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Hi, i got a problem. I've been trying to install this program, but everytime i try to run it my whole comp freezes. i press the power button to shut it down completely. Everytime i do that my HD loses 1 gb of space. I'm using a laptop.

Thanks, if there's more info i need to supply i'll be happy to.
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Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot. You should disable the antivirus programme to run this

Check the anti virus is running after the reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor


Click start then run, type msconfig then press enter, click start up, click disable all, click apply and reboot

Try to install, if it installs, click start then run, type msconfig then press enter, put the dot in normal start up, click apply and reboot
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does this help me remove the space i lost from my HD?
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It should
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i lost like 5 gb's of hd space
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Is this after running through post 2
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No. it was before i posted this when i realizeed my HD's losing memory and i dont realize installing anything. then i mad this post.
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Post back when you have run through post 2, another option is to clean up the restore points, but wait till you find out what the other things have done
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Ok, thanks =) the file now is installing, but my HD is still missing memory
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Click start, all programmes accessories, system tools, run disc clean up, click more options, click clean up restore points, confirm, let it run a minute, click OK, reboot

Click start, click my computer, put the cursor over local disc C to see what the free space is
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yay's TY so much. i can do this everytime that happens again?
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Yes, but it shouldn't happen

Have you got more free space?
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yes i did :whistling: thank you guys
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