Chkdsk utility and disk cleanup utility

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Angel12, Jan 13, 2008.

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    Angel12 Guest

    just a bit of advice needed really. Im in the process of doing a course. It
    is talking baout how to run chkdsk and cisk cleanup but is only giving
    instructions on how to do these processes in Windows XP.
    What is the procedure in Vista? as much detail as possible will be greatly
    appreciated or any ideas wher i can find out this information.
    Thanks in advance
    Angel12, Jan 13, 2008
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    Rick Rogers Guest


    The processes are exactly the same in Vista as they were in XP. For Disk
    Cleanup, simply type it into the search line and hit <enter>. For chkdsk,
    you can either use the tools tab of the selected drive's properties, or run
    it from an elevated command prompt (type CMD into the search line, then
    right click the program menu entry that appears and choose 'run as
    Rick Rogers, Jan 13, 2008
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    Angel12 Guest

    Brilliant thanks alot for your help

    Angel12, Jan 13, 2008
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    Julia Guest

    I am trying to set up Disk Cleanup in the Task Scheduler to run
    automatically for a client.

    I had it down with the requisite switches in XP, but Vista first brings up
    the dialog which asks if I wish to clean just the user's files or all files.

    How do I configure this? I can't find Vista-specific switches anywhere!

    Thanks in advance-
    Julia, Feb 1, 2008
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    Bob Guest

    Bob, Feb 2, 2008
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    Jamescz Guest

    Jamescz, Feb 5, 2008
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    Bob Guest

    Run sfc /scannow from the command prompt.
    Bob, Feb 5, 2008
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