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Should I remove CCleaner OK FREE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
46% remove it54% keep it
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CCleaner OK FREE

Overview

CCleaner OK FREE is a program developed by Piriform. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ccleaner64.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 15.08 MB (15,810,424 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CCleaner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 15.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CCleaner OK FREE

Program executable:ccleaner64.exe
Name:CCleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\ccleaner\ccleaner64.exe
MD5:b2bae2d76fbe9fdc3f6e0d1f886df367
Additional files:
  • CCleaner.exe - CCleaner
  • uninst.exe - CCleaner Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Nettoyage' (runs weekly on Mondays at 13:00).
  • CCleaner64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FED9E8EF-D764-4389-95D3-D57E8CCE4529}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • CCleaner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ccleaner.
  • CCleaner64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CCleaner.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ccleaner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" /AUTO.
  • CCleaner64.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CCleaner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /AUTO.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CCleaner Monitoring' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" /MONITOR.
  • CCleaner64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CCleaner Monitoring' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /MONITOR.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CCleaner.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe'.

How do I remove CCleaner OK FREE?

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Or, you can uninstall CCleaner OK FREE from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CCleaner OK FREE, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove CCleaner OK FREE.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 46%
Keep it 54%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Piriform

Piriform is develops software for the Microsoft Windows whose products include CCleaner, Recuva, Defraggler, and Speccy.
Publisher URL: www.piriform.com

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