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KBA-01956     Last Updated: 05/10/2010 Go back Return to previous page Print article Print this article

Disabling boot-time registry defragmentation in System Mechanic

This article applies to:
  • System Mechanic 10
  • System Mechanic 10 PC TotalCare
  • System Mechanic 10 Professional
  • System Mechanic 9
  • System Mechanic 9 PC TotalCare
  • System Mechanic 9 Professional

Step-by-step Instructions

    1. Open System Mechanic
    2. From the main navigation panel select ActiveCare>Automated Tasks.
    3. From the list of Tasks Performed Automatically locate the Automatically repair registry fragmentation problems option, and toggle the action button to Disabled.

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    4. From the main navigation panel, select Toolbox (or Tools)>Individual Tools to display a list of tool categories.
    5. From the category list select Increase Performance, locate the Configure Boot-Time Defragmentation tool, then click the corresponding Start button.

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    6. Select the System Files tab from the Configure Boot-Time Defragmentation wizard. Ensure that all option boxes are cleared. When you are finished click Exit.

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