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5 Reasons to Clean Your PC!

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1. Speed

Do you enjoy working on a slow computer? No?

Us neither. In fact, we find it really frustrating (hence, why CCleaner was born. Our CEO actually developed it. Seriously).

As your machine gets older it collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space, slowing it down. And it's not just speed during use which is affected.Many programs run silently in the background when you start your computer. You may not even know what these programs are.

CCleaner resolves both these problems. It not only lets you clean unnecessary files but lets you see startup programs which, if you disable, will improve startup and shutdown times. Just one clean allows you to get to work or play faster and instantly enjoy improved speed and functionality.

If automation is what you're after, you can upgrade from CCleaner Free to CCleaner Professional which enables you to set up automatic monitoring and cleaning, plus gets you priority support.

2. Space

It sounds pretty obvious but removing unnecessary files frees up space. Use it to do what you want, not to store files or run programs you simply don't need.

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3. Privacy

It's well known that advertisers and websites use cookies (small files placed on your hard drive) to track your behavior online. These cookies stay on your computer. CCleaner erases your browser search history and cookies so any internet browsing you do stays confidential and your identity remains anonymous.Not all cookies deserve a bad rep though, some contain useful information (you may want to store you password, for example). Anyway, the point is, it's up to you what cookies you delete. You can use this article to get some help using CCleaner to manage them.

Although CCleaner is the Holy Grail of keeping PC's safe and clean, you also should also be protected when browsing. FileHippo lists some great antivirus, anti-malware and anti-spyware solutions which are free to use and do the job.

4. Stability

The Windows Registry is an essential system file which contains all sorts of details about your computer, from recent installs and uninstalls and where programs are stored to your Start-menu shortcuts. In fact, practically everything you do in Windows is recorded somewhere in the Registry. I think you can gather that it's pretty important.

Over time your Registry can become cluttered with errors and broken settings which leads to crashes. CCleaner's patented Registry cleaner scans the Registry directory, identifies empty, useless and corrupted files and removes them from the computer, improving the PC's stability.

5. Longevity

Computers aren’t as expensive as they used to be but that doesn’t mean you want to buy them more frequently than you have to. By cleaning and optimizing your computer you’ll give it an extra few years of life. And for the years it’s alive, you’ll be able to enjoy using a machine which is clean, fast and reliable.

It's easy to get started…

If you're a consumer, CCleaner is available in both free and paid-for versions.

Find out which version is right for you.

If you're a business, you can trial our business and network editions free-of-charge.

If you're looking to remotely clean and manage PC's, CCleaner Cloud is the right for you.

Not a PC user?

Try CCleaner for Mac or CCleaner for Android.

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