CCleaner 5.12.5431 pick
Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 (32-Bit/64/Bit)
Software Product Description
The program features an intuitive interface allowing you to quickly view the various sections and file types you want to remove.
The Windows section category includes cleaning options for Internet Explorer, Windows Explorer, System, and Advanced Cleaning features.
Internet Explorer - Remove Temporary Internet Files, History, Saved Passwords, Autocomplete Form History, Index.dat, Cookies, and more.
Windows Explorer - Recent docs, Thumbnail Cache, Jump LIsts, MRUs, Network Passwords, and more.
System - Temp files, Font and DNS Cache, Start Menu and Desktop shortcuts, Windows Log files and Error Reporting, Chkdsk File Fragments, Memory Dump Files, and more.
Advanced Cleaning Options - Custom Files and Folders, Old Windows Installation, IIS Log Files, Window Size/Location Cache, Prefetch data, Event Logs, and more.
The Applications category includes cleaning options for Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, Google Chrome, and Opera Web browser. Additionally, it includes popular applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, GIMP, Google Earth, Microsoft Office, and more.
An Internet category is also presented which includes Audacity, BitTorrent, FileZilla, Java, Yahoo Toolbar, and other popular internet applications.
Multimedia programs add to the list of applications that can be cleaned such as Adobe Flash Player Freemake Audio Converter, Media Player Classic, MediaMonkey, and VLC Media Player to name a few.
Popular Utilities and native Windows programs can be cleaned as well. The listing includes 7-zip, AVG Antivirus, CDBurner XP Pro, Windows Defender, Nvidia Install Files, Avast! Antivirus, MS Wordpad, MS Search, Regedit, more.
CCleaner also includes a Registry Editor, a handy Uninstall Tool, a Startup Manager, a File Finder to locate duplicate files, a Drive Wiper to securely erase your sensitive data, and a System Restore function.
FreewareFiles tested CCleaner 5.12.5431 on 2015-11-24 using leading antivirus scanners and found it 100% Clean.
Reviewer: -Nick Review Date: 2015-07-23
Average Rating (501 Votes )
Pros: it works okay.
Cons: It still installs in the system tray. Upon removing the system tray icon, it became buggy.
Other Thoughts: The look is too Windows 8, which isn't a good sign because it's buggy now. Allow the user to change the skin like some programs do.