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  1. There is a chance when downloading the latest version of CCleaner that your anti-virus program will flag the installer for CCleaner to contain a Trojan, and/or a Virus.

     

    This is a what we call a "false positive". Meaning that there is actually not a virus inside the program. It's usually caused by the Google bundle that is inside the setup file. The issue is usually fixed within 24 hours.

     

    There are a few things you can do to fix the problem too. If you receive a Trojan/Virus warning when trying to install CCleaner, please report this "false positive" to the company in which makes the anti-virus program you use. You can also wait a few days until the Slim build is released (it doesn't contain the Google bundle).

     

    Thank you for using CCleaner!


  2. CCleaner is not deleting Google Chrome History? There are a few workarounds to fix the problem. There is not a problem with CCleaner, it's because Google Chrome is cloud based.

    #1) Chrome is synced to your Google account. Therefore all browsing information is stored there and won't be cleaned. You can either disable History from the Chrome sync settings, or stop syncing. Go to Menu, Settings, Sign in. This will fix the problem most of the time.

    There is another workaround, if for some reason the above does not work.

    #2) When a process associated with Google Chrome is running during the cleaning operation. All internet browsers need to be closed in order for them to be cleaned properly by CCleaner.

    *There is a setting in Chrome that allows background applications to run after Chrome has already been closed. Go to Menu, Settings, Show advanced settings... uncheck "Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed".

    Hopefully this will fix the problem!          


  3. You have to extract them with a command line parameter. /EXPORT

     

    https://www.piriform.com/docs/ccleaner/advanced-usage/command-line-parameters

     

    Old Entry

     

    [NVIDIA Install Files]

    ID=2357
    LangSecRef=3024
    Detect=HKCU\Software\NVIDIA Corporation
    Default=True
    FileKey1=%SystemDrive%\NVIDIA|*.*|REMOVESELF
    FileKey2=%SystemDrive%\NV|*.*|REMOVESELF
     
    New Entry
     
    [NVIDIA Install Files]
    ID=2357
    LangSecRef=3024
    Detect=HKCU\Software\NVIDIA Corporation
    Default=True
    FileKey1=%ProgramFiles%\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2|*.*|RECURSE
    FileKey2=%ProgramData%\NVIDIA Corporation\Downloader|*.*|RECURSE
    FileKey3=%ProgramData%\NVIDIA Corporation\CrashDumps|*.*|RECURSE

  4. I actually looked into this myself. The NVIDIA Install Files entry seems to point to folders that don't exist anymore. Seems to be an old entry, I have created a new (updated entry) and submitted it. Hopefully it will get approved and in the new update.

     

    [NVIDIA Install Files]
    ID=2357
    LangSecRef=3024
    Detect=HKCU\Software\NVIDIA Corporation
    Default=True
    FileKey1=%SystemDrive%\NVIDIA|*.*|REMOVESELF
    FileKey2=%SystemDrive%\NV|*.*|REMOVESELF
     
    nVidia drivers no longer installs to the C: drive. It goes in Program Files and ProgramData.
     
    BTW, thank you for the heads up. Plus, I haven't messed with the entries in years. I was a little rusty.

  5. CCleaner is not deleting Google Chrome History? There are a few workarounds to fix the problem. There is not a problem with CCleaner, it's because Google Chrome is cloud based.

    #1) Chrome is synced to your Google account. Therefore all browsing information is stored there and won't be cleaned. You can either disable History from the Chrome sync settings, or stop syncing. Go to Menu, Settings, Sign in. This will fix the problem most of the time.

    There is another workaround, if for some reason the above does not work.

    #2) When a process associated with Google Chrome is running during the cleaning operation. All internet browsers need to be closed in order for them to be cleaned properly by CCleaner.

    *There is a setting in Chrome that allows background applications to run after Chrome has already been closed. Go to Menu, Settings, Show advanced settings... uncheck "Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed".

    Hopefully this will fix the problem!

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