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hi,

 

today I installed ccleaner at a friends pc. after reboot however, unfortunately ccleaner was set to autostart and after reboot it did delete everything that it was set to delete without asking me.

so the question I have is: is ccleaner set to autostart when you install it the first time on a vista machine?

or was there a previous install and the new install used the old settings(he didnt remember if he installed it, I didnt check)?

 

actually I was using ccleaner a lot but this problem did cause a lot of trouble :angry:

 

if the second scenario is the most probable cause, might I add the suggestion that the installer asks if the autostart feature should stay enabled?

 

regards

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I would think that there may have been a prior install where the settings were used from.

 

You are asked on install what settings you want and tick or untick your choice.

 

Always read the instructions and choices when installing any software :)

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alright, so I guess it was a previous install of ccleaner then...

 

thanks

 

btw - maybe it would be a good idea to add a confirmation box to the ccleaner install routine that tells you that it found ccleaner settings from an older install and asks if you want to keep the settings from the previous install?

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