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Safe to delete the Prefetch folder?

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Is it ok to delete the all the prefetch files in the C:\\Windows\\Prefetch folder?

I'm probably gonna stop prefetch too as I have an SSD.
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post #3 of 8
Prefetch should still be useful. Why let that RAM go to waste?
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Hmmm maybe but I want to clean out the prefetch and maybe start afresh. Can you just delete the files and it resets and then start learning again? And basically is it safe to do so? As in no boot errors next time etc...
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post #5 of 8
Are you intending to completely delete the folder or just the contents? Deleting everything IN the folder is fine, anything important will re-add itself. I wouldn't completely delete the folder tho, if you're using an ssd just disable prefetch and keep the folder.
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Why not delete the folder if you stop prefetch though... isnt it just a waste of space? Is there any harm in deleting it.
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Yeah just want to delete the contents... is it safe to do so ?
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post #8 of 8
it should be safe to delete the contents just not the folder itself i think, although im not sure, but you can just stop the prefetch funtion imo
   
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