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CCleaner (Portable)

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/13/2018.

The number-one tool for cleaning your Windows PC.

It protects your privacy online and makes your computer faster and more secure.


This package installs CCleaner without additional adware.

To install CCleaner (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ccleaner.portable

To upgrade CCleaner (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ccleaner.portable


  • tools\chocolateyBeforeModify.ps1 Show
    Get-Process CCleaner* | Stop-Process -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    $settings = Get-Item "$toolsPath\ccleaner.ini" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    $ccleaner_temp = "$env:USERPROFILE\ccleaner_temp"
    if($settings -ne $null)
        Move-Item "$settings" $ccleaner_temp -Force
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'ccleaner.portable'
    $url32       = ''
    $checksum32  = '83cb2475b68d007729c3f3ed6207b2dd87d161ae8d7027da45f1fdb15c2725e1'
    $toolsPath   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    $ccleaner_temp = "$env:USERPROFILE\ccleaner_temp"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      url            = $url32
      checksum       = $checksum32
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation  = $toolsPath
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    if($bits -ne 64)
        $FileFullPath = get-childitem $toolsPath -recurse -include *.exe | select -First 1
        $FileFullPath = get-childitem $toolsPath -recurse -include *64*.exe | select -First 1
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\CCleaner.lnk" $FileFullPath -WorkingDirectory "$toolsPath"
    if(Test-Path $ccleaner_temp)
        Move-Item (Get-ChildItem $ccleaner_temp) -Destination $toolsPath -Force
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    Get-Process CCleaner* | Stop-Process -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    $icon_name = (Get-ChildItem "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\" -Filter "CCleaner.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).FullName
    Remove-Item $icon_name -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Piriform


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CCleaner (Portable) 435 Thursday, November 29, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 615 Monday, November 12, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 341 Friday, October 26, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 5.47.6716.181010 295 Friday, October 12, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 5.47.6716 416 Thursday, September 20, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 5.47.6701 286 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 5.46.6652 318 Thursday, August 30, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 5.45.6611 597 Tuesday, July 24, 2018 approved
CCleaner (Portable) 5.44.6575 292 Tuesday, June 26, 2018 approved
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