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  • 5.0 stars

    "I gotta say 'tsa great program"

    January 12, 2015  |   By lancerevomaniac

    Version: CCleaner 5.01.5075

    Pros

    1. Pure, focused on cleaning computer rubbish
    2. Effective, fast, works well
    3. Simple, very easy to use

    Cons

    no cons at all

    Summary

    Surely a keeper

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  • 1.0 stars

    "SOMETIMES SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS GO OVERBOARD"

    January 7, 2015  |   By Lynzaad1

    Version: CCleaner 5.01.5075

    Pros

    Same background engine

    Cons

    In developing software to control the PC for the user, software developers sometime wants to make decisions for the user which is not always convenient in particular circumstances. This particularly relevant to security software. For example CCleaner 5 is very quick in cleaning up your history - very inconvenient when one requires the history during a project. The motto for security software developers should be "to assist the user by providing him/her the tools required and not controlling the user".

    Summary

    A nice program, but it's gone overboard. I'm now in search of a new product.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Works as stated!"

    December 29, 2014  |   By oadon

    Version: CCleaner 5.01.5075

    Pros

    Seems to work as good as previous versions. I don't know if it works but it does clean out all the cookies, etc. on my computers. I use it on windows 7 and 8.1

    Cons

    None that I have experienced

    Summary

    I would recommend this program to a friend

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Drive Wiper Does Not Work!"

    December 26, 2014  |   By pipelips

    Version: CCleaner 5.01.5075

    Pros

    None that I can tell.

    Cons

    Drive wiper does not work. I wiped the free space on my pc hard drive then ran a file recovery program on the "free space." The recovery program found 64,000 files. I ran CCleaner a second time, then the file recovery program a second time and got the same results.

    Summary

    This program does not do what it's supposed to do.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "INSTALLING"

    December 24, 2014  |   By griffragy13626

    Version: CCleaner 5.01.5075

    Pros

    LOVE THIS program

    Cons

    can not install this new version did anyone else have a problem???

    Summary

    can not install just sets there for hours.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Easy to use, doesn't pester you with phony warnings."

    December 22, 2014  |   By bulruq

    Version: CCleaner 5.01.5075

    Pros

    Does a great job or clearing out cookies and other crap that accumulates on your computer then empties out the recycle bin EASY to use and free.

    Cons

    After 2 years of use I haven't found any.

    Summary

    A great product and it's FREE!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "5.0 is a bust"

    December 9, 2014  |   By Eric Thordvalson

    Version: CCleaner 5.00.5050

    Pros

    None but i still give CCleaner5 stars based on prior experience.

    Cons

    SLOW!!!!! Ugly, Erased all my custom folders to be cleaned with update.

    So slow that the individual folders could be read, not flashing through them as normal.

    Worst of all contained malicious code in my download. Malwarebytes found this:

    Registry Keys: 2
    Security.Hijack, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\IMAGE FILE EXECUTION OPTIONS\CCleaner.exe, Quarantined, [e47e213fc6b61422195dc542897be11f],
    Security.Hijack, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\IMAGE FILE EXECUTION OPTIONS\CCleaner.exe, Quarantined, [74ee124eec9089adbbbb8681ed17b24e],

    It took hours to finally remove CC5.0 and restore my computer. A horrid experience.

    Summary

    I love CCleaner. Pinaform, Restore the previous edition and I promise to buy the premium package. (When it's on sale.)

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Messes up windows 8, 8.1, 8.1.2 very nicely"

    December 8, 2014  |   By DakotaSpirit

    Version: CCleaner 5.00.5050

    Pros

    I can not right now think of any pro's as far as windows 8 is concerned.

    Cons

    It made a royal mess of my computer, I have given up on it and will never use it again, this is the second time it has done that, I am not dumb am doing for the third.

    Summary

    While I think they use to be a excellent program it is not in my opinion any longer. It just does not like windows 8 at all unless something happened and a miracle became a reality. Just doing simple things with it, (not the registry) like clearing cache or files I no longer needed, it must have done something else and I have to complete redo my computer twice. No more, good bye CCleaner!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Still works but looks like cr@p"

    December 2, 2014  |   By bubbastien

    Version: CCleaner 5.00.5050

    Pros

    still functions the same

    Cons

    New win8 style GUI looks like cr@p in win7, flat, too bright and missing the normal top right buttons for close, minimize, etc.

    Since v4.8 it is installing background processes to check free space and to update in the background.

    No new features added

    The screenshots below are from an old version prior to them trashing the GUI.

    Summary

    First line in the what's new section should say "New win8 GUI" because it is not improved in any way whatever, it's much worse.

    Looks horrible, adds background tasks I don't want or need, I certainly don't want any automatic updates after this disaster of an update, the win8 gui doesn't really work in win7.

    Don't bother with this disaster, I'd recommend downloading v4.7 and staying with that until they fix the GUI.

    Updated on Dec 2, 2014

    The version I suggest people download for now 4.17, not 4.7 as I previously stated.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "UGLY UI - Trying to copy M$ Metro look and it's bad."

    December 1, 2014  |   By georgermct

    Version: CCleaner 5.00.5050

    Pros

    Engine in the background is the same.

    Cons

    User Interface leaves a lot to be desired.
    Using a higher DPI in Windows Vista makes the whole thing look like it was made in MS paint, it's all choppy with no smooth edges in text and images.
    Wost update ever.

    Summary

    Either we should have the option for "Classic" UI or CCleaner should wait until Windows 10 comes alone and copy that look because NO ONE likes Windows 8 or 8.1 ugly flat look.
    With all the power of today's computers, why make the graphics boring and lifeless.
    A step backwards if you ask me.

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