Avast Piriform’s CCleaner Withdraws 5.45 Version Update

Avast Piriform's CCleaner Withdraws 5.45 Version Update

CCleaner is one of the most authentic tools for cleaning junk files from your PC. However, there has been a report privacy outrage. The new privacy terms are dubious in the latest release.

CCleaner Pulled Out!

The public outcry came over the latest build of Avast’s Piriform CCleaner. The tool has some new doubtful privacy policies. Seeing the public outcry, the Avast’s Piriform decided to pull out the tool. Most of the people are not happy with the decision.

Official Piriform Statement

On Friday Piriform gave the statement which said that they are improving the CCleaner to give better user experience. The statement also said that they are trying to include new features in the tool which will help improve the customer experience. The new version which is 5.45 will help the developers to collect more information about the users and also to detect bugs quickly.

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The developers plan to collect anonymous information with this new version of CCleaner. According to the official statement, a collection of data will help them to spot new trends.

According to the statement, they will collect the data and will also share the data they collect with the public. It’s not good for many people. It did not get any good reviews.

Version 5.44 available only

So, after the public outrage, Piriform had to roll back to its previous version 5.44. The CCleaner is one of the best tools for data cleaning. It will clean your junk files in no time. Avast purchased the company Piriform last year. Since then they have been trying to improve it by means the public does not appreciate. There have been reports of several piracy attacks in the past. Changing the privacy terms and conditions is not a good way to encourage the users to get the new version.

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