CCleaner & FireFox

  Input Overload 03:30 05 Jan 2010
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I am running FireFox 3.5.6 & the latest version of CCleaner, with Vista which I use as my default cleaner. Some time go I also bought the SBMAV Disc Cleaner. Before closing my PC for the day I ran as I always do CCleaner, I've felt for some time it cleans FF rather too quickly after a long browsing session, & tonight it took seconds.

So I ran SBMAV in full scan not the usual quick scan. This brought up around 50 meg of FF cache, some many days old.

This isn't really a problem for me & no doubt will be sorted in a later CClean build. But if you are relying on CCleaner to remove sensitive information from FF it may not be protecting you as well as you think. I have also just duplicated the problem with my old DELL Latitude running XP.

This isn't a criticism of CCleaner, & it may not be an issue with your PC, but it might be worth looking at your FF profile after running CC.

  sunnystaines 04:24 05 Jan 2010

I also run iobit ASC as well as CCleaner between them they do a good job

  KremmenUK 07:09 05 Jan 2010

Agreed

You can set FF to clean up after itself.

  Input Overload 09:03 05 Jan 2010

Comodo system Cleaner, click here I'm still trying this out but so far no problems.

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