CCleaner CCleaner



How to uninstall CCleaner from your PC

CCleaner is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Piriform. Take a look here where you can find out more on Piriform. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner directory. Take into account that this path can vary depending on the user's preference. The full command line for uninstalling CCleaner is C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 13.16 MB (13797712 bytes) on disk and is titled CCleaner.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside CCleaner. They occupy about 32.18 MB (33741776 bytes) on disk.



  • CCleaner.exe (13.16 MB)
  • CCleaner64.exe (17.77 MB)
  • CCUpdate.exe (526.32 KB)
  • uninst.exe (756.89 KB)


The current page applies to CCleaner version 5.46 only. For other CCleaner versions please click below:

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When planning to uninstall CCleaner you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\CCleaner.Professional.4.8.1_an_490

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\1a17a24b-5882-41f3-a2da-9e8ddf3b8ea4.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\5739e6d2-f983-4063-b6a9-dc1b067d3806.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\branding.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.dat
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCUpdate.ini
  • 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-1090.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-1155.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\CrashDumps\CCleaner64.exe.4364.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\CCleaner64.exe.6652.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\CCleaner64.exe.9452.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_CCleaner_CCleaner64_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\http___www_ccleaner_com_ccleaner

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\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

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1432970427-3015876798-486197729-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe




A way to remove CCleaner with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is a program released by the software company Piriform. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall CCleaner is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the computer 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". If it is installed on your PC the CCleaner app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select CCleaner in the list of apps, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety 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 wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall 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 which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing CCleaner with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall CCleaner by Piriform from your PC, nor are we saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall CCleaner in case 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.

2018-08-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-30 10:17:29.833