal Thanks - Tom Log In or Register to post comments Paul (not verified) on Nov 11, 2003 I tried the procedure, but it still hangs. his comment is here
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An mark does your solution have anything to do with the Prefetch file? My system is XP. The question was auto-closed by TechRepublic 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - DISK CLEANUP HANGS UP in XP by bchesmer · 14 years ago In reply to DISK CLEANUP HANGS UP in Log In or Register to post comments Stellar (not verified) on Feb 24, 2007 Mark Smith, your solution worked perfectly and I owe you a debt of gratitude.
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It did involve registry changes as I recall, but it boosted my disk clean speed. I don't know much about this so I am going to stay away from this.Click to expand... LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Thread Status: Not open for further replies.
Please remember to be considerate of other members. This will delete the registry key that is causing the issue. Disk Cleanup Taking Forever Windows 7 Register now! Ccleaner Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Mar 11, 2005 So from December 19 someone ask what is the *idx files?
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 actually use this content WhitPhil, Mar 23, 2009 #13 ilovemycat Joined: Mar 13, 2009 Messages: 7 patricial said: ↑ I don't know what the registry is and when I checked the links that you gave Select the "Delete all offline content" check box, then click OK. Log In or Register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments.
Select the General tab, then click Delete Files. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Louis Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com http://twaproductions.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-xp-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 actually use the Disk
Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads When making your cleanup selections for sageset, leave "Compress old files" unchecked. WHAT ARE THESE FILES AND DO I NEED THEM AND IF SO WHY AND WHAT DO THEY MAKE RUN OR NOT RUN.
Cleans the following Internet Explorer Temporary files, history, cookies, Autocomplete form history, index.dat. I did the things listed by John Savill as well. Thanks bunches! Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/811812 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
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you can make more mess than before. Log In or Register to post comments JoAnn (not verified) on Sep 20, 2008 Just fixed mine Mark.