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We’ve reached 2 billion CCleaner downloads!

We’ve reached 2 billion CCleaner downloads!

Today is a happy day at Piriform HQ as we’ve reached 2 billion CCleaner downloads – a huge milestone for a company born only twelve years ago.

To put that into perspective, 2 billion downloads equates to more than one download to every three people on earth. CCleaner now has a huge worldwide following and has been installed on devices in every single country...

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Windows 10 trouble? We might be able to help

Windows 10 trouble? We might be able to help

In the wake of recent criticism from the consumer rights group Which?, we thought we’d highlight some of the ways Piriform tools can help ease some Windows 10-related issues. 

According to Which?, "Once installed, people reported various problems, including printers, wi-fi cards and speakers no longer working with their PC; instances of lost files and email accounts no longer syncing; and, most significantly, their computer encountering such problems that they had to pay someone to repair it". 

Whilst Windows 10 is not perfect, it’s certainly getting better. According to our support team, Windows 10-related issues reported by our users have vastly reduced in the year since its launch so Microsoft are definitely responding to their customers wants. While the initial bugs and fixes causing these problems are being resolved, here are some simple tips to keep your PC pain to a minimum... 

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Spring clean your laptop: 5 ways to blow the cobwebs out of your old PC

Spring clean your laptop: 5 ways to blow the cobwebs out of your old PC

As part of our mission to make everyone’s #SpringCCleaner, we shared five handy tips with The Mirror to help kick off the nation's seasonal device clean.

Today is the first day of spring, and while you may be planning to tidy up the house, don't forget your computer could also do with a spring clean.

Today is the vernal equinox - which traditionally marks the first day of Spring - and what better way to kick off your spring cleaning than by giving your laptop an MOT?

If your PC or laptop is running slower than you'd like…

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Four ways to improve security and productivity across a small business IT network

Four ways to improve security and productivity across a small business IT network

Paul, our VP of Products, shared his security and productivity expertise with IT Pro Portal and provided some tips to help small businesses ensure they are protected.

With business networks increasingly vulnerable to security breaches and constant pressure to increase office productivity, IT managers have a responsibility to ensure employees’ PCs and laptops are not a hindrance in these areas.  While specific requirements differ depending on the size and type of business, all managers need to consider potential vulnerability, existing security requirements and available software…

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