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Delete temporary files to speed up PC performance

Start->run->type "prefetch".

It opens up a window showing a list of temporary files u can select all and delete.

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my desktop is running very slow


to speed up your desktop you should perform following operations :-
  • go to your start button, and click on the option accessory. Then go to system tools in the accessory option and then click on disk clean up option.
  • the second method to speed up your desktop is- press windows button+r to open the run window.
  • then type %temp% in the run window dialog box and then press enter.
  • whole temporary files of your desktop will appear in a window. then press ctrl+A to select all files and the press Shift+delete to delete those files permanently.
  • deletion of these temporary files does not harm your desktop.
  • Another way to speed up your desktop is to clear prefetch files from your desktop.
  • press window key+r and then type prefetch keyword in the dialog box and press enter.
  • then a window will appear.select all the files shown in the window and delete them by pressing shift+delete

Jun 01, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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solve a slow desktop


to speed up your desktop perform the following steps on your desktop:-
  1. press windows button+r ,a dialog box will apper.
  2. type '%temp% keyword in the dialog box and press enter.
  3. a window will appear containing all temporary files.select all files and the press shift+delete key to delete all the temporary files permanently.
  4. 2nd way is to delete prefetch files from your desktop.
  5. to delete prefetch files from your desktop,
    1. type prefetch keyword in the dialog box and press enter.
    2. a window will appear containing all prefetched files.select all files and the press shift+delete key to delete all the prefetch files permanently.

Jun 01, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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how do I fix my logon information on eBay?


Hi,

If you are not able to login to Ebay with your correct username and password, you may need to clean your pc for unwanted files dumped.

Follow the steps below and try to login and it should work.

First Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "%temp%" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Temporary folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files
Few files may not get deleted so skip those files as you can delete them later

( The files and folder listed in the folder will not harm any data/document/files on your PC as they are just temporary files and can be deleted )

Second Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "prefetch" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Prefetch Folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files

Third Step :

Open Internet Explorer

Click on Tools on right side of window and select Internet Options
OR
Click on TOOLS from Menu bar on top and click on Internet Options
Under General TAB - Click on Delete button
Click on Delete Files button and click Yes for the message
Likewise Click on Delete Cookies, Delete History ( if you do not want the list of websites to be displayed when you type www and the website name in address bar ), Click on Delete forms
Click Close

( By doing this you will be able to get rid of any unwanted files and website data that is stored on your pc to make you access internet much faster )

For Mozilla Firefox
Click on TOOLS
Click on Clear Recent History
Select Everything from RECENT TIME
Click Clear Now to clear the temporary files and folder


Regards,
Shawn

Jan 20, 2011 | eBay Auctions

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how do i enable cookies so that my gmail would let me sign in


Follow the steps below to clear and enable cookies.
Follow all the steps given below one after another

First Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "%temp%" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Temporary folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files
Few files may not get deleted so skip those files as you can delete them later

( The files and folder listed in the folder will not harm any data/document/files on your PC as they are just temporary files and can be deleted )

Second Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "prefetch" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Prefetch Folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files

Third Step :

Open Internet Explorer

Click on Tools on right side of window and select Internet Options
OR
Click on TOOLS from Menu bar on top and click on Internet Options
Under General TAB - Click on Delete button
Click on Delete Files button and click Yes for the message
Likewise Click on Delete Cookies, Delete History ( if you do not want the list of websites to be displayed when you type www and the website name in address bar ), Click on Delete forms
Click Close

( By doing this you will be able to get rid of any unwanted files and website data that is stored on your pc to make you access internet much faster )

For Mozilla Firefox
Click on TOOLS
Click on Clear Recent History
Select Everything from RECENT TIME
Click Clear Now to clear the temporary files and folder


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Dec 27, 2010 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

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When I try to access my yahoo mail it won't work. It comes back: "Internet explorer cannot display the webpage."


Hi,

This should fix the issue.

First Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "%temp%" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Temporary folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files
Few files may not get deleted so skip those files as you can delete them later

( The files and folder listed in the folder will not harm any data/document/files on your PC as they are just temporary files and can be deleted )

Second Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "prefetch" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Prefetch Folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files

Third Step :

Open Internet Explorer

Click on Tools on right side of window and select Internet Options
OR
Click on TOOLS from Menu bar on top and click on Internet Options
Under General TAB - Click on Delete button
Click on Delete Files button and click Yes for the message
Likewise Click on Delete Cookies, Delete History ( if you do not want the list of websites to be displayed when you type www and the website name in address bar ), Click on Delete forms
Click Close

( By doing this you will be able to get rid of any unwanted files and website data that is stored on your pc to make you access internet much faster )

For Mozilla Firefox
Click on TOOLS
Click on Clear Recent History
Select Everything from RECENT TIME
Click Clear Now to clear the temporary files and folder


* Please rate this solution with Thumbs up and comment to help us improve providing support

Dec 08, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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