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Windows 7: prefetch folder

08 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 Home premium 64bit
prefetch folder

hi.i have WIN 7 64bit. i just get the attention from tune up program that some files in the prefetch folder is deleted by me or a program. idon't know if it is dangerous? if yes please tell me what should i do for repairing.THX!!

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08 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi, which program ?
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08 Oct 2012   #3
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Don't worry. Nothing really bad can happen. Worst case is that the next system boot time might be a little longer.
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