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  1. Warning! Ccleaner would not let me check for updates and go to Piriform website. When I clicked "Check for Updates" the nag box came back. The green pear that used to be in the upper right hand corner has disappeared. There is no way to get to website and read release notes in advance. I went ahead and clicked update now. Piriform dumped the update and rapidly installed it. I have no idea what else was installed. There was no place to decline unwanted programs if there were any. I have no idea what Piriform just dumped into my computer in addition to the update. Beware. There
  2. nikki605 Your right. Procedure went smoothly but did not work. I even turned off computer and then turned it back on. I checked the history of the task and it had not run since I disabled it. But the nag is still there. My guess is this nag is in the system and I will probably install what it wants. I am hoping that the next update will be blocked. Only time will tell. I hate what Ccleaner has become. I would get rid of it in a heart beat if there was anything else out there. Until someone else comes up with a simple program to clear out junk Piriform controls my computer not me
  3. Perfect. I disabled Ccleaner update task. Thank you Hazelnut!
  4. Seems like every time I update I loose something I want or gain something I don't want. I guess now I have lost the ability turn off updates and avoid stuff I don not want. Is it no longer possible to avoid updates now?
  5. I have Ccleaner 5.75.8238 (64bit). Every time I turn it on to clean I get a nag to update. This used to be turned off. “update automatically” and “send notification” are both unchecked. How do I turn off this nag screen?
  6. I currently have Windows 10 v1909 build 18363.900. For a long time and many builds when I include Internet Explorer History to be cleaned, I have gotten: Warning Event ID 3036 in the Event Viewer. (Crawl could not be completed on content source <iehistory://{S-1-5-21-811697208-3521500205-3758811873-1001}/>. Context: Application, System Index Catalog Details: An internal error occurred in the Microsoft Windows HTTP Services (HRESULT: 0x80072ee4) (0x80072ee4) I tried to modify Indexing Options and remove Internet explorer History from indexing. That did not
  7. Application tab>Windows>MS Search What does this clean? I know it says MS search but I am not sure what that is or where to find it. For example, is that the search function I am using when I search for a file in Windows Explorer? Is it the search used when I use the search box in the task bar? If I tick the box next to it will it mess up indexing and Windows will have to index again? I have used Ccleaner for years and never ticked the box because I thought it would corrupt Indexing but maybe it just removes the list of searchs I have done somewhere in Windows. Thank y
  8. Still wanting info on the inconsistacy between Windows 10 and Ccleaner System Restore tool. I would like to remove some but not all restore points but I can't because while they are on Windows 10 System Restore they are not listed on Ccleaner tool. Also I tried to remove one old RP two weeks ago using the Ccleaner tool but it is still listed on Windows 10 System Restore. Does the Ccleaner tool not work anymore?
  9. System Restore: Windows 10 shows 12 restore points but Ccleaner tool shows only 7. I see that the two backups I did one week apart, where Ccleaner just shows “Backup” System Restore shows two RP’s, “Automatic Restore point” and “System Image Restore Point”. Still there is one RP I removed with Ccleaner tool but it is still there in System Restore on Windows 10. Programs and Features: Windows 10 shows 23 items but Ccleaner shows 63 items. Ccleaner does not reflect all the apps and programs I uninstalled with Win10>Control Panel>Programs and Features. I don’t think i
  10. Update for all. Thank you for your interest and suggestions. Here are my responses and where things stand now. In my second post (see above) I corrected the first to say that I made a mistake. The RP’s on my Win7 computer were not being erased. I have accepted the solution that it was my fault because somehow wipe free space drives on a new install of Cc got checked in settings and should not have been. When I unchecked the box, the box actually went away. I really don’t remember checking it, but this whole transition from Win7 to Win10 has this old lady so frazzled I just don’t
  11. Well it happened again. No drive wiping this time. I have been manually creating RP’s (3) and then running normal file deletion, that’s all. The RP’s were fine. I created an RP before installing Microsoft Office 2019. So far so good. Went to bed. Checked system restore this morning and all the restore points are gone. I have Windows update on pause so it wasn’t an update. I have no idea how this is happening. Earlier I had asked if Windows would think my C: drive was full forever and keep wiping RP’s away every time it needed space. That does not appear to be the case.
  12. Well you have both been kind and understanding. I feel so bad I did it to myself. I still don’t understand why there was even a box to check when there was none on my Win7 Ccleaner. I am glad it is now also gone on my Win10 Ccleaner. Honestly don’t remember checking it or why I would have thought I wanted to clean free space on a new computer. Well the deed is done. Now that the box is gone and there will be no more wipe free space actions, are my restore points safe? Or will Win10 have to keep taking restore points because Ccleaner wrote in all the free space? I think I under
  13. Thank you for your reply. First of all in my panic I just saw restore points missing when I tested my Win7 computer and forgot to check show more points box. They were there. Also there is no box next to wipe free space on Ccleaner on my Win 7 computer. I see it is checked now on my Win 10 computer which is a fresh install on a new machine. It must have been checked by default and I am sick about it. I want to be clear and do the right thing. If I uncheck the box next to wipe free space, I can run Ccleaner and my restore points will not be erased. Honestly I do not know how it happe
  14. When and what version of Ccleaner started erasing restore points. I did not want to erase my restore points. Ccleaner must be set to erase retore points by default and I did not know it. Please tell me how to stop this. I cannot find it in any settings. I have version 5.63.7540 free and this just came without warning. I was setting up a new Windows 10 computer and carfully setting retore points and they are all gone. I went to my old Windows 7 PC and it has been happening there also. I did not know it. I am not talking about the System restore tool. I am talking about runnin
  15. The "Thanks for playing fair" popup has disappeared. I have not as yet seen the new one. Guess it will eventually arrive. I think Nergal was successful in getting the "development team" to fix the problem. (Thanks Nergal) Ccleaner may now be working as it is supposed to work. We are going to get popups. The test is do we keep getting the same popup over and over. Nothing is going to stop Avast from advertising.
  16. Thought it might be my fault. Maybe if I got the latest version of Ccleaner it would stop erasing its own cookie. No joy. Although Ccleaner does not tell its users, ya have to move their cookie, ipm-provider.ff.avast.com, to the "cookies to keep" box or Ccleaner will keep erasing it and the pop up will keep popping up. Be nice if they had told people that. Found a discussion from a year ago on this site about how the cookie is all for us users so that Ccleaner knows when we have seen one of their prompts and won't send it again. Well that doesn't seem to be working . They are not "w
  17. It's a cookie. Not the registry. I have been using same version of Ccleaner since November 26, 2018. I have unchecked the box next to "inform me of updates." I guess Ccleaner somehow calls home because I now have this tracking cookie on my computer: ipm-provider.ff.avast.com. When I run Ccleaner it cleans it and the next time I use Ccleaner I get the pop up. If I save avast’s tracking cookie, the next time I open Ccleaner I don’t get the popup. Thank you. I guess I will have to tolerate the popup as I really don’t want to take avast with me everywhere I go. Is there an
  18. Thanks for your reply. This is happening more than once. I am not sure why. Sometimes after I have turned my computer off and back on. But sometimes if it has gone to sleep and then I use CCleaner. And sometimes when I clean, it happens several times in a row. It seldom does not happen. It is very annoying. Whatever the development team planned, that is not what is happening on my machine. If you get word why this has gone nuts on my computer and find a solution, please post. Thank you again.
  19. I would really like some help. Has this not happened to anyone else? I am using Windows 7 home premium sp1 operating system. Ccleaner 5.49.6856 (64bit). Everything was just fine until all of a sudden this thing started popping up in the lower right hand corner of my computer screen a couple days ago.
  20. What is this and how do I get it to stop popping up? I am a single user on a home computer. What is with this thing popping up every time I open CCleaner? I am not in a commercial environment. See attachment from my snipping tool.
  21. Deleted CC update exe. Found two entries for Avast emergency update and two entries for Ccleaner update (public and private connections) and deleted all four. Earlier I forgot to mention that I had already found and deleted the scheduled task for Avast update. They hung around after I deleted Avast and its folder. Don't usually mess with the firewall but this seemed pretty straight forward. Once I found the settings, which I did not know where to go right away. Thank you for your help.
  22. Ccleaner v5.40.6411 (64-bit) updated itself to a version I do not want and I uninstalled the updated version and went to file hippo to get it back v5.40.6411, the one I want. When I clicked install I got Avast which I do not want and had to immediately uninstall that. If there was a chance to say I did not want it I missed it. Now I see something called smart or intelligent cookie scan is saving cookies I don’t want saved. How do I turn that off? Can’t find a setting for it. Also I used Ccleaner settings to stop update notifications. Although it worked for years it seems to h
  23. Apparently Avast bought Piriform in July, 2017 and broke CCleaner. It used to be a handy and reliable program. It is fast becoming junk full of bugs. Now Piriform also dumps third party programs for profit in its installer. Sloppy, greedy and disappointing.
  24. Yes, search got broke as you say. I tried to rebuild twice with no joy. Finally used system restore to get it back to normal and it is fine now. I am not sure what broke it though. I never intended to run Ccleaner on search, but at some point in the new installation I clicked on “Restore default settings”. I did not know running Ccleaner on search was a default setting and so it ran. Search is now unselected. But it may have been broke when I first ran the new version and many ESENT errors popped up. I think this happened before I clicked to restore default settings and may hav
  25. I agree, please add "Advanced Option" to Settings so it can be the DEFAULT display. Even more annoying is the slow speed. I analyze first. I use Chrome so there is almost nothing on IE 11. Still the icon spins and spins stuck on “IE history” for 15-20 seconds. But the results show that it is “Temporary Internet Files” that had 1KB in 1 File. That is what slows down cleaning; analyzing is just as fast as it used to be. But when running Ccleaner, it stalls on “IE History” for 15-20 seconds before it moves on and finishes. Even if IE History is not listed after analysis that is t
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