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  1. I just noticed that the Profile 2 directory in my Chrome appdata directory contains several localstorage files that contain URLs to websites I visited 2 days ago and remain after ccleaner has run. The dates on these files are 2 days old as well. The URLs are not anything unusual - some http_<url>_0.localstorage and some are https_<url>0.localstorage. a couple of examples: http_forum.piriform.com_0\.localstorage https_singularlabs.com_0.localstorage These are in c:\users\blah\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 2 and of course there are also URLs in the
  2. I've searched the help files for ccleaner and this forum but couldn't readily find anything that explains what the design philosophy is for ccleaner. To whit, does Piriform market ccleaner as a security tool of any type, and if so, why is the default setting of ccleaner to NOT wipe data? I originally sought out an app that would remove/delete/erase/wipe/eliminate stuff from my PC, and found ccleaner and started using it. Several weeks later I discovered that all the things ccleaner finds to wipe (temp files, cache, etc.) aren't actually being wiped, they're simply insecurely deleted. An
  3. We've started using Windows 8 and noticed a behaviour that seems new. If I browse to a directory in File Explorer and select a large number of files, then try to start a drop and drag operation, my hard drive access light gets very busy for quite a long time, things hang for a moment, and a small box pops up indicating the # of files I'm trying to drop/drag. My laptop is old and low-end so this activity can go on for 30 seconds or more.The cursor essentially hangs while the hard drive is going nuts and I can't actually complete the drop/drag until its finally ready. That's all well and g
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