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Niyol

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Hi I wanted to know if this is a good routine for keeping my system clean and running smooth? Any surgetsions on improving this would be greatfully recieved.
I've included links to the said programs to help others if they where interested in the programs mentioned.

Every week I do as follows in this order:
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1:I scan with Malwarebytes Pro a full scan and a flash scan.
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2:I run a full scan with Microsoft security essentials.
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3:I then clean the junk files
First I type %temp% into the start bar and delete all temp files the folder.
3a:Next I use Microsofts own Clean junk files
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I've had to add the rest of the post below as it wouldn't add the whole post, don't know why.

Edited by o0o, 17 July 2013 - 06:29 AM.

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Continued from above post...

Every month I do as above 1,2,3 then:
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4:I run system file checker. I Reboot if it finds any problems.
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5:I run scan disk.
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6:last but not least I defragment.
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thanks Geeks-to-go. :thumbsup:

Edited by o0o, 17 July 2013 - 06:29 AM.

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According to your profile o0o you're running Vista and Win 7, is this a duel boot setup or on different machines?

The reason I ask is because in both cases you really need not bother with de-fragmentation of the drive or partitions, whichever is/are applicable.

The rest of your procedures are excellent.

Without wishing to be insulting o0o you may wish to consider a Spellchecker addon for your browser at some point. :thumbsup:
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Hi Wolfeymole
I'm not insulted just don't walk home alone late at night lol :P.
It's funny you say about the spell check as when I write a post I do so in a word document and have it spell check and correct the spelling for me, I may try a different application next time.
I run windows seven the Vista machine is a friends I'm trying to repair.
I see you say don't defragment? why is that I know on this windows seven starter it improves performance a lot.
I am sorry about my spelling it isn't a strong point I must admit.

Thank you :thumbsup:
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Are you aware that Vista has an automatic disk defragmentation tool built in o0o?

Consider this mate.

http://winsupersite....sk-defragmenter
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Yeah I always disable it as I don't leave my computer running at 4am because I am asleep lol, I don't use the feature because the Vista machine is not mine as well and it belongs to an old women who uses it every now and again to play card's or settlers and for word processing.

Thanks for your help :thumbsup:
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Well the time could be configured to any time not just 4am and if she's just doing those things then the drive will hardly become fragmented at all.

You're welcome by the way. :thumbsup:
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