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Windows 7: Disk Cleanup : Extended

06 Apr 2010   #10
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello severedsolo and derekimo, thank you both!


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06 Apr 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
I created the batch file in Notepad and named it clean.bat. The name does not matter; you can name it anything you wish as long as you give it the .bat extension.

Open Notepad. copy and paste the two lines below into Notepad.

cd C:\windows\system32
%SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535

Click on File and select Save as...

Type the file name and give it the .bat extension.

Select All files (*.*) and click Save.

Once I saved the file I moved it from the Documents folder to the Windows> System32 folder. The path on my computer is C:\Windows\System32.

To run the batch file and the program, open cmd as an administrator and type "clean" or whatever you named the file (without the quotation marks) at the prompt and hit Enter.

Hello Carl.

I just added your .bat file and it worked like a charm, cheers!
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06 Apr 2010   #12
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thank you, Sir. I'm glad it worked.
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07 Apr 2010   #13
stew2

 

I find it easier to just use a shortcut:

Utilities.zip


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07 Apr 2010   #14
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stew2 View Post
I find it easier to just use a shortcut:

Attachment 65735
Whatever works is good.
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07 Apr 2010   #15
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I was going to find out about this today after work, it seems to work for me, thanks for reminding me.

Disk Cleanup : Extended-clean.jpgDisk Cleanup : Extended-cleanshortcut.jpg


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07 Apr 2010   #16
DaGooN

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1, VMware Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1
 
 

cool, i normaly used this method.

Advanced Disk Cleanup
-Press the Windows + R keys, type cleanmgr /sageset:50
-Select the options you desire. Click OK and close out the window.
-Press the Windows + R keys, type cleanmgr /sagerun:50
(note - there is a space between the r and the /)
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07 Apr 2010   #17
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DaGooN View Post
cool, i normaly used this method.

Advanced Disk Cleanup
-Press the Windows + R keys, type cleanmgr /sageset:50
-Select the options you desire. Click OK and close out the window.
-Press the Windows + R keys, type cleanmgr /sagerun:50
(note - there is a space between the r and the /)

Thanks mate but once you write the .bat file and create the shortcut it's only one click to open from the desk top.
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12 Apr 2010   #18
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Good Work Ted !!

Great suggestion Carl !!
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12 Apr 2010   #19
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Thanks Cap'n! :)


Yeah, Carls .bat works great as a shortcut from the desktop too.
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