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  2. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    Done deal. Again, many thanks!
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  4. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    A batch file should work instead, or better yet look for an actual "replacement" on the Microsoft Store.
  5. Clean Windows 10 ActivitiesTimeline

    Unfortunately it's just the way that the Timeline feature in Windows works. If Timeline is set to syncronise then the data is saved on Microsofts' cloud servers, and no third party cleaner will be able to touch or clean it there. (You wouldn't want someone to be able to get into Microsofts servers and delete everything, by intent or by mistake). You can clear it locally, but sync will just put it back again. They are Microsoft's servers so you can only clear the stored data there from within Timeline itself. Go to Settings>Privacy>Activity history and click on the 'Clear' button. Or if you don't use Timeline then turn it off altogether. (It's a problem you also see with browsers that are synced to the cloud, you can clear the local data off your computer but then it just gets synced back again).
  6. Hello, It seems CCleaner doesn't detect nor clear the Windows 10 Activities Timeline view. The list of opened files recently can be view in the "Task View" (click on Task View button in Taskbar, the desktop is displayed with existing applications, and below, are listed the files opened recently, with a timeline. I tried cleaning several times with CCleaner with differents options checked but it didn't worked (I finally cleaned the items manually...) For information, the activites can be synchronized on Microsoft account, see screenshots and features here : https://www.thewindowsclub.com/timeline-feature-windows-10 Best Regards Thomas
  7. Winapp2.ini additions

    Thanks for the new and modified entries. Winapp2.ini update: https://github.com/MoscaDotTo/Winapp2/commit/6c134ef7668f627b24bbfcc95e32fdbc4b4680a8
  8. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    @hazelnut and @Andavari -- Many thanks for responding. Everything I read says users of S mode are restricted to the Microsoft Store apps. My friend wants to use S mode so she won't be able to use CCleaner on that machine.
  9. OS in SSD safe to zero-fill?

    Since it's an old topic I'll close it then. Thanks for making the both of us look sane Nergal!
  10. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    No it was only the info their that tells you how to get out of S mode that I mentioned purely for info.
  11. Winapp2.ini additions

    That's why they need a proper Wiki, since some things on that help site are incomplete or outright wrong and they know about it because they've been told countless times.
  12. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    Just don't try to follow any help links on that page Hazelnut, Microsoft and their BROKEN links seem like a trend and are very prevalent.
  13. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    See here under ''How do I switch out of S mode'' https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4020089/windows-10-in-s-mode-faq
  14. CCleaner & Win 10 S Mode

    From everything I've seen on YouTube about it the only programs ("apps") that will work on it have to be from the Microsoft Store. Your friend can however upgrade at an additional cost I believe to Windows 10 Home if it's too limiting.
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  16. I changed my user name from 'kondr' to 'Jens' on my new PC (Win 10); unfortunately, I deleted the 'kondr' user before I took backup of some photos in a specific folder. So far, with Recuva Pro I only get photos form the 'Jens' user; Is there a way to make Recuva look after the deleted 'kondr' user's files?
  17. OS in SSD safe to zero-fill?

    To make @Augeas and @Andavari not look crazy, the post they are replying to was removed when I banned the spammer
  18. CCleaner stealth installation?

    Just to not let @Andavari look weird the post he commented on was removed when I banned the spammer.
  19. Monitor Brave Browser

    Anyone have an idea how to get new browsers to show up under "Monitoring". I see Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, but I recently started using Brave Browser, which is basically Chrome minus Google's monitoring. Should be no reason CCleaner can't clean that browser as well, it just doesn't recognize it.
  20. A new Button to make CCL more efficient..

    You can "opt-out" on many advertisers main sites, but that also means you have to accept and keep their cookies which in turn means you cannot allow tools like CCleaner to delete those cookies - which to me sounds like a big effort and to be blunt a complete pain in the ass, and I'd wonder can they actually be trusted. It's easier in my opinion to use a HOSTS file like the MVPS.org HOSTS File, etc., which can also block some malware. Couple a blocker HOSTS file with using an adblocking add-on in each browser such as uBlock Origin, etc., to cover what the HOSTS file can't block.
  21. I am getting this too. Thought it was just me. Thanks for posting it. I will mark this thread and wait
  22. A new Button to make CCL more efficient..

    The "trackers" that CCleaner reports are not what anyone reasonable would regard as trackers. See the link below the red text in my signature.
  23. @APMichael Thanks! That fixed it. I guess it wasn't on my end. Piriform need to fix it. @Nergal Typo. I have 5.56. Thanks again!
  24. Hello all. A friend is getting an HP laptop that'll be using Windows 10 in S Mode. She's currently using CCleaner Slim on her desktop and I know that cannot be installed on an S Mode operating system. Does anyone know if CCleaner Portable on a USB stick will work or is she limited to the built-in Windows cleaning tools? Any information appreciated.
  25. A new Button to make CCL more efficient..

    Regarding the tracker option, I never use it. Instead I just revert the settings to how the used to be in earlier builds...... Open CCleaner and click on Options..Advanced. Then put a dot in the Advanced report. Now run CCleaner and you will see what it is finding if you right click on the result and ask it to show details.
  26. It would be better if Ccleaner's 'Run' button would change to 'Close' button after it is pressed, so there isn't any moving the cursor to close CCL after cleaning.. given that the computer is essentially the epitome of efficiency.. At least they're trying to make it thus... Or, if after cleaning, Ccleaner would popup the cleaning details for 5-seconds, then close itself.. _________________ I run Ccleaner every-time I shutdown Firefox.. Lately CCL is finding about 200 trackers for a half hour session in YouTube.. Last week CCL found 11,000 trackers.. The day before 7,000 trackers.. I am heyoka sorcerer.. I see all reality.. I broke out of 'the box'.. I publish a lot of new mindish science for my kind.. I'm supposing trackers are people at the helm of major internet anomalies, who desperately need to and want to know new stuff, but don't have what it takes to understand any newness, who believe if they follow me around on the Web, they'll learn stuff their mummies and daddies and schools couldn't teach them.. It's like they have zero respect for my privacy.. Their incessant poking their noses in my business, and their blocking my critical messages to humanity, makes me feel like those turd are playing me like they believe I'm their video game, and their daddy they never had.. Gives me the feel that they desperately want to suckle off of me: milk, blood, energy, and wisdom.. I ain't their daddy nor mummy.. I wish they could and would just wake-up, and grow-up, and go away... I have installed the new Firefox, that claims to block all trackers.. It doesn't.. It can't yet.. Seems there isn't anything that can fully block trackers.. I've installed Duckgogo security addon, and a couple tracker blockers, noscript, and adblock, and have Firefox set to block all trackers.. Still the blackhatter cocaino-damaged little meat-monkeys get in, essentially informing right in my face that I do not have any rights to privacy... Coke makes them believe they are gods.. They ain't my gods... Do trackers do any harm to the operation of the computer..? Do trackers slow down the operation of the computer..? Are trackers a threat..? Are Yahoo and Google selling high-demand tracker hookups to clients..? Do they have a 'trackers shopping-list'..? Why would I have got tagged by 11,000 trackers..? Why is it so important to someone which YouTube videos I view, and what I search for in Google..? Does it make them feel almighty powerful to pester and irritate Innocence, thinkers, writers, love, and truth..? Will there ever be a public 'opt-out of trackers' option switch..? Is there..?
  27. Winapp2.ini additions

    Unfortunately, Piriform never updated the manual, so the manual still only mentions Mozilla-based browsers. But it also works for Chromium-based browsers. Correct, the section "Google Chrome" in CCleaner is responsible for all Chromium-based browsers at the same time. It is not possible to clean each of them individually. If you put only the file Winapp2.ini in CCleaner's program folder, only the entries of the file Winapp2.ini will clean the Brave browser. However, if you want a complete cleaning, with the built-in entries of CCleaner, you have to add the "CustomLocation1" in your ccleaner.ini.
  28. Winapp2.ini additions

    Just replace the word firefox with CHROME for it to work
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