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Alternates to Ccleaner

Post by dbt1949 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:12 pm

I've been using Ccleaner for years now to clean up my computer. All of a sudden it won't even come on. I've uninstalled it and reinstalled the latest version. It worked one time and now doesn't come on.
I already have a good anti virus/spyware program that cleans up any of those things automatically as well as a protector.
No, I just want something to clean up my cookies and browser and history type thing.

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Re: Alternates to Ccleaner

Post by Anonymous Bosch » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:40 pm

Wise Disk Cleaner is an effective alternative to CCleaner, and ought to be a good choice if your primary concern is junk file clean-up.
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Re: Alternates to Ccleaner

Post by linkeram » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:56 pm

I have been using Malwarebytes for the past 6 months now. Its actually better than Ccleaner

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Re: Alternates to Ccleaner

Post by jztemple2 » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:10 pm

linkeram wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:56 pm
I have been using Malwarebytes for the past 6 months now. Its actually better than Ccleaner
I have Malwarebytes Premium and I couldn't see where it works like Ccleaner.
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Re: Alternates to Ccleaner

Post by dbt1949 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:40 pm

Wise Disk Cleaner did not work either. Something must be not allowing these programs to work.
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Re: Alternates to Ccleaner

Post by dbt1949 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:49 pm

Okay now I see. I have to run as administrator.
Evidently Windows update has fucked this up too.
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