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  2. Are you talking about CCleaner or Speccy? If you are talink about CCleaner it is the Google toolbar that is included in the download Are you talking about CCleaner or Speccy? Use the slim build instead (no toolbars) https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/builds
  3. I kindly ask you to check that malicious code will not be inside downloaded files.
  4. Greetings, I've been using Speccy for a long time now and only now i noticed that for Estonians, the location says "Russia". Estonia has been a free country since 1991!!!
  5. Changes in v5.45 and your feedback

    luckily the inbuilt MS cleanmgr program, which has gotten better with Windows 10, does just as good a job cleaning Windows as CC did.
  6. SSD plus Optane optimizer

    no solution I'm afraid, not if DF is wrongly detection the SSD as a HDD. it's a long-standing, known, unresolved issue with DF and CC. I have a batch file of maintenance tasks, to optimise a SSD, I use this; defrag %systemdrive% /L /V
  7. Help Corrupt file not fixing

    is it just Acrobat Reader that is corrupted, or others? if just the one, uninstall and reinstall the software. if others, it may be a sign of deeper issues (gremlins, hard drive failure) and you should be backing up, scanning your drive, perhaps even a repair reload of Windows. to get you started, start an elevated command prompt and do these; chkdsk c: /r sfc /scannow
  8. Yesterday
  9. Registry Cleaner

    Glad you are sorted now
  10. Help Corrupt file not fixing

    Ccleaner doesn't fix corruption, it seeks out registry items that don't seem to be connected to live programs. Like any registry 'fixer' you shouldn't use it unless you know what you're removing. Read the advice in my signature below. I've moved this thread to the ccleaner discussion board.
  11. I am new to CC, I just bought it and I thought it cleaned corruption in the registry. I keep getting for instance acroRd32.exe is corrupt, I have tried command prompt things but nothing is working and someone said, shouldn't CC find that in the registry? So here I am asking, if someone could get me in the right direction I would be so appreciative....lost in corrupt world..
  12. SSD plus Optane optimizer

    Run Windows Optimise?
  13. HI guys, i just buy a new laptop which includes an 16GB Optane Memory. The original HDD was a 1TB HDD but i replaced it with an SSD that i bougth a few months a go for another computer. The thing is that when I try to optimize the SSD the option dosen´t show, instead it appears the Defrag option. Apparently when the Optane memory is enabled Defraggler detects that I have an HDD instaed of an SSD. Is there any solution I can put on to fix this?
  14. Registry Cleaner

    Prompt to backup registry was not ticked - don''t know why - I didn't even know that prompt was there - Thanx
  15. Registry Cleaner

    Need more info. What build of CCleaner are you using? What operating system are you using ? In CCleaner ..Options..Advanced... is 'show prompt to backup registry issues' ticked ?
  16. Registry Cleaner

    Registry Cleaner no longer asks to back up registry
  17. Changes in v5.45 and your feedback

    Just to add a few more thoughts on this mess. Having been in business for ~43yrs, I've seen a lot of situations that companies, employees and customers can get themselves into. Quite often, people will get into a self-imposed catch-22 of not being forthright instead of just owning what they did and telling the truth. That is what I believe is happening in this situation and why the customer base is not hearing what they expect (the truth). Losing trust with your customers is a going-out-of-business strategy and getting to that point is equally bad. The problem (for me) is that regardless of what Stephen Piriform says, the customer has no assurance that lip-service isn't afoot. What assurance would the customer have that harvesting customer data wouldn't continue in just another form? Think Google and the fact that they are still tracking you on your phone even after the user thinks they have disabled it. Companies that practice this kind of behavior are likely to continue it in whatever new manner they can invent because of greed. It is a sad commentary on how invasive software has become upon a society that trusts too much and thinks "social media" is the answer to all things. If Piriform can't at least recognize their deed, and specifically, publicly speak to what they have done, why would anyone trust them regardless of what they do with the next (or future) versions? It bothers me that the only way that I discovered what was happening with v5.45 was that I got curious and did a web-search. I'd noticed that they removed the ability to stop the application from the taskbar icon. That immediately caused me to question "why would they do that"? A web-search led me to discovering the rest of what they had done. Think of all the customers out there that upgraded to v5.45 and still have no idea what has been done. Did any of us get a message from Piriform that we may want to consider reverting to a previous version? Therein lies another part of the misdeed...not telling the rest of the customers even after you have been caught. It is an old aberrant behavior that repeats itself in many ways across history and is very much alive today. Also, the hunt for a replacement product isn't exactly a clean result and it bothers me that Piriform customers have been now forced to consider that move. So many products of this type are free and from entities where you have no idea as to their trustworthiness. A person could be jumping from one fire into another so to speak.
  18. Hello everybody! Need some advice about CCleaner for Mac - the task is to remove all the flash disk attaching entries including temporary files opened from this drive. Can CCleaner do it? I mean - free version. Thank you.
  19. Changes in v5.45 and your feedback

    if it is, it was completely unintentional. maybe my subconscious knows more than she lets on. but now you mention it - I like that idea and will stick to it, my 40 days of mourning for what was, and will never be again. as to staff in the Who's Online status, yeah, I don't think they have increased any activity on that front. I usually see the odd one lurking around. if they bothered enough to log in and browse, why not spend the few extra seconds and; post an update, say Hi, give us a status report, tell us what's coming down the pipeline, post some feel-good news - ANYTHING, but no, let's stay mouth shout and let the crazy members prattle on with their trivial chatter.
  20. Changes in v5.45 and your feedback

    Hi mta, Is that avatar colour change the equivalent of a black armband? I have noticed that Piriform staff are appearing in 'whos online' in a lot more than previously, 2 of them especially, but they're not posting anything on the forum. Maybe they are just monitoring the complaints? (or PM'ing members instead?)
  21. As said above v5.45 has been withdrawn and you should revert to v5.44 pending further developments.
  22. Slow launch

    Thank You for the advice!
  23. Last week
  24. confirming this on the free version. I happen to still be on 5.45, but it's fine because I don't restart often except for Windows Updates. thank you to everyone else who confirmed it's not just me. also, I agree it would be nice to have a right click option to close it with the tray icon.
  25. Having the same issue too. Speccy and Defraggler. USB 3 WD My Passport 0730 HDD is showing up as SDD. I still can't defrag that drive. I E-mailed them 1 YEAR ago and Piriform still didn't fix the issue. Showing they don't care.
  26. Notepad++

    Notepad++ v7.5.8 bug-fixes: 1. Remove annoying "no update" notification. 2. Fix Folder as Workspace not updating regression. 3. Fixed crash issue by checking & unchecking "Disable extension column" option in preferences dialog. 4. Fixed a crash when trying to launch a secondary instance with command line arguments. 5. Fix "Explorer Here" from "Folder as Workspace" problem if folder name contains comma.
  27. Slow launch

    the delayed start, like the one you describe, is common when using winapp2.ini due to its size and the sheer time taken to process its contents. but this shouldn't be your issue. as a first try, I would rollback to an earlier version (personally, try v5.40 first) and see if that helps. uninstall your current version first. then go into the Program Files folder for CC and delete its contents (keep the .ini file if you have customised settings) download the latest build from here; https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/builds (or use FileHippo for previous versions) reboot the PC then install CC from your downloaded file. if you need to convert this Free version to the Pro, go to Options > About and enter your license key.
  28. Changes in v5.45 and your feedback

    sadly there has been no response from any 'organisation representative' that I have seen except for that one by @Stephen Piriform where he discussed the mistake and the intent to undo it. and the company's lack of such communication is simply fanning the flames. the vacuum is being filled regardless, by everyone else, except the one's in authority.
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