Worried About CCLearner Monitoring, Here is How To Disable it


For the much concern about the acquired Junk cleaner by Avast, the team has downgrade the software, It has been discovered that the newest version of CCleaner 5.45, the privacy settings had been removed from the free version. Even worse, the active monitoring feature, which can be disabled by users, turned itself back on whenever the program was shut down or the computer rebooted.
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The Team has now reverted to version 5.44 of the programme as the latest update, which you can download here. The company said it is working on changes in version 5.45 to address users’ concerns, but these will take weeks rather than days to implement, as the team response.
This data is completely anonymous, and through collecting it we can rapidly detect bugs, identify pain points in the UI design and also understand which areas of functionality we should be focusing our time on. Most modern software companies collect anonymous usage data as it is very helpful when prioritising bug fixes and future improvements in the product experience.
You spoke, we listened. Here’s what we’re doing:
We will separate out Active Monitoring (junk cleaning alerts and browser cleaning alerts) and heartbeat (anonymous usage analytics) features in the UI and we will give you the ability to control these individually. You will have the options of enabling all, some or none of these functions, and this functionality will be uniquely controlled from the UI. We will take this opportunity to rename the Advanced Monitoring features in CCleaner to make their functions clearer. We will deliver these changes to the software in the coming weeks.
Active Monitoring allows CCleaner Free to monitor your installation in the background, for any updates or new releases, so you don’t have to worry about keeping up-to-date. Still, if you prefer CCleaner to not monitor your system, you can turn off Active Monitoring by following the steps outlined above.

For the sake, and for those who concern much about privacy having looking a way to overcome this.
Launch CCleaner and select ‘Options’ from the main screen of the program. Next, choose ‘Monitoring’.
Then, from the following three options listed
  1. Enable System Monitoring
  2. Enable Browser Monitoring
  3. Enable Active monitoring

Un-check the box marked against ‘Enable Active Monitoring’. Hereafter, CCleaner will not appear in your system tray after closing. But is will start monitoring on computer restart

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