Conny 17:34 16 Apr 2008

I use CCleaner, (amongst other safety programs), and am very happy with it. However, in the 'Advanced' section I only have 'Old Prefetch Data' ticked. Should I be ticking any others and if so which ones? The other boxes are as follows;
Menu Order Cache,
Tray Notification Cache,
Window size/location cache,
User Assist History,
IIS Log files,
Hotfix Uninstallers,
Custom files and folders.

Thanks for your help.

  tullie 17:37 16 Apr 2008

Personely,the advanced section on mine is not used,i just use default settings

  sunny staines 17:44 16 Apr 2008

as tullie says.

  Rob_08 17:44 16 Apr 2008

User asst is ok to tick (itll wipe your most recent programs list as well though !)
Old prefetch, hmm , its better to let the Prefetch look after itself, i'd untick that and ignore the other ones as well.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:55 16 Apr 2008

On EVERY computer that I have set up I always tick ALL the advanced boxes. You will be surprised how much room Hotfix uninstallers take up. Try it, you will be pleasantly surprised.


  Stuartli 18:57 16 Apr 2008

Prefetch is limited (IIRC) a maximum of about 128 entries, so will keep clearing itself to some extent.

  Stuartli 18:58 16 Apr 2008
  wis 19:19 16 Apr 2008

done a 3 month test on prefetch
started cleaning every day
then left to build up over 3 months
im sure 110% system is better faster leaving
prefetch alone

  Conny 20:11 16 Apr 2008

Thanks to everyone for their help. It's much appreciated. Will leave 'Advanced' section alone.

  Conny 20:12 16 Apr 2008

Forgot to tick resolved box.

  desi3026 08:09 17 Apr 2008

Thanks for the tip about the hotfix uninstallers Gandalf,I've never used CC to delete these before,and it did indeed give me a lot more space.

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