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  1. Thanks. I thought I had looked everywhere to find that setting, then decided that it must have been in an older version of the gui, but that the CCleaner updates had retained the setting. Here are the settings you refer to. For some reason, I was expecting the setting to be in the "custom cleaning" settings for each browser.
  2. When I close Opera, CClean automatically cleans it. When I close any of my other browsers--Vivaldi, Firefox, Chrome, or IE--CCleaner will pop up and tell me that the browser has closed, and, for a few seconds, if I wish, I can click on the blue "Click here to clean" in order to clean the browser. Where is the setting in CCleaner to automatically clean a given browser when it closes? The image I've attached is of the CCleaner gui with the browser cleaning options showing, and you'll notice that the settings are identical for Firefox and Opera. Superimposed on that image are the CCleaner messages that appear above the system tray, the top one being what appears when Opera is closed, the other one being what happens when Firefox is closed. It seems like I have a vague memory of telling CCleaner to automatically clean Opera at one time, but, if so, I can't find where to do so in its gui. By the way, I do not like the relatively new gui, with the "custom" and "easy" clean settings. I prefer the old-fashioned one. Maybe Piriform should poll its users.
  3. I got the same error starting late last night. This is with CCleaner Pro on a Win8.1 64-bit system. On the 9th, I had restored my system to a couple-of-month-old Macrium Reflect image,, and the old version of CCleaner on that image updated itself to v5.59.7230, I ran Windows Update on the 10th. I had only started looking at CCleaner's software updater recently, since I've been using the free Glary Utilities for quite some time to keep tabs on what needs updating, but I did finally notice that CCleaner does watch some programs that Glary doesn't. I do not normally allow any 3rd-party software updater to do any updating: I download the installation files from the software vendors, then manually install any updates. The reason is that I do restore my system to an earlier image fairly regularly (anytime Windows gets weird or anytime I get paranoid: despite having full versions of Norton, MBAM, and SuperAntiSpyware, and despite not going where I shouldn't go on the internet, I do sometimes get paranoid. If my mouse seems to move by itself, for instance, I'll immediately re-do the system.) Then, when I update the software on an old image, I'll update it all from the saved install files before re-connecting to the internet to update Windows, Java, and Flash. In this case, though, CCleaner had been giving me spurious information about what needed updating. It was telling me, yesterday, that Adobe Digital Edition and Flash both needed updating, but Flash was not out of date. However, since Microsoft had not updated IE--with Flash version the other browsers had Flash version, I suspected that the problem was that CCleaner was "seeing" the old un-updatable Flash in IE. I downloaded the Adobe DE installer, ran it, but CCleaner still kept telling me that the program was out of date. I then went ahead (for the first time) and allowed CCleaner to try and update the programs itself, but it gave me an error, telling me that it had failed to update either one. But, it did keep telling me that those two programs needed updating. (I run CCleaner several times a day, manually; even though it automatically cleans the browsers when I exit. Then, last night, I got the "An error occurred with code: Failed To Get Installed Software From Definitions (3)."
  4. I just got that "error opening file," but it came when I allowed CCleaner to try and update itself. To fix it, though, I didn't have to uninstall it or do anything fancy: all I had to do was to download the installer separately and then run it. However, there was one peculiarity. My natural instinct was, before running the installer directly, to go to the task manager and kill CCleaner, since, 99.99% of the time, that kind of problem would be that the installer couldn't close a file that was in use (or else that an anti-malware program was "helping" by preventing the system change.) However, CCleaner was not running. I am puzzled as to just how the original installer, run via the update within the program, could have closed CCleaner itself, yet been unable to install the new version. EDIT: After writing this post, I went to move the downloaded CCleaner installer to my archive of installers (that's to save time and hassle whenever I restore a system image via Macrium Reflect, which I do every few months: when I do so, I update all the software manually whenever possible before re-connecting to the internet) and, guess what: my old friend, access denied, came visiting. Windows would not allow me to move the CCleaner installer from downloads; it wouldn't even allow me to copy it. Worse, I took ownership of the file, and Windows still wouldn't let me. Rebooting fixed the problem: the file disappeared from downloads after I rebooted, so, in shutting down, WIndows might have killed whatever was locking the file, then finished deleting it.
  5. Is there not some way to enable it to clean all the accounts at one time if you run it from an admin account? I have to log into each user account every time I make a new image of my system, just to cut down on the space the image will take (as well as cut down on the time to create the image.) With as much as a half gig or even much more in each account, that saves a lot of space.
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