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CCleaner 5.0

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26 Nov 2014

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Clear hard disk clutter and keep your registry in check with CCleaner

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Quick and easy way to clean files, browsing history, temporary data and other cluter from your computer

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Platform: Windows 8 compatible, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Manufacturer: Piriform Ltd

Size: 2.8MB

Number of Downloads: 158407

Price: Free

Just as regular exercise is good for your health, a regular workout for your hard disk is recommended. Windows has its own tools for doing this, but CCleaner makes a slightly better job of it.

The application is free to use and shows the door to all kinds of temporary files, from temporary internet files to old automatic back-ups from application such as Office XP and file sharing software. It also shakes out old entries from your computer's registry, such as unistallers and invalid shortcuts. The makers guarantee that it contains no apyware or adware.

CCleaner is one of the more popular system cleansing and optimisation tools available.

This is the latest v5, which is a minor release. Changes include: - New improved GUI. - Improved internal architecture for better performance. - Added Google Chrome plugin management. - Improved Google Chrome Startup item detection. - Optimized automatic updates for Pro version. - Improved system restore detection routine. - Updated exception handling and reporting architecture. - Optimized 64-bit builds on Windows 8, 8.1 and 10. - Updated various translations. - Many performance improvements and bug fixes.

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