Probably the most popular freeware cleaner globally with over 1
billion downloads since its launch in 2003. Piriform’s CCleaner is a
quick and easy to use program which makes your computer faster, more
secure and more reliable. CCleaner removes cookies, temporary files and
various other unused data that clogs up your operating system. This
frees up valuable hard disk space allowing your system to run faster.
Removing this data also protects your anonymity meaning you can browse
online more securely. The built in Registry Cleaner fixes errors and
broken settings to make your computer more stable. The simple, intuitive
UI and rapid but powerful cleaning make CCleaner a favourite among
novices and techies alike. Professional, Network, Business and
Technician Editions of CCleaner are also available for serious users.
A Faster Computer
Browsing the internet your computer picks up a whole host of
unnecessary files, cookies and history. The same thing happens when you
run most programs on your computer – lots of temporary files and
settings are saved. CCleaner removes these unused files and settings to
free up valuable hard drive space, enabling your system to run faster.
The default settings only focus on typical junk files and locations so
you’re unlikely to lose important information unless you alter these. A
Startup Cleaner also helps you to identify and remove unused programs
running in the background when you start your computer. This makes the
startup time shorter and puts less strain on your hard drive throughout
Less Crashes & System Errors
If you notice lots of system freezes, error messages and often
experience crashes, the chances are your registry become cluttered with
unused files and broken settings. CCleaner’s fully featured Registry
Cleaner identifies these issues and fixes them. The registry analysis
takes seconds and cleaning just a little bit longer. Prompts advise you
when to save backups to avoid losing important data.
More Secure Browsing
Advertisers and websites track your behaviour online with cookies.
Saved passwords, cached data and internet histories make your identity
less secure. CCleaner removes these files to make your browsing
experience confidential, meaning you are less likely to suffer from
identity theft and/or online fraud. The military grade Drive Wiper
ensures any data you want to be permanently deleted, stays deleted.
CCleaner Tools and Options tabs allow you to customise cleaning
options to fit your needs. If you are not a savvy user, you might want
to stick with the safe default settings. Advanced users can uninstall
unwanted programs, select which cookies to save, customise cleaning
settings and setup system monitoring.
CCleaner has earned its position at the top of the freeware cleaners
offering the sort of features premium programs struggle to compete with.
The clean, intuitive UI makes it one of the easiest programs to use,
but don’t let its size and simplicity fool you. This is a powerful
utility for improving your computers performance. Piriform’s regular
update process means CCleaner is constantly improving and its popularity
will continue to grow.