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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by firedude, Sep 19, 2006.

  1. firedude

    firedude

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    What exactly is ccleaner and what does it do? What are its positives and what are its negatives. Can it harm your computer?

    Thank you
     
  2. Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C.

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    The latest version without the optional Yahoo tool bar seems pretty safe.Originally it fixed a flaw in Windows 98 that when Disk Cleanup was run it didn't clean temp files.This was a bug in Win 98 that MS never fixed.In Windows XP that's not a problem but cleaning the regictry and prefetch and additional browser temp files Ccleaner really helps.It also gets rid of known "bad" cookies.A new program(Advanced WindowsCare) is due out in 2 days that maintainsa bunch of Windows things.I've been testing it and so far it seems safe too.

    Latest "Lite" version of Ccleaner here

    http://majorgeeks.com/CCleaner_Slim_No_Yahoo_Toolbar_English_d4191.html

    Advanced WindowsCare(bets version)

    http://majorgeeks.com/Advanced_WindowsCare_2_d4991.html
     

  3. Jumper

    Jumper

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    I've been using c-cleaner for awhile with no problems. Its a good program.