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Posts posted by Ayush



    Thanks folks.


    So, in summary it seems CCleaner is a good tool for deleting to free space but not for security purposes if the index.dat files are not totally wiped - which means personal info could still be retrieved.


    What about : ''CCleaner > 'Options' > 'Settings' > Secure deletion''



    Echo Off


    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\UserData\index.dat"

    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Cookies\index.dat"

    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat"

    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\UserData\index.dat"

    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Cookies\index.dat"

    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat"

    Del "C:\Documents and Settings\Local Service\Cookies\index.dat"



    OR this :


    @echo offdel "%appdata%\Microsoft\Internet explorer\UserData\index.dat" del "%userprofile%\Cookies\index.dat" del "%userprofile%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat" del "%userprofile%\UserData\index.dat" del "C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Cookies\index.dat" del "C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat" del "C:\Documents and Settings\Local Service\Cookies\index.dat"


  2. All files are overwritten, it just doesn't change the registry settings for it.


    Ok..then export the registry key... I think it is :

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\CCleaner\Options


    You can use this from Start - Run :

    reg export "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\CCleaner\Options" "C:\CCleaner settings.reg"


    After uninstalling, double click C:\CCleaner settings.reg

  3. Ok, usually I unistall the old version and after I install the new version...



    If installing over an old version doesnt remove the settings then that is sure that some file(s) are preserved. Ask CCleaner support or ask in forums about the file.

  4. 1. Please add a option to add Registry keys in Custom Cleaner.


    2. In Cleaner (Main) window/page, the custom things should be listed as a different part like other items : "Internet explorer", "Windows explorer", "System", "Advanced" and there should be "Custom"


    3. The custom should be expandable. I mean, checkboxs to select what you want to clean from Custom list just like there are options for other items. Example "Temporary internet files", "Cookies" etc. for Internet explorer.


    4. When you are just cleaning the bad Start menu and desktop shortcuts, there should be no prompts (but for other registry items, there should be as it is now).

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