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CCleaner updates with full Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4 support

CCleaner continues to be one of the most popular Windows maintenance programs we cover here at Download Squad, and Piriform has released a minor (but important) update. CCleaner version 3.05 now includes full support for both recently-released Web browsers, Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4. The update doesn't stop there, however. CCleaner is now better at scanning your registry for unused...

Square Privacy Cleaner from NoVirusThanks helps hide your tracks

NoVirusThanks has provided a trusted tool for remotely scanning files before we download them for quite some time. Now they've introduced a new, free app to help keep your desktop activities private. Square Privacy Cleaner (SPC) is like a lot of other track-hiding apps, offering to remove things like cookies, browsing history, MRU items, and clipboard contents. Internet Explorer, Firefox,...

CCleaner Enhancer turbo charges CCleaner's crap removal powers

Among the must-have utilities on my USB flash drive is CCleaner -- it's been cleaning my system of useless, space-wasting cruft for years. Every now and then, however, I find myself wishing there was an easy way to make it tidy up after a few additional apps without having to manually set up a handful of custom rules. Thanks to a post on Raymond.CC, I've now got a nice, simple way to do just...

Passmark DiskCheckup is a free, simple SMART monitoring tool

Erez might have been less than thrilled with Acronis Drive Monitor the other day, but I have a feeling he'll like Passmark's DiskCheckup a lot more. They're the same people who produce the awesome app BurnInTest -- one of my all-time favorite technician tools. It's a simple little tool which keeps an eye on the SMART status of your hard drives. In addition to displaying an exhaustive amount of...

Get Advanced SystemCare Pro 3 for free -- this week only!

Whenever there's a new post about cleaning, maintenance, or tune-up apps on Download Squad, it seems like there's always at least one commenter who proclaims their affinity for Advanced SystemCare. And with good reason: SystemCare does a good job of cleaning up temp files and browsing traces (including Flash cookies), tuning the Windows registry, and it can even clean up some basic spyware. ...

VideoCacheView lets you save web videos you've watched

Nir Sofer writes great Windows apps. His programs are tiny, they're portable, and they're unbelievably useful. VideoCacheView is yet another in the long list of great NirSoft creations. If you watch a lot of web video on sites like YouTube, VideoCacheView is a great way to save your favorite clips for local viewing. It can find cached .flv files in your Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and...