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  1. Gents, I don't believe this folder is only created by accessing it from a non-Windows device because of it behavior (although I use DB on Windows, Ubuntu and Android): if I have 'Chrome 15.exe' in a DB folder, and I upload 'Chrome 16.exe' and remove 'Chrome 15.exe', then the latter file is put into my cache folder with a '(deleted <GUID>)' extension. The cache folder is only visible when having unchecked 'Hide protected OS files', however, there is always a possibility to just jump into that folder by typing it in Explorer or via the 'Run' dialog. So if you remove files then the old files are kept in the cache. Another example is when you manually select which folders to sync. On one computer I had - by default - all folders synced. Then for security reasons on this portable netbook I decided to uncheck syncing my Documents folder. In DB the Documents folder was gone, but *all* my Documents were still present in the cache! Having the 'Hide protected OS files' option unchecked does not show this folder in CCleaner. That would also a bit weird IMHO, since CCleaner is able to find other folders that are hidden (e.g. TB/Chrome profiles in AppData which are by default hidden). So it would be nice if CCleaner is able to find the DB cache folder itself. Perhaps by default unchecked but at least listed so I can easily enable cleaning the DB cache. There is a snag though; the DB user is able to manually define the DB folder, as a result the .dropbox.cache moves accordingly. So it's not always in %APPDATA%\Dropbox. For example I have defined my dropbox folders on all computers on D:\Users\<USERNAME>\Dropbox. This location will be recorded somewhere but a quick scan through my registry did not reveal the location. If there are still doubts if it is safe to remove the DB cache folder then please read this thread: http://forums.dropbox.com/topic.php?id=140. Note that several ppl announced their folder is over 100 *Gb* ...
  2. Hi, I still see no support for cleaning the Dropbox cache. The dropbox cache (in <dropbox folder>\.dropbox.cache) can contain gigabytes of old data *and* sensitive information (for the latter: in case you unselect certain sensitive folders in order to prevent syncing them, these folders are still kept in the cache while they are not visible anymore). This is an old feature request: http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showtopic=23689 I'm not sure if the SABnzbd cache is supported in the meantime, if not, this is also a candidate to clean.
  3. Thanks for your reply MrT. I tried this, and it works on Windows 7 but not on Windows XP, i.e. CCleaner doesn't find any files for SecondProfile (of course the APPDATA root path differs on XP). Further, in my opinion this is not the right place to put a second Chrome profile since it potentially interferes with Chrome's data structure of the Default profile. The structure of the Default profile looks like this: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data |- [Default] | |- [Cache] | |- [databases] | |- [etcetera...] |- [Temp] |- Files When I put my SecondProfile where you suggest it, the data structure changes as follows: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data |- [Default] | |- [Cache] | |- [databases] | |- [etcetera...] |- [secondProfile] | |- [Default] | | |- [Cache] | | |- [databases] | | |- [etcetera...] | |- [Temp] | |- Files |- [Temp] |- Files As you can see the original data structure is replicated within the Default profile folder. Suggest you'd like to run version 2 of CCleaner side-by-side with the latest CCleaner on your system. When the latest version is installed in C:\Program Files\CCleaner then you would install version 2 in e.g. C:\Program Files\CCleaner2, not in C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner2. So I'd like to propose that CCleaner also looks for profiles residing on the same level as Default, which is one level higher than CCleaner currently is looking.
  4. I've installed v3.03 since it would be able to clean multiple profiles in Google Chrome. For the record: I've installed Chrome using the Google Pack, i.e. one central (automatically updated) Chrome app instead of all kind of local apps scattering around. I've setup another profile as recommended on various internet sites, by creating a new shortcut to Chrome and adding the --user-data option. The full shortcut (on Win7) looks as follows: "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --user-data-dir="C:\Users\Victor\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\SecondProfile". After starting Chrome using this shortcut I've observed a new folder tree "C:\Users\Victor\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\SecondProfile" has been added besides the standard folder "C:\Users\Victor\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data". From a Chrome perspective everything works fine, however CCleaner doesn't clean this secundary profile location. (Sadly it didn't clean my main profile neither, but I could track this down to this bug). PS. I can imagine finding Chrome profiles for CCleaner is quite a challenge since a user might place them anywhere on the system, e.g. "E:\Temp". However I placed my second profile in Chrome's root AppData folder so I'd expect CCleaner would find it...
  5. Great job Flaboy! This is the first highly annoying bug for me in CCleaner in years. Unfortunately a CCleaner update isn't available yet for this serious problem...
  6. Or a proper looking and functioning zip/unzip program. Perhaps not the most obvious choice since there is 7-zip, however 7-zip version 9.20 sucks on Windows 7 (released after two years of development!). Not to speak about the horrible GUI...
  7. A proper and intuitive file/folder sync program. One that supports sync profiles. There isn't any good free one out there.
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