Windows 10: CCleaner Solved

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  1.    03 May 2017 #11

    indianacarnie said: View Post
    I've used Ccleaner for many years and have absolutely no complaints or issues with it. Just this year I bought the Pro version more to give Piriform some money for the years of good service than any other reason. I agree with what others have said, the Free version is all you really need. Pro's main "features" are the automatic update and browser cleaning both of which I can live without. I think it does a good job for what I need it for and its relatively light on my system and has NEVER screwed my machines up.

    So, to answer your original question, Yes I think Ccleaner is worth it as far as the free version is concerned. You really don't need the Pro unless like me you just want to donate to the developers.
    See my reply in post #6.
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       04 May 2017 #12

    Josey Wales said: View Post
    I would have never have bought it , ithe free version works as well as it always has. Wise has a disk cleaner that is free but you have to be very careful with it.
    Adwcleaner kept finding issues with Wise on 3 PCs so I uninstalled Wise.
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  3.    04 May 2017 #13

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    It does not officially support 10 and it has not been updated in 5 years.
    It removes only even trace log files, which get recreated afterwards.
    I'm using it for long time now, ever since W8. After a lot of file deletion and moves there's a lot of garbage left over and occasionally it removes 100s of MB. Same after new builds and Disk Cleanup.
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  4.    06 May 2017 #14

    cereberus said: View Post
    See my reply in post #6.
    I saw your reply and stated my experience with it. Been using it for at least 10 years now and it has NEVER screwed my machine(s) up. Frankly I thought your reply was a little over the top. Just what does Ccleaner do that makes you think its a "Texas chainsaw massacre" in a noobs hands? I've found it was and is one of the , if not THE, safest cleaners out there.
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  5.    22 May 2017 #15

    Uncleaner is not a good option. No possibility for me to select files to delete.Cleans everything or nothing (automatically delete Recycle bin and other files i want to keep).
    Last edited by Artem93; 22 May 2017 at 17:22. Reason: Uncleaner
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  6.    23 May 2017 #16

    Artem93 said: View Post
    Uncleaner is not a good option. No possibility for me to select files to delete.Cleans everything or nothing (automatically delete Recycle bin and other files i want to keep).
    No, it doesn't empty recycle bin but even if it did, Recycle bin is not for storage but only as a safety against accidentally deleted files. It doesn't delete any non system or user files files just some leftovers other programs including Disk cleanup miss.
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  7.    09 Jun 2017 #17

    I spent some time testing various programs and to be honst CCleaner only cleans the surface, its only really effective if you have CCenhancer installed, which I think is a bit silly. CCleaner also conflicts with VAC on steam so I can't play my games with CCleaner instaleld on my computer.

    I went with WiseCare instead, which basically does the same thing (registry cleaning/defragging and cleaning junk), but it seems to do a better job by getting rid of more junk files and it doesn't conflict with VAC so I went with WiseCare instead.
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