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#1 Alex411

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Posted 14 May 2016 - 01:30 PM

So I'm about to backup some new files, but I want to get rid of the old stuff on the drive. I just wanted to know if I'm also supposed to delete this thing called MediaID.bin. I was going to delete the primary data, then File history and then just leave SystemMechanicPrem alone. 



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Posted 14 May 2016 - 02:07 PM

See the 1st answer here by  arnavsharma re MediaID.bin.  As for System Mechanic Premium, Bleeping Computer does not support the use of registry cleaners and optimizers.  See...



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Posted 14 May 2016 - 02:21 PM

 

See the 1st answer here by  arnavsharma re MediaID.bin.  As for System Mechanic Premium, Bleeping Computer does not support the use of registry cleaners and optimizers.  See...

 

I just sort of thought the flash drive needed that System Mechanic thing since it came already on the drive. So I wasn't going to delete it. But, now after looking at that I'm too afraid to use CCleaner. Lol great



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Posted 14 May 2016 - 02:46 PM

What do you mean by "too afraid to use CCleaner"?  Just don't use the registry cleaner in CCleaner.



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Posted 14 May 2016 - 02:57 PM

Yeah I got that, I wont be using it. I guess nothing came of using it since i haven't noticed any issues. But anyway, I guess I should leave MediaID alone as well? I looked at that page and it seems to just point to not deleting it. However, I still don't know what to do with System mechanic because it wasn't mentioned in the link you posted, and it was bundled software.



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Posted 14 May 2016 - 03:03 PM

However, I still don't know what to do with System mechanic because it wasn't mentioned in the link you posted, and it was bundled software.


Because it is bundled software, you can safely get rid of System Mechanic. It is not necessary for the use of whatever it is pre-installed on.

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Posted 14 May 2016 - 03:12 PM

 

However, I still don't know what to do with System mechanic because it wasn't mentioned in the link you posted, and it was bundled software.


Because it is bundled software, you can safely get rid of System Mechanic. It is not necessary for the use of whatever it is pre-installed on.

 

Thank you  :thumbup2:



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Posted 10 June 2016 - 07:43 AM

"So I'm about to backup some new files..."

Exactly what is it that you are backing your data onto?


Edited by RolandJS, 10 June 2016 - 07:44 AM.

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