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  1. #1


    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64

    automatic maintenance


    Hello
    I noticed that automatic maintenance in Win 8 cannot be disabled.
    I maintain my pc regularly and do not need it.
    Is there a way to do it or should I let it run?
    Thank you,
    Peter

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    Posts : 1,093
    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview
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  3. #3


    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    You should definitely let it run, because it improves your PC performance and takes care of many things while you're not using the PC, thus saving your time

    Why would you want disable something without even knowing what it does? See also my posts in Windows 8 Automatic Maintainence Question
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  4. #4


    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64


    Thank you very much for your advice.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Peter,

    I agree with Vadim. Automatic Maintenance should be left to run to keep your system optimized. It will only do what's needed.

    If you like, you can also adjust it's settings to meet your needs as well.

    Automatic Maintenance - Change Maintenance Settings in Windows 8
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  6. #6


    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64


    Hello
    I have since checked out the function etc. of this feature and now understand why it should be left on. I was influenced by some older programs that are always wanting to invade the pc for one reason or another.
    Thank you al for the much needed correction - still learning.
    Peter
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    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Peter, I'm glad you've figured it out. Please mark the thread as solved then.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Glad we could help Peter.
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  9. #9


    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64


    I am trying to give you both thumbs up and to mark solve but cannot seem to be able to do either.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    That's ok Peter. Just knowing that you got it sorted is thanks enough.
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