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help...disk clean-up

by Mulan / August 15, 2004 6:15 AM PDT

can someone help me, for some reason when i run my disk clean-up for windows xp it never seems to finish. this has happen to me before and i remember that a site was posted were this problem can be fixed. any help will be greatly appreciated, thank you

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Re: help...disk clean-up (compress old files)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 15, 2004 6:33 AM PDT
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Re: help...disk clean-up (compress old files)
by Mulan / August 15, 2004 7:23 AM PDT

it still doesn't work, the disk clean-up doesn't seem to work still

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Review the content of this . . .
by Cursorcowboy / August 15, 2004 7:41 AM PDT
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Tell all.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 15, 2004 9:09 AM PDT

Your post left out detail. Such as Zone Alarm. There is a discussion about ZA and CHKDSK issues. You should know about it and pester Zonelabs to fix it.

Bob

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Re: help...disk clean-up
by Tufenuf / August 15, 2004 8:47 AM PDT
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kaz, An easy solution to that problem is to go to the link below and scroll down to 48 and you'll see the "Disk Cleanup - Compress Old Files Freezes" Fix in the right column, download it and run it which should correct your problem.
"To use the Regedits: Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Just click on the words "Disk Cleanup-Compress Old Files Freezes" not the underscored word "Undo".

It should correct your problem.

Hope This Helps,
Tufenuf

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Re: help...disk clean-up
by Mulan / August 15, 2004 10:56 PM PDT

thanks Tufenuf,

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Re: help...disk clean-up
by Tufenuf / August 15, 2004 11:46 PM PDT

kaz, Glad to help and I hope the kellys korner fix corrected your problem.

Tufenuf

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