CCleaner CCleaner



A guide to uninstall CCleaner from your system

CCleaner is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Piriform. You can read more on Piriform or check for application updates here. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's preference. The full uninstall command line for CCleaner is C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe. The application's main executable file is labeled CCleaner.exe and occupies 2.15 MB (2253112 bytes).

The following executables are contained in CCleaner. They take 2.27 MB (2382368 bytes) on disk.



  • CCleaner.exe (2.15 MB)
  • uninst.exe (126.23 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 3.06 of CCleaner. Click on the links below for other CCleaner versions:

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

Folders that were left behind:
  • 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

Frequently the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Piriform\CCleaner

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cclaunch\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Abrir CCleaner...\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Executar CCleaner\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner\DisplayIcon




A way to erase CCleaner from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is a program marketed by the software company Piriform. Frequently, people try to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY way to erase 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 on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate CCleaner or simply activate the Search field and type in "CCleaner". The CCleaner application will be found automatically. After you click CCleaner in the list , some data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety 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 - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


8. After removing CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start 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 uninstalling CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall CCleaner by Piriform from your PC, nor are we saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall CCleaner supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 18:20:00.723