This facility is of no use if your PC no longer boots, or you do not find out that one of your applications no longer works, weeks or months after the Is there any reason for an index to contain the primary key? Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). This is usually how I find Microsoft Knowledge Base (MS KB) entries that help me solve my problems. Here is a tutorial that will help. It'll do the trick and you won't see "Compress old files" any more in Disk Cleanup. --------------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, Mar 23, 2009 #9 pczafer Joined: Aug 4, 2008 Messages: 21 if http://superuser.com/questions/847556/why-does-disk-cleanup-take-so-much-time-and-cpu
alignment of single- and multi-line column headers in tabular (latex) When was today's radar measurement of the Earth-Sun distance made and by who? If it's the first time you have used disk cleanup or other such things it will take a little longer. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. i been using long time and ist great.
Click to expand... Internet "11" My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number compaq OS win 7 home professional,64 bit Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Browser Internet Explorer mgc4321 View Public Profile Find More Please try the request again. Windows 10 Disk Cleanup Slow Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Now Disk Cleanup doesn't work at all by vanmol / June 27, 2005 11:40 AM PDT In reply to: Cleanup Hi----Followed the instructions
As for running CCleaner and having it delete things you did not want deleted, you first need to review the selected items that it intends to delete, and UNselect the ones Run disk defragmenter on your disk. Get downloadable ebooks for free! http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/29803-disk-clean-up-windows-update-clean-up-stuck.html This takes a lot of CPU power and thats why you see a high CPU usage.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Cleanup by viru / February 14, 2005 9:09 AM PST In reply to: Disk Cleanup Not Working (taking hours to compress files) Hi Disk Cleanup Calculation Takes Forever Then, do a Save As, (all files) and save it to your desktop as DiskClean.reg Then, find the file on your desktop and double click on it. Choose Yes to the verification message. This brings up the Delete Browsing History window.
I too had this problem and went searching for a "cure",and finally came across Kelly's Corner. Seems to be spending a lot of time especially on Windows Update Cleanup. Disk Cleanup Taking Forever Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks! :) by wildflower52 / February 22, 2005 3:49 AM PST In reply to: Disk Cleanup Not Working (taking hours to compress files) Windows 10 Disk Cleanup Stuck If they are running Internet Explorer go to Tools Internet Options Browsing History Delete.
It's freeware.2. http://silkiconfinder.com/disk-cleanup/running-disk-cleanup-and-defrag-at-same-time.html This is because when system deletes files, it doesn't really delete them (as empty space on a drive can be made of "noise" bits) but just overwrites the front part that In order to speed up Disk Cleanup you will be forced to edit the registry! General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is Windows 10 Update Cleanup Slow
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Now Disk Cleanup doesn't work at all by Tufenuf / June 27, 2005 12:51 PM PDT In reply to: Now Disk Cleanup Why does Disk Cleanup take so much time and cpu? The time now is 07:07. have a peek at these guys Now make sure you delete those temp files from the Recycle Bin.
I ended up removing the registry key and the problem was immediatly solved! Windows Update Cleanup Slow My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom assembled by me :} OS Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit CPU Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5 GHz LGA 2011-V3 Processor Motherboard ASUS SABERTOOTH X99 LGA You may find it on a coverdisk.
Now try Disk Cleanup.If you rarely boot, do so. Now when I boot the computer up the Windows logo comes, and then it stays there for 20+ minutes before the system is booted up.. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement patricial Thread Starter Joined: Mar 22, 2009 Messages: 6 disk cleanup on my windows xp takes forever (stuck at compressing old files). Disk Cleanup Stuck Windows 7 WhitPhil, Mar 23, 2009 #13 ilovemycat Joined: Mar 13, 2009 Messages: 7 patricial said: ↑ I don't know what the registry is and when I checked the links that you gave
Please try again now or at a later time. Empty the Recycle Bin afterwards to reclaim the hard drive space. -------------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, Mar 23, 2009 #7 rka0 Banned Joined: Oct 12, 2007 Messages: 1,281 Hello patricial. why does disk cleanup take so long? http://silkiconfinder.com/disk-cleanup/can-disk-cleanup-disk-defragmenter-run-same-time.html Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This last idea came by way of "Tweakhound," which has a number of XP tweaks and fixes that work well. With my specs, I didn't think I'd have this problem. Firefox Temporary files, history, cookies, download history, form history.
This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. What a find!!!So just download the script and run,restart and no more problem. Disk Cleaner no longer opens.
Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Kelly's Korner quick fix by mcgilbdd / February 19, 2005 6:37 AM PST In reply to: Disk Cleanup Not Working (taking hours to General Discussion Low level HDD pre-format taking too longMy neighbor's laptop hdd seemed not to be working right, he had left the laptop in the closet for 2 years anyway, so
Safari Temporary files, history, cookies, form history. I don't know what the registry is and when I checked the links that you gave me they all say "IT'S DANGEROUS TO EDIT THE REGISTRY". eBay vs. Has anyone had this same problem?
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