Saturday, August 28, 2010 1:03 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks for this tip. Speeding it Up I don't know how many hotfixes there are for you, but for me it was 68. It appears after SP3 is installed, this "Performing Cleanup" actually begins installing a number of post-SP3 updates. Ask !
Many have used this with no problems.http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;812248&Product=winxpLarry Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:What does this do? FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Controller Support for Middle... I would check again if I were you.
The first 4 had taken a minute each. Thursday, October 28, 2010 4:40 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote hi all ok this does work but one thing you all fail to reaslice try to install I have never been able to run the actually Disk Cleanup because of this problem.Please help!!Thanks,Liz 5 answers Last reply Oct 30, 2004 More about disk cleanup calculation takes forever AnonymousOct To get to the Disk Cleanup utility, right click on one of your hard drives in My Computer, and choose Properties.
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Disk Clean will fly now! Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Sep 6, 2005 Worked like a charm! TV. With 64-bit Windows, Microsoft duplicated much of the Registry in two places, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ (for 64-bit apps), and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ (for 32-bit apps).
XP Pro - Stalled Disk Cleanup Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by USA1Patriot, Aug 3, 2007. A few of them have helped the problem and even said that it was repaired but after a while it starts up again I downloaded... The free space on the C drive changed periodically so I knew something was going on. It will remain this way until I exit it.>> Does anybody know how to get past this so that it will only take a little> while (a guy I know said
We are upgrading them soon to 1.5gig just to get another year or two out of them. slownsteady, Aug 4, 2007 #2 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and It is IMPORTANT that users be able to tell the difference between stuck/hung and actually doing something useful.
Friday, September 12, 2008 11:54 PM Reply | Quote 5 Sign in to vote For anyone interested, I finally managed to install SP3. After restarting I did find that SP3 installed normally and updates were still available to be downloaded and installed. Just open Event Viewer and look at the System log! Your solution worked fine for me on a laptop I am fixing for a customer.
I have machines with 512 and they are painful with sp3. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 12, 2005 any other suggestions Log In or Register to post comments Mark Smith (not verified) on Apr Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. I defragged, did a virus scan, even tried repairing it by running my XP disk hoping to repair the problem.
When the progress bar isnt moving one tends to think that nothing is really happening if it goes like that for quite a while. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Friday, September 05, 2008 4:43 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem today with the "performing cleanup" hang.
But, again, it works - logging in afterwards shows SP3 installed and all functionality in tact. Thanks alot. Hot Scripts offers tens of thousands of scripts you can use. http://clif-notes.blogspot.com Clif Sipe Thanks Rich - I noticed the same thing.
I made a new boot disk backup. I won't be doing that. When setting the priority to High in task manager, do this for the main update.exe, and then watch the process list as new child update.exe processes get forked, and the old Chout Windows XP Performance & Maintenance 1 07-20-2003 10:46 PM Developed by Xeonext Web Solutions Contact Us Archive Top Copyright © 2005 - 2007 RealGeek.com.
I would have had to do a fresh install of W2k to get this problem solved and you saved me tons of time. Log In or Register to post comments JoAnn (not verified) on Sep 20, 2008 Just fixed mine Mark. Thank You Mark. Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Feb 24, 2005 It worked like a charm.