1.    23 Feb 2016 #1
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    PfPre_1796bff2.mkd What is this file?


    I can never delete this file from my Prefetch.
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  2.    23 Feb 2016 #2

    You don't have to remove any file from the prefetch folder at all, set up CCleaner to do the work for you and don't go deleting files from prefetch as that can slow down app launch times rather than 'speeding up the system (A common myth).'
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  3.    24 Feb 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow Delta View Post
    You don't have to remove any file from the prefetch folder at all, set up CCleaner to do the work for you and don't go deleting files from prefetch as that can slow down app launch times rather than 'speeding up the system (A common myth).'
    Thanks, Shadow, understood. I was curious what this file was nonetheless.
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  4.    24 Feb 2016 #4
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    It seems to be a genuine part of the prefetch subsystem. I don't know what it does either.

    PS - If you boot to safe mode maybe you can flush the entire prefetch folder. I would leave it alone unless you are doing it for testing purposes.
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  5.    24 Feb 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuzWeaver View Post
    Thanks, Shadow, understood. I was curious what this file was nonetheless.
    It is a 'Markup Language' file, it is in use as your machine is in use.
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  6.    24 Feb 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by eLPuSHeR View Post
    It seems to be a genuine part of the prefetch subsystem. I don't know what it does either.

    PS - If you boot to safe mode maybe you can flush the entire prefetch folder. I would leave it alone unless you are doing it for testing purposes.
    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    It is a 'Markup Language' file, it is in use as your machine is in use.
    Thanks, guys. I appreciate it. I'll just leave it there.
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  7.    25 Feb 2016 #7
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    You are very welcome.
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