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Hi,

 

Is there a way of making CCleaner clean up the browser data for Chrome and Firefox with the profile folder is in a custom location exemple: D:\Chrome-profile, rather than %appdata" folder?

 

Thanks for your help,

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Thanks Nergal for your help. Now it works.

 

I think that the Syntax for adding CustomLocation entry in ccleaner.ini should be updated.

In the below link the Syntax is: CustomLocation1 FIREFOX|C:\MagicFox\data

 

The correct synthaxe should be: CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|C:\MagicFox\data

For Google Chrome or Iron browser it should be : CustomLocation2=CHROME|C:\IronProfile\Default

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Are you saying the documentation is wrong?

 

if so please contact one of the Admins such as MrG

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This works for both Firefox/mozilla-based and Chrome-based browsers http://www.piriform....ozilla-browsers

 

Hi Nergal,

 

I have followed your instructions, but it doesn't work!

 

Note 1: In installed CCleaner, there ist no ccleaner.ini (Win7 x64)

Note 2: So I have done the Reg-Mod (changing path to my Firefox-Dir), but Ccleaner doesn't find/clean my Firefox :o(

 

What can I do?

 

Any solution?

 

Thanks in advance

 

ole258

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switch to INI

options>Advanced place a checkmark in save settings to ini file (it's the last setting in advanced)

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switch to INI

options>Advanced place a checkmark in save settings to ini file (it's the last setting in advanced)

 

Thank you! Now I have INI incl. the correct path to FF-Data-folder, but Ccleaner (3.18.1707) doesn't clean FF(12) anymore.

 

CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|Y:\FirefoxPortable\Data

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In using Portable Firefox v26 & Portable CCleaner v4.09.4471 the ccleaner.ini file has the following line at the end:

CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|E:\FirefoxPortable\Data\profile

 

These above two portable apps are on a USB flash drive which is only used on just one computer and always appears as drive "E". Many, many, many different attempts were made trying different things in the ccleaner.ini file and none work. All the custom entries that were tried were taken out of the ini file when a new attempt was made. Ccleaner.ini was saved each time. Furthermore - the information on the Piriform Docs page does not work either.

 

One of the problems is that there is nowhere to be found any clear instructions as to exactly which Firefox files need to be cleaned and/or deleted for a regular cleaning since if someone has Firefox installed in the usual place on their primary hard drive CCleaner takes care of it automatically.

 

It should be added that Ccleaner is also installed in the usual location on the C drive as well and that install does not clean the Firefox Portable either using the same ccleaner.ini file. This regular Ccleaner installation seems to clean everything else properly which is on the C drive including the regular installation of Firefox.

 

Lastly - modification attempts in winapp2.ini have also proven completely fruitless. The winapp2.ini file was taken out of the Firefox folder when the ccleaner.ini file was tried.

 

Is there anyone who is able to provide a working solution for this mess, please?

Thank you.

 

[UPDATE] Found the solution - the following should be added instead of the line above:

CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|E:\PortableApps\FirefoxPortable\Data\profile

 

/me takes a bow and exits until next year.

Edited by Typical Story

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[UPDATE] Found the solution - the following should be added instead of the line above:

CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|E:\PortableApps\FirefoxPortable\Data\profile

 

Like you've discovered it just has to be fed the correct path to your "profile" folder in Firefox Portable regardless of what drive it's on, hard disk, USB thumb drive, etc.

 

I remember setting this up for the first time too and had issues as well.  ;)

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[UPDATE] Found the solution - the following should be added instead of the line above:

CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|E:\PortableApps\FirefoxPortable\Data\profile

i don't have any problem point it to CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|C:\Users\Asus22\Downloads\Programs\FirefoxPortable\Data\Firefox

i see that you're using winapp2.ini

in order for winapp2.ini to work,you need to change all entries to point to the portable profile location

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