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TuneUp Utilities 2013

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keep your computer clean and free from unwanted files with this amazing PC disk cleaner

Pros

  • Highly efficient, targeted scanner for junk and other unwanted files
  • Scan for over 200 important and popular programs including browsers, Skype, MS Office applications and more
  • Easy to use, tabbed user interface
  • Remove duplicate or obsolete files, unused files and manage ongoing processes
  • Improve PC performance and battery life
  • Windows 8 compatibility

Cons

  • Long learning curve for features

TuneUp Utilities 2014 is a free utility program for PC, developed by AVG, which lets a user clean up the programs on their hard drive by removing unwanted files. Download TuneUp Utilities and guarantee a faster, safer, longer lasting PC.

Dealing with Wear and Tear

The demands placed on a computer user, and the computer that he/she uses, is quite substantial. Over time, programs will lose their effectiveness and speed, or simply become corrupt and will have to be deleted, ultimately resulting in a less efficient browsing experience and a slower PC. Luckily, there are plenty of programs out there designed to prevent this and TuneUp Utilities 2014 is one of them. With this versatile program, you'll be able to scan for obsolete or corrupt files and remove them quickly and easily. It's the only tool you'll ever need for this purpose. 

User Interface and Features

The first thing you'll notice with TuneUp Utilities 2014 is its highly compact and easy-to-use interface, containing a set of tabs which divide up its various functions. These include Maintenance, PC Performance, PC Health and the Rescue Center, each of which has its own set of menus for customizing scans. Beside this are a set of tabs you can use to optimize, clean up, fix problems or personalize your PC. These headings are highly focused and are easy to navigate. Additional options include an economy and turbo mode for your PC as well as a flight mode which is often unavailable on a lot of computers. At the bottom right is your PC's optimization potential, tell you how well it is running. 

Targeted Scans and Efficient Repairs

TuneUp Utilities 2014 has a highly efficient scanner allowing it to navigate through hundreds of programs on your hard drive in a matter of minutes. Unlike generic scanners, TuneUp is program-specific, with targeted scans for a list of popular programs. In all, TuneUp Utilities can scan over 200 programs including Skype, Microsoft Office applications, internet browsers such as Firefox or Google Chrome, Java, iTunes and many more. Conducting a scan can be done in each of the aforementioned categories, after which the number of problems will be reported and a fix can be provided. The program's scanning filters and detection criteria can be edited as well, though for most users the standard settings should be more than sufficient. Best of all, all scans and maintenance performed on your PC is done automatically once everything has been set up. 

Unlike generic scanners, TuneUp is program-specific, with targeted scans for a list of popular programs. In all, TuneUp Utilities can scan over 200 programs including Skype, Microsoft Office applications, internet browsers such as Firefox or Google Chrome, Java, iTunes and many more

Other Features

TuneUp Utilities 2014 is packed with plenty of additional features, including a program deactivator to stpo unused programs from slowing down your computer, live optimization which will provide a real-time and continuous scan to prioritize only the most important ongoing processes, automatic updates for cleaning algorithms, as well as full compatibility with Windows 8 64-bit devices. What's more, TuneUp will even handle all browser issues including temporary internet files, cookies, browsing history and more. All of this makes TuneUp Utilities 2014 the perfect clean-up tool for your PC. While the trial version is only temporary, the subscription options on offer are rather generous for most users.

The Verdict 

Whether you're a casual PC user or someone who users their computer every day for work, it's a well known fact that computers, as with most hardware if improperly cared for, will deteriorate, slow down and become less effiicient. TuneUp Utilities 2014 seeks to prevent this from happening or to at least slow its progress by scanning and cleaning your hard disk for unused, unnecessary and consequently unwanted content. Its tabbed interface makes it easy to use and navigate. Important processes including ongoing maintenance and updates for the scanner are done automatically. The program even lets you optimize your PC's battery life with its PC modes. If you're someone who wants to make sure your PC stays performing at peak efficiency for years, this is the only program you'll need. Well worth downloading. 

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Type Shareware

Version 15.0.1001.393

Size 47.59 MB

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15.0.1001.393 13.0.2013.194

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