Like it or not, CCleaner is the most popular junk cleaning tool available for Windows, we’ve recently covered the Health Check feature which is available to few users for testing with CCleaner v5.62. If you want to test it, you can with a registry trick and you can also able revert to Easy Clean mode after exploring the preview feature, here is how.
Do note Health Check is the next iteration of Easy Clean that is going to officially available with an additional set of tools in CCleaner with the upcoming release.
Piriform recently released CCleaner 5.62.7538 to public and said they’re enabling a new version of Easy Cleaning to some users to check, the company also confirmed “they’re testing improvements to the presentation of product offers during installation”, this can be due to the effect of feedback company received for bundling CCleaner browser with CCleaner.
The thing is CCleaner installer downloaded by users or offered by Piriform on its website is the same, however, CCleaner when installed, the installer toggles a registry key value on Windows to enable the feature for some. You can also do that by making changes to the registry and you can anytime get back to CCleaner with Easy Clean function, here is how.
Enable Health Check feature in CCleaner by using Registry
1. Open the registry editor by running “regedit” command in the Run dialog
2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Piriform\CCleaner
3. On the right pane, you can notice the string “(Cfg) HelathCheck ”
4. Double click on it and enter “1” for the Value data field.
5. Click ok, close the registry editor.
Relaunch CCleaner to notice an introductory screen about Health Check. To disable the Health Check, change the string value mentioned in the 5th step to 0.