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perfect disk and sp2

Perris Calderon

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well, I finally did the sp2 thing...seems ok, the only issue is my perfectdisk doesn't show the boot files in the pretty little color graph they have going

anyone else getting that issue?

Perris Calderon

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ya, give them a write...my email program went bonkers with the sp2

I have to see about that...do you know where my old emails are in outlook express?

anyway, send them a letter linked to this thread for me...thanx

Electronic Punk

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C:\Documents and Settings\XXXXXXXXXXXX\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX\Microsoft\Outlook Express

You know the Raxco folks better than me mate :)

Perris Calderon

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I'll do it

ps, please turn the sp2 support into a topic instead of a sticky so members can have their own threads to reolve issues

one sticky makes it hard to navidgate



Microsoft MVP
PD reads the prefetch info to determine what are "boot files". When you install SP2, it clears out the prefetch info. Windows will slowly rebuild this info as the computer is used over a few days.

- Greg/Raxco Software
Microsoft MVP - Windows File Systems

Disclaimer: I work for Raxco Software, the maker of PerfectDisk - a commercial defrag utility, as a systems engineer in the support department.

Perris Calderon

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thanx greg...that's sort of what I thought...I'm wondering...don't you think it's a good idea to wait until prefetch is repopulated before a file optimization is performed?

that would prevent uneccessary file movement that would only have to be rewritten when the prefetch populated

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