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dinosoep
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ccleaner for portable apps like FFP

I don't ask a new portable app.
I know there is a portable version of ccleaner out.
But wouldn't it be nice to make it also clean portable firefox,... instead of only the firefox,... from the host?
modifying an ini file that let us do this?
I know its possible, look here:http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showtopic=1110
can somebody help accomplishing this?

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Yeah, but...

Yeah, I think this is possible with a NSIS launcher which can write .ini files, but including all apps "Cleanable" will be hard. It's a real database you're requesting.

I'll see this and I keep you tuned.

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I was tinking of not all the

I was tinking of not all the apps, just a few like ffp,chrome portable, thunderbird
those are the most important ones

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but what is most important?

other people want clean some temp files from gimp, other will need to clean some files form what ever. You see it is not so simple.

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Actually it is :-)

You can add files and folders to clean into CCleaner (Options/Include/Add File). They're stored with absolute paths in "ccleaner.ini". You can also use "winapp2.ini", which I think is what the OP is referring to. All the launcher has to do is a standard PA.c drive switch on the INI files and you're done. Works great here.

You could also try this which suggests you can manually edit the paths to be relative. I haven't tested that one though.

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yes sure

everybody can set up his copy of ccleaner to his personal needs. What I mean it is not so simple, is when someone should produce a copy with settings for generic use to containing 'the most important' items to be cleaned.

It is not known what is most important. This is simple a matter of personal preference. Recently there was an request somewhere here to prepare settings for some very small but in my view rather essential files in gimp to be cleaned by the ccleaner automatically. Most people will not like it. So there is no way to make a generic setup to suite everybody.

If something has to be 'cleaned', then one has to first define exactly what has to be deleted and what not. Knowing that first, setting up the rest is simple, but since one knows now what to delete, it can be done often by right mouse click much faster.

And if somebody does not know exactly what he wants to be deleted and what not, then ccleaner is definitely not a tool he should use. It can well turn into a weapon, destroying whole system in seconds.

And as far as things like FF are concerned, switching off all history and other caching functions is possible, so what to clean later?

Otto Sykora
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I don't get this. Why is it

I don't get this. Why is it so hard to just use Tools --> Clear Recent History?

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1)because I am lazy 2)I run

1)because I am lazy Blum
2)I run a clean once in a while but it would be handy if that scan also clears some temporary data from the memorystick

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simply add to ini

all those paths you want to have cleaned. What it is, is your personal decision. To clear some temporary data from the stick, well nobody knows what you mean by that, so you have to know it first, make a list, then someone will be able to help you to enter the paths.

In the ini, the paths are absolute, but when you use it just time to time and the stick is in the same PC (like at home) it will work, no problem.

Otto Sykora
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