Avast! purchase CCleaner developer, Piriform
July 26, 2017 – 12:04 | No Comment
Avast! purchase CCleaner developer, Piriform

It’s been a busy time for the guys at Avast! Last year they integrated AVG into their business and in 2017 they’ve gone out and purchased Piriform, a company better known for their freeware CCleaner, …

CCleaner 5.03 improves support for Windows 10, enhances Chrome cleaning
February 24, 2015 – 14:13 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.03 improves support for Windows 10, enhances Chrome cleaning
CCleaner 5.03 improves support for Windows 10, enhances Chrome cleaning

Piriform Ltd has today released CCleaner 5.03 and CCleaner Portable 5.03, the latest revisions of its popular Windows maintenance tool.
The build brings new support for cleaning Google Chrome IndexedDB, a technology which websites can use …

CCleaner 5.0 first beta gets a flat new(-ish) look
November 15, 2014 – 14:34 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.0 first beta gets a flat new(-ish) look
CCleaner 5.0 first beta gets a flat new(-ish) look

Piriform has released the first beta for CCleaner 5.0, its popular system cleanup tool.
The only change so far is the move to a flat interface, and even that is largely cosmetic. Functions and features are …

CCleaner 4.19 brings Windows 10 support
October 24, 2014 – 13:36 | Comments Off on CCleaner 4.19 brings Windows 10 support
CCleaner 4.19 brings Windows 10 support

It’s that time of the month when Piriform’s team delivers their regular CCleaner update, and sure enough they’ve announced the availability of CCleaner 4.19 and CCleaner 4.19 Portable.
The big news this time is compatibility with …

CCleaner 4.18 brings Active System Monitoring to the Free edition
September 25, 2014 – 17:11 | Comments Off on CCleaner 4.18 brings Active System Monitoring to the Free edition
CCleaner 4.18 brings Active System Monitoring to the Free edition

Piriform Ltd has released CCleaner 4.18 and CCleaner Portable 4.18, the latest versions of its popular Windows cleanup tool.
This time the big addition is a limited version of Active System Monitoring, a smart feature previously …

CCleaner 4.17 improves browser cleanup
August 26, 2014 – 13:51 | Comments Off on CCleaner 4.17 improves browser cleanup
CCleaner 4.17 improves browser cleanup

Popular system optimisation tool CCleaner has been updated to version 4.17 with a series of mostly browser-related improvements.
The official release notes say the new build – also available in a portable version – adds “Google …

CCleaner 4.09 adds individual cookie cleaning, Nero 14 support
December 19, 2013 – 10:22 | Comments Off on CCleaner 4.09 adds individual cookie cleaning, Nero 14 support
CCleaner 4.09 adds individual cookie cleaning, Nero 14 support

The holiday season is nearly here, and utilities developer Piriform has delivered a Christmas gift to all CCleaner users with an update to version 4.09.
The latest release now offers finer tuned cleaning, with an option …

Recuva 1.48 adds UDF drive support
August 12, 2013 – 09:56 | Comments Off on Recuva 1.48 adds UDF drive support
Recuva 1.48 adds UDF drive support

Piriform has upgraded its excellent free undelete tool Recuva to version 1.48.
The major addition this time is support for the UDF file system. If you’ve been using packet writing software to save files and folders …

CCleaner 4.02 extends IE 10 support, cleans Fireworks 6, Nero 12, Foxit Reader 6
May 27, 2013 – 16:28 | Comments Off on CCleaner 4.02 extends IE 10 support, cleans Fireworks 6, Nero 12, Foxit Reader 6
CCleaner 4.02 extends IE 10 support, cleans Fireworks 6, Nero 12, Foxit Reader 6

Piriform Ltd has announced the release of CCleaner 4.02, and while it’s flagged as a “minor release”, the build includes plenty of worthwhile improvements.
Internet Explorer 10 included several low-level changes in how the program stored …

Automatically update CCleaner, Recuva, Defraggler and Speccy
May 24, 2011 – 10:38 | Comments Off on Automatically update CCleaner, Recuva, Defraggler and Speccy
Automatically update CCleaner, Recuva, Defraggler and Speccy

Piriform make some of the best free Windows utilities around, and issue new versions on a regular basis.  But although the programs will alert you to the new builds, they won’t update automatically – you’ll …