Even though I have tested a fairly large number of free system utilities, over the years, that offer to improve system performance and help maintain privacy, I always find myself coming back to CCleaner. It’s just hard to beat perfection, and in my view CCleaner is as close to perfect at its assigned task, as a free program can be.
CCleaner removes unused files from your system – allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. As well, it cleans up traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally, it includes a fully featured registry cleaner. But the best part is – it’s fast; normally taking just seconds to run.
New in Version 3.0
A new 64-bit native EXE designed specifically for 64-bit systems.
A new Drive Wiper tool screen under the Tools section, which allows users to securely erase the contents or free space on a specified drive.
Improved support for Internet Explorer 9 and the Google Chrome browsers.
We have also added improved cleaning support for HTML5 database storage, allowing CCleaner to effectively manage the next generation of web applications.
Additional cleaning support for Microsoft Silverlight Isolated Storage.
We’ve added three new environment variables (%SystemDirectory%, %SystemDirectory32%, and %SystemDirectory64%).
New application icon.
New Intelligent cookie keeping feature.
Running a Hard Disk cleaner such as CCleaner, will help optimize a system by emptying the Recycle Bin, Temporary Setup Files, Downloaded Program Files, Temporary Internet Files, Old Chkdsk Files, Temporary Files, Temporary Offline Files, Offline Files, and more.
System requirements: Windows 2000, XP, Vista Win 7.
Download at: Download.com
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