CCleaner

Version: 5.73   Filesize: 10MB

  • Freeware
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 4.21
  • (9.01 K Downloads)
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At some point in our lives, we all faced the struggle of maintaining our PC's files and registry even if the system has no issues present whatsoever. Constant slowdowns, corrupted registries, unused programs persisting even after removing it completely from our PC. . Every professional IT or casual user knows how important it is to keep the systems updated and in perfect condition to work seamlessly and avoiding any crashes.

Neglecting to do so can result in data loss and worst-case scenario, hindering business operations. Luckily there are some programs to address those specific issues which manifest at some point after constant use of PC. One particular program is CCleaner, which performs tweaks and optimization to increase the speed and lifetime of the PC. Read on more to know what else having CCleaner does to your pc and how you can reap the benefits of it.

What exactly does CCleaner do?
After some time of heavy usage, the PC tends to slow down most likely of running unused programs in the background without any knowledge of users. Slowly building up your cache files and making changes to the registry that are no longer needed, resulting in slower response when performing day to day tasks and when surfing the internet. CCleaner tackles all of the unused cache files and fixes registry errors, making the operating system responsive as originally intended. Keeping productivity and ensuring the performance to the maximum.

Cuts down the cost of IT
This might sound unbelievable but having CCleaner is very assuring when it comes to the proper functioning of the computer. The reason being that corrupted registries tend to do more damage to the functions of the operating system. Leading it to heavy support cost and substantial downtime. Worse it can also make the OS unbootable, leading to reinstalling OS from scratch and restoring settings and data.

Regular usage of CCleaner prevents you from those uncertainties that lead to substantial data loss, cutting your IT support costs in half and saving you thousands of dollars you spent a year on maintenance.

Ensures privacy and secures data
Every organization knows the importance of document retention and deletion, a coherent policy for the sole purpose of compliance and privacy. When you delete a file from your system, is it truly deleted? or does it persist on cache somewhere? You may be leaving your organization vulnerable and compromised with the data still intact which was supposed to be removed permanently. Regular use of CCleaner can make sure what you've deleted is gone for good. Also, it prevents the employee's unauthorized software from lagging your computer and tampering with the registry. Offering full protection with affordable licensing available for corporations.

Protects from online attacks
Many corporate businesses outsource their data to external third parties mediums, opening their network outside the corporation. While it's a quite efficient and effective way to bring profits to business, it also comes with many risks and leaves your network open to online attacks. Such as malware, viruses, and unauthorized programs could slip into your network and do irreversible damage to your files. CCleaner monitors your network in real-time and intercepts all harmful elements which can pose a serious threat to your company files and PC. And with the affordable corporate licensing, it can be installed on any computer, even the remote ones.

Increases the life of PC
Most company PCs have an approximately two to three-year refresh rate on their PC, even in a two to three-year lifespan. There's a higher possibility of the registry to go haywire. Which corrupts the windows boot sector as well as permanent damage to hard drives, CCleaner registry utility increases the lifespan of your computer for more than 6 months. Resulting in hardware costs go down by 30%.

Pros

  • Simple interface
  • Quick file removal
  • Customization options

Cons

  • Minor data and privacy issues
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App Name: CCleaner

License: Freeware

OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64

Latest Version: V5.73

Latest Update: 2020-11-09

Developer: Piriform

User Rating: 4.21

Category: Cleaning and Tweaking