Messsenger & CCleaner Problem

  Condom 13:03 31 May 2012
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I use Windows Messenger for keeping in touch during my world travels. I also use CCleaner to keep my machine free of unwanted additions. However I have a problem that one is affecting the other. I think I know how to correct it if I could only find out where the Messenger files which keep vanishing when using CCleaner are stored and what they are called so I can protect them.

The files that are disappearing when using CCleaner are those associated with the little pictures which display beside your contacts in Messenger and I am left with the standard Messenger little grey man rather than a photo of my friends. I did ask Microsoft but met a stony silence. If any one can help me identify the relevant files and where they might be stored I would be most pleased.

  rdave13 17:25 31 May 2012

In Ccleaner untick the box for for windows live messenger under internet under the applications tab.

  Condom 17:29 31 May 2012

rdave

Done that so hopefully that will cure my problem. When my friends come back on line their pictures reappear so after that I will run CCleanner and see if they remain. Thanks

  Condom 23:52 08 Jun 2012

Sorry but that has not cured the problem as the first time I have run CCleaner since I got the pictures back when friends signed in again they have all vanished again. Has anyone any idea where these files might be stored on my PC?

  rdave13 00:30 09 Jun 2012

This might give a clue depending on your OS.

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