Disk cleanup files: "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT"

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Guest, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.

    When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the program
    searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name "PER
    USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I have
    not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find out
    what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists a
    similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up tool.
    The clean up removed all of his data files.

    Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run the
    utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased, and
    that they have had to re-install Vista!

    Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears to be
    a major bug with Vista!
     
    Guest, Oct 1, 2007
    #1
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  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    hi , i regularly delete these files ,i posted a thread a few days ago about
    which temp files to delete and i was advised to delete them i did so to no
    ill effects
    --
    martyb


    "cvcctome" wrote:

    > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    >
    > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the program
    > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name "PER
    > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I have
    > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find out
    > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists a
    > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up tool.
    > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    >
    > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run the
    > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased, and
    > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    >
    > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears to be
    > a major bug with Vista!
     
    Guest, Oct 1, 2007
    #2
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  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    The slighest problem, and it is a MAJOR bug with Vista, lol.
    And there wasn't even a problem!

    "cvcctome" wrote:

    > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    >
    > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the program
    > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name "PER
    > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I have
    > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find out
    > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists a
    > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up tool.
    > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    >
    > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run the
    > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased, and
    > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    >
    > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears to be
    > a major bug with Vista!
     
    Guest, Oct 1, 2007
    #3
  4. Guest

    DP Guest

    "cvcctome" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    >
    > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the program
    > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name "PER
    > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > have
    > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find out
    > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists a
    > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > tool.
    > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    >
    > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > the
    > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > and
    > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    >
    > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears to
    > be
    > a major bug with Vista!



    What exactly is your "problem"? You haven't deleted these files yet, so you
    haven't lost anything. So what's the problem?
     
    DP, Oct 2, 2007
    #4
  5. Guest

    julesdavid Guest

    Thanks very much shub
    I Had all the problems of the other posts causing hours of reinstalling
    windows etc.
    On what you recommended It worked straight away and my computer is so much
    better now.
    I cannot understand why Microsoft have not put this severe bug right as I
    only installed my Vista in JAN 08.
    Great Post Shub


    "Shub" wrote:

    >
    > cvcctome;730751 Wrote:
    > > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    > >
    > > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the
    > > program
    > > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name
    > > "PER
    > > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > > have
    > > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find
    > > out
    > > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists
    > > a
    > > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > > tool.
    > > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    > >
    > > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > > the
    > > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > > and
    > > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    > >
    > > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears
    > > to be
    > > a major bug with Vista!

    >
    >
    > After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to
    > kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!
    >
    >
    > Open Regedit (start - run - regedit) and go to:
    >
    > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\VolumeCaches
    >
    > There you will find 4 keys called Windows error reporting.
    > Now if you look closely you will see that one (or more) is missing the
    > Folder string.
    > Now, lets get to fixing it.
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Archive Files " key
    >
    > Right click - New - Expandable String Value.
    >
    > Call it Folder and use the following entry:
    >
    > %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > If you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Archive Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > and if you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > This worked for me atleast, i tried removing the Folder string and the
    > bug was back, hope this helps guys! [image:
    > http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/wink.gif]
    >
    > - Shub
    >
    >
    > --
    > Shub
    >
     
    julesdavid, Jan 9, 2008
    #5
  6. Guest

    electriclott Guest

    "Shub" wrote:

    >
    > cvcctome;730751 Wrote:
    > > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    > >
    > > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the
    > > program
    > > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name
    > > "PER
    > > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > > have
    > > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find
    > > out
    > > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists
    > > a
    > > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > > tool.
    > > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    > >
    > > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > > the
    > > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > > and
    > > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    > >
    > > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears
    > > to be
    > > a major bug with Vista!

    >
    >
    > After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to
    > kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!
    >
    >
    > Open Regedit (start - run - regedit) and go to:
    >
    > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\VolumeCaches
    >
    > There you will find 4 keys called Windows error reporting.
    > Now if you look closely you will see that one (or more) is missing the
    > Folder string.
    > Now, lets get to fixing it.
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Archive Files " key
    >
    > Right click - New - Expandable String Value.
    >
    > Call it Folder and use the following entry:
    >
    > %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > If you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Archive Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > and if you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > This worked for me atleast, i tried removing the Folder string and the
    > bug was back, hope this helps guys! [image:
    > http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/wink.gif]
    >
    > - Shub
    >
    >
    > --
    > Shub
    >
     
    electriclott, Mar 16, 2008
    #6
  7. Guest

    electriclott Guest

    I had this same problem....and yes when i selected these files to be be
    deleted it ereased all my files........the fix that you provided did
    work...however every time i run my registry cleaner the problem occurs
    again...i think my reg cleaner (NETCOM 3)is deleting the strings...i should
    be able to ignore these files for deletion next time. It is curious why
    this all of a sudden happened...I have been running vista now for over a year
    and never had this problem...then all of a sudden it appeared about a week
    ago...I wounder if it somehow happened with a windows update. Any way I will
    update this post to let you know if it is my reg cleaner that is deleting the
    strings.......whatever you do dont select those files to be deleted in disk
    clean up...I had to reinstall vista...it ereased everything

    "Shub" wrote:

    >
    > cvcctome;730751 Wrote:
    > > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    > >
    > > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the
    > > program
    > > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name
    > > "PER
    > > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > > have
    > > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find
    > > out
    > > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists
    > > a
    > > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > > tool.
    > > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    > >
    > > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > > the
    > > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > > and
    > > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    > >
    > > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears
    > > to be
    > > a major bug with Vista!

    >
    >
    > After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to
    > kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!
    >
    >
    > Open Regedit (start - run - regedit) and go to:
    >
    > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\VolumeCaches
    >
    > There you will find 4 keys called Windows error reporting.
    > Now if you look closely you will see that one (or more) is missing the
    > Folder string.
    > Now, lets get to fixing it.
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Archive Files " key
    >
    > Right click - New - Expandable String Value.
    >
    > Call it Folder and use the following entry:
    >
    > %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > If you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Archive Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > and if you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > This worked for me atleast, i tried removing the Folder string and the
    > bug was back, hope this helps guys! [image:
    > http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/wink.gif]
    >
    > - Shub
    >
    >
    > --
    > Shub
    >
     
    electriclott, Mar 16, 2008
    #7
  8. Yup. Exclude the Volume Caches location when using the so called "registry cleaners". Or even better, don't use registry cleaners at all :) IMHO, they breaks things more than what they fix.

    Serious Disk Cleanup problem caused by broken registration | The Winhelponline.com Blog:
    http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/serious-disk-cleanup-problem-caused-by-broken-registration/

    --
    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
    Winhelponline.com blog http://www.winhelponline.com/blog


    "electriclott" <> wrote in message news:...
    I had this same problem....and yes when i selected these files to be be
    deleted it ereased all my files........the fix that you provided did
    work...however every time i run my registry cleaner the problem occurs
    again...i think my reg cleaner (NETCOM 3)is deleting the strings...i should
    be able to ignore these files for deletion next time. It is curious why
    this all of a sudden happened...I have been running vista now for over a year
    and never had this problem...then all of a sudden it appeared about a week
    ago...I wounder if it somehow happened with a windows update. Any way I will
    update this post to let you know if it is my reg cleaner that is deleting the
    strings.......whatever you do dont select those files to be deleted in disk
    clean up...I had to reinstall vista...it ereased everything

    "Shub" wrote:

    >
    > cvcctome;730751 Wrote:
    > > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    > >
    > > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the
    > > program
    > > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name
    > > "PER
    > > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > > have
    > > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find
    > > out
    > > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists
    > > a
    > > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > > tool.
    > > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    > >
    > > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > > the
    > > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > > and
    > > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    > >
    > > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears
    > > to be
    > > a major bug with Vista!

    >
    >
    > After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to
    > kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!
    >
    >
    > Open Regedit (start - run - regedit) and go to:
    >
    > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\VolumeCaches
    >
    > There you will find 4 keys called Windows error reporting.
    > Now if you look closely you will see that one (or more) is missing the
    > Folder string.
    > Now, lets get to fixing it.
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Archive Files " key
    >
    > Right click - New - Expandable String Value.
    >
    > Call it Folder and use the following entry:
    >
    > %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > If you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Archive Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > and if you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > This worked for me atleast, i tried removing the Folder string and the
    > bug was back, hope this helps guys! [image:
    > http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/wink.gif]
    >
    > - Shub
    >
    >
    > --
    > Shub
    >
     
    Ramesh, MS-MVP, Mar 16, 2008
    #8
  9. Guest

    John Hanley Guest

    A modest possible 'work-around' regarding this issue: If you go to Control
    Panel|Problem Reports and Solutions|Clear solution and problem history and
    say Yes, then a subsequent Disk Cleanup will have no entries for the
    possibly troublesome 'error report' categories. I have done this when I was
    suspicious of the entries (although I have never used a registry cleaner and
    never really had the big problem discussed). But it is *a* way to get rid
    of the archived error reporting entries in Disk Cleanup. Not really a 'work
    around', but FWIW...

    "Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@unknownhost> wrote in message
    news:...
    Yup. Exclude the Volume Caches location when using the so called "registry
    cleaners". Or even better, don't use registry cleaners at all :) IMHO, they
    breaks things more than what they fix.

    Serious Disk Cleanup problem caused by broken registration | The
    Winhelponline.com Blog:
    http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/serious-disk-cleanup-problem-caused-by-broken-registration/

    --
    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
    Winhelponline.com blog http://www.winhelponline.com/blog


    "electriclott" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    I had this same problem....and yes when i selected these files to be be
    deleted it ereased all my files........the fix that you provided did
    work...however every time i run my registry cleaner the problem occurs
    again...i think my reg cleaner (NETCOM 3)is deleting the strings...i should
    be able to ignore these files for deletion next time. It is curious why
    this all of a sudden happened...I have been running vista now for over a
    year
    and never had this problem...then all of a sudden it appeared about a week
    ago...I wounder if it somehow happened with a windows update. Any way I will
    update this post to let you know if it is my reg cleaner that is deleting
    the
    strings.......whatever you do dont select those files to be deleted in disk
    clean up...I had to reinstall vista...it ereased everything

    "Shub" wrote:

    >
    > cvcctome;730751 Wrote:
    > > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    > >
    > > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the
    > > program
    > > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name
    > > "PER
    > > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > > have
    > > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find
    > > out
    > > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists
    > > a
    > > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > > tool.
    > > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    > >
    > > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > > the
    > > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > > and
    > > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    > >
    > > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears
    > > to be
    > > a major bug with Vista!

    >
    >
    > After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to
    > kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!
    >
    >
    > Open Regedit (start - run - regedit) and go to:
    >
    > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\VolumeCaches
    >
    > There you will find 4 keys called Windows error reporting.
    > Now if you look closely you will see that one (or more) is missing the
    > Folder string.
    > Now, lets get to fixing it.
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Archive Files " key
    >
    > Right click - New - Expandable String Value.
    >
    > Call it Folder and use the following entry:
    >
    > %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > If you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Archive Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > and if you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > This worked for me atleast, i tried removing the Folder string and the
    > bug was back, hope this helps guys! [image:
    > http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/wink.gif]
    >
    > - Shub
    >
    >
    > --
    > Shub
    >
     
    John Hanley, Mar 16, 2008
    #9
  10. >> subsequent Disk Cleanup will have no entries for the possibly troublesome 'error report' categories.

    Disk Cleanup would still list "Error report" handler showing (erroneously) that it occupies GBs of space.

    --
    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
    Winhelponline.com blog http://www.winhelponline.com/blog


    "John Hanley" <onrequest@mychoice> wrote in message news:eQBI%...
    A modest possible 'work-around' regarding this issue: If you go to Control
    Panel|Problem Reports and Solutions|Clear solution and problem history and
    say Yes, then a subsequent Disk Cleanup will have no entries for the
    possibly troublesome 'error report' categories. I have done this when I was
    suspicious of the entries (although I have never used a registry cleaner and
    never really had the big problem discussed). But it is *a* way to get rid
    of the archived error reporting entries in Disk Cleanup. Not really a 'work
    around', but FWIW...

    "Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@unknownhost> wrote in message
    news:...
    Yup. Exclude the Volume Caches location when using the so called "registry
    cleaners". Or even better, don't use registry cleaners at all :) IMHO, they
    breaks things more than what they fix.

    Serious Disk Cleanup problem caused by broken registration | The
    Winhelponline.com Blog:
    http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/serious-disk-cleanup-problem-caused-by-broken-registration/

    --
    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
    Winhelponline.com blog http://www.winhelponline.com/blog


    "electriclott" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    I had this same problem....and yes when i selected these files to be be
    deleted it ereased all my files........the fix that you provided did
    work...however every time i run my registry cleaner the problem occurs
    again...i think my reg cleaner (NETCOM 3)is deleting the strings...i should
    be able to ignore these files for deletion next time. It is curious why
    this all of a sudden happened...I have been running vista now for over a
    year
    and never had this problem...then all of a sudden it appeared about a week
    ago...I wounder if it somehow happened with a windows update. Any way I will
    update this post to let you know if it is my reg cleaner that is deleting
    the
    strings.......whatever you do dont select those files to be deleted in disk
    clean up...I had to reinstall vista...it ereased everything

    "Shub" wrote:

    >
    > cvcctome;730751 Wrote:
    > > I use Vista Premium home edition on a Dell deminsion E521.
    > >
    > > When running the system acessary tool, "Disk Clean Up", after the
    > > program
    > > searches for eligible files, it lists two or three files by the name
    > > "PER
    > > USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT", which are very large (in excess of 1 GB!) I
    > > have
    > > not checked these files for deletion. I ran a check on google to find
    > > out
    > > what these files are, and came up with one discussuion group that lists
    > > a
    > > similar query. The individual checked the boxes and ran the clean up
    > > tool.
    > > The clean up removed all of his data files.
    > >
    > > Why is this "PER USER QUEUED ERROR REPORT" coming up and reading other
    > > discussion threads it appears that several users of Vista have have run
    > > the
    > > utility only to discover that all of their data files have been erased,
    > > and
    > > that they have had to re-install Vista!
    > >
    > > Since I am not the only one apparently having this problem, it appears
    > > to be
    > > a major bug with Vista!

    >
    >
    > After hours of research and cursing when my own disk cleanup decided to
    > kill my OS, I figured I'd try to find a cure - and I have!
    >
    >
    > Open Regedit (start - run - regedit) and go to:
    >
    > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\VolumeCaches
    >
    > There you will find 4 keys called Windows error reporting.
    > Now if you look closely you will see that one (or more) is missing the
    > Folder string.
    > Now, lets get to fixing it.
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Archive Files " key
    >
    > Right click - New - Expandable String Value.
    >
    > Call it Folder and use the following entry:
    >
    > %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > If you are in the " Windows Error Reporting Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > If you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Archive Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive
    >
    > and if you're in the " Windows Error Reporting System Queue Files " key
    >
    > use: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue
    >
    > This worked for me atleast, i tried removing the Folder string and the
    > bug was back, hope this helps guys! [image:
    > http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/wink.gif]
    >
    > - Shub
    >
    >
    > --
    > Shub
    >
     
    Ramesh, MS-MVP, Mar 17, 2008
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