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Defraggler v1.11

We've made some noticeable changes to how Defraggler operates - some fun, some important.

Large Files and Free Space Defrag

First, if you use Defraggler to defragment your free space, you can now tell it to leave large files alone while doing that.

Why? When Defraggler defrags the free space on your drive, it does so to optimize the free space -- and it may end up moving large files around in the process. If you've used Defraggler previously to optimize the drive by setting it to move large files to the end of it, your optimizations may be undone.

The solution is to let Defraggler know you don't want it to move large files during free space defragmentation. Here's how:

1. In Defraggler, click Settings, and then click Options.
2. On the Options dialog box, click the Defrag tab.
3. Be sure the Move large files to the end of drive during whole drive defrag is selected.
4. Select Do not move 'Large Files' during Defrag Freespace.
5. Click OK.

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Custom colors - for the Picasso in you

If you'd like to change the colors Defraggler uses in its drive map, we've added a feature that makes it possible. You can now set custom colors for each type of sector (small box) displayed in the Drive Map.

To set custom colors for the Drive Map:
1. In Defraggler, click Settings, and then click Options.
2. On the General tab, select Use custom drive map colors, and then click Edit.
3. To change a color, click the color box next to the item and select a new color. To reset the color to its default setting, click the color box, and then click Default.
4. Click Save.

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Here's the full list of changes:

  • Added custom drive map colors (Options > General > Interface).
  • Fixed schedules for multiple drives.
  • Fragmented info is now displayed in df.exe.
  • 'Large files' can now be excluded from freespace defrag (Options > Defrag > Advanced).
  • Improvements to the way crash data is collected.
  • Various minor UI tweaks.
  • Several minor bugs fixed.

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CCleaner v2.20

CCleaner, as with all of our products, is designed to be easy-to-use. You've probably used software that's hard to work with, provides unclear options, or doesn't work consistently from one screen to the next. We have, and we don't like it.

Frequently we'll make some changes to the CCleaner user interface to make it easier to use. Those changes form the bulk of this release.

More right-click and CTRL-click action:

You can now right-click an item in the Registry Integrity list (for example, MUI Cache) to have CCleaner scan just those types of Registry items.

In the main Cleaner section, you can click an item heading (for example, Internet Explorer) and select all sub-items, clear all sub-items, or restore the default.

You can now select multiple items in the Include, Exclude, and System Restore sections. To select multiple items, hold down the Control key and click each one.

We've made even more improvements which are listed below in the full change log:

CCleaner v2.20.920

  • Added support for Google Chrome recently closed tabs.
  • Disabled removal of most recent System restore point.
  • Fixed bug with Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View settings.
  • Improved uninstaller support for Windows 7.
  • Enhanced right-click menu options for Cleaner screen tree.
  • Added extra information under title for Options and Tools screens.
  • Added right-click menu to Registry screen tree.
  • Added support to multi-select items in Include, Exclude and System Restore screens.
  • Added language support for Estonian and Farsi.
  • Internal 64-bit improvements.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Click here to visit the CCleanerCloud.com site and to download

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Recuva v1.27

We've just released a new build of Recuva for the end of May, with various improvements and additions. Our developers are currently focussing on Windows 7 support and a native 64-bit EXE, and whilst these changes not in this build, they should be ready for next months release. :)

The full change log is below:

  • Improvements to Wizard browse dialog.
  • Complete rewrite of PDF and RTF deep scan detection methods.
  • Fixed display bug for status icons in low-color.
  • Scan speed optimizations.
  • Various UI tweaks.

Download now from www.recuva.com

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Defraggler v1.10

For this release of Defraggler, we've focused on one cool new feature.
We've included the ability to exclude files or groups of files from being defragmented. Defraggler has always been a small, fast program, but we understand that sometimes you're in a hurry - or you just don't need to defragment certain files.
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Here's the full list of improvements we've made in this release:

  • Added file exclusion feature.
  • Added detection of Solid State Drives.
  • Added "Include non-fragmented files" checkbox to file search.
  • Improved interactivity of search.
  • Fixed problem that could allow df.exe and Defraggler.exe to run at the same time.
  • Fixed rare crash while reanalyzing.
  • Minor GUI text changes.
  • Minor bug fixes.

You can get your copy of Defraggler v1.10 from www.defraggler.com and don't forget to sign up for our email newsletter!

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CCleaner v2.19

This new release of CCleaner adds a lot of improvements for new browser versions including IE8, Chrome and Opera. Along with a System Restore management tool and many other improvements:

CCleaner v2.19.889

  • Improved support for Google Chrome v2.
  • Fixed bug with IE8 cookies.
  • Added support for Flash Cookies.
  • Added Tool to manage System Restore Files (XP and Vista only).
  • Added support to remove Opera Recently Typed URLs.
  • Fixed bug which was displaying wrong Total Bytes removed.
  • Improved exception handling.
  • Fixed virtual function bug.
  • Minor performance improvements.

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