CCleaner Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CCleaner is a utility used to clean potentially unwanted files and invalid Windows Registry entries from a computer. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CCleaner from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install CCleaner Silently

CCleaner Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/download/standard
  2. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: ccsetupxxx.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the CCleaner Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:CCleaner
Vendor:Piriform
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ccsetupxxx.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\CCleaner\uninst.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/download/standard
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ccleaner-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing CCleaner to “C:\CCleaner”

ccsetup.exe /S /D=C:\CCleaner

Set the Language for CCleaner

The language within CCleaner can be configured using the following command line switches. The default language ID is English (1033).

ccsetup.exe /S /L=1033

Available Languages

Albanian1052
Arabic1025
Armenian1067
Azerbaijani (Latin)1068
Belarusian1059
Bosnian5126
Bulgarian1026
Burmese1109
Catala (Catalan)1027
Ceský (Czech) 1029
Chinese (Simplified)2052
Chinese (Traditional)1028
Corsu (Corsican)1155
Danish1030
Deutsch (German)1031
Eesti keel (Estonian)1061
English1033
Espanol (Spanish)1034
Farsi1065
Français (French)1036
Galician1110
Georgian1079
Greek1032
Hebrew1037
Hindi1081
Hrvatski (Croatian)1050
Indonesian1057
Italiano (Italian)1040
Japanese1041
Kazakh1087
Korean1042
Kurdish9999
Latvian1062
Lietuviu (Lithuanian)1063
Macedonian1071
Magar (Hungarian)1038
Malay (Malaysia)1086
Marathi1102
Mongolian1104
Nederlands (Dutch)1043
Norwegian1044
Polski (Polish)1045
Portugues (Portuguese)2070
Portugues do Brasil (Brazilian Portuguese)1046
Romana (Romanian)1048
Russian1049
Serbian (Cyrillic)3098
Serbian (Latin)2074
Slovak1051
Slovenian1060
Suomi (Finnish)1035
Svenska (Swedish)1053
Tatar1092
Thai1054
Türkçe (Turkish)1055
Turkmen1090
Ukrainian1058
Vietnamese1066

How to Uninstall CCleaner Silently

Check out the CCleaner Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

CCleaner Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\CCleaner\uninst.exe" /S

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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