How to Schedule CCleaner

CCleaner is a powerful and easy to use utility that cleans and optimizes your PC to ensure best performance. CCleaner can remove unused and temporary files from your system. CCleaner doesn’t have a built-in scheduling system, so schedule one and then you can let it work with the Windows Task Scheduler. Here is the instruction to tell you how to schedule CCleaner.


1. Start CCleaner, and go to “Cleaner—-Windows” tab. Check the items you would like to remove and uncheck the items that you would like to keep. Do the same with the items under the “Applications” tab.


2. Go to “Options—-Advanced.” Check “Save all settings to INI file”.


3. Click “Start,” and enter “Task Scheduler” into the search field. Press “Enter.”


4. Go to “Action” menu, and click on “Create Basic Task.” Enter a name like “Run CCleaner” for your task. Click on “Next.”



5. Choose “Daily,” “Weekly” or “Monthly” as you want. Click on “Next.”


6. Set a Start date for your task, and check the day you prefer. Remember to keep “Synchronize across time zones” unchecked. Click on “Next.”


7. Check “Start a program” then click on “Next.”


8. Click on “Browse,” navigate to the CCleaner installation folder and then select “CCleaner.exe.” Click on “Open.”9

9. Type “/AUTO” into the text field beside “Add Arguments (optional)” and then click on “Next.”


10. Check “Open the Properties dialog for this task when I click Finish” and then click “Finish.” On the next window, check “Run with highest privileges” and then click on “OK.”11



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