Disc Clean Up Not Working

  chrisbenwalker 21:49 28 Jan 2007
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Hi all, I have a problem when I try to run disc clean up - it just hangs and says it it compressing files, may take several minutes. I have left it for a couple of hours but still no joy.

I have checked the microsoft website, and says could have corrupt temp file, and to delete by doing (Run > ?temp? > delete) and to try again, which did not help and only made my PC behave erratically and had to run a restore.

Does anyone ahve any suggestions as to what could be the cause/solution?
Thanks , Chris

  skidzy 21:51 28 Jan 2007

Maybe firstly delete a load of possible junk with ccleaner click here

  Jak_1 21:53 28 Jan 2007

you are better off using a program like Ccleaner, much more efficient.

click here

  Jak_1 21:53 28 Jan 2007

Great minds and all that, Skidzy, lol

  skidzy 21:54 28 Jan 2007

So they do Jak,hope your ok ...dont know about great mind here though Lol :-))

  sinbads 21:56 28 Jan 2007

or try this one click here

  chrisbenwalker 21:56 28 Jan 2007

Thanks guys for the advice, I'll give it a go and update on this thread how I get on. Thanks again, Chris

  skidzy 22:00 28 Jan 2007

I agree with Sinbads regarding Cleanup,this app can be set to how aggressive you want it to be,but beaware if using the aggressive option....use caution and create a restore point.Default settings of this app are pretty reliable though.

Though i find ccleaner safer to use.

  chrisbenwalker 20:28 29 Jan 2007

Thanks for the advice in this forum, I have downloaded and successfully removed nearly 1 gig of junk from my pc that I was trying to remove using Windows Disk Clean up. I will be using Ccleaner in future.....

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