Windows 10: Disk cleanup problem

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  1.    05 Apr 2016 #1

    Disk cleanup problem


    Hi, the disk cleaner of my system (its laptop with Windows 10 preinstalled on it) doesn't work or doesn't work properly. When trying to clean a SSD Windows drive I check all the files that are to be purged, hit the 'clean" button, it shows me working and deleting, but at the end nothing happens, I see the same amount of space as it was before I did the cleanup and when opening again the disk cleaner I see the same files that were supposed to be cleaned. Where is the problem and what I'm doing wrong?
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  2. Posts : 26,667
    Windows10Pro 64Bit - Build 14393.1198
       05 Apr 2016 #2

    Leonid said: View Post
    Hi, the disk cleaner of my system (its laptop with Windows 10 preinstalled on it) doesn't work or doesn't work properly. When trying to clean a SSD Windows drive I check all the files that are to be purged, hit the 'clean" button, it shows me working and deleting, but at the end nothing happens, I see the same amount of space as it was before I did the cleanup and when opening again the disk cleaner I see the same files that were supposed to be cleaned. Where is the problem and what I'm doing wrong?
    Paste this in your command prompt admin
    %SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535
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  3.    05 Apr 2016 #3

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Paste this in your command prompt admin
    %SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535
    How do I do it? I simply placed it in the search window, it opened a cleaning window, I checked all the desired options, but nothing was cleaned again...
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  4. Posts : 26,667
    Windows10Pro 64Bit - Build 14393.1198
       05 Apr 2016 #4

    Leonid said: View Post
    How do I do it? I simply placed it in the search window, it opened a cleaning window, I checked all the desired options, but nothing was cleaned again...
    Did it wrong....open up your command prompt ....NOT your search window paste it in their....ADMIN Command Prompt
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  5.    05 Apr 2016 #5

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Did it wrong....open up your command prompt ....NOT your search window paste it in their....ADMIN Command Prompt
    But where do I found it? I see in command prompt (what is Admin command prompt?) merely the line C:/users/<my username>.
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  6. Posts : 26,667
    Windows10Pro 64Bit - Build 14393.1198
       05 Apr 2016 #6

    Leonid said: View Post
    But where do I found it? I see in command prompt (what is Admin command prompt?) merely the line C:/users/<my username>.
    right click on your windows start icon lower left hand Conner
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  7. Posts : 26,667
    Windows10Pro 64Bit - Build 14393.1198
       05 Apr 2016 #7

    or just download CCleaner free version and run it.....
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  8.    05 Apr 2016 #8

    Should I past this line %SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535 after C:/Windows /system 32> I bit afraid to mess with it as I'm not a IT specialist
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  9.    05 Apr 2016 #9

    Ok, any way thanks for the advice
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  10. Posts : 26,667
    Windows10Pro 64Bit - Build 14393.1198
       05 Apr 2016 #10

    Leonid said: View Post
    Should I past this line %SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535 after C:/Windows /system 32> I bit afraid to mess with it as I'm not a IT specialist
    Yes if your in your command prompt Admin ....then just hit enter key.
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