CCleaner is a free tool that optimizes the PC. It combines a cleaning system that eliminates temporary files and unnecessary files, with a tool that is responsible for repairing and optimizing the Windows registry. Regular execution of these tools is essential to make the operating system go faster, work more efficiently, and free up unnecessary space on the hard disk.
The cleaner is responsible for deleting the history, cookies, cache and temporary files of browsers. Supports Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.
It also deletes files inside the recycle bin, temporary files, list of recent documents, and much more; Also it is responsible for eliminating unnecessary files that are leaving other applications. Some of the supported applications are: Windows Media Player, eMule, Microsoft Office, Nero, Adobe Acrobat, VLC Media Player, Winamp, AIMP3, Avast Antivirus, and WinRAR, among others.
The other fundamental tool is the one that is responsible for scanning the registry and removing old or unused entries, in addition to repairing common errors that occur when uninstalling programs.
The use of the tool is very simple, having to select in the menu that appears to the left some of the 4 icons, with the main functions: Cleaner, Registry, Tools and Options.
If you select the" Cleaner" option, then click on the" Analyze" button, in order for Ccleaner to proceed with a complete analysis, culminating in the detail of all the elements that can be eliminated, as well as showing how much Space can be saved on disk if you opt for cleaning. To confirm the deletion of these listed items, click on" Run the cleaner". It is important to note that you can skip some elements that you do not want to analyze: for example, you can uncheck the "Cookies" option in any of the supported browsers, so you do not delete them.
If you select the" Registry" option click on the" Search Problems" button, so that the analyzer will be responsible for several problems: missing shared DLLs, invalid file extensions, Obsolete Programs, and so on. Some of these options can be deselected so that they are not taken into account during the analysis. It is advisable to make a backup of the registry, and for this it reaches with confirm by clicking "YES" when the program asks. After obtaining a report with the registry errors found, you have the option to either repair them individually or click "Repair all selected entries".
If you select Tools you have the option to uninstall programs; To disable programs that are running when Windows starts; To restore the system (you must select any of the restore points that are listed); Or erase a disk drive.
Finally, in Options you can configure several aspects related to the operation of Ccleaner. It is advisable to check the option of automatic checking of updates of CCleaner, since it is updated every month.
CCleaner 5.28 (5.28.6005) is the latest version, updated in March 2017. It works in Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, XP, Vista and 2000. This software is free.
This new update adds support for Firefox 51, Opera 42 and Google Chrome 55 (including editing for 64-bit systems), and is added to the list of programs to which the cleaning process applies to The following antivirus: AVG AntiVirus 2017, and Avast! Antivirus 2017; Also Office 2013, Acrobat Reader 11, ManyCam and BlueStacks. It adds support for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and Internet Explorer 11, and adds a plugin for the Firefox browser.