Mar 172014
 

CCleaner Options Settings Tutorial post will show you how to set up and configure the following settings, cookies, include, exclude and more.

Last Updated: July 25, 2016

Latest News: I have updated the images.

CCleaner Tutorials:

  1. Settings
  2. Tools Settings
  3. Options Settings

CCleaner Options Settings Steps

Step 1 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> Settings tab to set up the following options. See image below.

  • Language
  • Run CClenaer when the computer starts
  • Add “Run CCleaner” option to recycle Bin context menu
  • Add “Open CCleaner…” option to Recycle Bin context menu
  • Automatically check for updates to CCleaner
  • Secure Deletion = Normal file deletion (Faster) or Secure file deletion (Slower)
  • Wipe Free Space drives
  • Wipe MFT Free Space

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The following image illustrates the many languages this utility has been translated into.

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Options Cookies

Step 2 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> Cookies tab to select which cookies in your computer to keep and which cookies to delete. See image below.

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Step 3 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> Include tab to select any additional files and folder you want CCleaner to remove “delete”. (Important: This is for advanced users only) You have the following options. See image below.

  • Add files or folders to delete
  • Edit files or folders to delete
  • Remove files or folders from the list to include

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Step 4 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> Exclude tab to select any additional files, folders and registry entries you want CCleaner to exclude from removing “deleting”. (Important: This is for advanced users only) You have the following options. See image below.

  • Add files or folders to exclude
  • Edit files or folders to exclude
  • Remove files or folders from the list to exclude

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Options Monitoring

Step 5 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> Monitoring tab to enable the following options. See image below.

  • Enable system monitoring
  • If cleaning saves more than (Pro version)
  • then…..(Pro version)
  • Enable browser monitoring (Pro version)
  • Internet Explorer (Pro version)
  • Firefox (Pro version)
  • Google Chrome (Pro version)
  • Enable active monitoring

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Step 6 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> Advanced tab to select from the following options. See image below.

  • Show initial results in detailed view
  • Only delete files in Windows Temp folders older than 24 hours
  • Only delete files in Recycle Bin older than 24 hours
  • Hide warning messages
  • Close program after cleaning
  • Shutdown after cleaning
  • Show prompt to backup registry issues
  • Minimize to System Tray
  • Save all settings to INI file
  • Skip User Account Control warning
  • Enable Windows Jump List Tasks
  • Click on Restore default settings button

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Step 7 ) Start CCleaner and click on Options -> About tab to view your current version, to upgrade to the pro version and visit the home page. See image below.

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You have now completed the tutorial.

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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