Can I temporarily disable CCleaner? in CCleaner Posted May 26, 2014 I'm having problems getting credit for surveys at a certain site and they recommend turning off CC until the survey is finished. and then turn it back on. Can this be done without uninstalling CC? TIA. The site you refer to are speaking utter rubbish or they are up to no good. Give `em the elbow. CC is a standalone program and only springs to life when you press the button. Even if you leave it on, there is no active connection with the Internet.