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Thanks again guys, I think we are done here. Yeah, that defraging and cleaning out temps worked a lot. You guys rock, you never cease to amaze me with your talents. :)
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Congratulations. :) for a successful resolution for your issue.

You are very welcome. I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed us to assist you with your issue and for your patience.
Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :) :)
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Well, I am not a big fan of frequent defragging. Unless you regularly install and uninstall major applications, regular defragging is just not necessary. The exception, however, is if free disk space is at a premium. In that case, weekly or monthly defragging may help, BUT that is only a band-aid fix and the real solution is to buy a bigger drive, or add a second drive and move your applications to it.

Purging your system of clutter can be done weekly. Some folks do it daily. I would suggest getting CCleaner Slim Version for that. The slim version is the same as the full, it just does not try to shove extra tool bars on you. Before first use, go to Options > Settings > Advanced and ensure Only delete files in Windows Temp folders older than 24 hours is unchecked. What is nice about CCleaner is you can select which cookies you want to keep - so for example, if you select geekstogo.com, you will not have to keep entering your login credentials each time after running it.
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