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Program of the Month @ (March 2005)


(system optimization tool)
Version: 1.18.099
Release: March 24, 2005
Download file size: 408 kB
License: Freeware
System Requirements: Windows 98/NT4/ME/2000/XP/2003

Program Summary:

CCleaner (Crap Cleaner) is a freeware PC optimization tool. That removes unused and temporary files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster, more efficiently and giving you more hard disk space. The best part is that it's Small, Fast and Free!

Cleans the following Windows components:

  • Internet Explorer
    - Temporary File Cache.
    - URL History.
    - Cookies.
    - Hidden Index.dat files.
    - Last download file location.
  • Firefox
    - Temporary File Cache.
    - URL History.
    - Cookies.
    - Download manager.
  • Recycle Bin
  • Clipboard
  • Windows Temporary files
  • Windows Log files.
  • Recent Documents (on the Start Menu).
  • Run history (on the Start Menu).
  • Windows XP Search Assistant history.
  • Windows XP old Prefetch data.
  • Windows memory dumps after crashes.
  • Chkdsk file fragments.

Advanced Options allow cleaning of:

  • Menu Order cache
  • Tray Notifications Cache
  • Window Size and Location Cache
  • User Assist history
  • IIS Log Files
  • Custom Folders

Application Cleaning:

As well as cleaning up old files and settings left by standard Windows components, CCleaner also cleans temporary files and recent file lists for many applications. Including:
  • Firefox, Opera, Media Player, eMule, Kazaa, Google Toolbar, Netscape, Office XP, Nero, Adobe Acrobat, WinRAR, WinAce, WinZip and more...

Registry Issue Cleaning:

CCleaner uses an advanced Registry to check for problems and inconsistencies in your registry. It can check the following:
  • File Extensions
  • ActiveX Controls
  • ClassIDs
  • ProgIDs
  • Uninstallers
  • Shared DLLs
  • Fonts
  • Help File references
  • Application Paths
  • Icons
  • Invalid Shortcuts and more...

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