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Windows 7: Best system cleaner software?

29 Aug 2012   #11
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Greg if you are referring to my comment on tweaking I was referring to Brinks optimise tutorial so I just wanted to make that clear as - I would never use those rotten apps one gets bombarded with - I know I am a bit thick and perhaps stupid but not that thick and stupid.

Still can't take a trick so might take a small vacation.


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29 Aug 2012   #12
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Greg if you are referring to my comment...
No at all John. I was referring to tweaking apps and optimizing suites in general.

The last one I used was in Vista, Auslogics Boost Speed. I think I installed it in Win7 once and realized it had no place there in an already perfect OS.
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30 Aug 2012   #13
JonathanV

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

CCleaner and Disk Cleanup.

CCleaner can be used to clear browsing history, uninstall programs, delete temp files or unneeded software.
Disk Cleanup is used to free more disk space by doing almost the same as CCleaner if you don't have enough space for your Windows 7 C: partition. If you have used Disk Cleanup but still have not enough space, you'll need to extend your current partition. If all else fails, you'll need to replace your old harddisk with bigger storage (500 GB recommended) and re-install Windows and activate using your product key on the bottom of your laptop.
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30 Aug 2012   #14
DirtRider

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
none period Windows 7 doesn't need it and any cleeaner may only cause you grief in the long run (or even short).
Well this is my understanding as well when it comes to Win7 and was going to mention it
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30 Aug 2012   #15
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
none period Windows 7 doesn't need it and any cleeaner may only cause you grief in the long run (or even short).
CCleaner is a very safe app, that is used daily by millions without issue. All browsers store temp files that need to be cleaned from time to time, and unless you are only using IE9, there is not an easy way to do this without programs like CCleaner. It's easy to customize to save needed cookies, and is completely safe to use.
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30 Aug 2012   #16
IanDrexP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (32-bit)
 
 

CCleaner !!!
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30 Aug 2012   #17
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Another very strong vote for CCleaner which has many useful features (as those who have seen my posts know).

I can not praise CCleaner enough.

CCleaner is very mild.

If you would like to see all of the trash that programs which were removed have left behind and still more, then I do suggest letting Auslogics Registry Cleaner take a run over you computer's registry. You will be amazed.

Both of the aforementioned programs will prompt you to save the registry before they make any changes.
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30 Aug 2012   #18
gregrocker

 

CCleaner recently found 30gb of schmutz on one Typhoid Mary's PC which hadn't been cleaned in 6 months.

4gb of it was Firefox temp files which can not be set to Empty after session as can be done in IE9 Advanced settings.

Most of the rest were AppData temp files, more than the size of the OS installation!

When I ran the Registry scan I took a deep breath when asked if I wanted to clean up 1100 errors. But I knew it's no risk in CCLeaner, even though I saved the backup offered.

But don't visit their forums hoping to be treated with thanks for priceless endorsements we have given them in serial threads here for three years. You may be treated shabbily by the snotwads they allow to run wild there who embarass its' good name.
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30 Aug 2012   #19
UnknownReverent

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

I'd have to agree and go with CCleaner as well. I run it often to get rid of temp files and so forth. I tend to get around 600mb-1gb of temp files.
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31 Aug 2012   #20
JonathanV

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

I don't like Disk Cleanup anymore. As anyone suggested me to use CCleaner to delete temp files than Disk Cleanup.

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