CCleaner Download

  [DELETED] 08:39 29 Apr 2006

How do I download CCleaner. Thanks in advance.

  [DELETED] 08:41 29 Apr 2006

click here

click download latest version.

Save it to your desktop, then run it.

  spuds 11:41 29 Apr 2006

After downloading, and before use, retain any passwords that you may have stored on the computer. CCleaner can sometimes 'clean' these.

  [DELETED] 09:12 30 Apr 2006

How do you retain passwords before using CCleaner.

  [DELETED] 09:14 30 Apr 2006

In my experience with CCleaner, I've never lost any passwords. You'll be fine.

  BurrWalnut 09:43 30 Apr 2006

Don't forget to remove the 'foistware' tick alongside the Yahoo toolbar when installing.

  spuds 11:44 30 Apr 2006

On the 'odd' occasion I have found that CCleaner can remove certain things that you may not have wanted removing at a later stage, hence the message reminder when CCleaner commences a scan. Paswords have been one such removal, hence my warning advice. Some people use one password for everything, whilst other people may use a vast combination of passwords for various programmes. By retaining password(s)for future reference either physically or mentally, could perhaps prevent future problems.Making up a password, then clicking on 'do you want the computer to remember this' can never be 100%, especially if the password is a one off.Best to be safe than sorry!.

  spuds 11:50 30 Apr 2006

Forgot to add, that CCleaner is a very good and easy to use programme, I have used it since the original version was issued,and have updated it ever since, so don't let my 'advice' deter you from using it. Download it and enjoy.

  [DELETED] 09:02 01 May 2006

Thanks to all for your very helpful advice.

  [DELETED] 09:05 01 May 2006

Ccleaner doesn't remove passwords unless you ask it to. There is a box to check if you want passwords removed.

  spuds 09:56 01 May 2006

"Ccleaner doesn't remove passwords unless you ask it to". That's correct. But on initial installation the boxes could be already ticked, and the new user would perhaps overlook this. Removal of cookies also comes into the same category.

Another posting could perhaps back-up my theory of 'losing' passwords click here

I would have thought, that it is best to be wise 'before the event, than after',especially if the programme is a first time complete new installation!.

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