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A way to uninstall CCleaner from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove CCleaner for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Piriform. Take a look here for more information on Piriform. CCleaner is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. You can uninstall CCleaner by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. CCleaner.exe is the CCleaner's primary executable file and it takes circa 4.41 MB (4624152 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in CCleaner. They occupy 4.56 MB (4777048 bytes) on disk.



  • CCleaner.exe (4.41 MB)
  • uninst.exe (149.31 KB)


This web page is about CCleaner version 4.15 only. Click on the links below for other CCleaner versions:

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CCleaner has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Piriform\CCleaner

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cclaunch\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Open CCleaner...\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Run CCleaner\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner\DisplayIcon




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

CCleaner is an application by the software company Piriform. Sometimes, users want to remove it. This is hard because performing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY manner to remove 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 already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find CCleaner or simply activate the Search field and type in "CCleaner". The CCleaner program will be found very quickly. When you select CCleaner in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


8. After removing CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong CCleaner that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove 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 info on how to remove CCleaner supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:27:51.033