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Have ran tuneup utililites and have a message saying the files in the prefetch folder have been deleted by me or a program its not me so what program would delete these files as the pc is permanantly heavily defragmented and running slow.no malware or virus on the pc that i am aware of as i have checked with malware bytes and avira

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Run an antivirus scan on your system, clean it using some reliable tuneup utility such as Reginout Cleaner. Hope that would help you. Thanks

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Tuneup utility progs are great if you know what you are doing, unfortunately most people don't..

The prefetch folder loads part of a prog into the system memory so that it can be opened quicker hence the term. This will slow the PC down if there is not enough memory installed to cope.

Malwarebytes is a very good prog provided you remmber to uopdate the database before the scan. Avira I cannot comment on never having used it but if in doubt you can run a virus scan from here

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/uk/

To check which preogs are running from startup, clear registry errors etc use this free app

http://download.cnet.com/ccleaner/

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I dont konw how to turn off deleting prefatch data in tuneup utilties 2011


Hello,

TuneUp utilities does not seem to have an option to delete prefetch data, however, you can view all settings in the options menu.

What you may be seeing is simply a notification within TuneUp Utilities that the prefetch data was deleted either by another program or mistakenly by you.

The prefetcher in Windows basically speeds up the computer boot process and start up program speeds. Windows will rebuild this information automatically on each reboot and program start up, so, over time, you will see the problem corrected.

-G33k

Apr 15, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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I'm getting the Prefetch Data Deleted 'problem' on my tuneup 10 -...


Basically, the prefetcher is a Windows component that speeds up the boot process and start times of programs by prefetching data.

I recommend you never delete the prefetch data.

If you or another program delete prefetch data or the folder, this can slow the computer down until the prefetch data is rebuilt. Windows rebuilds this each time on reboot and during program start ups.

If you are using a cleanup utility, turn off any options that delete prefetch data. In CCleaner, this option is unchecked automatically. TuneUp 10 does not have an option for prefetch data and does not seem to delete this data. You may receive a message when using the program that states, "prefetch data deleted" which is informing you the prefetch is empty.

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on Jul 22, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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Tuneup utilities prefetch data deleted windows 7 slow


Basically, the prefetcher is a Windows component that speeds up the boot process and start times of programs by prefetching data.

I recommend you never delete the prefetch data.

If you or another program delete prefetch data or the folder, this can slow the computer down until the prefetch data is rebuilt. Windows rebuilds this each time on reboot and during program start ups.

If you are using a cleanup utility, turn off any options that delete prefetch data. In CCleaner, this option is unchecked automatically. TuneUp 10 does not have an option for prefetch data and does not seem to delete this data. You may receive a message when using the program that states, "prefetch data deleted" which is informing you the prefetch is empty.

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on May 25, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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Prefetch data deleted tuneup windows 7 how can i solved?


Hello,

1. Turn off the option to clean the Prefetch in Tune-Up Utilities

2. Windows will need to re-create all the prefetch files again, thereby slowing down Windows during boot until the new prefetch files are created

-G33k

Jan 31, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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Prefetch data deleted tuneup


Make sure turn off the option in the Tuneup utility not clean the prefetch folder.

Jan 29, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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Speed Up Windows XP in 5 Steps


Most of the times we observe that our system seems to gradually slow down. Here below i am listing five basic and easy steps
that can help you speed up your Windows XP computer.

1. Clear the Prefetch Folder :The Prefetch Folder contains files that keep getting stored on your computer whenever you launch any program or application. Deleting these files clears up space on your system that might have caused the slow down. Here is how you need to go about it.
Click Start..click Run..type Prefetch and click ok. The prefetch folder will open up. Press Ctrl and A together. This highlights the entire contents of the folder. Press the Delete key on the keyboard and confirm the deletion. Once done close the prefetch folder window. Now right click on the recycle bin icon on the desktop and right click and select empty recycle
bin and then confirm the deletion.

2. Disable Startup Items: Certain programs get initiated in the background as soon as your system starts causing the system to slow down. These programs are actually not required on startup but because they get initiated it affects the system performance. Here below i am listing the steps to take care of this issue. Please note this step is very effective and
enhances your system startup speed significantly.
Click Start...click Run...type msconfig and click Ok.
The System Configuration utility window will open.
Click on the Startup tab on the top right. Click on the disable all button. Once done, in the list above, you will see many options with checkboxes. Please check any option that indicates your antivirus program software and internet service provider.
Click Apply and Ok. Please restart the system once.Once the system reboots you will get a message coming up saying "You have used the system configuration utility...." Please check the option below that says" Do not show this message again" and click OK.

3.Clear the Temporary Files Folder: Certain temporary files get created as a cache of our activity on the system. Clearing these files from time to time also improves the system speed. Below are the steps for the same.
Click Start..Click Run...Type %temp% and click Ok.The temporary files folder opens.Press Ctrl and A together. This highlights the entire contents of the folder. Press the Delete key on the keyboard and confirm the deletion. Once done close the folder window. Now right click on the recycle bin icon on the desktop and right click and select empty recycle bin
and then confirm the deletion.

4.Clear Cookies and Temp Internet Files: As you browse the internet the images of the pages you view get saved on the system occupying space on the system. Clearing these files increases your system performance while on the internet.
Open Internet Explorer. Click on the Tools menu on top right. Click Internet Options. Click on delete button to delete cookies, files and browsing history. Click Apply and Click Ok.

5.Scan our system for infection: Your system might run slow in case its infected with virus, spyware, malware, adware, trojans etc. Here below i am listing a tool that you can download and run on the system Its free of cost and is very effective. It scans your system and cleans up any infection. Click on the below link to download the tool. The link that opens up also has a tutorial on running the tool in case you face any difficulty.
Download Combofix Tool


With the above 5 steps, your system speed should surely get enhanced.


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All the Best!!!

on Dec 09, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Hi I have win 7, CCleaner, kaspersky 2011 & tuneup utility 2011 the tuneup says "prefetch data deleted" pls help me how to troubleshoot this problem


It is absolutely safe to delete the Prefetch Data. Each time you turn on your computer, Windows keeps track of the way your computer starts and which programs you commonly opened. Windows saves this information as a number of small files in the prefetch folder. The next time you turn on your computer, Windows refers to these files to help speed the start-up process. You may also change the setting of Tuneup Utility not to clear the prefetch data. Rest assure that it is safe either way and doesnt have much impact on high speed systems.

Let me know if any further clarification is required.

Good Luck!
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CreativeTECH

Dec 15, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Tuneup utilities says that prefetch data deleted, but when i explore the hard disk i find it i suffer from slow startup windows 7... i tried everything but still slow


Hi,

This is expected.

1. Turn off the option to clean the Prefetch in Tune-Up Utilities

2. Windows will just need to re-create all the prefetch files again, thereby slowing down Windows during boot and program starts until all the new prefetch files are created

-G33k

Oct 06, 2010 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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My computer say that symantec framework has stopped working and the disk drawer keeps opening and closing. help please


Need to reinstall Norton program manually
1. remove the Norton program with Norton removal tool (www.norotn.com/nrt)
2. clear temp and prefetch ( to clear temp type %temp% in run and to clear prefetch type prefetch in run and delete all files)
3. restart the system
4. clear all the Norton files from registry
5. clear Norton or symantec folder from application data
6. install Norton program

If you get the same issue after we reinstall manually you need to create one administrator account and install Norton program

Feb 07, 2010 | Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2004 - (Open...

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It runs really slow and will freeze up. Ran a virus scan and nothing shows up. Ran clean up a defragment and upgraded the memory. nothing works.


YOU CAN PERFORM A FEW MORE STEPS
Manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 6 1. Exit Internet Explorer 6, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer. 2. Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER. 3. On the General tab, click Delete Cookies in the Internet Properties dialog box, under Temporary Internet Files. 4. In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box, and then click OK.
RUN DISK CLEANUP
DELETE TEMP FILES
1. Click on Start and then Run.
2. In the text box in the Run window, type %Temp% and click OK. A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
3 All of the folders and files you see in this Temp folder are no longer being used by Windows XP and can safely be deleted.
4. To remove individual folders or files, hold down your Ctrl key while left-clicking on each item you want delete. Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.
5. To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
6. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens.
7. To remove everything inside the Temp folder, choose Edit and then Select All from the menu. 8. Now that all of the files and folders are selected, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
9. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens. 10. After all of the files have been deleted
DELETE PREFETCH
1. Click on Start and then Run.
2. In the text box in the Run window, type “Prefetch” and click OK. A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
3 All of the folders and files you see in this Prefetch folder , Remove them.
4. To remove individual folders or files, hold down your Ctrl key while left-clicking on each item you want delete. Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.
5. To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
6. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens.
7. To remove everything inside the Temp folder, choose Edit and then Select All from the menu. 8. Now that all of the files and folders are selected, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
9. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens. 10. After all of the files have been deleted you can close the window and empty your Recycle Bin, permanently removing the files from your PC.
Note: If you are unable to clean up the Prefetch files follow these steps to remove the Prefetcher from the registry residual
Download Revo Uninstaller: http://www.revouninstaller.com/download/revosetup.exe
AND REMOVE UNWANTED PROGRAMS
DOWNLOAD CCLEANER CCleaner can be downloaded from http://www.ccleaner.com/ AND RUN IT
CREATE A NEW USER ACCOUNT

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