Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Icy News: HDD Shortage Pushes CCleaner Software Downloads

"Piriform Inc. reports an increase in CCleaner PC optimization software downloads to nearly one million per day and a dramatic uptick in CCleaner Network Professional software sales since early reports of computer hard disk shortages. Recent flooding in Thailand has reduced computer hard disk supply as much as 20%, according to DigiTimes, resulting in reported three fold increases in storage costs..." - via Storagenewsletter

Not all is bad with the rise of HDD prices, as we can see more users leaning towards cleaning their systems to maximize the amount of capacity they are able to use. With the prices at this high of a price, will you also conserve your data using such methods, or still purchase more hard drives? Let us know!


  1. Most people would suggest this or this

  2. Hi Mike,

    Thanks for the comment! Yes, you have a point there that some other users may suggest other cleaning software. But, the numbers that CCleaner pull in are more than enough to say that they have some degree of impact as far as these type of software does.