CCleaner Installer Has Stopped Working

Fix: CCleaner Installer Stopped Working

  • The antivirus running on your computer may interfere with the CCleaner installer and this might be the reason for the CCCleaner Installer has Stopped Working problem.
  • So, try to disable the antivirus feature temporarily and then install the CCleaner application on the computer.
  • To check if you have permission to operate the CCleaner installer file by performing the steps mentioned here.
  • Right-click the CCleaner file and select the Properties option to display the Properties window on the screen. Click the Security tab.
  • Navigate to the Group or User Names section, select the Users option, and click the Edit button. Now, the Permissions window appears on the screen.
  • Go to the Permissions for Users section and check if the box next to the Full Control option is checked below the Allow field.
  • If not, remove the checkmark from the Deny field and change it by marking the tickmark in the Allow field. Close the Permissions window by clicking the OK button.
  • The installation file name might be the reason for CCleaner stopped working problem.
CCleaner Installer has Stopped Working
  • If this was the actual cause behind the problem, change the installation file name to CCleaner or Setup.
  • Check if you can install the CCleaner application on the computer. If the CCleaner installer stopped working problem persists, carry out the solutions provided below.

Solution 1 - Removing Files Related To The Older Version Of CCleaner

  • Search for the CCleaner files from the registry entries and delete them from the computer.
  • To remove all the leftover CCleaner files from the entries, you are suggested to use uninstaller software such as Revo Uninstaller or IOBit Uninstaller.
  • Once you clear all the CCleaner files, check if the problem is resolved.
  • If the issue persists, go to the remaining solutions mentioned here.

Solution 2 - Check If Cleaner Is Running In The System’s Background

  • If the older version of the CCleaner application is running in the background, you cannot install its recent version.
  • Make sure to close the CCleaner application as per the instructions mentioned below.
  • First, open the Task Manager window on the computer.
  • Note: The shortcut to open the Task Manager window is to press Ctrl, Shift, and Esc keys at the same on the computer’s keyboard.
  • In the Task Manager window, search for the CCleaner application from the displayed Applications list.
  • Right-click the CCleaner application and select the End Task option.
  • Install the CCleaner application again and check if the CCleaner Installer has Stopped Working issue has been resolved.

Solution 3 - Running The CCleaner Setup File As Administrator

  • Right-click the CCleaner installer file and select the Run As Administrator option from the displayed context menu.
  • Now, the CCleaner setup begins.
  • You can now install the latest version of the CCleaner application on the computer.
  • If required, get help from our technical experts to resolve the CCleaner Installer has Stopped Working problem.
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