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CCleaner "Old Prefetch data" setting warning

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by redoak, Oct 7, 2005.

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  1. redoak

    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

    Jun 24, 2004
    Go to this Thread as a starter: http://forums.techguy.org/t405287.html

    There is strong objection at at least two sites I have found to "CCleaner's" recent inclusion of the option to delete "Prefetch" entries from the "XP" system.

    See "System>Old Prefetch data" in the CCleaner menu. It appears that this item should not be checked.

    {redoak} :)
  2. John Burns

    John Burns

    Jul 29, 1999
    Thanks for the "heads up". I checked several sites thru Google and most agree this can be a problem. I have now unchecked "Old Prefetch Data" and will try it that way. Appreciate the info.
  3. blues_harp28

    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor

    Jan 9, 2005
    Thanks redoak for the info..;)
  4. Mastertech


    Dec 11, 2004
    Here is a detailed description of what CCleaner does and why it slows down your system.

    CCleaner Cripples Application Load Times

    Read more at the link.
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