Warning:CCleaner deletes savegames

#1 Edited by atomic_dumpling (2461 posts) -

In case you didn't already know: The popular CCleaner program deletes local flash files including all savegames.

The folder to exclude is: C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\[random number]\localhost 
(that's for Win7/Vista, don't know about XP, should be roughly the same). If you put that folder on the exception list in CCleaner, you should be fine.
 

 This should work
 
 

 
 

Affected games:
  • Machinarium
  • VVVVVV
#2 Posted by Legend (2652 posts) -
@atomic_dumpling said:
" In case you didn't already know: The popular CCleaner program deletes local flash files including all savegames.

The folder to exclude is: C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects 
(that's for Win7/Vista, don't know about XP, should be roughly the same). If you put that folder on the exception list in CCleaner, you should be fine.
 
Affected games:
  • Machinarium
  • VVVVVV
"
Thanks for the warning. I use CCleaner and I intend to buy VVVVVV soon. I would be devastated if my save file was deleted.
#3 Posted by harris (848 posts) -

Aww man... I read this directly after running CCleaner. My save is now gone. Oh well... I won't mind playing through this again, amazing game. Thanks for the warning, anyways.

#4 Posted by atomic_dumpling (2461 posts) -

It's actually mentioned in the Readme-File, but not many people read those these days. However, it occured to me that it's probably wiser to just exclude the "localhost" folder and not the whole "#shared" folder.

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