What is CCleaner.exe by Piriform Ltd?

CCleaner.exe is part of CCleaner and developed by Piriform Ltd according to the CCleaner.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like CCleaner.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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CCleaner.exe's description is "CCleaner".

CCleaner.exe is digitally signed by Piriform Ltd.

CCleaner.exe is an .exe file.

CCleaner.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe

CCleaner.exe basic information

Description
CCleaner
Internal Name
ccleaner
Version
5.46.0.6652
Company
Hash
7218480CE5F9BC51D88E3D6DDA49C0FF

CCleaner.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe

CCleaner.exe actions

List of the actions CCleaner.exe executes on a user's PC
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Guest Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG.old
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Guest Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Guest Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations\ed7a5cc3cca8d52a.customDestinations-ms
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\uue4mm3z.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\uue4mm3z.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\uue4mm3z.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\uue4mm3z.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pgmhjmmj.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pgmhjmmj.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pgmhjmmj.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pgmhjmmj.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\a6qx3b2i.default-release\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\a6qx3b2i.default-release\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\a6qx3b2i.default-release\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\a6qx3b2i.default-release\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\m7mipsfe.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\m7mipsfe.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\m7mipsfe.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\m7mipsfe.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\7gniseh6.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\7gniseh6.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\7gniseh6.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\7gniseh6.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\tmp.edb
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tier7gj7.default-release\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tier7gj7.default-release\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tier7gj7.default-release\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tier7gj7.default-release\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG.old
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\4tz1ze7l.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\4tz1ze7l.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\4tz1ze7l.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\4tz1ze7l.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zllgrmti.default-1486312843086-1508441342095\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zllgrmti.default-1486312843086-1508441342095\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zllgrmti.default-1486312843086-1508441342095\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zllgrmti.default-1486312843086-1508441342095\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000071.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\QuotaManager-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zj2d0dj6.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zj2d0dj6.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zj2d0dj6.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zj2d0dj6.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Piriform\CCleaner\\PPC
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Wpad\d0-9c-7a-0f-d3-2a\\WpadDetectedUrl
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Piriform\CCleaner\\cmp_ccpu
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Piriform\CCleaner\\cmp_u
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Piriform\CCleaner\\cmp_uv
new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000069.log
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Wpad\a8-bf-3c-0e-fc-9d\\WpadDetectedUrl
new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000102.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000101
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000101.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000070
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000070.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\073v11qe.default\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\073v11qe.default\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\073v11qe.default\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\073v11qe.default\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tn67psmx.default-release-1588167345760\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tn67psmx.default-release-1588167345760\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tn67psmx.default-release-1588167345760\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\tn67psmx.default-release-1588167345760\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000061.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000060
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000060.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000075.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\df9x01h1.default-release\cookies.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000074
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\df9x01h1.default-release\cookies.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000074.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\df9x01h1.default-release\webappsstore.sqlite-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\df9x01h1.default-release\webappsstore.sqlite-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000077.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000076
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000076.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000087.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000086
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000086.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000198.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000197
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000130.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000197.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000129
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000129.dbtmp
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\System Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\000074.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000202.log
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\System Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000073
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000201
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\System Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\000073.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000201.dbtmp
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\001049.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\leveldb\000194.log
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Wpad\a4-f4-c2-ed-e4-48\\WpadDetectedUrl
new registry key parameter created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Guest Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\000226.log
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Guest Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000225
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Guest Profile\Local Storage\leveldb\000225.dbtmp
new file created

CCleaner.exe actions

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CCleaner.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

21%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

CCleaner.exe user rating

78%

of users rate CCleaner.exe as a useful program

18%

of users find CCleaner.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

4%

of users find CCleaner.exe to be malicious or a scam

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