CCleaner a scam?

  peter99co 15:03 26 Jan 2009

I have just Googled Ccleaner and it shows a link (approved by AVG) that suggests ccleaner is a scam. Has anyone checked this out and have an opinion? It is always being recommended on the Forums and this looks odd.

  tullie 15:15 26 Jan 2009

Can you show us the link,i have used CCleaner for an age without problems.

  peter99co 15:22 26 Jan 2009

The link is

I don't want to access it until I know more about it.

It suggests not to use ccleaner until we have read this revealing review.

  Cymro. 15:29 26 Jan 2009

click here

But I don`t know if this is the link you meant

  wiz-king 15:32 26 Jan 2009

Seems to be an advert for another prog.

  User-1229748 15:33 26 Jan 2009

as soon as i read this thread i thought it would be some kind of advert for reg cure.

  alB 16:48 26 Jan 2009

Would I be right in thinking that the top four recommendations are all owned by the same company? ...alB

  Clapton is God 16:56 26 Jan 2009

CCleaner has never 'sold' itself as a registry cleaner.

A crap cleaner, yes (hence its name), but not a registry cleaner.

It may be a very 'gentle' registry cleaner but not a full-blown one.

  Joe R 17:10 26 Jan 2009

"I have just Googled Ccleaner and it shows a link (approved by AVG) that suggests ccleaner is a scam."

Nowhere that I can see, even suggests Ccleaner is a scam.

It is only one Company, promoting four of it's products. Ccleaner is only said to "not be in the top four"

  bremner 18:02 26 Jan 2009

I have happily used and will continue to use ccleaner but..

Clapton is God you are mistaken.

From the piriform site click here

"Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner"

In any event the site appears just to be flogging a rival program.

  Forum Editor 18:16 26 Jan 2009

that is "approved by AVG"

What does that mean, and where is the link?

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