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A guide to uninstall CCleaner from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to remove CCleaner for Windows. It is made by Piriform. Open here for more information on Piriform. You can read more about related to CCleaner at . The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner directory. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's preference. CCleaner's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\CCleaner\unins000.exe. CCleaner.exe is the CCleaner's primary executable file and it occupies circa 14.00 MB (14680792 bytes) on disk.

CCleaner installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 16.41 MB (17209099 bytes) on disk.

  • CCleaner.exe (14.00 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.51 MB)
  • uninst.exe (923.29 KB)

This info is about CCleaner version 5.53.7034 only. You can find here a few links to other CCleaner versions: to view all...
Many files, folders and registry entries will not be removed when you are trying to remove CCleaner from your computer.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\cc_config.ini
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCEnhancer.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Brazilian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Bulgarian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Chinese.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Chinese_Simplified.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Croatian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Czech.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Danish.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Dutch.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Estonian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Finnish.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.French.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Georgian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.German.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Greek.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Hebrew.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Hungarian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Indonesian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Italian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Japanese.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Korean.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Polski.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Portuguese.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Russian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Slovak.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Spanish.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Swedish.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Turkish.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\locales\lang.Ukrainian.locale
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\unins000.dat
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\unins000.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\version.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CCleaner 5.53.7034 Free Professional Business Technician Edition (repack).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CCleaner 5.53.7034.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CCleaner Professional Business Technician 5.53.7034 Multiling....lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CCleaner.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{DCC7ED81-4222-4555-87F4-AE3E8B0C10D6}_is1

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

CCleaner is an application offered by the software company Piriform. Some people want to erase this program. This is hard because doing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. 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 tool to clean your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate CCleaner or simply click the Search feature and type in "CCleaner". If it is installed on your PC the CCleaner app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select CCleaner in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding CCleaner, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for CCleaner:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\CCleaner\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner

8. After removing CCleaner, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of CCleaner that 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 can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove CCleaner by Piriform from your PC, we are not saying that CCleaner by Piriform is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove 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' PCs.

2019-02-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-02-21 14:18:35.333