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I run CCleaner at night when users are not logged in.

Since CCleaner cannot remove stuff from users that are not logged in I am also forced to use Cleanup!. Unfortunately Cleanup! does not give the same level of customization. IT FORCES YOU TO DELETE IE HISTORY!


Since I really like CCleaner a lot more than Cleanup! I was wondering what it would take to add the following features:

- Cleanup for all users when running as system (or a check box to allow this)

- Log all changes to a file when running in silent mode.

- Allow the registry fixes to be done silently (CCleaner is just so good that I trust it not to screw up) with maybe an auto backup creation


I think this would benefit everybody and I am pretty sure I can get whatever is needed in compensation:

girls, beer, food, or other more serious donations ;)


Just send me a pm, email or whatever if you want to discuss this.

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Thanks for the info I will look at easycleaner.


The fact remains that I would really like these features in CCleaner and am willing to reward however can give these great enhancements to the community. (cash?, mp3 player? it is all negotiable)

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As far as I can tell this easycleaner is pretty slick.


1. All it requires is the EXE (and the options file if you don't want to be prompted for the language)

2. The command line options are great:

-startup: Tells EasyCleaner that it was started at the Windows startup.

-s: Tells EasyCleaner to start invisibly to the system tray.

-reg: Search for invalid registry entries.

-delreg: Search for invalid registry entries and delete them when done.

-dup: Search for duplicate files.


-unn: Search for unnecessary files.

-delunn: Search for unnecessary files and delete them when done.

-sta: Search for invalid shortcuts.

-delsta: Search for invalid shortcuts and delete them when done.

-ccache: Delete Internet Explorer's temporary Internet files.

-chistory: Clear Internet Explorer's history.

-ccookies: Delete Internet Explorer's cookies.

-cmru: Clear start-menu's most recently used list.

-exit: Specifies EasyCleaner to close itself if it has nothing else to do.

3. It creates a log that gives how many elements where deleted for each operation

4. It cleans the registry from the command line and creates the undo reg file automatically. CCleaner cleans very well but offers no such automation you have to use the GUI.


The downsides/areas to improve are:

1. It is not really silent: it minimizes to the system tray

2. The log does not contain much detail: space freed in MB? full list of files deleted? Those would be great options.

3. The command line options to search but not delete do not output the console and do not allow saving unless you use the GUI. It kinds of makes the command line options to "search only" useless.

4. I need to investigate some more but I think the reg cleaning messed up outlook on one of the test machines. CCleaner looks like it handles the registry better.

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