CCleaner CCleaner



A guide to uninstall CCleaner from your computer

This info is about CCleaner for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Piriform. More information on Piriform can be found here. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling CCleaner is C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. CCleaner.exe is the CCleaner's primary executable file and it takes approximately 4.60 MB (4826904 bytes) on disk.

CCleaner is comprised of the following executables which occupy 4.75 MB (4979856 bytes) on disk:



  • CCleaner.exe (4.60 MB)
  • uninst.exe (149.37 KB)


This web page is about CCleaner version 4.19 only. Click on the links below for other CCleaner versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling CCleaner we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1025.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1026.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1027.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1028.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1029.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1030.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1031.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1032.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1034.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1035.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1036.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1037.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1038.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1040.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1041.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1042.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1043.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1044.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1045.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1046.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1048.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1049.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1050.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1051.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1052.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1053.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1054.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1055.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1057.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1058.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1059.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1060.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1061.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1062.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1063.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1065.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1066.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1067.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1068.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1071.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1079.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1081.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1087.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1092.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1102.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1104.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1109.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-1110.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-2052.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-2070.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-2074.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-3098.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-5146.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Lang\lang-9999.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ccleaner.exe




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

CCleaner is a program by the software company Piriform. Sometimes, people want to uninstall it. This can be difficult because performing this by hand takes some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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


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


5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate CCleaner or simply activate the Search field and type in "CCleaner". The CCleaner application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click CCleaner in the list of applications, the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


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

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall CCleaner by Piriform from your computer, nor are we saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall CCleaner supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 15:44:01.463