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I use the Include Specific Folders option in CCleaner to wipe out the contents of the Temp folders in user profiles.


I'd like to be able to use the %USERPROFILE% variable to avoid having to manually browse to the C:\Users\[uSER]\AppData\Local\Temp path every time I set up CCleaner.


I'm not able to get it to work manually editing the .ini file.


I've tried %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp path, but CCleaner doesn't detect any data in this location, though it exists.

Works fine when I browse for the path through the GUI.


Anyone had any luck with editing the .ini file for this?

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As of the latest version (3.04) this should be possible however I've not yet attempted it


Version History

v3.04.1389 (24 Feb 2011)

- Added support for Windows 7 SP1.

- Added Internet Explorer UserData cleaning and management.

- Added Safari cookie management.

- Improved Google Chrome detection.

- Added Google Chrome JumplistIcons folder cleaning.

- Added Opera Icon Cache folder cleaning.

- Added support for Comodo Dragon.

- Added support for SongBird embedded browser.

- Added support for Thunderbird embedded browser.

- Added Registry cleaner for Sound Events.

- Improved Registry cleaning for Unused File Extensions.

- Improved Registry cleaning for Application Paths.

- Added environment variable support in Custom Locations.

- Command line exporting of embedded INIs (/export [folder path]).

- Added cleaning for Excel Viewer, FeedDemon, WinDiff and Last.FM,

Free Download Manager, Internet Download Accelerator

and Internet Download Manager.

- Improved cleaning for AntiVir Desktop, AVG AntiVirus 10.0

and Windows Media Player.

- Improved system file detection security.

- Minor bug fixes.



EDIT: just tested. Here is the procedure


  2. Create a custom entry (i.e. c:\users\msgvb\desktop\temploadpoint)
  3. click OK
  4. right click the entry and choose "Manual Edit"
  5. Replace c:\users\msgvb\ with %userprofile%
  6. Click ok


in my testing this worked fine

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works :)

great job, thanks!


probably time I start looking at the purchase options for this app.

it's been a mainstay in my maintenance arsenal for some time now; definitely proven its worth, that's for sure.


thanks for the info and for the quick response.

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There is no purchase option.


The only "Pay" thing would be priority support (bypass the forum email directly with developers) or Donation (Tell the Developers you appriciate them)

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