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I'm using Pro version and everything works fine expect one bug, after CCleaner finished cleaning ''right mouse click'' still give option ''Undo Delete'' but CCleaner already cleaned Recycle Bin and is nothing left for ''Undo'' :)

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'Undo Delete' does not restore files that you have deleted from the bin.

It is a recycle bin option that puts files that you have put into the bin (deleted from Windows Explorer) back onto your hard drive.
ie. It is an undo of the Windows Explorer delete.

Once you 'Empty recycle bin' they are no longer there to put back.

Similarly if you use CCleaner to empty the bin then the files are no longer there to put back.

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

 

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I believe he is just misunderstanding what the "Undo Delete" option in the Recycle Bin actually does.
(But as you say checking for a corrupt bin wouldn't hurt anything).

"Undo Delete" merely moves files out of the bin back to where they were 'deleted' from, but if they've been deleted from the bin then they are gone.
(Unless you can get them back with a recovery programme).

Maybe Microsoft should rename it to something like "Restore to original location"?

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

 

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I think older Windows versions stated something similar like what you suggest to restore to original location. Personally I don't let CCleaner or any disk cleaning tools empty the Recycle Bin, I do it via the Recycle Bin itself since that's a last chance to make sure it should be emptied.

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