CCleaner can be
found at www.filehippo.com
Click on CCleaner at the top of the page under "Popular
Software" or under "System Tuning,"
and then click
"Download Latest Version" on the right side of the
When doing that you will be presented with this caution at the top of
your browser if you are using
Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
"To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site
from downloading files to
your computer. Click here for options..."
Click on "Click
here for options" then click "Download File." In
the next window that appears, click
on "Run" and follow the subsequent
If you're using Firefox
as your default browser when you click on "Download Latest
window will appear where you will click on
"Save File." After it downloads then double click on the
During the installation
of CCleaner, leave only the checkmarks indicated below.
The first time you run it you will
see a message that says it will delete all files that are found.
checkmark in the box that states "Do Not Show This Again."
Set up CCleaner to look like this. Each time you run the program just
double click the desktop icon,
click the "Run Cleaner" button in the lower right hand corner, and when it's finished close the program.
It is highly recommended that you run CCleaner once a
day to rid your system of unwanted files.
You can safely use the Registry cleaner as needed. Click on the
Registry icon then click "Scan for Issues." After the
scan is complete click "Fix Selected Issues" at the bottom
right of the page. It will ask you if you want to back up the
changes to the Registry, click yes, then the Save button. Now
click "Fix All Selected Issues," and close the program.
Before running CCleaner be sure that your
Internet browser is closed.
CCleaner can also be used to uninstall
programs. Click on "Tools" then Uninstall.
Highlight the program you want to remove then click "Run
Uninstaller." Advanced users can also edit Start-up
CCleaner is updated quite often, so when
you open it and find a message that a new version is available
to install the new version. After installing the newer version it
will already be set up the way you
previously configured it. There is no need to remove the previous version
before installing the new one.