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Robotics\Wireless USB Manager\PRISMSVR.EXE" /APPLYO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUPO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ZoneAlarm Client] "C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe"O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottimeO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeO4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [AVG7_Run] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgw.exe Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition, Processor Speed: 1.4 GHz, Processor Type: Intel Pentium 4, RAM: 256MB, RAM Technology: PC133 SDRAM, Hard Drive Capacity: 20.0GB, Graphics Support Integration: NVidia Riva TNT2 The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/please-help-weird-disc-cleanup-behavior.201501/

Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. davehc replied Feb 22, 2017 at 2:23 AM Black screen theborg replied Feb 22, 2017 at 2:15 AM Wireless Router Modem or Wifi... Bryan, Feb 7, 2004 #2 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 This usually happens because of an issue with compressed files. It used to free up a few MBs every time, is this not necessary then?"Your choice.

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Give the R.P. Once it has fixed them, close HijackThis and reboot your computer normally.You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because It's a stock passage.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: For me...

fairly rare. Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.To retrieve the removal information after reboot, Thanks for replying Is modifying the registry something i should attempt to do seeing as i know very little about this side of things when it comes to PCs? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-files/disk-cleanup-seemingly-not-working-in-windows-10/c7e7b8e4-f3fc-43c7-9aea-6c6217071987 I just delete the key noted.

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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. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Problems with Disk Cleanup This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Geeta2013, Dec 6, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 28 Views: 870 Geeta2013 Dec 10, 2016 Help please with my dell Kaydensmommy16, Sep 30, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 An idea that confounds many is that even the administrator doesn't "own" or "have permission" to some files unless...

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2004 3:58 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Is the CPU COOLING FAN .... 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? A menu will appear with several options.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This option provides a systematic compression scheme. Use the “SafeMode” option to start Windows.

I blew into the fan and it was going round fine no problems; i blew out the dust as well.Dont know if this is strange or not, but i just tried

I meant "AHA!" by R. Not very good at this stuff Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Problems with Disk Cleanup = Shouldn't crash. My desire is to free-up a little disk space, not to permanently? No, create an account now.

Older versions have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to infect your system. JiminSA replied Feb 22, 2017 at 12:54 AM Loading... Your request was blocked because you appear to be accessing this website from a hosting provider network, proxy server, or VPN server. Well ive just removed the dust from inside and tried the cleanup but its still crashing :(, will have to delete the key like you mentioned i guess.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Advertisement Fierykitty Thread Starter Joined: Feb 3, 2004 Messages: 6 I have Windows XP and read in a manual that running disc cleanup can take about an hour.I started it and Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Is the CPU COOLING FAN .... you will read that passage on each page that mention registry editing.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I was infected with mal-ware a while back and system restore never worked (Even though I knew it was a restore point before the infection). by bee / September 18, 2004 11:01 AM PDT In reply to: Bee, your payment will be... All rights reserved.

Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2004 10:50 PM PDT In reply to: Problems with Disk Cleanup If it crashes, that's a sign that you will have other issues soon.I do To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. I check or uncheck the Index checkbox and click apply.