Windows 10: Beware CCleaner installation!

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  1. Posts : 984
    Windows 7/64 Professional
       17 Feb 2018 #31

    Barman58 said: View Post
    Just FYI

    The free Revo uninstaller does not, as you say remove everything, but if you are using the Paid for Pro version and you set it to monitor the install, (Traced Program mode) It creates a registry backup, saves the changes to the registry and it will remove all items in the file system and the registry if you perform an uninstall
    Thanks for the information.

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  2. Posts : 415
    Windows 10 Home 32-bit
       25 Feb 2018 #32

    bbinnard said: View Post
    I just installed the latest version and I may have missed something, but I discovered right after that the horrible Avast anti-virus program got installed too.

    I have installed many versions of CCleaner and I am aware that you have to check the box that says to not install any additional software, but I didn't see that box this time.

    The only way I could uninstall Avast was to go reboot in Safe Mode and delete the entire Avast directory. The *******s who wrote it have figured out how to make it impossible to delete, rename, or disable any Avast file, directory, task, process, or registry entry while running in Normal Mode.
    Okay I never understand the rush to update. Ccleaner Slim Build is usually released after the regular build. Just set ccleaner not to auto update and check manually.

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    See video of installer - no sign of Avast:

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