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A guide to uninstall CCleaner from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall CCleaner for Windows. It is written by Piriform. More information about Piriform can be seen here. CCleaner is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner folder, subject to the user's option. C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall CCleaner. The program's main executable file occupies 2.65 MB (2783040 bytes) on disk and is called CCleaner.exe.

The following executable files are contained in CCleaner. They occupy 2.78 MB (2914384 bytes) on disk.



  • CCleaner.exe (2.65 MB)
  • uninst.exe (128.27 KB)


The current page applies to CCleaner version 3.18 only. For more CCleaner versions please click below:

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CCleaner has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\CCleaner

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.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

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\CCleaner_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\CCleaner_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • 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




A way to remove CCleaner from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is an application offered by Piriform. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall this program. This is difficult because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best EASY approach to uninstall CCleaner is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate CCleaner or simply click the Search field and type in "CCleaner". If it exists on your system the CCleaner application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select CCleaner in the list , some data about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


8. After removing CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of CCleaner that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able 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 ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to remove CCleaner by Piriform from your computer, we are not saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove CCleaner supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 08:42:10.047