XP disk cleanup - how long should it take?

  Camille 22:01 24 Feb 04
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When I try to run disk cleanup it took so long (over 45 minutes) that I assumed it must have frozen and cancelled it. Using the similar utility on W98 didn't take any time at all.
Is there a trick to it, or do I need to wait an hour or so?

  VoG II 22:05 24 Feb 04

Does ot hang on "compressing old files"? If so click here

Otherwise click here

  Camille 23:01 25 Feb 04

Thanks - it was hanging so I've followed your link and have made the necessary changes to the registry and am now off to cleanup :)

  Camille 23:03 25 Feb 04

.... and it worked!

I don't know how I'd cope without all the wonderful people on this forum

thanks again

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