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Disk Cleanup

Post by Tzan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:42 pm

My free memory had dropped from 180ish GB to 166GB.
So I figured it was time to clean things out.

C/properties/diskcleanup

Then I hit the button for system file cleanup.

So eventually after a lot of waiting it tells me I could get back 14GB, so sweet, I hit the button.
The progress bar moved 25% in one minute and then just sat there for maybe 8 more minutes, then just disappeared.
So I'm thinking its done or totally broken with no error panel.
I see no regained memory, I shut down wait 4 minutes and restart.

"Configuring Windows"
"don't turn off your computer"

then

"Configuring Windows"
"100% complete"
"don't turn off your computer"

So I wait ... for 12 minutes, I had my coat on ready to go for a walk on a 25F degree day to scream at the turkeys.
Then it changed to":

"Cleaning Up"
"don't turn off your computer"

So I left, at least it didnt seem to be broken.
I get back after a very short walk, I saw turkeys, about 12 more minutes had gone by and the desktop popped on.

It had freed up 16GB.

During that process I could see the harddrive light flashing irregularly so I figured it was doing something.
But when things take so long it really makes you think you broke it.

TLDR
I downloaded 16GB of hard drive space from a website.
Ask me how.
don't turn off your computer!!!
I imagine Shadowscythe waiting for 24+ minutes in startup, to get to the desktop and chewing his own arm off.

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by sahasrahla » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:28 pm

use ccleaner

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by Captain-Camper » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:42 pm

Delete system 32

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by Overwatch_Elite » Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:12 am

buy a mac

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:21 am

Destroy your computer with a sledgehammer

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by The Shadowscythe » Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:33 am

Tzan wrote:I imagine Shadowscythe waiting for 24+ minutes in startup, to get to the desktop and chewing his own arm off.
8 seconds to chew my own arm off mateyboy.

Try harder.

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:42 pm

The Shadowscythe wrote:
Tzan wrote:I imagine Shadowscythe waiting for 24+ minutes in startup, to get to the desktop and chewing his own arm off.
8 seconds to chew my own arm off mateyboy.

Try harder.
0.000000000000000000000000000129 femto secons to chew my own arm off mateyboy

Try harder.

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by Captain-Camper » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:47 pm

Best my 12 minute to chew my own arm off time!

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by sahasrahla » Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:39 pm

we're so helpful here

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by dilanski » Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:00 pm

>Filled my boot drive with dank memes and vidya
>Filled my hard drive with dank memes and vidya
>Bought a new larger boot drive
>Filled new boot drive with dank memes and vidya
>Added back old boot drive
>Filled old boot drive with dank memes and vidya
>Did a project on forensic drive imaging
>Will add drives from project to computer to fill with dank memes and vidya

Your method might be more sustainable, but mine is less frustrating.

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Re: Disk Cleanup

Post by Captain-Camper » Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:10 pm

Captain-Camper wrote:Best my 12 minute to chew my own arm off time!
Hey that's a world record!

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