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All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? solved New Hard Drive takes forever to show files Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Not sure what went wrong but I cannot access any of my old files anymore (tells me to reformat). June 18, 2008 Rod Internet Options Window > General Tab > "Click" Browsing History settings button. weblink

Disk Cleanup Laptop takes forever to shut down(and some other problems) solved Disk cleanup wont find windows.old PC takes forever to boot solved Cant start programs. Like already mentioned - this isn't really a valid option as I have tens of thousands of files I would like to uncompress. What makes me mad is that I only used the MS utilities and lost all my files!!! Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Aug 11, 2005 regedit worked great thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on

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Go check your email! How can I change which tools Windows 2000 and later uses by default for disk cleanup, backup, and defragmentation? Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. I had to cancel out of it at least once I try it in safe mode because I was sure it was hanging.

  • Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 28, 2005 I want to thank Mark for his solution to the hanging cleanmgr situation.
  • Mark Smith you are the MAN!!!
  • I also know that the windows backup is not retrievable (found out the hard way years ago), I do have a limited backup of my lost files.
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  • Go to explorer and right click on the C:Drive , Go to properties - and make sure that the COMPRESS DRIVE TO SAVE DISK SPACE IS UNCHECKED.
  • Run CCleaner again.5.
  • 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.

Run disk defragmenter on your disk. It's available for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Click OK and you are done. Disc Cleanup Windows 7 Log In or Register to post comments KenPNPD (not verified) on Jan 31, 2009 Yee Haaaa!

I compressed old files not really knowing what I was doing and now I am experiencing Lisa's problem (see 19 May)… unfortunately I cannot restore my computer to an earlier date Disk Cleanup Taking Forever Windows 10 Amazon How to Set Up All Your New Holiday Gadgets How to Fix Crackling or Popping Sound on a Windows PC Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET Hunter Haley 30.817 görüntüleme 2:39 Ten Common Windows 8 Problems and How to Fix Them For Dummies - Süre: 10:51. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

TIP: to delete "compress old files" go to the registry, "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches\Compress old files" delete all (3?) entries in that folder. Ccleaner Been searching for days on how to fix this. A corrupt temporary file can often cause the disk cleanup utility to hang. To do so, follow these steps: Open Command Prompt Type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=D:\ /offwindir=D:\Windows\, where D:\ is your Windows drive letter, and D:\Windows is your Windows installation path Press Enter

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July 28, 2007 Punatik Richard, the same thing is happening to me. http://www.realgeek.com/forums/disk-cleanup-hangs-94579.html Oturum aç Paylaş Daha fazla Bildir Videoyu bildirmeniz mi gerekiyor? How Long Does Disk Cleanup Take Windows 7 I have never> been able to run the actually Disk Cleanup because of this problem.>> Please help!!> Thanks,> Liz Related Resources solved Windows 8.1 takes forever to boot, has 100% disk Disk Cleanup Stuck System Error Memory Dump Files Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

The subsequent CD commands include ..\ to go back up one level to get back to the Content.IE5 directory.Save this BAT file in case the problem ever happens again. http://1pxcare.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-run-disk-cleanup-in-windows-7.html Oturum aç 16 2 Bu videoyu beğenmediniz mi? Now try Disk Cleanup.If you rarely boot, do so. 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 Disk Cleanup Stuck On Windows Update Cleanup

yesterda solved Seagate Backup Plus takes forever to boot up. 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 now i am confused that which folder to delete. ? check over here Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 It can find the file now or actually 3 files.

No, create an account now. It says I need uncompressed hard drive, I have probably compressed this computer multiple times over the past few years. It's also available for Windows XP and Windows Server.

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Log In or Register to post comments greenmatters (not verified) on Dec 14, 2006 Mark Smith wrote: "type "Compress Old" (no quotes) When regedit finds the offending key, press the Delete

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 Has anyone had this same problem? Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın. Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile

June 12, 2008 Rod Nice page, I have a question about the last screen shot, I cant understand how to get to that window. "Compress old files" in 120 days, any You want Ultra DMA mode 5 or something similar, just not Pio. 2nd try Bart PE to run uncompress command from custom boot CD created with Bart PE. This is usually C:\, the drive where Windows XP is installed. this content I did the things listed by John Savill as well.