Compressing Old Files while Running Disk Cleanup Stop on Working

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when i run disk clean up,  it gets to the first three bars when checking the files(status bar says "compress old files") and then just hang there? if i close it down and run it up again, then it just never comes up at all.

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Answered By 0 points N/A #86616

Compressing Old Files while Running Disk Cleanup Stop on Working

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  • click start, and then click run
  • type regedit, enter
  • locate and then click the following registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerVolumeCaches

on the file menu, click export and then click desktop, type volume caches in the file name box, and then click save.

  • expand the following registry key back
  • delete the compress old file registry key
  • quit registry editor

 

 

Answered By 1440 points N/A #86617

Compressing Old Files while Running Disk Cleanup Stop on Working

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thank you fritz. this can be great..

Answered By 0 points N/A #86618

Compressing Old Files while Running Disk Cleanup Stop on Working

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just follow the steps and take care because registry is dangerous.

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