CCleaner results

  Sirpad 01:45 01 Oct 06
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I have been using CCleaner for some time but have noticed something odd.

When I click the Analysis button it finishes with the message........

ANALYSIS COMPLETE
131.17MB to be removed. (Approximate size)

Then when I click the Run Cleaner button i get the message

CLEANING COMPLETE - (11.520 secs)
72.2MB removed.

Why has it told me it only removed 72.2MB when it said it found 131.17Mb to be removed???

  STREETWORK 09:00 01 Oct 06

The rest of the mb's could be in use at the time.

Shut down all running programs and any start up items then run the cleaner again...

  missingit 09:03 01 Oct 06

You could,as I do set, it to empty everything at start up.

  johndrew 11:41 01 Oct 06

I`m not certain, but could it be that Ccleaner is identifying everything that it could remove but you have unchecked one or more of the boxes?

  ade.h 12:03 01 Oct 06

Or it is including temp files newer than 48hrs old, perhaps. Which are removed unless you change your options.

  driving man 20:38 01 Oct 06

CCleaner returns the total of what may be removed.However, like me you may have kept some cookies "live" which CCleaner will ignore when you "run cleaner" thus leaving the difference in what can be removed and what has been removed (as other contributers have just said
Regards
Chris

  Sirpad 23:02 19 Oct 06

Thanks to all for your tips. (I thought I had already done this)

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