CCleaner for Windows 5.04.5151 Fileforum Pick

4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 (2671 votes)

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Windows 7/8/Server 2012/Vista/XP / Freeware / 572,189 downloads

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. But the best part is that it's fast (normally taking less than a second to run) and contains NO Spyware or Adware.

Reviews of CCleaner for Windows

  1. 5 out of 5 stars
    Music4Ever

    Reviewing 5.04.5151 (Mar 26, 2015)

    I've installed this program on countless PC's over the years & recommended it to hundreds too & have yet to have a problem with it - I don't know what fredreed below problems are with CCleaner are but IMO it's the best program around of it's type including all pay for cleaners - I also use the winapp2 additions too & have no problems with using those also - Always 5 stars.

  2. 1 out of 5 stars
    fredreed

    Reviewing 5.04.5151 (Mar 26, 2015)

    Stat away from using this crap. ccleaner is the worst program ever to use> If you want to destroy your PC then go right ahead and use this garbage. But you have been warned.

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    Music4Ever

    Reviewing 5.01.5075 (Dec 18, 2014)

    I really don't need or will use some of the new features in CCleaner but it remains a stable & the best all round cleaner there is - Always 5 stars.

  4. 3 out of 5 stars
    johnd164

    Reviewing 5.00.5050 (Nov 26, 2014)

    Good program being using it for a long time. Hate the new look, can we have the option to switch back to the old look and retain the updates to the program.

    Would have given it a 5 star rating, but due to new look had to drop it down to 3 stars.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing 5.00.5050 (Nov 25, 2014)

    best windows based 1 click cleaner out their pack with extra goodies !

Discuss CCleaner for Windows

  1. Aug 23, 2010 - 5:38 PM
    jerry4dos

    I stand correcfed. It IS cleaning the Flash cookies -- it's leaving a "settings" file, which also carries an ".SOL" extension, which I thought was a cookie

  2. Aug 16, 2010 - 5:06 PM
    jerry4dos

    How about adding an option to remove FLASH COOKIES?

  3. May 8, 2009 - 9:07 AM
    Jtaylor83

    I haven't used this product in a while and when my PC gets full, I'll use it to clean clean it out.

    CCleaner doesn't install ask.com but Yahoo! toolbar. It's recommended that you should install the Slim version.

  4. Apr 30, 2009 - 9:16 AM
    bobad

    Not only that, but it tries to install ask.com on your computer! :-O

  5. Apr 29, 2009 - 3:39 PM
    jenngood

    I hear you! I had to reinstall my OS because I used the registry cleaner! With such small files being installed into the registry, just leave it alone. There is NO WAY that any registry cleaner could possibly know all of the file names that program writers make up and install. BAD IDEA!

  6. Feb 1, 2009 - 11:46 PM
    ibm360

    Everyone here seems to have lots of love for this program, but today it killed my wife's laptops registry. I think it would of great help if the registry list of "problems" had a collumn with the origin of the file, so you can see if it is a valid entry, or something that really should be deleted. because lets face it, does anyone really know exactly what every dll file does- by name?
    How do we make an informed choice on which to delete or not delete?