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When cleaning any folder or Recycle Bin of any .exe or .dll files the system hangs and is unresponsive when it encounters the first .exe or .dll file. It must be powered down, using the power key. After powering up, all files prior to the first .exe or .dll file have been deleted. I can manually delete the .exe and .dll files and empty the Recycle Bin, CCleaner does not delete them.

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Must be something to do with your particular system as it should normally get rid of those files without causing the system to lock.

 

Would be helpful if you state:

* Windows version (i.e.; Win 7, Win 8.1).

* CCleaner version.

* What antivirus you're using.

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Spunds like you are trying to delete active files some how

 

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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Windows 8.1 Pro x64

CCleaner v5.05.5176

Bitdefender Internet Secutity 2015

 

The files are either teporary interner files, system temporary files or the recycle bin.

The files are not active, I can delete them using Windows Explorer and then empty the recycle bin.

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Sounds like an anti-virus conflict, or some esoteric Windows security setting that is preventing applications from removing other applications.

I'm Shane.

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