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Registry, AppData, Program Data

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I would very much need a program/a ccleaner option for cleaning the Registry, App Data and Program Data folders.

My PC is from 2007 or 6 so I have had a lot of programs installed that I no longer use.

Yet Registry remembers all of them, as do App Data and Program Data folders.

I have removed all that I recognized instantly. But if I want to continue removing it would requiere a copy paste to google process by which I would identify what a certain key or folder is about. And that costs a lot of time and energy.

 

Instead it would be practical for ccleaner to scan our drives, offer a list of keys and folders, let us check mark some of them, and ccleaner would perform a background google search of each one, looking for repeated words and link titles to gather a reasonable "answer" that it would deliver to us in text or log form. Based on that it would later let us check mark again if we wish to delete some keys and or folders.

 

 

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First it's because of sloppy uninstallers that leave junk behind. Second get into the practice of uninstalling using Geek Uninstaller or Revo Uninstaller (both have a freeware version) both scan for left-overs and remove them - or at least what's safe to remove.

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Those entries being left do no harm whatsoever, speed, stability or otherwise. Nothing to worry about unless you're OCD and then still nothing to worry about.

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I have tried to decipher your question a number of times. At first, I was on the same opinion as Andavari complaining about uninstallers. Although it is not always the uninstallers fault. That would require a whole different topic of discussion. But then you mentioned about installed programs that you no longer use. That should be quite plain and simple why the data still exists. So this leaves the question of what actually are you asking for?

To focus on your final paragraph it would be absolutely impractical for ccleaner to make numerous requests to a search engine(that would be blocked as spam) to search for something it can't possibly comprehend. How could ccleaner suggest what programs to remove(ignoring I still don't know what you are asking for) based on users opinions? Anyone can create a webpage that Google can index.  There could never be such a "reasonable answer". CCleaner is not artificial intelligence. This is ignoring a socket request to the site is dependant on the sites own response time. 

To finalize if(it never will be) the option was added it would lead to a flood of threads complaining ccleaner removed something it should not have done. Only you and you alone can decide what you no longer need.

There is absolutely no way to safely "rate" an application based on scraping a site of data.

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