How to fix Disk Cleanup Tool?

Solution summary

If your Disk Cleanup Tool stops responding, then simply follow the easy-6 steps to resolve the problem. The Disk Cleanup tool helps you release space on your hard disk by scanning your disk for files that you can safely remove.

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Step 2

Locate and Click:
Locate the key ”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches” and click on it.

Step 3

Click ”Save”:
Go to ”File Menu”, click on ”Export”-> ”Desktop”-> Type ”VolumeCache” in the ”File Name” box-> ”Save”.

Step 4

Expand and Delete Key:
Expand the key ”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches”-> Delete ” Compress Old Files” registry key.

Step 5

Quit Registry Key

You have successfully fixed the problem of Disk Cleanup Tool. Enjoy a perfect computing experience.

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