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  1. I looked at Bleachbit in my research and yeah, it restarts explorer. I briefly looked at the source but didn't find the thumbcache related code. I can live with restarting explorer to do what I want.
  2. I know it's closed source, but it doesn't hurt to ask. That's similar to the way I found to do it too. I've worked with the process more and more, and have managed to clear the cache, but it requires restarting Explorer. At the time of my post, I hadn't figured it out. CCleaner doesn't have to restart Explorer, so them fellers have figured something out. Oh well, there's no harm I can think of from restarting Explorer. Thanks for the link.
  3. I am curious how the developers of CCleaner have accomplished an aspect of their product. How does CCleaner clean the thumbnail cache on Windows? I'm writing something and part of it requires the thumbnail cache to be deleted. Trouble is, depending on Windows settings, the cache is almost always locked/in use by the Explorer process. I can not for the life of me figure out how to unlock these files to delete them. I've tried the following: Always set the "show icons, not thumbnails" setting via registry - Close and restart explorer (I think this would work, but halts script--Pyt
  4. @APMichael Thanks! That fixed it. I guess it wasn't on my end. Piriform need to fix it. @Nergal Typo. I have 5.56. Thanks again!
  5. Today I launched CCleaner (version 5.51.7644--the latest) and went to make some changes to cookies I save and found that CCleaner no longer shows the active cookies on my system. I'm running the latest Firefox (66.0.3 32-bit) as my browser. As far as I'm aware, the only change I've made to anything in my system is renaming the pinned Taskbar shortcut for Firefox (it was "Firefox (2)" and I renamed it to "Firefox"). I'm not sure what y'all may need to troubleshoot this problem, but just ask away. I have upgraded CCleaner recently to the current (Latest as far as I'm aware) version. I s
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