CCleaner for Windows system requirements

CCleaner works on Windows 11 to 7, and we have specific recommendations for older versions of Windows.

Windows 11 to 7:

  • Windows 11 (all editions, including 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (all editions, including 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (all editions, including 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (all editions, including 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 and above 

Note: CCleaner for Windows has no minimum memory or hard drive requirements.

Windows XP or Vista:

We recommend you use the sunset version of CCleaner. Find out more. 

Windows NT4, ME, 98, and 2000:

We recommend CCleaner Version 2. For 2000, we recommend Version 3.


CCleaner currently doesn’t support Linux.

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