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  1. Thanks for the research.

    The entry needed some minor corrections: RegKey13+14 are duplicates of RegKey5+6 and ExcludeKey6 is a duplicate of ExcludeKey2. The sorting is not alphabetical (triggers errors in WinappDebug).

    Revised entry:

    [Windows ShellBags *]
    Warning=This will reset folders size, view, icon or position settings to default and remove traces of the folders that do not exist anymore.
    RegKey1=HKCR\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU
    RegKey2=HKCR\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags
    RegKey3=HKCU\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU
    RegKey4=HKCU\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags
    RegKey5=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU
    RegKey6=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags
    RegKey7=HKCU\Software\Classes\WOW6432Node\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU
    RegKey8=HKCU\Software\Classes\WOW6432Node\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags
    ExcludeKey1=REG|HKCR\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders
    ExcludeKey2=REG|HKCU\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders
    ExcludeKey3=REG|HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders
    ExcludeKey4=REG|HKCU\Software\Classes\WOW6432Node\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders

  2. 6 hours ago, SMalik said:

    Added (replaced):
    HKCR\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU
    HKCR\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags
    [Windows ShellBags *]
    RegKey1=HKCR\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU
    RegKey2=HKCR\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags
    ExcludeKey1=REG|HKCR\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders

    I think you forgot to remove "Software\Classes\" from RegKey1+2 and ExcludeKey1, right?


    6 hours ago, SMalik said:

    Removed ExcludeKeys. These paths don't exist

    I would suggest to keep the removed ExcludeKeys . As far as I know, they only exist on older versions of Windows (and also depend on 32/64 bit).

  3. On 2.6.2019 at 14:33, SMalik said:

    [Indexed Databases *] ...
    FileKey2=%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*\storage\default|*.*|RECURSE ...

    The entry [HTML5 Store *] cleans the folder "\storage" already. Except for the folders "\storage\default\moz-extension*", because Firefox stores all settings of all installed add-ons (extensions) there. Deleting these Indexed Databases resets all add-ons to their default settings. For example, if you use uBlock Origin, you will also delete all downloaded filter lists. ("3647222921wleabcEoxlt-eengsairo.*" stores the settings of an add-on that was silently migrated by Firefox 66. "1671402671ueBglaorcokt0SCeahc.*" stores the uBlock Origin filter lists.) The Indexed Databases created by websites ("\storage\default\http*") are always deleted, even by the built-in entry "Cookies".

    [HTML5 Store *] ...
    FileKey2=%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*\storage|*.*|RECURSE ...
    ExcludeKey2=PATH|%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*\storage\default\moz-extension*\|*.* ...


    On 2.6.2019 at 14:33, SMalik said:

    [FlashPlayer Cache *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects\*\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys|*.*|RECURSE ...

    The previous entry [FlashPlayer SharedObjects *] and the built-in entry "Cookies" seem to deliberately exclude this location/file. It seems that the file "settings.sol" stores global settings for the Flash Player in this location: https://forum.piriform.com/topic/32310-winapp2ini-additions/?page=242&tab=comments#comment-280836. (If there are really other files than "settings.sol" in the folder after the cleaning, we also could simply keep the entry [FlashPlayer SharedObjects *].)

    [FlashPlayer SharedObjects *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects|*.*|RECURSE ...
    ExcludeKey13=FILE|%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects\*\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys\|settings.sol ...

  4. 19 hours ago, SMalik said:

    I checked again. You're right. CCleaner's built-in entries clean those files except [Web Data *]. ...

    Thank you very much for your quick reply and checking the built-in entries.

    Just to be safe: We could then remove the following entries (= move them to "Removed entries.ini"), right?

    [FlashPlayer SharedObjects *]
    [Local Storage *]
    [Omnibox Shortcuts *]
    [Quota Manager Data *]

    [Anti-Phishing Data *]
    [DOM Store *]

  5. 9 hours ago, SMalik said:

    This is regarding [Stored Explorer View *]  entry.

    I just noticed that there are some more values there. We should add values from 0 to 10 or just remove the entry.

    Is the following entry correct? (It is your entry, please let us know if it should be revised or removed. Thanks.)

    [Stored Explorer View *]
    RegKey1=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|0
    RegKey2=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|1
    RegKey3=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|2
    RegKey4=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|3
    RegKey5=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|4
    RegKey6=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|5
    RegKey7=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|6
    RegKey8=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|7
    RegKey9=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|8
    RegKey10=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|9
    RegKey11=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|10
    RegKey12=HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU|MRUListEx

  6. Thanks for the replies.

    11 hours ago, SMalik said:

    ... but [Omnibox Shortcuts *], [Quota Manager Data *] and [Web Data *] are not in CCleaner's built-in entries.

    ... but [DOM Store *] entry is not in CCleaner's built-in entries.

    I'm not sure we've misunderstood each other. Therefore a little more detailed: Please use the built-in entries I mentioned and check the modification date of the files before and after cleaning. You will see that the modification date changes, so that CCleaner at least opens these files and accesses the content/database. There are some other built-in entries that just clean the content/database instead of deleting the file itself. That's why I ask the community for their experiences with these entries. If we don't get enough information, we'll leave it as it is.

  7. Question to all:

    The files of the following entries are also cleaned by CCleaner. Since I don't have Chrome in my daily use, I can't tell if CCleaner deletes the contents completely or only partially. It would be great if you could share your experiences and recommend which entries possibly could be removed. Many thanks in advance.



    [FlashPlayer SharedObjects *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects|*.*|RECURSE ...

    The built-in entry "Cookies" cleans this location.

    [Local Storage *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*\Local Storage|http*.*|RECURSE ...

    In my tests, this entry never deletes a single file. It seems that "Local Storage" has been switched to Level-DB and the entry is outdated.
    Edit: The built-in entry "Cookies" cleans the "http*.*" files.

    [Omnibox Shortcuts *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*|Shortcuts ...

    The built-in entry "Internet History" cleans this file.

    [Quota Manager Data *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*|QuotaManager ...

    The built-in entry "Cookies" cleans this file.

    [Web Data *] ...
    FileKey13=%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data\*|Web Data ...

    The built-in entries "Internet History" and "Saved Form Information" clean this file.



    [Anti-Phishing Data *] ...
    FileKey2=%LocalAppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*|urlclassifier3.sqlite ...

    Mozilla stopped using and supporting this file a long time ago. It seems that the entry is outdated.

    [DOM Store *] ...
    FileKey2=%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*|webappsstore.sqlite ...

    The built-in entry "Cookies" cleans this file.

  8. Thank you for your quick reply and clarification. Okay, then we will split the entry.

    13 hours ago, SMalik said:

    %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome*\User Data|*-journal ...
    Safe Browsing Cookies-journal file is already in CCleaner's Internet Cache entry. ...

    Unfortunately, CCleaner only deletes this file for the few Chromium-based browsers that CCleaner directly supports. If you need to use "CustomLocation", CCleaner does not delete the file. Therefore, we should keep these FileKeys.

  9. 13 hours ago, SMalik said:

    Changed name from [Internet Cache *] to [Network Persistence Statistics *] ...

    IMHO, the current name of the entry fits better because the *-journal files are typical cache and the *.ldb/*.log files caches download links, for example.

    13 hours ago, SMalik said:

    I have CCleaner v5.57. Looks like the cookies cleaning issue has been fixed. So I think the [Cookies *] entry should be removed from Google Chrome.

    Also, [Internet History *] should be removed from Google Chrome. CCleaner does the job now.

    CCleaner has been cleaning these files for a long time. But such entries have been added because CCleaner does not delete the files itself, so traces may be left. There are also some other such entries under Chrome and Firefox.

    11 hours ago, SMalik said:

    [Stored Explorer View *] ...

    This is already covered by the entry [Windows ShellBags *]. Is a separate entry necessary?

  10. 9 hours ago, SMalik said:

    Revised Entry

    Changed [Updates *] to [Google Update *]
    Changed LangSecRef=3029 to LangSecRef=3021 ...

    Thanks for the revised entry, but did you see that the entry [Updates *] also contains FileKeys for other Chromium-based browsers? I think you just want to separate Google Update because it also updates other Google software, right? Then I suggest that we use the following entries:

    [Updates *]
    [Google Update *]

    Google Update can also be found at %LocalAppData%\Google\Update\, e.g. if you install Google Chrome Canary.


  11. 1 hour ago, azarober said:

    Sorry! I HAVE NOT " Custom Files and Folders " button on my CCLEANER ...

    There is no button, you must click the checkbox to enable cleaning of custom files and folders:


    Then you can add your files and folders here:


  12. On 9.5.2019 at 02:43, CSGalloway said:

    New Entry

    [OE Classic*] ..

    Not sure of the ocorrect value for LanSecRef = can't find it documents on here...

    I guess it should be LangSecRef=3022 (= Internet).

    For the readme simply click on the GitHub link in the first post.

    Edit: Sorry, LangSecRef for the category Internet is 3022. :lol:

  13. 16 hours ago, Winapp2.ini said:

    Would all subkeys of \Profiles\Outlook\*****  necessarily be a profile folder? If so this wouldn't be too difficult to create support for, I don't think.

    As far as I know, every subkey of \Profiles\ is a profile. The default profile name is Outlook, but you can also add additional profiles, e.g.:


  14. Winapp2.ini updates:


    On 5.5.2019 at 07:53, ricktendo64 said:
    [Outlook Recent Searches *] ...

    I post the default profile name Outlook but this may vary, is there a way for winapp2ool to query the registry for the profile name and replace "Outlook"?

    I have added your entry to Winapp2.ini. I guess it will work for most Outlook users. Maybe @Winapp2.ini can add this feature in a future version of Winapp2ool.

  15. 2 hours ago, siliconman01 said:

    Thanks for incorporating the MS Edge Insider cleaning modules.  This new browser is working great on my systems.  B)

    Thank you very much for providing most of the them! :) I think MS will certainly be more successful with the new Edge.

  16. 12 hours ago, don_dolarson said:

    I don't think you sent me the right link because everything in there is about Mozilla based browsers, not Chromium. Not even "CustomLocation" exist in ccleaner.ini

    Do you mean that the "Chrome" section in CCleaner (both for app cleaning in the main cleaning section and in settings for saving cookies) is responsible for both Chrome and Brave at the same time and I can't clean each of them, separately? Does it work out of the box CCleaner + winapp2.ini then or do I need to make some changes?

    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.

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