Windows 10: CCleaner

Discus and support CCleaner in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance to solve the problem; I have 2 accounts, Local User and Local Administrator. When I run CCleaner I perform the first run as local user, the second run as Administrator. It... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by Stitch194, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. Stitch194 Win User

    CCleaner


    I have 2 accounts, Local User and Local Administrator. When I run CCleaner I perform the first run as local user, the second run as Administrator. It amazes me how much junk CCleaner finds in the Admin account which I only log IN occasionally for PC maintenance.
    The Admin junk files are mostly IE and Edge. How can this be if I never use either browser, or seldom log IN to my Admin account. *Rolleyes

    :)
     
    Stitch194, Sep 8, 2018
    #1

  2. ccleaner

    Does anyone use ccleaner?? I know some people that use it and say its amazing! Any suggestions on a better small scale computer cleaner?
     
    michaeltyson, Sep 8, 2018
    #2
  3. CCleaner

    > Is it safe to install ccleaner on my pc?

    Depends...

    Piriform (the maker of CCleaner etc) was bought by Avast in July 2017 and there was this nasty incident...


    All CCleaner versions are bundling Avast AV and/or various Google products such as Google Chrome, a Google toolbar and possibly other products....

    Microsoft Community has seen quite a few of related threads.

    Recently more and more threads are popping up in the Piriform/CCleaner forum which hint at even more questionable methods...

    Here are a few recent example threads:




    IMO, CCleaner is not unproblematic and has to be treated carefully.

    I, personally, would not recommend CCleaner to inexperienced and/or not so tech-savvy persons...

    Suggestion to inform yourself before installing CCleaner (or any other product) and to always, always keep your eyes wide open during installation (watch out for any bundled softwares etc etc).

    You also might want to read this article (in case you don't use an ad blocker: ignore all advertisements):

    https://www.howtogeek.com/172820/beginner-geek-what-does-ccleaner-do-and-should-you-use-it/


    WRT to CCleaner on Windows 10:

    According to
    this
    post Windows 10 blocks older versions: "CC v5.27 and older, (or somewhere around there) are no longer deemed safe by MS and automatically blocked when starting."

    HTH,

    Julia
     
    Jsssssssss, Sep 8, 2018
    #3
  4. OldMike65 Win User

    CCleaner

    Latest CCleaner Version Released


    @Brink

    New Update for CCleaner

    CCleaner [​IMG]


    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 CCleaner v5.40


    CCleaner cc4_128.png

    The Piriform team would like to announce the latest release of CCleaner for Windows.
    This update adds more cleaning for Edge and a screen where you can review your subscription status. Additionally, the Avast offer in the CCleaner installer is no longer shown if you have previously declined it.
    If you have suggestions for what you'd like to see next in CCleaner, please drop by our forums and let us know in our suggestions area.
    Browser Cleaning

    • Edge: Added new 'Set aside tabs' cleaning rule
    Windows Cleaning

    • Added warning for 'Old prefetch data' cleaning rule
    General

    • Minor user interface improvements
    • Minor bug fixes
     
    OldMike65, Sep 8, 2018
    #4
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