You can use the Include functionality in CCleaner Network to clean any custom, OEM, or in-house application, as long as it uses one of the following methods to store its data:
Some programs store information in both files and Registry keys. CCleaner Network can also clean these programs.
To add a program to be cleaned, first determine the location and nature of the application files and Registry keys.
1. Identify the location of application files
Application files are usually located in one of the following areas:
To identify the application's installation folder, right-click its icon on the Start menu, and then select Properties.
2. Identify the location of application Registry keys
Application registry keys are typically located in HKCU (HKEY_CURRENT_USER) under the Software key. Sometimes they may be located in HKLM (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE) under the Software key.
3. Add Include statements to the Include tab
Add statements to the Include Tab in CCleaner Network settings for each set of files, folders, and Registry keys.
File mask options when choosing files
You can use the following file mask options to specify which files are to be included in cleaning:
You can also clean specific files. Identify them with the file name and extension. Example: deletelog.txt
Registry mask options when adding Registry keys to be cleaned
| - the pipe symbol is used to separate the different parts of the registry reference. It is only needed if you want to specify a particular value within a registry key. Example: "HKCU\Software\Adobe\ImageReady 8.0\Preferences|SaveDir"