Windows 10: When I run Disc Clean up it goes through the motions, but doesn't clean up

Discus and support When I run Disc Clean up it goes through the motions, but doesn't clean up in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; When I run disc clean up, it gives me the option to clean up the C drive. It says that it will free up 6 GB of data, then goes through the motions.... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by ScottLefler, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. When I run Disc Clean up it goes through the motions, but doesn't clean up


    When I run disc clean up, it gives me the option to clean up the C drive. It says that it will free up 6 GB of data, then goes through the motions. Then when I re-run the program, it still says that it has 6 GB of space to free up in the C drive, like it never really cleaned up in the first place. What should I do?

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    ScottLefler, Feb 28, 2019
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  2. Disc clean

    hello everyone,
    yesterday i performed a disc clean, and when i reboot the pc this comes up now
    thank you in advance.
     
    atanas dimitrov, Feb 28, 2019
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  3. Disc Clean Up

    I have been trying to run disc clean up all day, resorted to help from technician.

    Whatever he did, no difference

    Looks like clean up is working, but does not free up disc space for updates.

    I have Windows 10.

    New Dell Inspiron.

    Never had a problem with disc space on my old computer (Inspiron running Windows XP.

    I can't understand why I have low disc space.

    Can anyone suggest what I'm doing wrong please?
     
    SheenaSpencer1, Feb 28, 2019
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  4. When I run Disc Clean up it goes through the motions, but doesn't clean up

    Clean Install Workaround for Vista

    You may remember this news story on techPowerUp! a couple of days ago relating to the lack of clean installs when using the Upgrade Editions of Vista, which required an old OS to be installed. However, Paul Thurrott has managed to find a workaround for this issue, which ironically lets users do a clean install Vista without any previous version of Windows, albeit a little tedious. Here are the steps:
    • Boot from the Windows Vista Upgrade DVD as normal
    • When prompted for a product code, leave this blank
    • Select the version of Vista you have purchased and let Vista install
    • When you boot to your desktop for the first time, run the Vista setup from Windows
    • This time enter your product key
    • When asked whether you want to do an Upgrade of Custom install, select custom and choose a clean install
    • Windows will now install for a second time and you should be able to activate it
    Remember, these steps are only advised for use in order to achieve a clean install of Vista, it is only legal to use the upgrade editions if you have previously purchased the appropriate version of Windows.

    Source: DailyTech
     
    Jimmy 2004, Feb 28, 2019
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