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  1. On 2.8.2019 at 11:56, Andavari said:

    RegKey2 for this cleaning routine can't remove anything! It also doesn't matter if CCleaner is ran as admin, or if the registry location is modified with full priveleges it still doesn't work. What does however work is manually deleting old junk from that registry location.

    Thanks for the information. However, I cannot confirm it. RegKey2 completely removes the registry key "Store" from my system.


  2. CCleaner's entry "Cookies" for Google Chrome, Chromium browsers and Opera cleans the LevelDB of the folder "User Data\*\Local Storage\", but leaves many traces. The main LevelDB file *.log will be cleaned, but the clean-up process unfortunately creates new *.ldb files with all the previous data from the *.log file! The MANIFEST-* file then also contains traces of visited websites!

    Please check if you can optimize this. Thank you!

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  3. 14 hours ago, siliconman01 said:

    Sticky Password does not like [Local Storage *] for Chrome.

    I strongly suspect that Edge Chromium will have to have the Leveldb key removed as well when it is released in final form and Sticky Password recognizes it as a valid browser.  In test mode, Sticky Password is duped into thinking it is running in a valid browser.

    Thank you very much for your quick reply and the information.

    Too bad it's still affecting extensions. Then we should better not include the entries in Winapp2.ini.

     

    2 hours ago, Andavari said:

    Really, an entry to delete "old Firefox data" stored on the desktop of all places.:lol: Are we that lazy? Surely that's not a difficult thing to see and delete.

    It's not like it's deeply hidden on the system unbeknownst to end-users, and since it has to be selected during uninstall of Firefox for it to even be created it could easily backfire having CCleaner delete it.

    I guess he requested the entry because many people just overlook the folder because of the many icons on their desktop. It will also be a Winapp3.ini entry, as it deletes a potentially important backup folder.


  4. New entries:

    CCleaner's built-in entry "Cookies" tries to clean up the LevelDB, but leaves many traces. The main LevelDB file *.log will be cleaned, but the clean-up process unfortunately creates new *.ldb files with all the previous data of the *.log file. The MANIFEST file also contains traces of visited websites.

    A request: Could someone please test if this affects installed extensions? Thank you very much!

    [Local Storage *]
    LangSecRef=3029
    Detect1=HKCU\Software\7Star\7Star
    Detect2=HKCU\Software\360Browser\Browser
    Detect3=HKCU\Software\Amigo
    Detect4=HKCU\Software\BraveSoftware
    Detect5=HKCU\Software\CentBrowser
    Detect6=HKCU\Software\ChromePlus
    Detect7=HKCU\Software\Chromium\PreferenceMACs
    Detect8=HKCU\Software\CocCoc\Browser
    Detect9=HKCU\Software\Comodo\Dragon
    Detect10=HKCU\Software\Coowon\Coowon
    Detect11=HKCU\Software\Epic Privacy Browser
    Detect12=HKCU\Software\Flock
    Detect13=HKCU\Software\Iridium
    Detect14=HKCU\Software\RockMelt
    Detect15=HKCU\Software\Slimjet
    Detect16=HKCU\Software\Superbird
    Detect17=HKCU\Software\Torch
    Detect18=HKCU\Software\Vivaldi
    Detect19=HKCU\Software\Yandex\YandexBrowser
    DetectFile1=%AppData%\brave
    DetectFile2=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*
    Default=False
    FileKey1=%AppData%\brave\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey2=%LocalAppData%\7Star\7Star\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey3=%LocalAppData%\360Browser\Browser\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey4=%LocalAppData%\Amigo\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey5=%LocalAppData%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser*\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey6=%LocalAppData%\CentBrowser\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey7=%LocalAppData%\Chromium\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey8=%LocalAppData%\CocCoc\Browser\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey9=%LocalAppData%\Comodo\Dragon\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey10=%LocalAppData%\Coowon\Coowon\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey11=%LocalAppData%\Epic Privacy Browser\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey12=%LocalAppData%\Flock\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey14=%LocalAppData%\Iridium\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey15=%LocalAppData%\MapleStudio\ChromePlus\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey16=%LocalAppData%\RockMelt\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey17=%LocalAppData%\Slimjet\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey18=%LocalAppData%\Superbird\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey19=%LocalAppData%\Torch\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey20=%LocalAppData%\Vivaldi\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*
    FileKey21=%LocalAppData%\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*

    [Edge Local Storage *]
    Section=Microsoft Edge Insider
    DetectFile=%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Edge*
    Default=False
    FileKey1=%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Edge*\User Data\*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*

    [Opera Local Storage *]
    LangSecRef=3027
    Detect=HKCU\Software\Opera Software
    Default=False
    FileKey1=%AppData%\Opera Software\Opera*\Local Storage\leveldb|*.*


  5. 53 minutes ago, CSGalloway said:

    If Firefox Old Data is basically the same structure as %appdata%\mozilla\profiles then why not have copies of all the firefox entries and just do ...

    IMHO that's too much for a simple backup folder. The folder only exists if Firefox had serious problems or if you manually clicked on "Refresh Firefox". Since the content does not change after creation, the entries would only clean the folder once. The folder is used to transfer your profile data to a new Firefox profile. After that you can usually delete the folder.


  6. On 26.7.2019 at 15:48, CSGalloway said:

    I would assume that if there were multiple "%userprofile%\Desktop\Old Firefox Data\" that it would be okay to just have

    "%userprofile%\Desktop\Old Firefox Data *\" ...

    New Winapp3.ini entry:

    [Firefox Old Data *]
    Section=Dangerous Firefox
    DetectFile=%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox
    Default=False
    Warning=The folders are created as part of the "Refresh Firefox" process and can contain important data.
    FileKey1=%UserProfile%\Desktop\Old Firefox Data*|*.*|REMOVESELF


  7. 10 hours ago, CSGalloway said:

    A lot of FireFox users have %userprofile%\Desktop\Old Firefox Data\ and I think it would be nice if there was an entry that would clean this and similar named folders. 

    Please provide the entry or at least the different folder names. Thanks!

    10 hours ago, Winapp2.ini said:

    Should definitely include a warning alongside this if one is created; this folder is typically created as part of the "refresh firefox" process and can contain important data. It's also optionally created when uninstalling firefox as a profile backup

    Maybe we should add the entry to the Winapp3.ini then.


  8. 1 hour ago, SMalik said:

    Sync data is being saved in SyncData.sqlite3 file.

    Ok, we already know that, but there must be a reason why the LevelDB is always there. So I searched the web and found the following developer document: https://www.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/sync/unified-sync-and-storage-overview. They are talking about different models that use either only the SQLite and/or also the LevelDB. Therefore, the LevelDB also seems to store sync (meta)data. Does it break Chrome if you use "%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Sync Data|*.*|RECURSE"?

    @siliconman01: What is your experience? Does it break the Chromium-based Edge if you use "%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Edge*\User Data\*\Sync Data|*.*|RECURSE"?


  9. On 19.7.2019 at 21:38, SMalik said:

    New Entries ...

    [Sync Data *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Sync Data|SyncData.sqlite3 ...

    Shall we add "*\Sync Data\LevelDB|*.*" as in siliconman01's entry for the Chromium-based Edge? If so, then I think we can also use "*\Sync Data|*.*|RECURSE" as a single FileKey, right?


  10. 3 hours ago, siliconman01 said:
    
    [SGX Default_Error_Stack Message *]
    DetectOS=10.0|
    LangSecRef=3024
    Detect=HKCU\Software\Intel\SGX_PSW
    Default=False
    FileKey1=%WinDir%\System32|Default_error_Stack-*.txt

    Would it be okay with you if we add the FileKey to the entry [Intel Logs *]?

    3 hours ago, siliconman01 said:
    
    [Dell SupportAssistAgent *]
    LangSecRef=3024
    Detect=HKLM\Software\Dell\SupportAssistAgent
    Default=False
    FileKey1=%CommonAppData%\PCDr\*\snapshots\*|*.*
    FileKey2=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Downloads|*.*|RECURSE
    FileKey3=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Logs\ApplicationLogs|*.*
    FileKey4=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Logs\ClickStream|*.*
    FileKey5=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Logs\Driver|*.*
    FileKey6=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Logs\HardwareActivityLogs|*.*
    FileKey7=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Logs\SoftwareActivityLogs|*.*|RECURSE
    FileKey8=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\SRE|*.log
    FileKey9=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\SRE\ExtendedLogs|*.*
    FileKey10=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\TechnicianToolkit\Library\Logs|*.*|RECURSE
    FileKey11=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\TechnicianToolkit\Library\RegBackup|*.*
    FileKey12=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\TechnicianToolkit\Library\Temp|*.*|RECURSE

    Are there important log files? Otherwise we could merge FileKey3 to 7:

    FileKey3=%CommonAppData%\SupportAssist\Client\Agent\Logs\*|*.*|RECURSE


  11. 10 hours ago, SMalik said:

    I think we should remove the [Mail and Calendar *] entry and just keep the [Windows Communications Apps *]. Some other Microsoft Store apps also use this, other than Mail and Calendar. ...

    Thanks, just to be safe: Shouldn't we rename and revise the newer entry [Mail and Calendar *] and remove the older entry [Windows Communications Apps *]? Or are all FileKeys of the older entry [Windows Communications Apps *] still valid for the latest App version for Windows 10?


  12. 3 hours ago, siliconman01 said:

    Ouch!  It should be *.tmp.  My apologies for my error.

    Thank you very much for your quick reply. I think we could probably merge FileKey7+8 then:

    FileKey7=%CommonAppData%\Dell\Drivers\*|*.log;*.tmp|RECURSE

    Would that be okay with you?

     

    3 hours ago, siliconman01 said:

    I also find that the following other modules has the same error.

    [Clover *]   FileKey1=%LocalAppData%\Clover\User Data\Default\JumpListIcons*|*tmp

    [HomeCinema CyberLink *]  %ProgramFiles%\HomeCinema\PowerProducer\Template\Cyberlink\frame|*tmp

    Thank you, but are you sure it's the same error? The entries are very old. I also checked a Winapp2.ini from 2016 and there is no dot either. I don't know if we should add the dot or not.

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