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CCleaner - Reviews and Testimonials

Optimization and Cleaning

BBC
"I was in this situation myself recently, with only 120MB spare on my C:drive. After installing and running CCleaner, I was left with 650MB!"
Read the full review at:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/4618739.stm

Washington Post
"Make sure you download the portable version of Piriform's Registry cleaner and repair tool. Aside from finding and deleting broken items in the Windows Registry, it cleans out bits of Internet Explorer that can compromise your privacy (such as the cache and cookies), deletes chkdsk file fragments, manages restore points, and does an assortment of other tasks."
Read the full review at:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/07/AR2009120702304.html

PC World
"CCleaner searches through a number of programs and removes useless files. It's highly configurable, allowing you to select which problems to look for and which items to ignore."
Read the full review at:
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,24149-order,1-page,1/description.html

Kim Komando - Radio Show
"When you use your PC, there are a lot of traces left all over. There's your Web history, Windows' temporary files and cookies. Fortunately, this free program makes easy work to get rid of those traces."
Read the full review at:
http://www.komando.com/downloads/category.aspx?id=1767

LifeHacker
"You might be surprised at how much disk space it can recover - in fact, it managed to clear out 1.6GB of crap from my PC."
Read the full review at:
http://lifehacker.com/384990/ccleaner-20-decrapifies-your-pc

Download Squad
"CCleaner has long been a favorite app of our readers, and its developers continue adding improvements to the already great program."
Read the full review at:
http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/01/22/ccleaner-adds-another-c-chrome-cleanup/

Financial Times
"There is no shortage of good, free hard drive file cleaners but my favourite is Piriform's CCleaner, which quickly and reliably removes unused and temporary files, cookies, browsing histories, files in the recycle bin and other digital detritus that can clog up a system or compromise your anonymity. As a bonus, it also checks the Windows registry for invalid entries."
Read the full review at:
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ca4e1c1a-e8a7-11dd-a4d0-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1

Savannah Morning News
"I recommend a free program called CCleaner, a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space."
Read the full review at:
http://savannahnow.com/west-chatham/2010-01-05/bring-old-pc-back-speed

The PC Guy - NorthJersey.com
"Remove file fragments, temporary files, duplicate files and other clutter, erase Web tracks and clean up your registry with this all-purpose optimization and system cleaning tool. It even has a stronger add/remove program utility than Windows' own. You can also use CCleaner to control what programs start up when you boot your computer."
Read the full review at:
http://www.northjersey.com/news/Top_10_Free_Software_Utilities_of_2009.html?page=all

The Independent
"If your system has slowed to a crawl, don't despair, download CCleaner, a fantastic PC decrapifier and give your machine a quick spring clean. Able to identify and clean stray files, cookies and other accumulated digital detritus, CCleaner can make a huge difference and best of all, its a freebie."
Read the full review at:
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/useful-free-software-to-fire-up-your-pc-931532.html

Daily Telegraph
"For those who know where to look your computer contains a treasure trove of information about what you get up to, seriously compromising your privacy and security. CCleaner gets rid of it all in one brief operation; easy to use and essential for your piece of mind."
Read the full review at:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/advice/3358367/Bootcamp-540---Freeware-Top-Tens-part-4-Privacy-and-Security.html

The Guardian
"Over time your computer becomes cluttered with redundant programs and temporary files. Because these files are difficult to delete manually, software company Piriform created an application called CCleaner, which does the job for you."
Read the full review at:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/jan/18/speed-up-pc-computer

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