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Post by Digitalocksmith on Tue Dec 25, 2007 12:48 am

One of the great freeware programs available today is a handy little app called CCleaner (Crap Cleaner).

CCleaner has the ability to get rid of any Unused programs, old cache's, temp files, and extraneous Registry entries which all add up to bog your system down!

You will see this app referred to often around GeekPolice as it is recommended for use within the 'Computer Maintenance' thread at the 'Software forum' and also within 'Malware Removal'. Its very useful in helping to cleanup any Malware that may have infected, and are hiding in your tempory files, cookies and index.dat


http://www.ccleaner.com/

Check it out and see what you think!

Download CCleaner from FileHippo.com


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Re: CCleaner

Post by Doctor Inferno on Wed Dec 26, 2007 3:38 pm

I can't agree more, CCleaner is one of the best free PC cleaning apps around, even better compared to some commercials apps.
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Re: CCleaner

Post by darkagn on Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:33 pm

Thanks for the link Scanner - I have actually been looking for something like this for ages! Smile

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Re: CCleaner

Post by Doctor Inferno on Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:05 am



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Re: CCleaner

Post by Chosen1 on Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:00 pm

I just downloade this. It is quite a good software and i haven't had any problems so far.

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Re: CCleaner

Post by Sir $wat on Sun Aug 24, 2008 4:30 pm

i have used it for some tme now and never had the need to complain.

Wonderful program.

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Re: CCleaner

Post by deepblue199595 on Thu Nov 27, 2008 4:28 am

thanks, downloading now

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Re: CCleaner

Post by tarzan on Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:51 am

I hv been using ccleaner from last 3 yrs and satisfied.

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Re: CCleaner

Post by mcovotery on Tue Mar 24, 2009 12:06 am

Thanks

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Re: CCleaner

Post by Sir $wat on Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:47 am

there's a newer version at File Hippo



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Re: CCleaner

Post by jerryscoins on Fri Oct 02, 2009 2:28 am

Seems cool but has a registry cleaner which I thought you guys were completely against.

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Re: CCleaner

Post by Dr Jay on Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:53 am

That would be the setback. It seems the Registry tool in CCleaner should be used by more advanced computer users, who know what each option will edit. Right now, it is not recommended to use the Registry tool at all.

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Re: CCleaner

Post by GMK on Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:39 am

Since hanging around here at GeekPolice, I came to understand that CCleaner was "a good thing" ((c) Martha Steward). So, I read the tutorial and all the litterature and warnings and maybe I missed somewhere something, but I knew I had to check or uncheck one of the boxes in order to keep all my saved passwords. I still think I did take care of that, but it was not to be.

I spend last evening about 4 hrs on the phone with my ISP tech support to have my internet access restored.

From a 100GB hard drive that was half full/half empty, I removed 1.5GB of junk, wich is probably 10 X more than I remove when doing my monthly cleaning with MS Disc Cleanup. Only wanted to warn the membership about the possible 4 hrs of mental anguish, unusable pain & suffering, gray hair gained and youth lost.

I would appreciate to hear from any of the moderators or tech staff what could have gone wrong or what might have changed since the tutorial was written. Thanks.



PS: I did clean the registry; contained 260 empty files (or placeholders?) of no longer existing content. Does that make sense?

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Re: CCleaner

Post by Wtf Clawed on Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:45 am

Cleans my computer stuff up and Fixes Reg Error

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Re: CCleaner

Post by yakitatefreak on Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:35 pm

Piriform CC Cleaner works better than that of many other registry/other unwanted crap that bulks up. Highly recommended for those that want their computer to run fast again, or have problems. I also recommend the program that they build, Piriform Defraggler.

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Re: CCleaner

Post by foldbak on Sun Jul 11, 2010 2:07 pm

I've been using it for about 2 years with no complaints. Even the reg tool. Why is it not recommended to use the reg tool?

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Re: CCleaner

Post by Doctor Inferno on Sun Jul 11, 2010 2:32 pm

If the wrong registry item is removed, your system might be unbootable or cause more problems than it solves. But so far, for me, their registry cleaner is pretty reliable. But as a precaution, always backup your registry before cleaning.


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Re: CCleaner

Post by Happyhunter on Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:50 pm

I love ccleaner and always will Hooray!

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