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Windows 7: Ccleaner invading our privacy?

4 Weeks Ago   #11
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi CaLy, I am glad you got what you needed .


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4 Weeks Ago   #12
Rey Redbad

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Coincidentally, while troubleshooting another issue I happened to stumble upon that since 07/25 there have been 32374 (!) audit failures for ccleaner64.exe in Event Viewer as outbounds are blocked in Windows Firewall. (The latest Piriform portable version.) I keep it as a running process, minimized to the systray. All "phone home" options in the ccleaner settings are disabled.

I've been using ccleaner since forever and this is the final nail in the coffin and I'll just be running on demand from now on.

Cheers.
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