In Windows Vista, click Empty the Recycle Bin. hope will help you. You learn a lot about the computer and where everything is placed. When I wanted to check if any of my files had actually been deleted, I found that I was locked out of system-type folders including my Documents folder, and that most his comment is here
I have no idea why this happened but I can say that I won't be touching disk clean-up until I see a patch come through, and then only when I've backed Working with large graphic files, such are those created when using a scanner. What does it do?/What is it used for? You can also turn this off (This is the method I used), but going into the registry and deleting the entry for disk Caching.
I used to both clean and defrag on a regular basic...two computers ago (XP). Thank you Mark for the tip. If you know which files are unneeded, you can quickly remove them manually when needed. Once the cleanup had completed I noticed quite a few files missing as well as desktop icons.
After analysis the cleanup tool shown you your options for which files to delete - one section had files of over 200GB to delete even thought the HDD size is only Log In or Register to post comments John Smyth (not verified) on May 2, 2004 Did not work. I don't know why .. Disk Cleanup Download 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
not enough to save the computer from needing a new life.Thank you to those who tried to help out in this mess.(and I mean it WAS a mess) Summergirl_81Jan 12, 2012, Bad Thing. Yes System Error Memory Dump Files More Dr. I sent an outline of the issue to Slashdot, and even they're not touching it.Is there something I'm missing here?!
Paddy Log In or Register to post comments Chuck (not verified) on Apr 20, 2004 This didn't work, you big dummy. Disk Cleanup Windows 7 Highlight a program name that is not used, and then click the Uninstall/Change button. Using System Restore to fix problems Click Start , Control Panel, System and Maintenance, System, and then click System protection in the left pane. Yes,CCleaner is far superior to Disk Cleanup (although it misses some stuff in Vista, like the temp folder in the roaming profile, etc), and it would be nice if everyone knew
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - What is the Roaming Profile? http://it.nmu.edu/docs/using-disk-cleanup Simply stated, the Disk Defragmenter takes the current files and rearranges/compacts the data on the drive.. Disk Cleanup Windows Xp Command Line I needed to re-install vista and all my apps on my laptop. Windows Server 2008 Disk Cleanup Click Next and follow any onscreen instructions.
Search all support All Support Software, Drivers and Updates Troubleshooting How to Product Information User Guides Cancel Example: “Laserjet P1102w driver” or “HP Pavilion 17-f002na will not turn on” Loading Results http://beforeoverclock.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-caused-missing-windows-files-in-win-xp.php Thanks for the effort dude! Only you can decide what you want to remove. Therefore, the files are growing in number, such as compressed have gone from a few thousand to 248,000, as with each attempt to run Disk Cleanup, nothing is removed.What can fix System Error Memory Dump Files
Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Aug 9, 2005 thnx mark uncompressed every file on my hard drive deleted the registry entry and my disk I would have had to do a fresh install of W2k to get this problem solved and you saved me tons of time. 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 weblink 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
aj baylissJan 4, 2012, 4:26 AM Summergirl_81 said: Hello,Suddenly Disk Cleanup does not remove the files it finds. the Disk Cleanup continues to forget to delete Web Client Publishing Temp Filesand as for Compressed Files.. Figure : Removing programs When done, a prompt may appear to restart Windows. What Does Disk Cleanup Do solved Disk Cleanup shows 36gb in Temporary Files.
Currently I have all my files backed up to it. Summergirl_81Jan 4, 2012, 3:05 AM I did find how to get Active X enabled.. the indian is lying!! check over here No more problem!
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 5, 2004 Mark, This helped me too. I attempted a reboot and my Vista operating system failed to boot. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.
im sure thats made you a little crazy. I deleted them all, and found out that all the files in the folders within my document are gone as well. John, try defragging your hard drive, I've read that can also help. Those files that appear in the main document folders must have been from all those sub folders within my document folder..This is a significant bug...