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Disc Cleanup and Defragment

Another question. When I do a disc cleanup on my B130 it always says you can clean 1270 bits of disc space. When I do a defragment it alway says you should defragment this volume even if I defragmented it 5 minutes earlier! Same with cleanup. I do a clean up and when it is done even though I didn't go into anything it still has the same number. It is like I haven't even done the cleanup or defragment yet! Why would it aleays say I should defragment this volume when I just got done doing it? When I do a disc cleanup the HD activity light flickers so I know it is doing something.

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Re: Disc Cleanup and Defragment

Hey try doing this in safe mode.

If your computer is running Windows XP or Windows Vista

  1. From the Windows Start menu, go to Turn off computer and click Restart.
  2. As the computer restarts, watch for a progress bar at the bottom of the screen. press F8 about once every second.
  3. Immediately press F8 before the progress bar reaches the right side of the screen.
  4. From the Windows Start-up menu, highlight Safe Mode and press Enter.
  5. Wait for your desktop to appear, and then make the necessary repairs (for example, uninstall programs or devices).
  6. When the repairs are done, restart the computer, and allow it to boot normally.

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My sistem is so slow?

What is it you cant use the internet or is your computer slow ?
the problem could be 2 in the same

You might have a virus or malware ?

Press windows button and in the search type msconfig go to startup tab and uncheck those you dont want to start.

scroll to the bottom toolbar bottom of screen right click you can select task manager applications also processes you will see whats running on your computer and ticking over you might have a virus

microsoft security essentials your operating system must be registered

Win7/Vista/XP 64 bit anti malware free edition Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7

if you see something running that you does not need to be running select end now then you might you might uninstall that particular program

and some unnecessary programs

you should also check leads from motherboard to hard drive for secure dust free connections

click start control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now

click start tick in both boxes this will schedule to on restart

do not have any input while chkdsk utility is in progress any might damage your computer

also you might download and use this registry cleaner it is totally free to use

then defragment your hard drive

adding more ram is the best way of speeding up a computer

If youre not sure if a module is right for your system use the

Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules

you should always ask for a guarantee on compatibility before purchasing any ram and buy working pairs if possible

you might have to many programs running at the same time putting to much strain on the CPU central processing unit

try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs

This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.

Delete the files using Disk Cleanup

If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.

It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.

Open Disk Cleanup by clicking start all programs accessories system tools and then clicking Disk Cleanup.

In the Disk Cleanup Options dialog box, choose whether you want to clean up your own files only or all of the files on the computer.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

If the Disk Cleanup Drive Selection dialog box appears, select the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.

Click the Disk Cleanup tab, and then select the check boxes for the files you want to delete.

When you finish selecting the files you want to delete, click OK, and then click Delete files to confirm the operation.

Disk Cleanup proceeds to remove all unnecessary files from your computer.

This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.

Delete the files using Disk Cleanup

If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.

It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.

Watch the demo (1:00)

this should speed up your computer

Hope this helps.

Dec 04, 2012 | IBM Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Notebook

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My N100 notebook is very slow in process

if it is a windows computer, try running defragmenter and disk cleanup.
to run defragmenter, in the search box in the start menu (in vista and windows 7) and search "defragmenter" select the c drive, and defragment it.. while you're at it, set up a weekly defragment with the defragmenter schedule.
To run disk cleanup, search for "disk cleanup" in the same search box. select the c drive, and check all the things you want to clean up.
you can always just do a scan with your antivirus to check if theres a virus slowing your system down.

Oct 07, 2012 | Samsung N150 (36725723009) Netbook

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How to Free up low disc space on asus 901?

  1. Open Disk Cleanup by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type Disk Cleanup, and then, in the list of results, click Disk Cleanup.

  2. In the Drives list, click the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.

  3. In the Disk Cleanup dialog box, on the Disk Cleanup tab, select the check boxes for the file types that you want to delete, and then clickOK.

  4. In the message that appears, click Delete files.

Nov 25, 2011 | ASUS Eee PC 901 XP Notebook

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My inspiron 1501 has been running exstremely slow (internet and the actual computer itself)

Hi hrd0013...
Do some cleanup on your computer to see if it runs faster.
Do a disk clean and a disk defragment
Add more memory or a programs that "recycles" your ram like the following FREE program:;1

1...Disk cleanup...Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disc Clean-up
2...Disk Defragment (Hard Drive )...Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk deframenter
3...Get rid of any unused programs,files, pictures etc..
Your machine should speed up if you do the above.
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Sep 05, 2011 | PC Laptops

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What free software i do prefer to download to erase and defragment temporary files?

Hi airborne bac...

You have the softwear preinstalled on your computer
1...Disc cleaner
2...Disc Defragmenter
1...You will click on Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disc Cleanup
2...You will click on Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disc Defragmenter
After you completed the above tasks, your system will be clear of the temporary files and more junk.
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Sep 01, 2011 | HP Mini 1000 Netbook

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Recieve error message that computer is running low on memory

Hi liciasol,
I see that you system is running low on memory, This can be that you have files in the Hard Drive that almost reach your Hard Drive maximum capacity.
to check you concern we will need to find out what files you have first in your Machine.
  • Check to see if you have programs that you have installed on the machine that you do no use anymore and uninstall it.
  • If there are no files on the machine that need to be remove and you Hard Drive space it taken up by something then we can try and free space from you Hard Drive by doing a Disc Cleanup on your system.
  • To do a Disc Cleanup, click on Start then All Programs, click on Accessories, under Accessories click on System tools then click on Disc Cleanup.
  • A screen should pop up asking you to select a drive letter that you want Disc Cleanup to free space on select the drive letter where windows is installed normally that should be Local Disc C:
  • Once you've selected the drive to free up space on you will see a window Disc Cleanup for (C:) and in the list will be system services or files to delete that take up space on your Hard Drive on the right of each will be Increments of disc space being consumed by each put a check on them except for those that have 0 on it then click on next or OK then a box should pop up Disc Cleanup asking you if you are sure that you want to do Disc Cleanup just click on YES it will start doing Disc Cleanup on your system.
  • If this did not correct fix your concern then I assume the you possibly have Windows Vista on you system.
  • We can try decrease the space the Shadowstorage of VISTA system restore from your machine this is known to take up disc space on the Hard Drive.
  • To perform the said procedure above follow steps below .
  • Click on Start then All Programs, Accessories, right click on Command Prompt and select run as administrator.
  • The Command Prompt window will appear, a black screen with a blinking cursor.
  • Once in the Command Prompt type in vssadmin resize shadowstorage /on=c: /for=c: /maxsize 1gb then press enter once you should get confirmation that the Shadow storage has been resized.
After Resizing the Shadowstorage type exit then enter this will close the Command Prompt window.
Restart your Computer then check your Hard Disc space again to see if any of the disc space has been recovered or free'd on your Hard Drive.
Note: also check if there are backed up files that possible you may have created that you have not burned on a dvd yet, and uninstall unnecessary documents and files from the machine or back up any pictures and videos that you may have on the machine.
I hope that this will be of help regarding you concern, have a nice day.

Apr 13, 2011 | Dell Vostro 1720 (bqcwd1z) PC Notebook

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I keep getting a note teling me that I have Low Disc Space on my Local Disc (D) - 4.87MB free of 119 GB. How do I free up this space. When using it's solution it just empies my Recycle Bin but this doesn't...

I would download and run the registry utility from
It is freeware and works then run CHKDSK/F.

Within iobits programme are useful utilities that empty the temporary directories and can remove unwanted old files.
Hope that helps.

Mar 19, 2011 | PC Laptops

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I cannot download the yahoo messenger 10 because my of the local disk have no space but i keep on deleting the other files in local disk but still accpept the downloading of YM10. How can i make it?

Clean out all your TMP, & TEMP directories. Remove all Cookies and temp internet files. Do a disk defragment do a Disk Cleanup. remove ALL, right click on disc in My Computer, and select from window.

Mar 26, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario V3000T Notebook

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Laptop has become slow ,Could it be the RAM

Run sytem tools and do a disc cleanup. Then run a disk defragment.
Also keep up with the cleaning of unnecessary files such as deleting browsing history etc. I recommend CCleaner - it even has a registry cleaner that is very safe and effective. it is a freeware program and works great. Also try running Malwarebytes, that removes adware spyware (again its freeware) as that could be slowing you down.

Feb 14, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Dell B130 won't load up

Finding where the problem is.
Start windows in SAFE MODE
You will see the last file that it hangs at. Usually AGP440.sys
Disabling AGP440.sys
Boot the system - Hold F8 Key
before the METER BAR on the bottom starts

Go to the Recovery Mode -
When it ask for directory <1> should be shown (unless you have multiple boot partitions.
When in the console mode enter
disable AGP440 (or AGP440.sys)
***depends on SP level***

Exit the console and attempt to reboot normally

hope that helps

Dec 11, 2007 | Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

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