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I have noticed a bug in the latest version of Crap Cleaner (3.16.1666) and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (64bit), If you have Start Menu Shortcuts checked under System and you run Ccleaner, it will delete three files under C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs that it should not. If you run Analyze it will show the files in the results. They come up as Immersive Control Panel.ink, Immersive RemoteDesktop.ink, and Windows Store.ink. If you view these files in Windows Explorer they are PC Settings, Remote Desktop Connection, and Store. If these files are deleted you can no longer access the Metro Control Panel, The Windows App Store, or the Metro Remote Desktop App from the Start Screen. I hope your program can be changed to ignore these files, for now I have unchecked Start Menu Shortcuts. Thank you for your awesome program I have been using it at home for years.

Long time user

Bryan Moore

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ADVICE FOR USING CCleaner'S REGISTRY INTEGRITY SECTION

DON'T JUST CLEAN EVERYTHING THAT'S CHECKED OFF.

Do your Registry Cleaning in small bits (at the very least Check-mark by Check-mark)

ALWAYS BACKUP THE ENTRY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL BREAK IF YOU DON'T.

CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND AT  https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us and  https://www.ccleaner.com/docs

Pro users file a PRIORITY SUPPORT request at https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

link to WINAPP2.INI explanation

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