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Tufenuf Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - disabling "compressed old files" by Brian Dinneen / May 26, 2010 3:02 AM PDT In reply to: Disabling "compress old files" Here's Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > General Security > Computer problem? From the File menu, select Export. {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone http://supportcanonprinter.com/disk-cleanup/difference-between-disk-cleanup-and-disk-defragmenter.html

I just joined because of this seems you know what you are talking about. The option to compress old files will not show up in cleanmgr.To turn it off------------------------------------Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches\Compress old files]; turns compress old files in cleanmgr off---------------------------------------To turn it Been searching for days on how to fix this. The wizard will exit after it finishes the cleanup.

Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Sep 6, 2005 Worked like a charm! Home 1675 Articles by 275 Bruins Browse By: Tags Authors Date Automatically skip "Compress Old Files" when doing Disk Cleanup in 2000 or XP When running ‘Disk Cleanup’ on a Windows The wizard displays the status as it checks the various elements (the wizard spends most of its time checking for files that it can compress). Log In or Register to post comments a (not verified) on May 26, 2004 Thank you for the great step-by-step procedures.

  • Way to go !
  • My disk cleanup is working again!!
  • Can anyone advise me?
  • Delete the Compress old files registry key. 7.
  • iagoman, Oct 29, 2008 #2 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 To fix Disk Cleanup, run regedit.
  • A window pops up that will have a long string of characters in the Value Data field: B50F5260-0C21-11D2-AB56-00A0C9082678 6.

Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Apr 13, 2005 i used the tip to stop the compressing of old files, but what happens to those Select the name from the displayed list of the disk volume that you want to check for available free space, then click OK. Press Delete and when it asks if you are sure click OK. This may take a few minutes to complete.Scanning: Compress old filesWORKAROUNDWARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system.

Take it EASY ON MARK he is only here to help. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Disabling "compress old files" The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Search Search this site: Categories GuardianOS Microsoft Active Directory Services Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Office 2000 Microsoft Office 2003 Microsoft Office XP Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Outlook 2000 Microsoft Outlook 2003 Microsoft http://windowsitpro.com/storage/why-does-windows-2000-disk-cleanup-utility-freeze-when-i-start-it dBforumsoffers community insight on everything from ASP to Oracle, and get the latest news from Data Center Knowledge.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Just prior to trying your solution, I did the procedure recommended by John Savill at the top of this page, got rid of an additional 3000 temp files, to no avail. caterpilla 18:47 03 Jan 04 ihave this same problm could it be bcauese i used ace utilitie to clean out the registry of files it said wernt needed?? To work around this problem, follow these steps: 1.

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Disk Clean will fly now! http://supportcanonprinter.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-do-a-disk-cleanup-on-windows-7.html All Rights Reserved. Select the General tab, then click Delete Files. Database administrator?

Thx Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 8, 2005 thank you,thank you,thank you, regedit command was a lifesaver, and in a language even *i* Er one question when i search for it it does not find the file in regedit. The machine is hanging at Disk Cleanup because it is trying to tell you what old files should be compressed... Check This Out Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile

Note: we are NOT deleting the actual key, just the value assigned to the key! 7. Click Yes to import the contents of the registry file. Close Windows Explorer.

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Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm. And...it makes Disk Cleanup freeze. Are you a data center professional? In the right hand pane, double click on the REG_SZ (default) variable to edit it 5.

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by seafox13 / April 15, 2006 11:51 AM PDT In reply to: Disabling "compress old files" This is a known bug with Win2k and WinXP. Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Mar 11, 2005 So from December 19 someone ask what is the *idx files? Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Aug 9, 2005 thnx mark uncompressed every file on my hard drive deleted the registry entry and my disk 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

Cleanup Acutally Hangs Up because Windows is going through a File Compression Method to determine how much space you can save or (make) on your drive if you allow it to To restore the key, double-click the VolumeCaches.reg file on your desktop, and then click Yes. 5. Log In or Register to post comments Ron (not verified) on Mar 27, 2005 I want to say that I looked for the solution to this problem with Microsoft;s KnowledgeBase, but Darrell Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - A known problem with XP.

Looking to get things done in web development? I have started up in Safe Mode and defrag, like you suggested but no difference. Log In or Register to post comments John Smyth (not verified) on May 2, 2004 Did not work. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Mar 1, 2005 Thanks for the great info.

Advertisement Advertisement WindowsITPro.com Windows Exchange Server SharePoint Virtualization Cloud Systems Management Site Features Contact Us Awards Community Sponsors Media Center RSS Sitemap Site Archive View Mobile Site Penton Privacy Policy Terms Press DEL to remove (clear out) the value data field, then click OK and then exit the RegEdit program. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 31, 2004 thanks mark what you said worked just fine...thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous by Kees Bakker / September 8, 2008 5:21 AM PDT In reply to: Running disk cleanup utility causes my computer to shut down to check the integrity of the file system