Bits from Bill Pytlovany: Faster Startup with Windows Prefetch

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By Bill Pytlovany

Earlier this month I had a huge reaction to my post about cleaning up the Windows “Temporary Internet Folder”. Comments from readers provided many other great tips but there was some confusion over one of my major points. Even if you don’t use the stand alone Internet Explorer browser, other components of Windows use this folder so if you miss this post check it out.

A few people also mentioned the Windows Prefetch folder. Prefetch is a pretty cool feature that started with Windows XP, was improved in Vista and even more optimized in Windows 7.

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July 2008 Newsletter

*Become a PC Pitstop Affiliate
*My Buddy, Windows XP
*Remove Hijackers & Trojans
*Windows XP SP3 Cheat Sheet
*Bits from Bill: Domains Will Never Be the Same
*Tech Support Survey Results
*Pitstop Research: Storage Trends
*PC Pitstop CSI
*Tip #1: Folder Thumbnails
*Tip #2: Yahoo, Hotmail and Others
*Tip #3: Sound Effects

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