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Software update: Bulk Crap Uninstaller 4.16

 Klocman Software has released version 4.16 of Bulk Crap Uninstaller. With this program, which is released under an open-source license, various programs and Windows Store apps can be removed from the computer at once. It first performs the standard removal procedure and then scans the computer for remaining shortcuts and registry keys to delete them. Afterward, it is also possible to start external programs such as CCleaner. Finally, it includes a start-up manager, which can be used to disable programs that start with Windows. The following changes and improvements have been made to this issue:

Features and fixes

  • Added HeapLeakDetection junk scanner (# 205)
  • Added junk scanner for prefetch files (# 229)
  • Added logging for how long processes spawned by uninstaller factories run (# 248)
  • Refactored uninstaller factories to be easier to debug and slightly faster; Added logging or factory completion times
  • Show ROT13 paths in readable form in junk results (# 245)
  • Fixed crash in ComScanner with invalid application installation paths
  • Improved accuracy of some registry junk scanners that compare to application’s installation path
  • Fixed index out of range crash in ComScanner
  • Fixed the “junk backup failed” dialog extending beyond the screen making it impossible to progress (# 246); Added extra logging for junk backup failed errors
  • Updated task scheduler library to the latest version
  • Use a new code signing certificate

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