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Tufenuf Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - disabling "compressed old files" by Brian Dinneen / May 26, 2010 3:02 AM PDT In reply to: Disabling "compress old files" Here's in case you would ever want to place it back in the registry. Once you turn of Disk Compression - Disk Cleanup works superfast! Thank you Mark for the tip. this content

Chuck, your probably the only dummy here, don't dismiss a possible fix just because it didn't happen to apply to your situation. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt. Keep up the good work. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Apr 5, 2005 thank you - my clean-up disk works as good as new after following you instructions very https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/886219

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Advertisement Related ArticlesWhy does the Disk Cleanup tool in Windows XP and Windows 2000 hang when I try to start it? 85 Why does the Windows 2000 Disk Cleanup utility freeze Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jul 29, 2005 Thanks it worked wonderful Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on

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stantley, Oct 31, 2008 #5 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Sorry. Close the registry editor. I did the things listed by John Savill as well. Any use of these materials is strictly at the risk of the user.

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Log In or Register to post comments Art Genereux (not verified) on May 20, 2004 This appears to not delete old compress files and just leaves them there. Server TiVo Recently added articles: Clicking on Internet links in email does not open a webpage Disk Cleanup tool stops on "Compress old files" scan Toggle Recover Deleted Items option on Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Disabling "compress old files" by Tufenuf / April 15, 2006 12:53 PM PDT In reply to: Disabling "compress old files" win98halfbaked, If The compression ratio is too small to be useful and it makes your machine slow down when it has to decompress and then recompress the files in order to use them.

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? news Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Disabling "compress old files" by win98halfbaked /

No, create an account now. Thanks alot. Type Ctrl+A or from the Edit menu click Select All to select all the files, press Delete, then click Yes to the confirmation. have a peek at these guys Log In or Register to post comments A.

From the Start menu, click Run and type %temp% to open the Temp folder on your computer. To access the utility, open My Computer, right-click the drive you want to work on, click Properties, then select Disk Cleanup from the General tab. Expand the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Volume Caches6.

I've run these sequential steps several times, but it is not working.

Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 Hello Mr. NOTE: If the Disk Cleanup tool does not work properly, or you want it to run the "Compress old files" scan, double click on the exported registry entry that was saved MArty Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 26, 2005 Thank you Mark!! Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

CA 00.IDX FILES THAT GO FROM 00 THRU 09 THEN IT WILL START BACK UP WITH CAOA.IDX TO CAOF.IDX THEN BACK TO CA10.IDX TO CA19.IDX THEN CA1A.IDX AND SO FORTH BUT Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Running disk cleanup utility causes my computer to shut down by lee1013 / September 8, 2008 4:23 AM PDT In reply to: use Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on May 30, 2005 Thanks! http://1pxcare.com/disk-cleanup/can-you-run-disk-defrag-disk-cleanup-same-time.html you're great.

I just joined because of this seems you know what you are talking about. Win2K introduced the Disk Cleanup Wizard, which checks a specified volume and estimates the amount of disk space you might be able to recover and use. I defragged, did a virus scan, even tried repairing it by running my XP disk hoping to repair the problem. my disk cleanup will not work either after I did the regedit as posted in dec 5 Log In or Register to post comments WarDragon (not verified) on Oct 14, 2004

Log In or Register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments. Er one question when i search for it it does not find the file in regedit. Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm. JoinAFCOMfor the best data centerinsights.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - DELETING THE "COMPRESS OLD FILES" by zezee3 / June 5, 2006 11:21 AM PDT In reply to: A known problem with XP. To remedy this run regedit, click on My Computer. Thanks bunches! caterpilla 18:47 03 Jan 04 ihave this same problm could it be bcauese i used ace utilitie to clean out the registry of files it said wernt needed??

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by DarCLew2 / April 15, 2006 10:37 AM PDT In reply to: Disabling "compress old files" at the bottom of the compress old files is a option and I have decreased Log In or Register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments. To resolve this problem, try deleting all temporary files on your computer by performing the following steps: Close all running applications. It will check for compressed files so it can check how much disk space can be released if you use any of its delete options.Other than creating your own Disk Cleanup