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Windows 7: What maintenance do you do for windows 7 ?

12 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 Professional
What maintenance do you do for windows 7 ?

I run:
Windows disk defrag.
Ccleaner (clears all temp files and such)
Ccleaner reg cleaner.

You guys do run any other programs to help windows 7 stay in tip top shape ?

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12 Jul 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Occasional CCleaner. No defrag - SSD.
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12 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 + Linux Mint 9

CCleaner, Defragmenting is always good too. As is installing and using Common Sense 2010 Beta to keep the machine infection free (if all else fails, grab some free AV).
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12 Jul 2010   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Suggestions for Proper Maintenance

I suggest that you do not include the procedure for registry cleaner as part of your routine.
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12 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

AVast Free
Smart Defrag
Advanced System Care - Sometimes
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12 Jul 2010   #6
Joan Archer

Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit

I do maintenance every Monday morning before I start using my computer.

I run Disk Cleanup update SpywareBlaster if needed and although MalwareBytes runs in real time I do a quick scan of it as well as a scan with Microsoft Security Essentials.

Defrag is scheduled to run every Monday teatime when I'm not using the machine. I don't have things not needed running at start up and of course practise Safe Hex.
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12 Jul 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1

As always,

Windows 7 Manager as it has a 1 click cleaner.
O&O Defrag

Thats about it, oh and my full system scan (Kaspersky) is done once a week.

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12 Jul 2010   #8
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Suggestions for Proper Maintenance

I suggest that you do not include the procedure for registry cleaner as part of your routine.
+1 a slightly 'dirty' registry is 10000000% better than a clean broken one.

as many others do, i clean out my temp folder every now and then, and defrag - especially before installing 'big' software.

i also do a full system scan with kaspersky before i go out, or at night, as it can take a while, especially with a big hard drive containing many thousands of files.
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