Mar 022014
 

CCleaner Cleaner Settings Tutorial post will show you how to set up and configure the general part of the software to clean the garbage on your PC.

Last Updated: July 25, 2016

Latest News: I have updated the information.

CCleaner Tutorials:

  1. Settings
  2. Tools Settings
  3. Options Setting

CCleaner Cleaner Settings Steps

Step 1 ) Start CCleaner and click on Cleaner -> Windows tab and adjust the following settings.

Microsoft Edge

  • Internet Cache
  • Internet History
  • Cookies
  • Download History
  • Session
  • Recently Typed URLs
  • Saved Form Information
  • Saved Passwords

Internet Explorer

  • Temporary Internet Files
  • History
  • Cookies
  • Recently Typed URLs
  • Index.dat files
  • Last Downloaded Location
  • Autocomplete Form History
  • Saved Passwords

Windows Explorer

  • Recent Documents
  • Run (in Start Menu)
  • Other Explorer MRUs
  • Thumbnail Cache
  • Taskbar Jump Lists
  • Network Passwords

System

  • Empty Recycle Bin
  • Temporary Files
  • Clipboards
  • Memory Dump
  • Chkdsk File Fragments
  • Windows Log Files
  • Windows Error Reporting
  • DNS Cache
  • Font Cache
  • Start Menu Shortcuts
  • Desktop Shortcuts

Advanced

  • Windows Event Logs
  • Old Prefetch Data
  • Menu Order Cache
  • Tray Notification Cache
  • Windows Size/Location Cache
  • Environment Path
  • User Assist History
  • Old Windows Installation
  • Custom Files and Folders
  • Wipe Free Space

Once you are ready click on Analyze or Run Cleaner button.

You can click on Online Help any time you need to find answers to your questions. You can click on Check for updates to see if you are running the latest version.

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Ccleaner Applications

Step 2 ) Click on Cleaner -> Applications tab and adjust the following settings.

Firefox

  • Internet Cache
  • Internet History
  • Cookies
  • Download History
  • Session
  • Site Preferences
  • Saved Form Information
  • Saved Password
  • Compact Databases

Google Chrome

  • Internet Cache
  • Internet History
  • Cookies
  • Download History
  • Last Download Location
  • Session
  • Saved Form Information
  • Saved Password
  • Compact Databases

Windows Store

  • Bing Finance
  • Bing News
  • Bing Sports
  • Bing Travel
  • Skype Metro App
  • Twitter Metro

Applications

  • Adobe Acrobat XI
  • Adobe Reader DC
  • GIMP 2.8
  • McAfee Antivirus
  • MS Office Picture Manager
  • MS OneDrive
  • Nero 12 Platinum HD Suite
  • Office 2013
  • Paint.NET

Internet

  • FileZilla
  • LogMeIn
  • Skype
  • Windows Live Messenger

Multimedia

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • CyberLink PhotoDirector 3
  • Macromedia Shockwave 11
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Quicktime Player
  • Windows Media Player

 Utilities

  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Windows Defender

Windows

  • Game Explorer
  • MS Management Console
  • MS Paint
  • MS Search
  • RegEdit

Once you are ready click on Analyze or Run Cleaner button.

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Step 3 ) Click on Registry tab and adjust the following settings.

Registry Cleaner

  • Missing Shared DLLs
  • Unused File Extensions
  • ActiveX and Class Issues
  • Type Libraries
  • Applications
  • Fonts
  • Applications Paths
  • Help Files
  • Installer
  • Obsolete Software
  • Run At Startup
  • Start Menu Ordering
  • MUI Cache
  • Sound Events
  • Windows Services

Once you are ready click on Scan for Issues button. Any issue that it finds it will activate the Fix selected issues.. button.

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Click on the following link CCleaner Tools Settings to complete the second part.

I will be updating this post from time to time, so keep coming back for the latest news.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Enjoy

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Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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