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Run CCleaner in background across network?

By jfuller05 ·
Is it possible to run CCleaner daily in the background on user's workstations from the server? Without installing it on each workstation?
Would I use group policy? I would like for CCleaner to run in the background when the user logs in, so the user doesn't notice.

Thanks!

Windows server 2008
Windows XP-workstations

edit: I found on Google ways for CCleaner to start at each logon, but it didn't run in the background. That's a nice feature. I think it would be better if the user could logon as usual without the interference of CCleaner.

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minimized, not background

by oldbaritone In reply to Run CCleaner in backgroun ...

I've been able to run it minimized at logon, but not in the background.

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that would be nice...

by jfuller05 In reply to minimized, not background

However, I know the users would get aggravated at having to press OK when CCLeaner is done.

I would think the program could run "invisibly" like whenever you right-click the recycle bin and choose "run cleaner". The only thing they would see is the C logo down in the notification area for a little while.

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No OK

by bincarnato In reply to that would be nice...

There is no OK confirmation required.

http://docs.piriform.com/ccleaner/advanced-usage/command-line-parameters

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Thanks for the link. no text

by jfuller05 In reply to No OK
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ccleaner.ini

by bincarnato In reply to Thanks for the link. no t ...

You can also use the ccleaner.ini to tweak what is cleaned and what isn't. Take a look here. Some folks don't want thier stored password or form data wiped and you can change if those are cleaned using this file.

http://docs.piriform.com/ccleaner/advanced-usage/ccleaner-ini-files/using-ccleaner.ini-to-modify-how-ccleaner-runs

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