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CCleaner 5.71 with new privacy opt-out for offers

CCleaner has had its fair share of controversies surrounding privacy and functionality in the past couple of years. While there is no data available on the impact of these issues on the […]

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Firefox users beware: CCleaner wipes Firefox extension settings by default

Firefox users who run the temporary file cleaner CCleaner on their systems may have noticed that extension settings are removed after running the program. The issue affects all recent versions of CCleaner […]

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CCleaner flagged as potentially unwanted by Windows Defender

Microsoft Defender Antivirus flags certain CCleaner installers as potentially unwanted software according to a new database entry on the company's malware encyclopedia site. CCleaner is a popular tool for Windows to remove […]

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CCleaner 5.64 introduces Health Check, last Windows XP and Vista version

Piriform, which is an Avast-owned company, has released CCleaner 5.64 Stable on March 3, 2020. The new version of the clean-up software introduces the new Health Check feature officially and is the […]

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First look at CCleaner's Health Check feature

Piriform, maker of the popular temporary file cleaner CCleaner, started to integrate a new Health Check feature in the latest version of the client. The release notes of CCleaner 5.62.7538 reveal that […]

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Microsoft blocks official CCleaner domain on its Answers site

A report on the Italian site HTNovo suggests that Microsoft added 11 domains to a blacklist on the company's official Answers support site. While it is not uncommon for forums to block […]

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Beware: CCleaner may install CCleaner Browser and remap file associations

CCleaner, the popular Windows file cleaning software, may install the web browser CCleaner Browser as part of the installation process if users are not careful. CCleaner bundles third-party offers -- technically not […]

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About CCleaner's Easy Clean Mode

Piriform released www.ccleaner.com/ on May 15, 2019. The new version of the popular cleaning software introduces a new simplified cleaning mode called Easy Clean. We followed development of the program for a […]

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CCleaner Free update introduces Tools menu Popup annoyance

The most recent update for the temporary file cleaning and system maintenance software CCleaner, CCleaner 5.5.5, introduced a new Software Updater tool. Software Updater scans installed programs on Windows PCs to make […]

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How good is CCleaner Professional's new Software Updater?

The most recent version of CCleaner Professional comes with a new Software Updater tool designed to inform the user about outdated program installations. Software updates are a complicated thing on Windows as […]

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CCleaner 5.50 with new options to control program updates

A new version of the file cleaning software CCleaner for Windows, version 5.50, features new options to control program updates. The year 2018 has not been a very pleasant one for Piriform, […]

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New CCleaner scandal: forced automatic updates

2018 has been a troublesome year for users of the computer program CCleaner. The popular Windows program to delete temporary files and data to free up disk space went through a series […]

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CCleaner 5.46 ships with clearer privacy options

CCleaner 5.46 is now available; the new version promises better privacy options, clearer explanation of privacy-related features, and a data fact sheet that highlights what is collected and why. The past couple […]

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Dont install or upgrade to CCleaner 5.45

Piriform/Avast released CCleaner 5.45 recently to the public that Windows users may not want to install or upgrade to. The changelog of the new release highlights the change in euphemistic terms: "Added […]

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CCleaner 5.44 comes with advertising popups

If you run the free version of the popular temporary file cleaner and system tool CCleaner for Windows, you may have noticed that it has started to display advertising popups on the […]

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CCleaner update introduces Privacy options

The most recent version of CCleaner, a popular temporary file cleaning software for Windows, includes a new Privacy page that aims to give users of the application control over the program's data […]

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Avast bundles CCleaner with Avast Free Antivirus

Avast acquired Piriform, the maker of CCleaner and other popular programs in July 2017. The Czech security company is known for its line of free and commercial security products for Windows and […]

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CCleaner 5.36 Emergency Updater

Piriform released a new version of the company's popular Windows cleaning software CCleaner to the public yesterday. The new version ships with two major changes, namely a new Emergency Updater feature, and […]