Group: I.T. Non-Techie help, information and tips

  • What do these mean, please, on scan

    Selsey @Selsey Hayes updated 5 months ago

    I have just run a scan on desktop

    Junk files (1.1gb) - why do I get them and what are they
    Invalid shortcuts (2) - ditto
    Registry entries (28) - ditto
    Privacy Traces (167) - I understand, I think

    Just curious. Thanks.

    • @Se... Sounds like you have done an Avast or AVG scan. Don't worry about any of them.

    • I always get the message. So many broken registry files and asked to delete them.I don't because I d..

    • Yes, not worried, seen them before but just wondered what they are, where do these junk files come f..

    • @Se... Never delete any files found by Avast/AVG/CCleaner unless you understand what they are. All ..

    • Right - Job for tomorrow then, on tablet now, wasn't Avg this time. I seem to have several programme..

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