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A way to uninstall CCleaner from your system

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall CCleaner for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Piriform. Open here for more info on Piriform. The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner directory. Take into account that this location can vary being determined by the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for CCleaner is C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe. The application's main executable file occupies 5.04 MB (5282584 bytes) on disk and is titled CCleaner.exe.

CCleaner is comprised of the following executables which take 5.18 MB (5435504 bytes) on disk:



  • CCleaner.exe (5.04 MB)
  • uninst.exe (149.34 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 5.00 of CCleaner. You can find below info on other versions of CCleaner:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall CCleaner.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall CCleaner from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • 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
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\UserName Pinned\StartMenu\CCleaner.lnk

Registry keys:
  • 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

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\UserNames\UserName\Desktop\CCleaner_v4.13.4693.exe




How to remove CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is an application marketed by Piriform. Frequently, users choose to erase it. This is efortful because removing this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE manner 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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful 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 some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate CCleaner or simply click the Search feature and type in "CCleaner". The CCleaner application will be found automatically. After you select CCleaner in the list of programs, some information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


8. After removing CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of CCleaner which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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 XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.10)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove CCleaner by Piriform from your PC, nor are we saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove CCleaner in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:48:51.273