Disk Cleanup in XP NOT WORKING

  User-312386 10:46 01 Feb 03
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Hi folks,

I have tried everything here

i have carried out a scan disc, defrag, even tried in safe mode

i even have carried out a sfc /scannow

i cant get the disk cleanup to work

it starts and then just seems to stop at 3 bars(which says "calculating Scanning: Compress old files", the task manager says it is still running and all is ok

whats going on here?

madboy33

  bvw in bristol 10:51 01 Feb 03

Any help? click here

  User-312386 12:02 01 Feb 03

many thanks

that one did not work but the other one in the other forum did

thanks

madboy33

  duplo 12:06 01 Feb 03

Madboy-
what was the other advice in the other forum? I have this problem with 2k!

cheers

  bvw in bristol 12:19 01 Feb 03

click here


NEW
Win XP ONLY! On some computers, Disk Cleanup in Windows XP hangs during the “compress old files” phase, locking up the computer. This patch, based on a manual solution solution by MS-MVP David Candy, usually fixes that problem.

Scroll down the page to find the thread.

  User-312386 12:22 01 Feb 03

very sorry should have said what the fix was

appologies

madboy33

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