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What is pc health

My windows is to much slow.....

"c:\windows\pchealth\" this folder taking all most full space of my disk...when i delete files from that folder windows work bater... but after few hours same problem.....that folder take to much of space


plz tell me what i do ....
thanku so much..
Amit

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  • Pallie Jan 18, 2008

    same prob. THANKS BEAR001 GREAT ANSWER I don't understand people it works for me

  • miltongina May 11, 2010

    is this pchealth on your start up program or is it a software program that you run, If you can uninstall that program from Add and Remove programs on Control Panel it could pro. eliminate that issue your are having......................

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Pc health is a new virus. I am trying to disable it. try renaming the files in the folder with a right click or some other way if the other tries do not work. Also change the folder options by first making the PCHEALTH folder read only and then making it all not read only.
you will have to delete the User and Software registry keys after reinstalling windows.

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Hello do you want to get rid to the program for good, I my self have never used Pc health.
What I would do is open your control panel>Add Remove Programs> Now find the Program Pc Health> Remove, Follow the directions and take it out. Restart your computer now and when it starts up go into your My computer. Right click the Hdd and open programs. If You get a window that tells you hidden files, Don't panic,
Go a head and open that file up and then open programs there once into that look for the Pc Health in there and right click and delete, Then restart one more time and your ready to go.. Write back here if you still are having problems, Oh Sorry I amost forgot If you don't want to remove it you can also Disable it in your control panel too. Look for Startup programs you can disable from there, I need to know what your operating system is Xp Vista let me know, Thank You

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

  • bear001 Jan 18, 2008

    I am sick and tired of you assholes now comments like that are uncalled for, That s what asshole people like you do to people that try to help hey. Well fuck off, Now you can say its inappropriate.
    I am done you can take all the flack for pisssing me off. cause I am done with this site because of people like you. Why would you even ask for help then dick head

  • bear001 Jan 19, 2008

    If it was not u I am sorry because someone else could have done that, I was just ticked off and its not good I did that and I am sorry, If I afended anyone.

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