Key Details of
Key features and functions of CCleaner:
- Junk File Cleanup: CCleaner scans your system for temporary files, cached data, browser history, cookies, and other unnecessary files that accumulate over time. It offers the option to clean these files, which can help improve your computer’s speed and efficiency.
- Registry Cleaner: The software includes a tool that can scan and repair issues in the Windows registry, which is a database that stores configuration settings for the operating system and installed applications. While registry cleaning was more relevant in older versions of Windows, it’s generally less important in modern Windows versions.
- Software Uninstaller: CCleaner provides a feature to uninstall software applications from your computer. It can also help you remove programs that may be otherwise difficult to uninstall through the standard Windows Control Panel.
- Browser Cleaning: CCleaner can clean up browser-specific data, including cache, cookies, browsing history, and saved passwords. This helps protect your privacy and may improve browser performance.
- Startup Manager: It allows you to manage the programs that start automatically when your computer boots up. This can help speed up the startup process by disabling unnecessary programs.
- File Shredder: CCleaner includes a secure file deletion tool that can permanently delete files, making them difficult to recover even with specialized recovery software.
- Customization: CCleaner offers various options that allow you to customize which types of files are cleaned and which settings are adjusted. This can help you tailor the cleaning process to your specific needs.
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner.