TuneUp Utilities 2010 – Optimize PC Performance, and Fix Problems

If you want to keep your PC running as smoothly as the very first day you switched it on, you’ve got two options: either you download a dozen different system optimization tools or you just use TuneUp Utilities 2010, a an excellent application that has turned into an essential maintenance toolkit for your PC.

The new version of TuneUp Utilities brings many exciting new features that make the program even more powerful, but still easy enough to use for the average user. It includes not only a redesigned interface but also a bunch of new utilities (Live Optimization, Turbo Mode) with which you can easily tweak your system and remain in control of all the changes the program applies to it.

When launching TuneUp Utilities 2010 – and immediately after the ‘traditional’ trial version reminder – you access the program’s new interface, designed in a very clean, almost minimalist style. This window contains the program’s four main areas: Maintain system, Increase performance, Fix problems and Customize Windows. Each of them displays an icon to indicate the system’s status in that particular area: green arrow for optimized, yellow sign to require user intervention. Like I said, it’s all very clean and minimalist; all the extra options are hidden in drop-down menus you can open by clicking the “All functions” link at the bottom of each section.

Among these options, you’ll find tools to optimize system startup, defragment the hard drive, clean Windows Registry from broken keys, restore accidentally delete files, check your hard drive for errors, modify Windows hidden settings and customize Windows appearance with the so called TuneUp Styler, to name a few. Other interesting utilities in TuneUp Utilities 2010 are a file shredded, a complete system report generator and the excellent ‘1-Click Maintenance’ tool that lets you analyze and fix a wide range of issues in one click.

TuneUp Utilities 2010 also includes new features that make the program even more useful. Some of these innovations include the Turbo Mode, which disables all unwanted background programs and services to ensure individual programs run smoothly; the Live Optimization utility, which improves computer’s performance right on the spot, as soon as needed; and the Optimization Report, which lets you review changes applied to the system over the past week, month or since installation.

Summing up, the new TuneUp Utilites 2010 remains an excellent optimization suite, with a wide selection of powerful tools, yet easy enough for everyone to use. The only thing that surprised me was the lack of special Windows 7 features. The program is embedded with Windows Explorer and also includes a special gadget, but somehow I expected more integration with Windows 7. Jump lists would have been nice!

TuneUp Utilities gathers pretty much all the maintenance and optimization tools you need into one efficient, easy-to-use application. You couldn’t ask for more.

TuneUp Utilities 2010 – Feature

Maintain System
Regular maintenance increases the stability of your PC, but is complicated and takes a lot of time when doing it manually. Spare yourself the stress! WithTuneUp Utilities, you can clean up your computer and delete unnecessary files with only one click. Neat!

  • 1-Click Maintenance and Automatic Maintenance
  • Optimize system startup and shutdown
  • Defragment hard disks
  • Remove broken shortcuts
  • Defragment registry
  • Clean registry

Increase performance
Whether you are working or gaming: TuneUp Utilities increases the performance of your PC. Programs that are used rarely or never are tracked down, startup processes are shortened and unwanted garbage files are eliminated. For trouble-free working on your PC.

  • Turbo Mode
  • Configure Live Optimization
  • Free up disk space
  • Configure system startup
  • Display and uninstall programs

Fix problems
With only a few clicks, you can fix typical Windows problems as easy as pie — without being a PC expert yourself. TuneUp Utilities finds errors on data carriers and fixes them automatically — about 60 of the most frequent problems under XP™, Vista™, and Windows 7™. TuneUp Utilities can even restore files deleted by accident — quickly, easily, and reliably.

  • Fix typical problems
  • Restore deleted data
  • Check hard drive for errors
  • Manage running programs

Customize Windows
Give your Windows a new look with TuneUp Utilities and customize programs and system settings to meet your needs: cool new boot screens, icons, and animations provide that personalized look for your Desktop. You can easily customize the appearance of Windows and settings of manyprograms to your liking.

  • Personalize Windows appearance
  • Change Windows settings

Additional functions
TuneUp Utilities offers you transparency and safety and keeps you up to date. Stay informed with the System information and Optimization Report, undo changes made accidentally, or check for available updates. From fast and safe editing of the registry to deleting data — even computer experts will find applications to meet their needs.You can find all the features that provide you with an overview of your PC and more security in this area.

  • Display TuneUp Optimization Report
  • Undo changes
  • Check for updates
  • Show system information
  • Permanently erase data
  • Editing the registry

TuneUp Utilities gathers pretty much all the maintenance and optimization tools you need into one efficient, easy-to-use application. You couldn’t ask for more.

Languages :

  • English, Spanish

Recent changes in TuneUp Utilities :

  • Support for Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit versions)
  • New Turbo Mode
  • TuneUp Live Optimization
  • TuneUp Gadget
  • Optimization Report
  • Automatic maintenance
  • Redesgined Start Center
  • Greater ease of use
  • Improved Help Center

Limitations :

  • 30 day Trial Period

OS requirements for TuneUp Utilities :

  • OS : WinXP/Vista/ Windows 7

Download : www.tune-up.com

Written by Diego Armanda

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Hi, I'm Diego and I enjoy writing tutorials and guides on anything internet related.

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