1st spring 20:22 09 Jan 2011

Could you tell me please what should I not have ticked in CCleane? When I click on analyze I CAN SEE GOOLE EAETH AND office 2007 which I do NOT WANT TO DELEAT

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:39 09 Jan 2011

Click on the Applications tab an untick the relevant box for any items you don't want cleaning

i.e untick office 2007 and google earth

  wee eddie 21:39 09 Jan 2011

Clean with Delete.

CCleaner's first Section cleans things like your History from the various Programs mentioned under Applications, giving you a clean slate to work with. Of Course you will have to re-enter your Passwords as the Program related Cookies will have been removed, but that is not a great problem for a Computer and Program that 'temporarily' works faster and smoother.

Allow CCleaner to use it's "Default" settings unless you are a real expert.

  1st spring 21:54 09 Jan 2011

Yes I am talking about cleaning up the PC but I don't want it to remove my programs I have taken the tick out of cookies as I do not want to reentre my passwords as I night have forgotten them, I don;t think so as I try to keep the same one but

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:02 09 Jan 2011

It won't remove your programs
(as long as you do not use the Drive Wiper option wrongly, its not set a default to wipe drives)

it just removes the temporary files that build up when you use those programs.

Cookies do not remember passwords, they remember your preferences when you visit a site (personally I delete cookies as the contain tracking software)

  muddypaws 22:04 09 Jan 2011

If you are worried about cookies go to:
You can drag individual ones from one side to the other. ie keep or delete them.

  muddypaws 22:05 09 Jan 2011

Shoul be 'arrow' them across not drag

  anniesboy68 16:59 10 Jan 2011

Regarding Drive Wiper within CCleaner, wiping free space only, what actually is it doing. Is it removing fragments etc etc?

  rawprawn 17:11 10 Jan 2011

It simply wipes the "Free Space" on your hard drive to prevent anyone recovering information which you have deleted

  1st spring 20:58 10 Jan 2011

Thank you I think maybe I should keep everything ticked that is ticked. But what is Wipe drive I cannot see it. Should I do something with this?

  peter99co 21:19 10 Jan 2011

Leave it alone unless you need to run it. Many like yourself do not even know it exists.

It is in the tools option.

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