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CCleaner Skips Microsoft Edge - Won't Clean Edge

  RegScriv 09:40 01 Sep 2015

CCleaner is a great clean-up tool which I've used successfully for many years, but it will not clean Microsoft Edge. The line simply says "Microsoft Edge skipped". I've uninstalled CCleaner & re-installed it, but same problem. Can anyone help

  Govan1x 10:40 01 Sep 2015

I thought the latest update cleaned edge as well.

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  Govan1x 10:41 01 Sep 2015

Improved Microsoft Edge says.

  iscanut 11:28 01 Sep 2015

Is Edge closed at the time of cleaning?

  RegScriv 16:25 01 Sep 2015

I don't use Edge, I don't like it, and I have it switched off under "Running in the Background" in my Privacy settings. In theory, there shouldn't be anything in the cache. The latest version of CCleaner is supposed to clean Edge, but I kept getting the "skipped" notification.

  iscanut 20:51 01 Sep 2015

If Edge is switched off then surely it cannot or will not clean it. Why worry ?

  joopbraak 10:29 30 Nov 2015

Kill dllhost.exe process and keep the task manager open while you're running ccleaner to see if the process doesn't start up again, because this process has the habit of starting and stopping itself frequently.

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