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Old 01-26-2004, 12:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Disk Cleanup Won't work

I have windows XP and I cant get teh disk clean up to work. Cleanup will just continue to scan "compressed old files"

HELP!!!!! please and thankyou

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Old 01-26-2004, 12:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Scanning those files take a while, you have to be patient.

I did this on my laptop that has a whopping 14GB and it took around 25 minutes to scan just the compressed files.

You could say I've been around.
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Old 01-26-2004, 01:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How big is your harddrive? While doing this does your computer stall?
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Old 01-26-2004, 01:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I did that 2 days ago on the Kids PC & it took about 45 Minutes, Hang in there!
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Old 01-26-2004, 01:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I just let it run for 1.5 hours and still nothing.......
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Old 01-26-2004, 03:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks man ^^^^^^ Worked like a Charm.

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