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Anonymous
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November 17, 2004 6:52:55 PM

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Is there anyway to have Windows XP run disk clean up, and complete
the job automatically?

Thanks


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Anonymous
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November 17, 2004 7:04:05 PM

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If you are referring to automatic scheduling of the disk clean up utility -
no. Otherwise, Start> All Programs> Accessories> Disk Clean up.
Anonymous
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November 17, 2004 11:46:05 PM

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Actually, Chuck, you're incorrect. Disk Cleanup can be fully automated.

1) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGESET

2) Check off the items you want automatically cleaned up

3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line CLEANMGR /SAGERUN

All hard disks will be checked and cleaned automatically, with no user intervention. You can also manually run the CLEANMGR /SAGERUN command to see the behavior.

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"Chuck Davis" <ChuckDavis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:7A1E4649-A3CC-41DA-9EAA-4D87BE0A1D74@microsoft.com...
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> "The Subject ®" wrote:
>
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>> Thanks
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> If you are referring to automatic scheduling of the disk clean up utility -
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Anonymous
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November 17, 2004 11:46:06 PM

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3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line
CLEANMGR /SAGERUN


Okay you give the info what to do but don't give how its
done , can you at least show how this is done ^^^^^^^
Anonymous
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November 18, 2004 1:24:46 AM

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What part don't you understand?

1) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGESET You will get a dialog listing all the available options.

2) Apply the items you want automatically cleaned up and click OK.

3) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGERUN to actually run the automated cleanup, so you can watch it in Action.

4) Go to Control Panel, Scheduled Tasks, Add Scheduled Task.

5) Click Next

6) In the next Window that opens select Browse

7) Browse to C:\Windows\System32\cleanmgr.exe. High light it and click Open.
(This assumes that XP is installed in C:\Windows. If not change the path to the correct location)

8) Enter a name for the Schedule Task and select how often you want it to run.

9) Click Next.

10) Select the time you want the task to run at, how often and when its to start. Click Next

11) Enter the username of the user who's account the task will run under and the password for that account.
(Note: the account must have a password. Also, only this user's account will be cleaned up. User specific
files for other users will not be affected.)

12) Click Next.

13) Check the Open advanced properties box and click Finish.

14) Modify the Run line to add the /SAGERUN command line option. Make sure you leave a space before /SAGERUN

15) Click OK. You'll be prompted again, for the password for the User account that the task is running under.

You should be all set.

--
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<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:19c601c4cd19$54bb6420$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> 3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line
> CLEANMGR /SAGERUN
>
>
> Okay you give the info what to do but don't give how its
> done , can you at least show how this is done ^^^^^^^
Anonymous
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November 18, 2004 1:24:47 AM

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Is there anyway to set this up for ALL users or do I need to set up each one
separately? Also I noticed my Internet History cleans out now, but I do not
see anything in the CLEANMGR /SAGESET that would clean that out. Any clues
as to what caused it.

Thanks


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"Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
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What part don't you understand?

1) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGESET You will get a dialog
listing all the available options.

2) Apply the items you want automatically cleaned up and click OK.

3) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGERUN to actually run the
automated cleanup, so you can watch it in Action.

4) Go to Control Panel, Scheduled Tasks, Add Scheduled Task.

5) Click Next

6) In the next Window that opens select Browse

7) Browse to C:\Windows\System32\cleanmgr.exe. High light it and click
Open.
(This assumes that XP is installed in C:\Windows. If not change the path to
the correct location)

8) Enter a name for the Schedule Task and select how often you want it to
run.

9) Click Next.

10) Select the time you want the task to run at, how often and when its to
start. Click Next

11) Enter the username of the user who's account the task will run under
and the password for that account.
(Note: the account must have a password. Also, only this user's account
will be cleaned up. User specific
files for other users will not be affected.)

12) Click Next.

13) Check the Open advanced properties box and click Finish.

14) Modify the Run line to add the /SAGERUN command line option. Make sure
you leave a space before /SAGERUN

15) Click OK. You'll be prompted again, for the password for the User
account that the task is running under.

You should be all set.

--
Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
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<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> 3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line
> CLEANMGR /SAGERUN
>
>
> Okay you give the info what to do but don't give how its
> done , can you at least show how this is done ^^^^^^^
Anonymous
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November 18, 2004 2:04:51 AM

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You're right, there is nothing that would indicate that History is cleared. It may be part of the TIF cleanup, but it shouldn't be.

And yes, to clean up user specific files, you would need to set this up for each of their accounts as well. The TIF and others are User specific.

--
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Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
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"The Subject ®" <The_Subject@the.village.com> wrote in message news:302kgtF2puhl7U1@uni-berlin.de...
> Is there anyway to set this up for ALL users or do I need to set up each one
> separately? Also I noticed my Internet History cleans out now, but I do not
> see anything in the CLEANMGR /SAGESET that would clean that out. Any clues
> as to what caused it.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> --
>
> Due to large amount of spam mail as well as personal security, please
> respond directly to this newsgroup. Encrypted Messages, using PGP can be
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>
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> "Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:eT1vo4RzEHA.3060@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> What part don't you understand?
>
> 1) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGESET You will get a dialog
> listing all the available options.
>
> 2) Apply the items you want automatically cleaned up and click OK.
>
> 3) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGERUN to actually run the
> automated cleanup, so you can watch it in Action.
>
> 4) Go to Control Panel, Scheduled Tasks, Add Scheduled Task.
>
> 5) Click Next
>
> 6) In the next Window that opens select Browse
>
> 7) Browse to C:\Windows\System32\cleanmgr.exe. High light it and click
> Open.
> (This assumes that XP is installed in C:\Windows. If not change the path to
> the correct location)
>
> 8) Enter a name for the Schedule Task and select how often you want it to
> run.
>
> 9) Click Next.
>
> 10) Select the time you want the task to run at, how often and when its to
> start. Click Next
>
> 11) Enter the username of the user who's account the task will run under
> and the password for that account.
> (Note: the account must have a password. Also, only this user's account
> will be cleaned up. User specific
> files for other users will not be affected.)
>
> 12) Click Next.
>
> 13) Check the Open advanced properties box and click Finish.
>
> 14) Modify the Run line to add the /SAGERUN command line option. Make sure
> you leave a space before /SAGERUN
>
> 15) Click OK. You'll be prompted again, for the password for the User
> account that the task is running under.
>
> You should be all set.
>
> --
> Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display
> Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
> http://www.dougknox.com
> --------------------------------
> Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
> --------------------------------
> Please reply only to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
> Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.
>
> <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:19c601c4cd19$54bb6420$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>> 3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line
>> CLEANMGR /SAGERUN
>>
>>
>> Okay you give the info what to do but don't give how its
>> done , can you at least show how this is done ^^^^^^^
>
>
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
November 18, 2004 6:48:50 AM

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When I do this scheduled task (CLEANMGR /SAGESET) all it does is reopen the
choice list of items to clean. Shouldn't I do something like schedule the
Disk Cleanup instead?

"Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:#r1YCPSzEHA.1204@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
You're right, there is nothing that would indicate that History is cleared.
It may be part of the TIF cleanup, but it shouldn't be.

And yes, to clean up user specific files, you would need to set this up for
each of their accounts as well. The TIF and others are User specific.

--
Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
--------------------------------
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"The Subject ®" <The_Subject@the.village.com> wrote in message
news:302kgtF2puhl7U1@uni-berlin.de...
> Is there anyway to set this up for ALL users or do I need to set up each
one
> separately? Also I noticed my Internet History cleans out now, but I do
not
> see anything in the CLEANMGR /SAGESET that would clean that out. Any clues
> as to what caused it.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> --
>
> Due to large amount of spam mail as well as personal security, please
> respond directly to this newsgroup. Encrypted Messages, using PGP can be
> posted in alt.anonymous.messages, please place
> "D43E68CD14F2AD50465A4CF3D8C4DC1C99C221A5" in the subject of the message.
>
> PGP Security Key: 0xB093E95A (I no longer use the key - 0xE0685B4D)
> "Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:eT1vo4RzEHA.3060@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> What part don't you understand?
>
> 1) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGESET You will get a
dialog
> listing all the available options.
>
> 2) Apply the items you want automatically cleaned up and click OK.
>
> 3) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGERUN to actually run the
> automated cleanup, so you can watch it in Action.
>
> 4) Go to Control Panel, Scheduled Tasks, Add Scheduled Task.
>
> 5) Click Next
>
> 6) In the next Window that opens select Browse
>
> 7) Browse to C:\Windows\System32\cleanmgr.exe. High light it and click
> Open.
> (This assumes that XP is installed in C:\Windows. If not change the path
to
> the correct location)
>
> 8) Enter a name for the Schedule Task and select how often you want it to
> run.
>
> 9) Click Next.
>
> 10) Select the time you want the task to run at, how often and when its
to
> start. Click Next
>
> 11) Enter the username of the user who's account the task will run under
> and the password for that account.
> (Note: the account must have a password. Also, only this user's account
> will be cleaned up. User specific
> files for other users will not be affected.)
>
> 12) Click Next.
>
> 13) Check the Open advanced properties box and click Finish.
>
> 14) Modify the Run line to add the /SAGERUN command line option. Make
sure
> you leave a space before /SAGERUN
>
> 15) Click OK. You'll be prompted again, for the password for the User
> account that the task is running under.
>
> You should be all set.
>
> --
> Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display
> Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
> http://www.dougknox.com
> --------------------------------
> Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
> --------------------------------
> Please reply only to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
> Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.
>
> <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:19c601c4cd19$54bb6420$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>> 3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line
>> CLEANMGR /SAGERUN
>>
>>
>> Okay you give the info what to do but don't give how its
>> done , can you at least show how this is done ^^^^^^^
>
>
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
November 18, 2004 10:28:28 AM

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When you re-open it to actually run it, use the /SAGERUN command line switch. You use /SAGESET to "set" the options.

--
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Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com
--------------------------------
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"Philippe L. Balmanno" <plb2862@cox.net> wrote in message news:F_%md.106095$bk1.36263@fed1read05...
> When I do this scheduled task (CLEANMGR /SAGESET) all it does is reopen the
> choice list of items to clean. Shouldn't I do something like schedule the
> Disk Cleanup instead?
>
> "Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:#r1YCPSzEHA.1204@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> You're right, there is nothing that would indicate that History is cleared.
> It may be part of the TIF cleanup, but it shouldn't be.
>
> And yes, to clean up user specific files, you would need to set this up for
> each of their accounts as well. The TIF and others are User specific.
>
> --
> Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display
> Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
> http://www.dougknox.com
> --------------------------------
> Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
> --------------------------------
> Please reply only to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
> Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.
>
> "The Subject ®" <The_Subject@the.village.com> wrote in message
> news:302kgtF2puhl7U1@uni-berlin.de...
>> Is there anyway to set this up for ALL users or do I need to set up each
> one
>> separately? Also I noticed my Internet History cleans out now, but I do
> not
>> see anything in the CLEANMGR /SAGESET that would clean that out. Any clues
>> as to what caused it.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Due to large amount of spam mail as well as personal security, please
>> respond directly to this newsgroup. Encrypted Messages, using PGP can be
>> posted in alt.anonymous.messages, please place
>> "D43E68CD14F2AD50465A4CF3D8C4DC1C99C221A5" in the subject of the message.
>>
>> PGP Security Key: 0xB093E95A (I no longer use the key - 0xE0685B4D)
>> "Doug Knox MS-MVP" <dknox@mvps.org> wrote in message
>> news:eT1vo4RzEHA.3060@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>> What part don't you understand?
>>
>> 1) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGESET You will get a
> dialog
>> listing all the available options.
>>
>> 2) Apply the items you want automatically cleaned up and click OK.
>>
>> 3) Click Start, Run and enter CLEANMGR /SAGERUN to actually run the
>> automated cleanup, so you can watch it in Action.
>>
>> 4) Go to Control Panel, Scheduled Tasks, Add Scheduled Task.
>>
>> 5) Click Next
>>
>> 6) In the next Window that opens select Browse
>>
>> 7) Browse to C:\Windows\System32\cleanmgr.exe. High light it and click
>> Open.
>> (This assumes that XP is installed in C:\Windows. If not change the path
> to
>> the correct location)
>>
>> 8) Enter a name for the Schedule Task and select how often you want it to
>> run.
>>
>> 9) Click Next.
>>
>> 10) Select the time you want the task to run at, how often and when its
> to
>> start. Click Next
>>
>> 11) Enter the username of the user who's account the task will run under
>> and the password for that account.
>> (Note: the account must have a password. Also, only this user's account
>> will be cleaned up. User specific
>> files for other users will not be affected.)
>>
>> 12) Click Next.
>>
>> 13) Check the Open advanced properties box and click Finish.
>>
>> 14) Modify the Run line to add the /SAGERUN command line option. Make
> sure
>> you leave a space before /SAGERUN
>>
>> 15) Click OK. You'll be prompted again, for the password for the User
>> account that the task is running under.
>>
>> You should be all set.
>>
>> --
>> Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display
>> Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
>> http://www.dougknox.com
>> --------------------------------
>> Per user Group Policy Restrictions for XP Home and XP Pro
>> http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
>> --------------------------------
>> Please reply only to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
>> Unsolicited e-mail is not answered.
>>
>> <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:19c601c4cd19$54bb6420$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>>> 3) Create a Scheduled Task using the command line
>>> CLEANMGR /SAGERUN
>>>
>>>
>>> Okay you give the info what to do but don't give how its
>>> done , can you at least show how this is done ^^^^^^^
>>
>>
>
>
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