Stop CCleaner from touching the Recycle Bin

  1. Sweetsweetcorn's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit
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    Stop CCleaner from touching the Recycle Bin


    Heya!

    Is there any way for me to stop CCleaner from deleting Recycle Bin contents. I mean to stop it from doing that at all, so it will not do that even after content inside is over 24 hours old...
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  2. Bree's Avatar
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    Sweetsweetcorn said:
    Is there any way for me to stop CCleaner from deleting Recycle Bin contents....

    On the Custom Clean, just scroll down to System and un-tick Empty Recycle Bin.

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    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
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    Also uncheck memory dumps and windows log files as these can be used for troubleshooting.
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  4. Sweetsweetcorn's Avatar
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    Bree said:
    On the Custom Clean, just scroll down to System and un-tick Empty Recycle Bin.

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    I have it set to do that advanced automatic cleaning thing, will unchecking that stop it from happening then too?

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    zbook said:
    Also uncheck memory dumps and windows log files as these can be used for troubleshooting.
    Very helpful advice. Wish I had known it earlier before I used the software!

    They should leave that stuff unchecked by default. Bad devs.
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  5. Bree's Avatar
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    Sweetsweetcorn said:
    They should leave that stuff unchecked by default. Bad devs.

    While you're about it, you might like to look in Options > Cookies and see which ones by default won't get cleaned: Avast, Piriform, CCleaner etc.
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  6. Sweetsweetcorn's Avatar
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    Bree said:
    While you're about it, you might like to look in Options > Cookies and see which ones by default won't get cleaned: Avast, Piriform, CCleaner etc.
    I already fixed that one :)
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