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Can't disable CCleaner to start automatically with Windows.

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CCleaner starts everytime when i start Windows although it is disabled in Options/ Settings. Also i disabled "Minimize to System Tray", all "Smart cleaning options" and "Keep CCleaner updated automatically" and CCleaner still start. Please fix this bug.

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If you mean that it is always in the System Tray then we have seen this System Tray icon persistence in a couple of cases.
It seems to be an issue with the task not always being removed from the Windows Task scheduler as it should be, so for a few people the task starts up again if/when you reboot your machine.
(Which in turn seems to depend on just how the update to 5.74 was done, and in what order the new CCleaner settings were changed).

Following the 4 steps, in order, from this post will/should clear it up:

If you need help with Task manager or Task Scheduler then give a shout and we can go through it step-by-step.

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