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A way to uninstall CCleaner from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove CCleaner for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Piriform. Go over here where you can read more on Piriform. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe is the full command line if you want to remove CCleaner. The program's main executable file occupies 4.12 MB (4324120 bytes) on disk and is named CCleaner.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in CCleaner. They occupy 4.27 MB (4476112 bytes) on disk.



  • CCleaner.exe (4.12 MB)
  • uninst.exe (148.43 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 4.08 of CCleaner. For other CCleaner versions please click below:

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If you're planning to uninstall CCleaner you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\Shell\Open CCleaner...
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\Shell\Run CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ccleaner.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe




How to delete CCleaner from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is an application marketed by the software company Piriform. Frequently, people want to erase it. This is easier said than done because deleting this manually requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK manner to erase CCleaner is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find CCleaner or simply activate the Search feature and type in "CCleaner". If it exists on your system the CCleaner program will be found very quickly. When you click CCleaner in the list , the following data about the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


8. After removing CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong CCleaner that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing CCleaner using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall CCleaner by Piriform from your PC, we are not saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall CCleaner supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 20:21:50.220