How to Download and Install CCleaner on Windows

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This is a quick guide on how to download and install CCleaner on Windows.

You’ll love the clear step-by-step approach in this tutorial.

Let’s get things underway.

What is CCleaner?

CCleaner is a utility program used to clean unwanted files from a computer. It also includes functionality to locate and correct problems on Windows.

CCleaner is developed by Piriform Ltd, a British software company based in London, UK.

Step #1: Download

Head over to the CCleaner download page.

There are two versions available. In this example, we will install the free version.

Scroll down, locate the Download button and click on it.

ccleaner download installer

The download should start. Wait for it to complete.

Step #2: Install

Open the location of the downloaded executable.

ccleaner downloaded installer

Double-click it to run the installer.

On Windows 10 a pop-up window will appear: The app you're trying to install isn't a verified app from the Store

Click on Install anyway.

windows 10 install app not in store

The installer will open.

CCleaner might offer to install an additional software package. If you do not want this to happen, uncheck the option as shown below.

To start the installation click on the Install button.

ccleaner installer start

The CCleaner installation will now start.

A progress bar shows the various steps that are executed.

ccleaner installer progress

Once the installation is complete, uncheck the View release notes option.

Click Run CCleaner. The application will now launch.

ccleaner installer finish

Step #3: Usage

To start CCleaner double-click on the desktop shortcut.

ccleaner desktop shortcut

The application should now open as shown below.

ccleaner application

Congratulations, you have installed CCleaner on Windows 10!

Now checkout these 9 tricks to learn how to use CCleaner.

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