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Automatic Maintenance - Change Maintenance Settings in Windows 8

  1. #21


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    Quote Originally Posted by Casey Stellar View Post
    Here's a question. Just exactly what does "Automatic Maintenance" do? Clean cookies, cache? Defrag?
    Hello Casey,

    We were never given a full list of what tasks Automatic Maintenance performs in the background on the set schedule, but it would include items such as defrag, problem troubleshooting, checking for broken shortcuts, etc...

    I don't think it would include any browser history and cookies for Internet Explorer since that needs to be done manually unless set to clear on exit of IE.

    Hope this helps some.

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  2. #22


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    Windows 7 64-bit


    Hello Brink

    Yeah M$ has been causing a lot of scratching. I mean I guess it's cool that they added those features but, with the advent of so many other options, I wonder why even implement something like that in. I hope W9 proves to my 2000/XP, Vista/W7 theory in practice. I really need to get excited about M$ again.
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  3. #23


    Posts : 107
    Winodws 8.1 Pro 64


    hi
    is there to run it now?

    thanks
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  4. #24


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    Quote Originally Posted by drugo View Post
    hi
    is there to run it now?

    thanks
    Hello drugo,

    I'm not sure what you are asking? If you mean how to manually start and stop Automatic Maintenance, then the tutorial below can help show you how to.

    Automatic Maintenance - Manually Start or Stop in Windows 8
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  5. #25


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    Winodws 8.1 Pro 64


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post

    Hello drugo,

    I'm not sure what you are asking? If you mean how to manually start and stop Automatic Maintenance, then the tutorial below can help show you how to.

    Automatic Maintenance - Manually Start or Stop in Windows 8
    yes , thanks Brink!
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  6. #26


    Posts : 21,816
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome drugo.
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