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02-Dec-2006, 03:49 PM #1
Disk Cleanup Utility Frozen
When I try to run Disk Cleanup, the message comes up, "Disk Cleanup is calculating how much space.............." but the progress bar is frozen at about 10% and nothing happens.
How do I unfreeze it so the utility will run?
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02-Dec-2006, 04:07 PM #2
Runb online scanners for starters....that is most likely virus spyware or both protecting itself.
www.ewido.net and www.bitdefender.com
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02-Dec-2006, 04:32 PM #3
That's a common problem with Disk Cleanup. Here's what Microsoft says to do http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;823302 http://support.microsoft.com/default...s;Q812248&fr=1

Here's some more info about it http://www.tsgserver.com/pipermail/l...ay/002134.html

Another option is to get Ccleaner which does the same thing only much faster. Don't run the 'Issues' section of Ccleaner unless you have experience with registry cleaners.
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