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  • Started 3 years ago by tsmith777
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tsmith777
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I ran the above application and found several items under scheduled tasks that were highlighted in yellow and said "File not found" and yet they were checked, does that mean they are slowing down the computer and can they be deleted? Example: File not found d:\ProgramFiles\WindowsDefender\MpCmdRun.exe, and File Not found C:\ProgramFiles(x86)ComcastpcBrowser.exe and highlighted in Pink,C:\Windows\System32\gathemetworkinfo.vbs. Thanks

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Lighthouse
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Which Autoruns ? There are 2. One good, one bad.

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raphoenix
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UN-Check them and reboot.

Normally the Unfound Items aren't being used or in a different path so they don't need to be started.

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tsmith777
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Lighthouse, www.systeminternals.com

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tsmith777
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raphoenix, does that apply to the one in PINK also?

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Lighthouse
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That's the good one.

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tsmith777
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Thanks, Lighthouse

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raphoenix
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Anything that says [ File Not Found ] I always UN-Check.

Never had a problem with my method.

Does not mean the file is not in the system some where, just means the file path or method of starting in incorrect.

Rick P.

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tsmith777
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Okay, Thanks all you guys.

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Lighthouse
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Just as well delete the entry. Tis what I do.

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