CCleaner's index.dat cleaning

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  1. nLinked

    nLinked New Member

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    On Vista, should I clean the index.files with CCleaner? What are they? Are they only temporary and can be safely deleted?

    I don't know if I should tick the feature, or how big the index.dat files are.
     
  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    If you're not sure, don't do it.
     
  3. tombloster

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    The index.dat is for data accessing in your PC, it makes you faster when you access any files that you you have ever opened before.
    So, it's actually safe to delete them with CCleaner:)
     
  4. nLinked

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    Does it have anything to do with prefetching or superfetching in Windows Vista?
     

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