1.    23 Jul 2017 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 27
    win 10

    disk cleanup out of order?


    After disk cleanup ran once, files which can be cleaned, seems to increase.
    And after many runs, files are not completely removed.
    Is this out of order?

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  2.    24 Jul 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,070
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    The state of your PC will change between running each instance of Disk Cleanup. I wouldn't worry about the trivial amount of storage reported.
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  3.    24 Jul 2017 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 83
    windows 7

    There's something not right in the disk cleanup sector. It shows that my temp internet files keep increasing even after cleaning.
    Look at the before and after pics. It's been doing this for quite a while. That 22 gigs will grow.
    Jim
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  4.    24 Jul 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,329
    Windows 10 Pro

    Are you using a browser other than Edge or Internet Explorer? I believe the Microsoft/Windows disk cleanup tool only deletes the temporary internet files from the Microsoft browsers and not from other browsers such as Chrome or Firefox.
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  5.    24 Jul 2017 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    Try uncleaner its rock solid and cleans lots more stuff safely UnCleaner – The Unnecessary Files Cleaner Solution - Josh Cell Softwares
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  6.    24 Jul 2017 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 28,941
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    If Edge is open, there will be a lot of locked files.

    To delete files in the Temporary Internet Files folder (or cache) in Microsoft Edge, follow the steps below:

    • Open your Microsoft Edge browser.
    • Click on the More Actions menu with three dots, then select Settings.
    • Below Clear Browsing Data, click Choose what to clear.
    • Select the data that you want to delete.
    • Click Clear.



    Also, as an alternative to Disk Cleanup, try the command line version, as Admin:

    %SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535
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