1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 125
    Windows 8.1 Update 1
       24 Feb 2015 #1

    disk cleanup GO AWAY


    does anyone get the disk cleanup tool pop up on its own once a day around a certain time?
    it does for me and i cant work out why
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  2. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64
       24 Feb 2015 #2

    Do you have anything in task scheduler that corresponds with the time?

    Here I mean:
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 125
    Windows 8.1 Update 1
       24 Feb 2015 #3

    have checked and nothing there that points to disk cleaner tool

    adamf said: View Post
    Do you have anything in task scheduler that corresponds with the time?

    Here I mean:
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
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       24 Feb 2015 #4

    If you can't see cleanmgr.exe under the actions tab of any of the scheduled tasks you could look for the last run time just in case you have some other task scheduled which then calls it. I don't know any other way it can be scheduled I'm afraid.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,728
    Windows Home x64
       25 Feb 2015 #5

    You need to check Microsoft tasks listed bellow standard tasks.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
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    Windows 8.1 Update 1
       25 Feb 2015 #6

    nothing here. i guess its possible that im accidentally nudging a key short cut
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,728
    Windows Home x64
       25 Feb 2015 #7

    I mean, click on the arrows to roll down the tree like in explorer, MS tasks are listed separately.
    I think, that Disc Cleanup might also listed under Maintenance or elsewhere, I always remove it.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 230
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       25 Feb 2015 #8

    Try using Autoruns to locate the startup for cleanmgr.exe
    It's free from here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/.../bb963902.aspx
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  9. Joined : May 2016
    Lancs
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       14 May 2016 #9

    jamos316 said: View Post
    nothing here. i guess its possible that im accidentally nudging a key short cut
    posted in error sorry

    task scheduler
    Microsoft
    windows
    diskcleanup
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