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How to uninstall CCleaner from your PC

CCleaner is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Piriform. You can find out more on Piriform or check for application updates here. Usually the CCleaner program is to be found in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner directory, depending on the user's option during setup. C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall CCleaner. The program's main executable file is titled CCleaner.exe and occupies 3.74 MB (3919640 bytes).

CCleaner is comprised of the following executables which take 3.88 MB (4071672 bytes) on disk:

  • CCleaner.exe (3.74 MB)
  • uninst.exe (148.47 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 4.07 of CCleaner. Click on the links below for other CCleaner versions:

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Several files, folders and registry data can be left behind when you want to remove CCleaner from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser

Files remaining:
  • 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-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:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\BrowserMetrics\BrowserMetrics-5FBE8E9C-EE0.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\BrowserMetrics-spare.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\chrome_shutdown_ms.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Crashpad\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Crashpad\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\CrashpadMetrics-active.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Bookmarks
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000005
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000006
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000007
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000008
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000009
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00000d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00000e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00000f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000010
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000011
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000013
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000014
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000015
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000016
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000017
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000018
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000019
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00001a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00001b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00001c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CCleaner Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00001d

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\CCleaner Browser
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Clients\StartMenuInternet\CCleaner Browser
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ccleaner.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CCleaner Browser
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\MozillaPlugins\@update.ccleanerbrowser.com/CCleaner Browser;version=3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\MozillaPlugins\@update.ccleanerbrowser.com/CCleaner Browser;version=9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ccleaner

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\CCleaner Browser\Application\CCleanerBrowser.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ccleaner\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ccleaner\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CCleanerBrowserElevationService\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CCleanerBrowserElevationService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ccleanerm\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ccleanerm\ImagePath


A way to delete CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is a program released by the software company Piriform. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY practice 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate 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. Notice that when you select CCleaner in the list , the following information about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


8. After uninstalling CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional 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 removing CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall CCleaner by Piriform from your computer, nor are we saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall CCleaner in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and 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 09:49:51.513