CCleaner for Windows has been hacked to spread malware to users of the 32-bit version. Here’s what you need to know (and do).
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Recently, CCleaner was updated and now includes better support for 64-bit systems and Firefox. Read on for all the details on the update.
CCleaner is a simple way to enable, disable, or completely remove startup entries. Follow along as I review the steps for Microsoft Windows.
Few things can be more annoying or confusing in Windows than an overpopulated context menu. If you right click and suddenly half of the screen is covered on your 24″+ monitor, it’s time to clean things up.
CCleaner, my preferred security tool for clearing Cache and Temp files has been udpated to support Windows 8, Opera and…
CCleaner for Windows is by far the most popular freeware tool for cleaning browser history, cache, cookies and application temporary files from your PC. Great news, Pirisoft, the makers of CCleaner has released a public beta for Mac. Here’s where you can download it and a quick first-look screenshot tour. Visit the new CCLeaner for […]
Last week we learned how to create a discreet total-computer-history erase button using CCleaner. The only problem was, when Windows launched the shortcut it caused the UAC (User Account Control) security window to pop-up. Fortunately, Microsoft inadvertently included a way to bypass the UAC prompts if the shortcut is ran as an administrator Task. Let’s […]
Have you ever been sitting at your desk and had a moment where you wish you could push a button on your keyboard to completely clear out your browsing history? Of course, you’d want this done in an inconspicuous manner. CCleaner is a groovy tool that can do just that, but it might require a […]
If you’re using a work computer or laptop and you’d like to make sure that you don’t leave unwanted temporary files behind, CCleaner is an efficient way to clean them up. But, if you use more than one account on said computer it can be a pain re-running the program for each one – not […]
One of my favorite applications was upgraded yesterday. CCleaner V2.31.1153 hit the download site over at Piriform, and I just installed it. YAHOO! For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, take a look at this article we wrote a few year ago. Essentially CCleaner is one of the best […]
A common question I receive via email (I get A LOT of emails so, please be patient I DO answer every email I receive) is “How can I speed up my computer?” I also get the question regularly from my younger nephews and nieces “MrGROOVE, MrGROOVE! Make my video games go faster!!” Ok, I made […]
Recently I sold one of my computers to a guy on Craigslist. Before I handed it over, however, I decided I wanted to “Wipe my tracks” so to speak of all personal information. Now granted, there are many ways to remove your browsing history using your web browser’s built-in interface but what about other files […]