eysha 15:32 15 Sep 2008

Okay so i have mentioned this programe before and i have watched youtube vids on it too but nobody, that i have found, tells you what not to delete. Not wanting my computer to crash or develope other nasties i like to play it safe and therefore what dangers are there in deleting things from this programe? I don't want to delete anything from my favourits section. what items should i leave unticked for complete safety and if i do go wrong how do i rectify the mistake other than do a system restore?

  tullie 15:51 15 Sep 2008

I have allways run it in the default settings and its fine

  Clapton is God 15:52 15 Sep 2008

You can safely tick every box in CCleaner (except perhaps Internet History).

As peter99co has already said, it only removes junk - nothing more.

It doesn't touch programs, documents or Favourites.

  eysha 15:53 15 Sep 2008

Thanks for the replies, i appreciate it. I am unsure not just for myself but for other family members who reply on me so that is why i really want to be safe.

  eysha 15:55 15 Sep 2008

Thanks Clapton is God, i didn't know that so i feel better now.

  Condom 16:09 15 Sep 2008

Hi CiG
Don't know whether to start a new link on this but have you any comments on CC Advanced settings choices. I agree with everything else you say.

  ened 16:11 15 Sep 2008

I hate it and fail to see what purpose it serves.

I have been building my own computers for ten years and have never used it (until recently - once)and indeed have never needed to use it.

I never had any serious problems until I did use it. My machine has not been the same since!!!

  eysha 16:16 15 Sep 2008

ened i am sorry to hear that. what happened and why didn't it work for you?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:31 15 Sep 2008

tick everything except
First screen Cleaner

Windows tab
AutocompleteForm History
Windows Size/location cache

Application TAb
Savedform History

Registry screen
tick everything

Settings Advance
TICK Boxes 1 and 4
Only delete files..
Show Prompt to backup

  tullie 16:32 15 Sep 2008

CCleaner is a perfectly good programme,it is obvious the purpose it serves,but like anything else,its a matter of choice.

  Clapton is God 16:34 15 Sep 2008

See Fruit Bat /\0/\ post of 16:31. Couldn't have put it better myself!

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