disk clean-up problems in xp

i am having trouble with my disk clean -up,if i start>prog>acc>system tools>disk clean-up and clean disk C:,the window appears with the scan bar about 1/5th of the way across and just stays there,after a while the fans in the tower fire up and nothing much else happens.if i try drive D: the window doesnt eaven appear

  VoG II 22:28 27 Feb 2004

hi vog , tried both those links,but neither worked , i still have no clean-up.i dont know weather its relevant but spy-bot keeps trying to download "Avenue A.inc" which is prety constant,also a couple of trojans today

  hector 911 23:33 27 Feb 2004

boot in Safe mode and try again.

always boot in safe mode anyway,tried vog's first link again and nailed it,so ill click resolved on that one,cheers vog.still abit concearned about this constant "Avenue A.inc" known threat,cant see anything in add & remove. i find its most promenemt on ebay and pca,any idea how i can find and remove its source programme?

  johnnyrocker 23:44 27 Feb 2004

spy bot does not d/load it prevents rather than allow.


  johnnyrocker 23:46 27 Feb 2004

you havent got it it is trying to install run a google check for info.


but where is it being generated as the pop-up is constant

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