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How do i enable ntfs compression in vista x64

I am unable to enable compression in my windows vista ultimate x64when i tried to its saying ''compression is currently disabled for this volume''i tried the regedit method and modified the key ''ntfsdisabled compression to 0''but still its not working its getting automatically reset to ''1''i am running only 90mb free space in c drive (hdd)pls help me with this problem
HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerVolumeCachesCompress Old Files does not exist till volume caches its ok it exist but, compress old file does not exist pls tel me a way to enable compression
when typed compact in the comand prmt, it says like this Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000] Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\SeDaTeD sAdIsM>compact
Listing C:\Users\SeDaTeD sAdIsM\ New files added to this directory will not be compressed.
0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Contacts 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Desktop 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Documents 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Downloads 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Favorites 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Links 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Music 1150976 : 1150976 = 1.0 to 1 NTUSER.DAT 1310720 : 1310720 = 1.0 to 1 NTUSER.DAT.bak 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Pictures 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Saved Games 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Searches 0 : 0 = 1.0 to 1 Videos
Of 62 files within 1 directories 0 are compressed and 62 are not compressed. 15,437,844 total bytes of data are stored in 15,437,844 bytes. The compression ratio is 1.0 to 1.
also i cleared all the restore points stopped the hardware monitoring but still the very same old condition..pls help

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You don't want to compress your drive... it's really not recommended. And you can't de-compress it once compressed.

I will suggest buying a new drive; Harddrives are rather cheap, and cloning utilities will make the transfer of your data eazy peazy.

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