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Re: CCleaner build/version discussion
« Reply #120 on: September 18, 2018, 12:20:18 PM »
The above BC article was updated with a response from an Avast spokesperson.

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"We introduced a critical update feature in CCleaner version v5.36. The critical update is designed to protect our users against security threats and to provision critical software updates to avoid scenarios such as loss of data or severe software/hardware conflicts. This is different from the automatic updater that CCleaner Professional users can opt out of (automatic updates is not currently a CCleaner Free feature).

The response includes the explanations on why they determined it a critical update.  Additionally, with regard to privacy, the Avast spokesperson said,

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To answer your final question, during this update privacy settings were not restored to default. Over the course of the last few months, due to GDPR requirements and as a result of user feedback, privacy-related requirements have changed. As a result, the options available have been updated to reflect current legislative and user needs.


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Re: CCleaner build/version discussion
« Reply #121 on: September 18, 2018, 12:39:59 PM »
This is odd because I am not seeing this (I do not have Avast).

I manually upgraded this system to 5.46 a couple days ago and the first thing I did was check to make sure my privacy settings were not reset again. They were not! :)

I just now checked 2 other computers that I had sitting at 5.44. They are both still at 5.44. So no problems there either.
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Re: CCleaner build/version discussion
« Reply #122 on: September 18, 2018, 03:55:53 PM »
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Hey guys there is a bug here and we're hotfixing it now. v5.46 has been restored in the meantime.

https://forum.piriform.com/topic/52107-cc-5446575-auto-and-trash-bin-context-run-no-longer-works/?page=2&tab=comments#comment-299832

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