YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us 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 dBforumsoffers community insight on everything from ASP to Oracle, and get the latest news from Data Center Knowledge. And answer yes to the import prompt. http://sevevb.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-not-working-on-windows-2000.html
Log In or Register to post comments Slickwilly (not verified) on Oct 21, 2003 Why does the Disk Cleanup tool in Windows XP and Windows 2000 hang when I try to close WindowsWindows 10 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Exchange ServerExchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Server 2007 Exchange These steps will elliminate services and startups that will allow your system to use both "nostrils" to breathe with, instead of one. Windows Server 2016 offers a multitude of feature enhancements in addition to enabling new types of computing with technologies such as Nano Server and containers. http://windowsitpro.com/storage/why-does-disk-cleanup-tool-windows-xp-and-windows-2000-hang-when-i-try-start-it
Thank you in advance. One of things you can to do to save time is to edit the registry file to automatically bypass this step in Disk Cleanup. Uninstalling Windows software.
An mark does your solution have anything to do with the Prefetch file? Uninstall old programs or games no longer used Uninstalling Windows software. Disable System Restore Windows XP, Vista, and 7 users can also reduce the default space utilized by Windows System Restore and may be able to gain several gigabytes of hard drive Why Wont My Disk Cleanup Work Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 any other suggestions Log In or Register to post comments Mark Smith (not verified) on Apr
Thanks again. Disk Cleanup Does Not Remove Files Mark. Right-click on the hard drive that you want to regain hard drive space. Disk Clean will fly now!" Fabulous advice.
Delete chk files Perform the same steps above, except search for *.chk and delete all of the found files. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here's an easy solution by Tufenuf / June 5, 2005 9:13 AM PDT In reply to: DISK CLEANUP HELP. Disk Cleanup Not Working Windows 7 Log In or Register to post comments KenPNPD (not verified) on Jan 31, 2009 Yee Haaaa! Disk Cleanup Not Deleting Files Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: My disk cleanup isn't working?
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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Worked like a charm! Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm. Thanks! http://sevevb.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-not-working-windows-2000.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - HELP by brinnanrose / May 7, 2007 11:20 AM PDT In reply to: Here's an easy solution I have windows 2000, what should
If you didn't save the file in Step 4, you can paste the following text into a file to recreate the original .reg file: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 \[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches\Compress old Disk Cleanup Not Opening Log In or Register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments. Hot Scripts offers tens of thousands of scripts you can use.
Once in the Disk Cleanup window check each of the boxes (except "compress old files") that are taking disk space and click Ok and then Yes if you want to proceed. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. My disk cleanup is working again!! http://sevevb.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-not-working-2000.html But the regedit was what worked for me.
Worked perfectly in Win2k, and gets rid of that annoying compression testing as a bonus. Way to go ! Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 5, 2004 Mark, This helped me too. Log In or Register to post comments John Smyth (not verified) on May 2, 2004 Did not work.
Looking to get things done in web development? We recommend the second option. Log In or Register to post comments Stellar (not verified) on Feb 24, 2007 Mark Smith, your solution worked perfectly and I owe you a debt of gratitude. Database administrator?
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. There are a number of different file categories that Disk Cleanup targets when performing the initial disk analysis: Compression of old files Temporary Internet files Temporary Windows files Downloaded program files From the File menu, select Export.
This 'no disk access' seems to contradict your explination somewhat? The machine is hanging at Disk Cleanup because it is trying to tell you what old files should be compressed... I've been hassling with this for a long time, Disk Cleanup freezing on the first scanning box. For the first time in ages I was able to do a Disk Cleanup. (I have 2000, not XP, by the way.) CNET is cool -- now I feel like, why
Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 25, 2005 Thanx Mark...In my case...you helped alot more than trying to talk to a specialist on the HTH (Hope this helps) If you have NOT learned from your mistakes, you are doomed to repeat them!