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Removal of prefetch file

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Hi guys, great looking site, hope someone can help me with this file removal. Here is the file which is corrupt and unreadable so I am unable to delete it (I have tried, safe mode, changing file name, right click-delete, unlocker)I have done a google search for the problem but only found out of date forum answers with dead links!

The other thing is I am unable to defrag the hard drive as the computer managment file is no longer associated with anything (windows standard icon instead of computer icon)

Any help appreciated.



Edited by DaveBruce, 17 January 2011 - 08:30 AM.

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Have you tried move-on-boot to remove the file?


Personally i do not like windows Defragger. My personal choice is Auslogics disk defrag. Otherwise the only way i know how to fix the windows defrag is to do a repair install of the system.


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Re-associate defrag program

Backup the registry go to the following web site


download the file for

MSC File Association Fix (Restore default associations for MSC files)

Unzip file and right click the reg file and click merge reboot and try again
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