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  1. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    bbearren: I have a bunch from 4GB to...

    bbearren:

    I have a bunch from 4GB to 32GB--most USB 3.

    Utilities generally don't take up much space. I have 17 on a 16GB drive, and still have 11 GB of unused space.


    Harry
  2. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    bbearren: When I got my Win 7 Pro with a SSD...

    bbearren:

    When I got my Win 7 Pro with a SSD drive last year, I started putting a lot of my utilities on a USB drive, so I would not use valuable SSD space for something only used occasionally....
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    Drew: Thanks for the link and your comment on...

    Drew:

    Thanks for the link and your comment on Setup Log Files.


    Harry
  4. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    bbearren: Thanks for clarify the Setup Log...

    bbearren:

    Thanks for clarify the Setup Log Files issue.

    Also thanks for the info on the 32 bit Revo and the article. By the way, the Pro version is on sale again for less than $20. They also...
  5. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    Sorry it is so long, but searching the internet...

    Sorry it is so long, but searching the internet provides incomplete, and sometimes conflicting, information about cleanmgr. So I come to a place that I trust.

    Now you tell me not to check 'Setup...
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    bbearren: Thanks, as always, for your insight....

    bbearren:

    Thanks, as always, for your insight.


    Harry
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    bbearren: Thanks for the clarifications to my...

    bbearren:

    Thanks for the clarifications to my 'last' questions.

    But I lied. I have a few more. I still have an XP Pro (32 bit) computer that I use from time to time with old programs that...
  8. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    Bbearren & Drew: All done. I included all...

    Bbearren & Drew:

    All done. I included all items on the full list EXCEPT 'Service Pack Backup Files' and 'Windows Upgrade log files'. I then used Disk Checkup to remove old copies of System Volume...
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    Drew: Thanks for the tips. I have 'Windows...

    Drew:

    Thanks for the tips.

    I have 'Windows upgrade log files' on my computer, and there is a warning for it.

    But there is one named "Files discarded by Windows upgrade' that is not clear....
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    bbearren: >>I count 21 for you, 22 for me....

    bbearren:

    >>I count 21 for you, 22 for me.
    You would think that a retired engineer could at least count correctly <g>.

    I have a few questions that came up as I went through this, and they are...
  11. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    bbearren: Thanks for the screenshots and the...

    bbearren:

    Thanks for the screenshots and the details. I have 20 options vs. your 22. The two missing are obviously things you use/have done that I do not. Clearly I was trying to go into more...
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    Drew: Thanks for the tips. They are clear. ...

    Drew:

    Thanks for the tips. They are clear.

    I use an old IBM style keyboard which does not have a WIndows key--therefore don't know how to access the Action tab you talk about

    Harry.
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    bbearren: This link:...

    bbearren:

    This link:
    http://www.thewindowsclub.com/compress-files-folder-drive-windows

    Said: 'In Windows 7, the Compress Old Files option was removed from the Disk Cleanup Utility.'

    Maybe...
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    bbearren: Thanks for your prompt and thorough...

    bbearren:

    Thanks for your prompt and thorough reply. You said:

    >>However, I used an elevated Command Prompt instead, and got it to work as it should. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run...
  15. Thread: Cleanmgr questions

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    Cleanmgr questions

    On Dec. 31, 2014, The WindowsSecrets top story was "Start the new year with a clean Windows PC" by Fred Langa. In the "Take out all the trash...." section, he talked about Windows Cleanmgr, said it...
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    Joe: Thanks for that link. I read the...

    Joe:

    Thanks for that link. I read the comments, and folks were having a real problem with it. Near the end of the Comments, I found this link:...
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    Windows 7 compressed folders utility

    I recently installed Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64 bit) on a new desktop. My old computer is XP (32 bit). I have noticed that when downloading (but not extracting the contents of) a .zip file from the...
  18. Rick: I had not tried these tests on my XP...

    Rick:

    I had not tried these tests on my XP [only on my Win 7], but I just did them. And I got exactly the same results as you did in your 1st paragraph.

    I had already looked (on my Win 7) at...
  19. Rick: After an hour or so of testing this...

    Rick:

    After an hour or so of testing this morning, I think I have the T&C 7 time color figured out, but I don't know why. So perhaps you can add some thoughts.

    When I initially set up my Win 7...
  20. Rick: Wow! You did a lot of work here. I have...

    Rick:

    Wow! You did a lot of work here. I have no idea what AU3_Spy or InCTRL5 are, so I trust your judgement.

    The screen shot I attached was T&C 7.0.4.5 on a Windows 7 64 bit computer. I use...
  21. Windows color setting in Time & Chaos software

    I have three computers running Time & Chaos 7 time management software. Two are Windows 7 64 bit, and one is XP 32 bit. All share the problem I will describe, and as shown in T_CApptColor.jpg,...
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    Maud: This is VERY strange. I used the...

    Maud:

    This is VERY strange. I used the _Revised.zip spreadsheet you sent me. The Weight and Temp SERIES showed 1 more row than the others when I opened it.

    I tried adding 1 row, 2 rows, etc....
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    Maud: I can't get that to work. The Weight and...

    Maud:

    I can't get that to work. The Weight and Temp SERIES do not seem to increment by adding a row each time I select the next row. I added as many as 6 rows to Temp & Weight beyond where data...
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    Rory: Started them at row 13 along with the...

    Rory:

    Started them at row 13 along with the other columns, and it all works fine now. I then changed the chart starting dates for Weight and Temp, so they do not reflect the dates of earlier rows....
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    Maud: Thanks. Don't know how I got it in the...

    Maud:

    Thanks. Don't know how I got it in the wrong place to begin with--although as I said, I have never done VBA before.

    I did notice that each time I start a new row, Excel seems to be...
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