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You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. Our editors bring you complete coverage from the 2017 International CES, and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around. Once i delete the key, does it mean that it wont be able to compress the old files like it did before? by R. weblink

This option will delete setup files that are no longer being used for anything. And obviously doing the latter would be much easier for people to do.Is it not possible to pass the info on to the writers of the articles, it could be added Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2004 11:47 PM PDT In reply to: Re: For me... On that one it crashed as soon as I tried opening it and gave me this error message: "Disk Space Cleanup Manager has stopped working" "a problem caused the program to

By using this site you accept that we use cookies, for more information, click here. Hello,Thank you for this valuable post. These ESD files are used for "resetting your PC" to its factory default settings.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Thanks much:[install drive]\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\FIRSTRUN.EXE fixed the issue. It used to free up a few MBs every time, is this not necessary then?"Your choice. 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

bojjom Hard Drive Support 9 04-19-2012 07:42 AM Dual Booting Problem (XP & 7) [Startup Repair Failed]{A disk read error has occurred Hi all, I'm a bit of a noob and This option allows you to remove data that's no longer needed, except for uploading to other PCs. Very confused now Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Problems with Disk Cleanup by Joan / September 18, 2004 4:58 AM PDT In reply to: Problems with Disk https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/592071-disk-cleanup-cleanmgr-exe-crashes-on-server-2012-and-2008-r2 About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up

I could not find anything about this error except here, and the minute I opened Word, the error was fixed. by R. Powered by Blogger. by R.

I do have an external drive, not connected , of 3 TB so what happened? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/disk-cleanup-crashes-626875.html Additional notes The Disk Cleanup utility is good for freeing up hard disk space on your Windows PC, it does not however attempt to fix or clean up any other Windows You can select this option to free up some space and Windows 10's built-in antivirus will continue running normally. My System Specs OS Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit .

My C drive is 160GB. have a peek at these guys I am not sure how to fix it. Then press the Defrag button. and Malwarebytes in safemode to see if there were any viruses and it came up clean.

  • by jdorisco / September 19, 2004 11:10 AM PDT In reply to: NOT Similar problem Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That's your "ada!" by R.
  • Indeed you are correct, sir.Thank you.
  • Insane.........
  • I don't want to delete something that may casue an issue with the system working correctly.
  • System archived Windows Error Reporting: When a program crashes, Windows creates an error report and sends it to Microsoft.
  • I took a screenshot of it but can't post here it seems.

    August 16, 2016 Forgot to say what that monster was -it was Windows Update cleanup.

    August 16, 2016 Joe
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I just delete the key noted. "Once i delete the key, does it mean that it wont be able to compress the old files like it did before? by R. Back from Disk Cleanup Tutorial to List of Windows Troubleshooting Tutorials Back to Home Page Discuss this page in our forum. http://qaisoftware.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-run-disk-cleanup-for-windows-xp.html Even so, one bug which causes Explorer to crash found the response to be "Don't do that!" when I offered that issue.

Explorer has had an issue with corrupt images, video and such for years...Anyhow, you are now the proud owner of the cure for a fairly rare bug.Enjoy,Bob Flag Permalink This was Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? Windows upgrade log files: When you upgrade Windows-for example, upgrade from Windows 7 to 10, or upgrade from Windows 10's November update to Windows 10's Anniversary update-Windows creates log files.

by bee / September 18, 2004 4:24 AM PDT In reply to: There is an issue...

If you're not in the middle of a Windows installation, you can delete them to free up space. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support BSOD Help and Support » User Name Remember Me? Microsoft doesn't explain what these files are anywhere, but it's likely they're just temporary files. This will not post without being 20 characters.

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It runs perfectly on all my servers except one. 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. If you don't have any upgrade-related problems, feel free to delete these. this content Would you mind whitelisting us?

Another box pops up and I allow it to apply to subfolders. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Yeah worked for me too, opened up Outlook and Word and it was fine. Performance & Maintenance Windows installer has stopped working or setup.exe has stopped workingHI, I'VE INSTTALED WINDOWS 7 PROF.ON MY PC.

Lol! On some machines it takes hours. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: For me... He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry.

I hard a feeling it might be something to do with being too warm as it always used to crash after i had been on for a while and attempted a To start the video presentation, please click on the picture below. If you see any "old chkdsk files", these are fragments of corrupted files. Your privacy is important to us and your e-mail address will only ever be used to send you the TWT Newsletter.

Thumbnails: Windows creates thumbnail images for pictures, videos, and document files and stores them on your hard drive so they can be displayed quickly when you view that folder again. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2004 5:21 AM PDT In reply to: Can i try this?? I continue now to get low disk space warning. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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I found that Microsoft didn't handle deep subdirectory paths well or corrupt (to Microsoft) zip and other files and disk cleanup and other tools would behave oddly or stop responding. And also, please advise me if this is not the most appropriate discussion for this post. My System Specs OS Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit pannochka View Public Profile Find More Posts by pannochka 26 Jan 2012 #6 usasma Win7 x64 + x86 5,713 posts Southeastern CT,