CCleaner Portable

Submit portable freeware that you find here. It helps if you include information like description, extraction instruction, Unicode support, whether it writes to the registry, and so on.
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Re: CCleaner Portable

#46 Post by Special » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:01 pm

@Midas
Naw, it's all good, it doesn't offend me, it just didn't make much sense to me to bring that point up to my response about how they were back-pedaling and "removing" their "spying", but you still bring up a good point that "anonymized" data is just PR speak nowadays anyway.

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#47 Post by Midas » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:05 am

Special wrote: ... "anonymized" data is just PR speak nowadays anyway.
Precisely. 8)

BTW, check this:

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#48 Post by Special » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:54 pm

More like can't, It's been pulled.

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Re: CCleaner

#49 Post by webfork » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:34 am

smaragdus wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:23 am
gHacks - Dont install or upgrade to CCleaner 5.45
Based on the ghacks article, I'm going to recommend we take the program offline.
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Re: CCleaner

#50 Post by billon » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:40 pm

webfork wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:34 am
we take the program offline.
With 116 "points" it would be very hard

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#51 Post by Midas » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:13 pm

But not to the admin, I reckon...

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#52 Post by Special » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:20 am

I don't see the point, they are back-pedaling pretty hard now that a lot of eyes are one them so I suspect their "next" version will be good, and they aren't malicious or anything. Heck remove Firefox then since that sends tons of telemetry that are super hidden via about:config options. This site also hosts tons of ad-ware based programs too.

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#53 Post by Andrew Lee » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:17 pm

It seems V5.45 has been pulled, so I suggest we wait and find out how Pinform/Avast are going to deal with this fiasco.

Personally, I have downvoted CCleaner, and I suggest the rest of you who feel strongly about this should downvote as well.

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#54 Post by Midas » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:17 am

I did. :|

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Re: CCleaner Portable

#55 Post by webfork » Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:07 am

MakeUseOf also posted an article about CCleaner issues: Why You Should Stop Using CCleaner on Windows Right Now - https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-usin ... r-windows/
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