CCleaner 5.01.5075

CCleaner is application designed for all versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system that is designed to scan a computer and find ways in which the system can be optimized for better performance. It also includes a variety of scans and other built-in tools that are designed to free up hard disk drive space, locate and eliminate malware and more.

Many people don't realize just how many temporary and unnecessary files are on their computer at any given time. When you use a program like Google Earth, for example, all of the data you've previously entered is stored on the hard drive in the form of history files. While these files are specifically designed to help the program itself run faster in the future, the odds are high that they will never be needed again. The same basic thing happens whenever you install or uninstall a new program, as you use your Web browser of choice and more.

CCleaner will scan your hard drive and locate the directories where these types of unnecessary files are usually stored. It will then eliminate these files, freeing up hundreds of megabytes (and gigabytes in certain extreme situations) of space without needing to delete or move any of your own personal files.

CCleaner also includes tools that will scan the Windows registry in search of errors. The Windows registry is essentially a giant database of instructions that your computer uses to perform various tasks. If any of those instructions are faulty or unnecessary, it can slow down your computer significantly when certain types of actions are being performed. CCleaner can help fix errors in the registry and can even delete certain unnecessary commands.

Two of the other primary tools included in CCleaner are a "Startup" configuration utility, which will show you exactly which programs are loading automatically every time you turn on your computer. Removing some of these processes can help the machine boot up much faster than before. Also included is an uninstaller, which is both more powerful and more useful that the uninstaller that is included with the Microsoft Windows operating system by default.

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