Best Free Tune-up Program For Computer

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Introduction

PC tune-up utilities are a great way to get a performance bump for personal computers without upgrading hardware. They can repair issues that lead to instability, and help make a computer more secure by removing traces of personal information. PC tune-up utilities should be part of your overall PC maintenance strategy, which should also include a firewall, anti-malware, anti-virus and a defragmenter. This category will focus on tune-up utility suites.

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Caution: These programs make changes to system files. Before you start with any tune-up programs there are important steps you should always take to help prevent problems and provide a way to recover if anything should happen. Prevention can be your most valuable tool.

  1. Create a Windows system restore point.
  2. Have a recent back up of your critical data.
  3. Read about the utility, review the documentation, become familiar with the automatic vs. manual modes before running.

 

 

Rated Products

Prelude: All the programs tested offer similar features. My first objective was to test them against each other to determine which programs removed the most data using the one-click option. While CCleaner performed admirably (comparable to Glary), it lacked the one-click feature and the additional suite options so it wasn't included in my list. All of the programs reviewed are suitable for the novice user. ToolWiz removed the most data in my tests. Glary is the best on-demand program performing the fastest one-click clean with good results.

ToolWiz Care  

An excellent tune-up tool with one-click features


Our Rating: 
4
License: Free
Runs fast, thoroughly cleans registry, hard drive, and privacy tracking.
No help leaving novice users stranded.
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Glary Utilities  

The best on-demand cleaner with 1-click scan and repair


Our Rating: 
3
License: Free (Ads)
Fast and simple. Good for on-demand scanning. Clear concise options.
Doesn't provide system monitoring, ads to upgrade to pro version.
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I've used PrivaZer Donor version and immediately had missing files and made my Laptop unresponsive, thank goodness did a registry backup and saved my files before attempting to
use it. I uninstalled PrivaZer and regained my laptop back to operating good again, never again will use that program. But that's my opinion hope that helped.

Thank you for the suggestion. Next time reviews are written I'll take a look at this one.

How about Baidu PC Faster ?

http://www.pcfaster.com/en/

Plz review this,
Thanks.

Thank you for the recommendation. I did review PC Faster and found in my opinion the features did not measure up in performance to the other programs already reviewed so a written review won't be provided. However we always appreciate sincere recommendations.

A Lite Version of System Mechanics is available. Is It a good alternative?

I have deleted the link from the comment. We have had spam from Iolo in the past, and therefore, we won't recommend their products, nor feature them on the site. Hope you understand :).

Glary Utilities has being updated to version 3.6 and looks way better than the previous one.

it should be reviewed again and update the rating if needed.

Regards

Glarys utilities does have a defragger

Glary Utilities Defragger looks very similar to iobit SmartDefrag, I don't know if iobit assisted Glary or what, but if you check Glary's defragger is very very close to iobit SmartDefrag.

I'll be happy to check it out. Thanks
I would also suggest Wise365.
Will do. thanks for the comment
+1, It's a collection of brilliant softwares :D

Adaware keeps popping ccleaner as malware threat.

I haven't had any issues running the two on my computer. Make sure you have the latest versions.
"... Synei System Utilities - The complete care package for your computer! This program will clean, speed up, maintain, secure, and repair your system to make your computer run like brand new. Features: - A click is all it takes to maximize your PC's speed. - Optimizes a variety of applications including: system, internet, browsers, games, applications, and much more. - Laptop users: Increases battery life! Less programs running in the background means more resources, speed, and battery life. - Gamers: Reduces lag when playing games! Load games much quicker and smoother ...": http://www.synei.com/items/products/system-utilities

i prefer jetclean.it has a good cleaning and ram optimiser. better than ccleaner and more features.

I am testing it now. However, I believe the registry optimizing may be too aggressive for the average home user. SC
I'll take a look at that, thank you for your input! SC

Toolwiz Care, Wise Care 365 Free and Advanced SystemCare deserve to be at the top of the classification for best optimizing soft.

I've been having a great experience with Toolwiz Care for about a month now. I feel it actually trumps Iobit's product (I was a big fan in the past before I learned about the company from this site), and it's not from a shady company. I look forward to seeing what Toolwiz comes up with next.

+1 to Toolwiz Care and Wise Care 365
IObit's products will not be considered on the site.

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