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How to uninstall CCleaner from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall CCleaner for Windows. It is made by Piriform. You can find out more on Piriform or check for application updates here. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\CCleaner directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall CCleaner. CCleaner64.exe is the CCleaner's primary executable file and it takes approximately 17.68 MB (18534016 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in CCleaner. They occupy 31.86 MB (33410248 bytes) on disk.

  • CCleaner.exe (13.05 MB)
  • CCleaner64.exe (17.68 MB)
  • CCUpdate.exe (495.00 KB)
  • uninst.exe (668.88 KB)


The current page applies to CCleaner version 5.45 alone. You can find below info on other releases of CCleaner:

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

Folders found on disk after you uninstall CCleaner from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_CCleaner64.exe_ea773cae4cca28ec6c2e7f43291693213d235277_10557242

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove CCleaner:
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\16be4c79-4848-43da-bcc9-4e0e3dc34721.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\188e63da-99df-4fd2-989f-546bc3c9bb93.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\2d2d4301-4a76-44d5-bf29-44e961ad543e.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\7aed67a9-b71d-4191-baeb-3f3e19ed2c74.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\c18c4695-8197-470c-8450-76824b189572.dmp
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\ccleaner_checkpoint.dat
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCUpdate.ini
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\fe3d459c-bb54-4707-8b8e-5fc7d2e8e319.dmp
  • 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\Setup\27fa5468-0543-4093-86f2-428833cc8125.ini
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\Setup\6b27a6bd-f3d4-48bf-be3c-9dae9e5f470e.ini
  • C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_CCleaner64.exe_ea773cae4cca28ec6c2e7f43291693213d235277_10557242\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\Public\Desktop\CCleaner.lnk

Many times the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Piriform\CCleaner
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\CCleaner64_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\CCleaner64_RASMANCS
  • 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:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe


How to erase CCleaner using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CCleaner is a program offered by Piriform. Sometimes, people try to uninstall this application. This is hard because doing this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY way 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 on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

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


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding CCleaner, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove CCleaner.
Uninstall CCleaner


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

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



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 page 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-07-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-07-24 15:35:05.470