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TuneUP Utilities ( reviews anyone ? )

Question: TuneUP Utilities ( reviews anyone ? )

Hi everyone

I saw this program called TuneUp Utilities. If anyone use it and can give me some review ecause I could be considering it for my mini laptop. It says it can improve Battery life and performance.

TY and have a good day.

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Preferred Solution: TuneUP Utilities ( reviews anyone ? )

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: TuneUP Utilities ( reviews anyone ? )

Most techies agree that these types of programs only lighten your wallet and are not needed. "Tune up", "repair" "registry cleaner" "speed up PC" or whatever you want to call them are in this category.

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Are you unable to completely remove AVG PC Tuneup and TuneUp Utilities completely from Windows using Windows Control Panel 'Add/Remove Programs' Option? If yes, try AVG PC TuneUp Remover. The utility automatically and completely removes AVG PC TuneUp and TuneUp Utilities, and all it's components. Having such a tool at hand becomes necessary and even more obvious since the manual process involves lot of complexities and is time consuming as well. Also, what makes the process not worth trying is the fact that the process does not assure for complete or say permanent removal of all the application component ? its settings, associated files, registry entries & more, which could later on create trouble in smooth functioning of the system.
Download the AVG PC TuneUp and TuneUp Utilities Remover HERE.

Answer:AVG PC TuneUp Remover: Completely uninstall AVG PC TuneUp & TuneUp Utilities

Hi, I'm Rebekah. If you want to manually uninstall AVG PC TuneUp, you need to uninstall the program via Windows uninstall utilities, show the hidden files and folders, end AVG PC TuneUp process, delete the program's files, folders and registry entries, etc.

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I'm using TuneUp Utilities 2010 and i did a Hard Disk test and then it asked me to restart my computer because of hard disk test which is time to begin in next reboot, so i restarted it and disk test started to run normally while booting, i let it complete the test and when it went back to desktop i did another Hard Disk test in TuneUp Utilities 2010 but it asked me to restart my computer again because it found something on my hard drive which requires a restart again and another hard disk test while booting, what causes this very annoying problem here, it asks me to restart my computer all the time!!

I bougthed a license for it and it's 100% legal softaware and all the updates is installed too!! Is there any way to fix this restart message in TuneUp Utilities 2010 and make it run like normally and not to require a restart after every Hard Disk test and fix in boot??

This is a brand new computer which i have this problem.

Here's my configs:

HP Pavilion DV7-3197.eo
TuneUp Utilities 2010 version 9.0.4200
Windows 7 NVIDIA Edition 2010 x64

When i ran x86 computer i never had a problem like this...very odd!!

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2010 - TuneUp Disk Doctor problem

UNinstalled it.. and see how it goes

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I have been using the Tuneup Shredder feature of Tuneup Utilities for quite a time. When it showed the option of "Delete the free allocated Space", I enquired about it but the answer was quite misleading on the website. So I ended up "Selecting" that option.

I have used it for a number of times. But now I find that almost 50GB (yes, that is quite precious to me) is almost gone! I can't understand where it's gone. I enquired on some forums then came to know that it was all because of that option.

I am very much worried about my disk space. Now that total size of disk is shown 50GB less! Please advice me what should I do to get back my 50GB space. Please don't disappoint me!

Answer:Tuneup Utilities: Disk Space Gone after using TuneUp Shredder!

Welcome to Seven Forums mukeshleo5.

The space mentioned is at the "end" of a file and should only be overwritten with the data. Tune up as far as I know can't delete HDD space. I've used it since 2005 with no trouble with the Guttman method of 35 over writes.

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Goodmorning everyone Is one performance/cleaning program all you need or do they supply one another or am i (An Cleaning Imbicil).If i should choose i wood go with AVG PC TUNE UP.Advice needed Kind Regards Asser.


If you use anything other than CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download you risk hooping your computer. Even with ccleaner stay away from the registry cleaner unless you know what you are deleting.

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Any thoughts on which is better on keeping Windows XP running smoothly, Tuneup Utilities vs Norton Utilities? Is one better than the other or do both have specific utilities that are superior? Can both be run on the same machine or is that looking for complications? Thanks.

Answer:Tuneup Utilities vs Norton Utilities

Norton [Symantec] programs have a bad reputation for causing problems. I would go with "TU," of which I have an old version that has worked fine and caused no complications.

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Both products are released by AVG and they seem to have the same exact interface (and features?), but one is around 75MB (PC TuneUp) while the other is around 31MB, what differentiate the two products from each other? I'm somewhat puzzled.

Answer:AVG PC TuneUp and AVG TuneUp Utilities

I noticed the same thing yesterday ... dunno

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Question: Tuneup Utilities

Hello Guys,

I have been looking around on the Web recently and have found this Program called Tuneup Utilities 2010

I am Just wondering if it is any good? Does anyone use it? Please post What you think

Many Thanks,

Answer:Tuneup Utilities

It looks like a program that people who want a 1 stop click and go type program.

You can get most of theses applications for free else where.

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Question: TuneUp Utilities

Been trying this out. It advises that my 'Animations and Effects' should be amended to improve operation of PC, and displays this folder. Where is ths folder located, should I wish to return settings to what they were? I cannot find it in Control Panel anywhere. Any advice appreciated, thank you.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities

Normally, TuneUp provides the option to undo any changes. Hope this helps.

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Question: tuneup utilities

I just installed tuneup utilities 2011, and when i ran the free uo disc space option it said that it cleared over 19 gb of backups, in previous versions the freed up space would immediatly show up as available in my hard drive, now it doesnt change....any ideas?

Answer:tuneup utilities

well..... that program honestly is ment to change themes and boot images nothing more

even though it tells you about cleaning broken links and entrys it really doesnt do so .

best thing to do is to manauly clean your drive .do manual adjustments yourself don't look for any real software to take care of registry files and deletions in partions it could screw you up later on.

by the way i own tuneup utilities 2011 that is why im saying this

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Question: TuneUp Utilities

Ok, so when I got Tuneup Utilities 2009, I did a PC scan. On health check, it enabled VPN. However, I have no backup before that, and I want to disable it now, as it's cauing my software not to update. Can someone help me please?

Answer:TuneUp Utilities

Have you tried a System Restore? Have you looked in Network Connections?

I've use Tune Up Utilities and frankly, it wouldn't enable VPN useless I told it to! And also frankly, I wouldn't know where to look!

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so , do we need TuneUp Utilities or software like that to maintain our system ?

Answer:We need TuneUp Utilities or not ?


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I have recently purchased this software. It has recommend that I turn off "Administrative Share Enabled & Network access to Registry" as both present a security risk. Not heard of this before so will it indeed be best to turn both off? I run Vista home premium Thank you. Kind regards

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 09

Sorry I can't help you with your problem.Just wondering if you purchased it from PC World or not.

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i have tuneup utilities 2008
have a new computer with windows 7
will this work on my new computer?

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 2008

According to their site TuneUp Utilities 2010 works with Windows 7, however, TuneUp Utilities 2009 works only with VIsta and XP, so I am going to assume that the 2008 version will probably be incompatible with Windows 7, but I guess you can give it a try.

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I'm not going to post a bunch of fancy things highlighting it, sorry. I'm just here to let people know its available.

TuneUp America - TuneUp Utilities - Version 2010 > Features

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2010 Available.

Was playing around with it. Pretty nice complement to Yamicsoft W7 Manager, imo.

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I downloaded tuneup utilities in January of 2012 and now am having problems with my computer. I am running windows xp with service pack 3 on a Dell Dimension 4600. After trying to uninstall tuneup utilities I cannot do a system restore(normal or safe mode),mouse and keyboard trouble, must click on everything twice to open something from a web page,trying to download new programs such as Adobe Reader, etc. I am also having trouble with internet explorer not allowing me to open up new windows and most of the time I get an error stating the my internet connection is lost when I am supposed to be constantly linked to the internet. I also had some trouble trying to get search results on your website as well as signing in. I tried to get into paypal and it would not let me saying I had the wrong name/password which was checked, checked, checked and rechecked. My computer is a mess and I really need some help. I also downloaded this program to my laptop and now cannot do a system restore on there as well. I was wondering if we could fix my pc and then work on the laptop?

I have tried running Malwarebytes, AVG free edition and antisuperspyware(all with newest updates) and still have had no success. Also when I run AVG rootkit scan it comes up with one rootkit but it cannot be removed. I don't know if this is the problem but I thought I would share this with you as well.

PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! Any help that you c... Read more

Answer:tuneup utilities 2012

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:? Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.? Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.? Not ... Read more

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Hello.Do any of the forum members use this software?.Have you noticed a difference after use?,good or bad?.Thanks

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2006

I have used it since it first appeared last year. I can't honestly say if it has made any particular difference because my PC is fast enough for me, and I take good care to make sure I don't get hit with nasties of any sort. I like the one-click maintenance, it is quick and I guess it does its job very well. All I can say really, is that I am continually amazed at how many people have so many problems time and time again. I dare to say it - I don't have problems, other than little niggles usually of my own making!I also use AVG/Sunbelt Pers Firewall/Ad-Aware/CCleaner/AntiSpyware Bot/RegClean(Paid for version) and Diskeeper.Plus I think my fair share of ordinary Common Sense!

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Hi,I have a couple of questions to ask, if you be so kind as to help me! :) I should mention that while I am fairly intelligent in general, I have absolutely no computer skills beyond turning the damn thing on!1. I recently bought some software for my laptop, and with it came a free licence for TuneUp Utilities 2010. I have done some reading about it, and since my laptop is getting quite old, it could do with speeding up. However, I have also read mixed reviews of TuneUp - some people say it's great, but others say it's worthless and if anything slows the computer down even more. My question is, should I use it? I wouldn't buy it, but since it was free, is it worth trying it?2. I've also been thinking about adding more RAM to my laptop, and according to, I can do so. I've read on here that it can be done by a layman such as myself, but is it more difficult to add RAM to a laptop? Also, both my RAM slots are taken up, but one of the cards is not the maximum capacity my laptop can handle. Is it really as simple as just removing the old one and putting a new one in it's place?Many thanks in advance for your help!

Answer:TuneUp Utilities and RAM queries

RAM - The price of RAM is said to be very low at the moment. Remove all the old RAM and replace it with the most that your Lappy will hold. (Buy from Crucial, they will sort you out if there are any problems) I don't think that it matters much if that is made up of 1 Stick or 2. TuneUp is outside my experience as I use CCleaner (free) and the Built-in Windows Defragmenter. I also use Secunia (free) to warn me if any of my Software is un-patched.

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Dear Tech Support Guys and Trusted Advisers,
I have been trying to remove the (trial version) of TuneUp Utilities 2012 from my computer for over 3 weeks.
My computer was hesitating and slow to respond to mouse clicks.
So, I took a look at this program that cleans up old files, but, decided not to buy it.
Mostly out of fear that this was another attempt to create a problem and charging a fee to fix it.
The TuneUp Utilities file has been on my computer ever since.

I have already uninstalled the program from my Control Panel and I tried Revo Uninstaller Pro (free version).
It removed itself from Revo but not from my Program Data files.
Another form of web deception where you enter the problem name to a list
and they remove it from that list you just created.
I can move it around but not into the recycle bin. What is this thing?
How can I not have permission to do what I want on my own computer? XP would never do that!
Please help me remove TuneUp Utilities 2012 from my computer.
I am using Win 7 Pro w/XP mode, SP1, 64bit, i7, IE9.

Errors: “You need to provide administrator permission to change these attributes.”
You need permission to do anything with this file. In fact, I have been using Win 7 without permission ever since
I upgraded to it one year ago. My computer still hesitates and is still slow to respond to mouse clicks.
The TuneUp Utilities Company is very cooperative though. If you ask the company (aka TuneUpMedia) for help
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Answer:TuneUp Utilities can not be uninstalled

The TuneUp Utilities file has been on my computer ever since. Click to expand...

It's programs like this that can cause issues like these (and much worse).

Anything that "cleans your registry" should be avoided, it does absolutely nothing to clean or speed up your computer.

From Elvandil:
There is no reason to ever clean the registry. It doesn't make the system faster and only risks damage. It's like Russian Roulette with no prize for not losing.
Search for "reg cleaners" or "registry cleaners" in the forum and see what you find. Better yet, do a web search for "I used a registry cleaner".
Relying on an automated process to delete things from such a fragile place as the registry isn't the best idea. We get lots of redo's on systems because people, as soon as we leave, install ALL SORTS of registry cleaners and do so much damage that they are back in the shop.
Windows uses a binary search when looking up keys, which means that even to look up a key in 4.2 billion keys it needs to look at maximally 32 keys. It isn't going to make the slightest bit of difference if there are a half-million obsolete keys present.
Then, there are the registry repair programs. Those people should be shot. If you look at the proposed "fixes" in some piece of junk like WinDoctor, you will find that over 90% of the "fixes" the program plans to make are w... Read more

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I just wanna know because most programs that mess with the registry are not recommended.

Like Advanced System Optimizer. A totally worthless program.

I wanna know if Tuneup Utilities is another one of those Problem creating software rather than problem solver.

Answer:Is Tuneup Utilities Safe?

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Hi I had TuneUp utilities in my PC and then I removed it and now after 2 months i want to install it again, but when I do it says that i must remove the old one and then I should try again lease help what do I do?

Answer:Can't install TuneUP utilities

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Hi I had TuneUp utilities in my PC and then I removed it and now after 2 months i want to install it again, but when I do it says that i must remove the old one and then I should try again lease help what do I do?

The temp folder containing the remove package is missing or deleted. The only way I can think of is to go into regedit and remove every line pertaining to it. That would be a monumental pain and not worth it in my estimation

do youo have a backup from before you had the problem?

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Hey guys! I have a problem with tuneup utilities 2009. The problem is that whenever I open tuneup, a white splash screen appears. I went to the tuneup uninstaller and repaired it from there. But after a month, the screen is back. I even minimized it,restarted my computer as well as the application. I can just go again to the uninstaller and fix it from there. But I can't keep doing that forever. So can someone please help me out?!!!!!!


Answer:Tuneup utilities 2009

What does the white splash screen say?

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I have tuneup utilities 2006 installed on my computer,,,,, i want to install tuneup utilities 2007. Just dont know if i should unistall the 2006 version first. Also theres an option in the i get offered,,,, saying i should disable administrative share,,, can be accessed by example C$ .... just dont know what it is really and if i want to share a external drive, will disabling it affect me or i will i still be able to share my external drive with other comps in my home

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Hi. Any members using TuneUp Utilities 2009I had the above prog installed a few years ago on a previous pc and am now running the trial version on a different comp.I have just been contacted saying that as I had a previous version,I can upgrade to the 2009 version for about £11.With all the freebies avail,most of which I have,is it worth buying? Running XP Home and no problems...touch wood. If it ain't broke etc.,but it seems a very good price for an excellent progThank youTony

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2009


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Can anyone tell me if Tune-Up Utilities 2010 supports google chrome ? And if not are they going to ever add support for it at a later time ?


Answer:Help with TuneUp Utilities 2010!

Yes, definitely. I use both Tuneup Utilities and Chrome and I do not see any problem there.

Yes, definitely. I use both Tuneup Utilities and Chrome and I do not see any problem there.

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I downloaded "TuneUp Utilities 2013" and thought it was a fairly good program, I ran it through the trail period and found that I  didn't have the monies to purchase it at the end, so I went to control  panel, programs and features and click to uninstall it.
It goes away for 6 seconds then show back up in the programs.  I want to rid myself of the program, no more.  What must I do to remove it from the computer and hard drive completely?  Suggestions??  Thank you.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2013

BC does not support using such programs.
Microsoft support policy for the use of registry cleaning utilities -
Registry cleaner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia -
Registry Cleaner FAQ, PC Support -

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How is it? Does it work well windows 7 ?

Answer:anyone tried tuneup utilities 2010 ?

Yes it works.
I tried it but uninstalled it shortly because everything that tu2010 gives for customization I just done that manually.
But is as great utility.

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If any of you use TuneUp Utilities, there is a feature in which you can disable a program service from running in the background (not startup programs). You can see which program services are running in the background and how much load they are putting on the system and accordingly you can disable them.
The good thing about this feature is that when you start the program corresponding to the service which you disabled, it automatically starts the service and disables it once you exit the program. This is a very useful feature and I have not come across any program which has such a feature. Even in windows MSCNFIG the Services tab lists all services but not how much load they put on the system.
The only downside is, TuneUp Utilities takes up much RAM and CPU power. My question is, does anyone know of any software (probably free) which has this particular feature?

Answer:Feature of TuneUp Utilities

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:
• Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.
The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.
• Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.
• No... Read more

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Hi I may be premature but as anyone purchased the download of TuneUp Utilities 2010 released Friday. I had no problem, but it did leave on my PC TuneUp Utilities 09 & associated icons. Is there a reason why? I run Vista Home Premium. Thank youKind regards

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2010

I have the pre-purchased download of 2010, previously had 2009. It does not auto-uninstall the earlier version, so you can be left with both, this is not really a problem, simply uninstall 2009 as I have done. I use XP.

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Evening folks,I have just read the review of this program click here but wondered if anyone on the forum had tried it on their system and what they thoought of it?Also, is anyone able to point me in the direction of reliable (tried and tested)free software which is available on the net that does the same job. I currently use CCleaner and RegScrubXP.I look forward to hearing from you.ThanksAngry ;)

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2006

Well the link say's it all, if that's what you are looking for. But do not expect a new computer with a faster CPU

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I recently downloaded and installed Tuneup Utilities 2008 and ran the Update Wizard for the first time, which has now been running for over 10 hours and is still running as I type this. Is this normal for a first time update, if not, why is it taking so long to complete? Do I just close the update wizard before it has 'completed'?

I have Vista Home Premium.

All information/advice will be appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 2008

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I have uninstalled TU 2010 and it still has "TuneUp Undelete" left on the recyble bin.

How the hell do i get rid of that?????????

Anyone pls.

Answer:Tuneup Utilities Problem

I'll start with the most logical, install the software. Then on the Tune-up main window, click "Settings", "General", "Integration", then uncheck the "Show undelete..." option.

This would fix the problem, even if it takes re-installation of the program.

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My pc is getting slow even with 2gb of ram.
I wonder if the software above can help out to speed up the pc?
Or is there any other free software that i can use? cause that software will cost $30 to buy it, i would like to save money if possible.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2009

I rarely purchase programs, but Tune Up Utilities is one I did purchase. I like the program and what it does.You don't have to purchase it right away. They offer a free fully functional 30 day trial. My advice is for you to download and install the trial. Use it for a while, see if it helps with your issue.You can download the trial from here: you decide to purchase the product wait until close to the end of the 30 days. They usually send you an emailoffering a discount to entice you to buy it. Other people may have suggestions for different programs for you try.Have you deleted the cache? (cookies, temporary internet files, temp files)Did you defrag?Look through add remove programs and delete things you don't use much or maybe never use?When was the last time you ran antimalware scanners? You should also read this

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Is it snake oil or worth buying?

also, is its registry cleaner good or best to stick to CCleaner or no reg cleaner at all?

I have a fresh Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center installation

Answer:What do you think of TuneUp Utilities 2014?

I stay far away from tune up apps. An app like ccleaner has always been enough for me.

I do NOT recommend the use of a registry cleaner unless you have an established problem you cannot solve and you have tried everything else. In other words, "use as a last resort" only. Do not use a registry cleaner as a proactive maintenance task.

Best way to keep the registry clean? Install a virtual machine and test and experiment with all of your software in the vm. Only load stuff you actually need in the host machine.

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hey all, when i install this program i get this message...

error applying transforms. verify that the specified transform paths are valid.

ive tried downloading the file again and just the same happens. can anybody help?

Answer:help with tuneup utilities 2004

See the following thread

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I installed the latest version of TuneUp Utilies on Vista x64. However, its integrator.exe does not work well. When I start TuneUp desktop shortcut, in the opened window I cannot click any of the options. It just stays as a picture on the screen. But all of the programs in TuneUp [like Registry Cleaner...] is working if I choose to start them independently. So, What is the problem?

Answer:TuneUp Utilities Problem

Might want to reinstall the program. I am running the new TuneUp Utilities 2008 7.0.8007 and have no problem on x64 Ultimate. Are you on 8007 or 8004?

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does TuneUp utilities (TU) 2009 compatible with win7?
because i cannot customize win7 with it...
and if TU does not compatible with win7,,when will TU 2010 will be released?
any info anyone?

Answer:TuneUp utilities for windows 7?

TU 2009 is NOT compatibile for Windows 7 right now. TU 2010 will be compatibile for Windows 7 but no specifics of when it will be releeased have been made by the company

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could anyone help me please i have tune up utilities 2009 and it was working fine with windows 7 build 7077 but since it's done it's updates it says that it's not compatable with my system , i really liked the programme so hope some one can help me or give me a programme that is the same as it and that is compatable with my stystem . also i will be updateing to windows 7 7100
many thanks

Answer:help with tuneup utilities 2009 on win 7

Hello Mandie,

If you are getting a message it is incompatible - better leave it alone.

Ther are a couple of free programs that work well and may provde somewhat similar functions - Ccleaner and Glaryutilities.

They both work well on 7100 - even on x64.

I would advise not using the Registry clean module on Ccleaner , or the Regdefrag module on Glary.

All the others work well and safely. Be sure to check the options on Ccleaner. For example uncheck the option to clear Windows Defender logs - or it will "forget" it has scanned.

Glary Utilities

CCleaner - Home

Hope it helps

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It seems that AVG bought TuneUp Utilities

TuneUp Start page:
· Intuitive Layout, Easy to Use
· Provides quick and easy access to the most critical optimization functions
· A single yet comprehensive appraisal of your PC's current performance and overall system health

TuneUp Speed Optimizer:
· Intelligent, Powerful Utility for any User Skill Level
· Easy optimization in just a few clicks
· Identifies unused programs and resource-draining functions
· Recommends tools for optimal PC performance

TuneUp 1-Click Maintenance:
· Automatic, Fast Optimization
· Enables one-click maintenance of the most important functions of your PC
· Cleans the Windows registry
· Deletes temporary files and folders
· Increases the system performance through integrated defragmentation
· Streamlines your desktop and simplifies folder shortcuts with one click

TuneUp Drive Defrag:
· Intelligent defragmentation with new progress display

TuneUp System Control:
· Supports Opera

TuneUp Uninstall Manager:
· Intuitive uninstall options

TuneUp Startup Manager:
· Increases the speed at the start-up of your PC

TuneUp Registry Cleaner:
· More powerful tool with in-depth view of your PC registry

What's New in This Release:

The Swift TuneUp Flight Mode:
· Are you a frequent flyer? Then you will surely welcome the new TuneUp Flight Mode switch, allowing to turn off both Wifi and Bluetooth with a single mouse click, which does not only save your time, but also prolongs your lapto... Read more

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2014 [by AVG]

Yeah, they were acquired in 2011.

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Hi all, I was wondering what you guys think of programs such as Tuneup Utilities? Worth it?
I personally like the idea of a set-it-and-forget-it program that maintains my system, but am not sure if the cost of such programs is worth what they do?

Answer:Tuneup Utilities and Similar

you don't need junk like this as they do nothing and can cause problems the only thing I use is c cleaner

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I uninstalled TuneUp and the TuneUp undelete button is still on my recycling bin when I right click on it... Any ideas to remove this?

Answer:Why is TuneUp utilities button still on my re

You can reinstall TuneUp & use Revo, or you can Edit the Context menu. Because you still have the entry on the Recycle Bin, It is possible that other entries remain, due to an incomplete uninstall, so reinstall is your best option.Revo Uninstaller use Advanced Mode. Screenshots of how to use. you have partially uninstalled your program, you see a message from Revo, that it can't find the uninstaller, hit Cancel & let Revo continue on to search for the remnants.Context Menu Editor

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A little while back I installed a trial version of Tuneup Utilities 2006, I have since uninstalled it but have noticed that it still exists in the Program Files folder on my C drive. I cannot delete this as it states there is a file which it cannot delete. I do get a pop up message from time to time about this program.It is no longer shown anywhere else as it has been uninstalled from Control panel.Any suggestions on how to get rid of it. I am a novice so please don't baffle me with science.Using XP pro.

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I have just installed the kaspersky internet security 2010 package with it came tuneup utilities download will it harm my laptop if i install this sorry i am not sure what it doesalso since installing this package everything seems so much slower but at least it is all working i did not realise the new version of 2011 has just come out this was half price in currys

Answer:Tuneup Utilities Download

Tuneup Utilities is a system tools pack. It is very popular in Netherlands. It will not harm your PC. But as per BleepingComputer advisory, do not use the Registry Cleaning components of Tuneup Utilities, as they harm more than they do good to your PC.

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Greetings to everyone. I just wish to know if tuneup utilities really help and if it is adviceable to clean the registry of one's computer to "accelerate" the functioning of the computer.
If they help, which one is really good?
Thanks very much.

Answer:Solved: tuneup utilities

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I have tried to uninstall TuneUp Utilities via the Control Panel. After I have selected it and then clicked on Uninstall, nothing happens. Any ideas please

Ken Ellis

Answer:Unable to uninstall TuneUp Utilities

Hello there.
You might want to try Revo Uninstaller. It will get the job done.

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this f**king software keep on running in the background and i dont have any idea to terminate this application.I don't need it to run every seconds!..anyone have any methods to stop this application from taking valuable RAM??

Answer:stop TuneUp utilities running????anyone?

if u dont want it.. simply uninstall dis... better use ccleaner..

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PC TuneUp Utilities 2011/2012
TuneUp Utilities 2012

So what you all think about this software on WINDOWS 7 all versions.
Is it worth installing.Won't it hurt the registry or any other kind of weak point in win7?

Answer:PC TuneUp Utilities 2011/2012


Windows 7 does not need any "external" tune up help.

Windows 7 is not xp.

Windows 7 is smart and is "tidy up" everything by itself.

Tuneup software in most cases they dont tuneup they mess up the system.

We had many members with bsod after using "tuneup" programs.

I hope that i was clear

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Not sure if this is posted in the right place, if not could a mod please move it?

OK - I have a three licence Tuneup Utilities 2010, which I have installed onto my own system and my nephew's laptop. At first, everything was fine and it worked on both machines. However, it was necessary to return the laptop to factory defaults and now when trying to use TuneUp Utilities 2010 on the laptop, it installs OK so I don't think there's a problem with licencing or anything like that, but when you try to open the Start Centre, it is permanently stuck on the Detecting Status screen:

Instead of putting that screen up though, it's just displaying 'detecting status' in all the boxes. As I said, before it was fine - can anyone help? I've tried uninstalling it and reinstalling, no joy.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Edit: The odd thing is, it appears to be doing its thing because the notification bubbles are popping up from time to time, but I can't get into the startup centre and it's saying it's identified a problem on the PC, so I'd like to get in and see what's up.

Answer:Problem with Tuneup Utilities 2010

Sounds like there were some leftovers of TU2010 after the factory restore, and that is confusing your new install.

Try Revo Uninstaller to first get rid of everything, it wouldn't hurt to take note of the developers/company name, and then go through the registry to manually delete any references to the program, and then try re-installing TU2010 again.

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i had been using tuneup utilities for a week or so now and it was just working fine but now for some reason I'm unable to click on the recommended actions for the "Health Issues", does anyone have any suggestions, really appreciate the help

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2009 Problem

Hi Izihuichen

Welcome to Vista Forums and sorry no one has responded to your query up until now.

In order for me or another member to help you, are you able to provide a screen shot of what you are talking about using Vista's Snipping Tool and we can go from there.

Although I purchased TuneUp Utilities 2009, I haven't installed it on my PC for some time so I'm not exactly sure what is meant by "Health Issues" or indeed is that a notification TuneUp gives you on the sysyem tray recommending what it believes you need to do to secure/optimize your computer etc?

Regards, Neil

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I need the TuneUp Utilities 2012 .msi setup from this hidden file location C:\ProgramData\{32364CEA-7855-4A3C-B674-53D8E9B97936}, I deleted mine....and now I can't uninstall it.
I should have known better that removing that file would cause problems!.

Answer:Can someone with TuneUp Utilities 2012 installed help me?

Two things you can do here...first, re-install software, that should put back the missing files and allow you to uninstall it. The other is risky, using the registry editor you and remove it completely from you system...if your not sure what your doing or looking for you can render the PC useless and is not recommended by most.

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Ace Utilities is an award-winning collection of tools to optimize your Windows PC

"Ace Utilities is an all-in-one application for maintaining computer health. It allows you to perform all the necessary tasks to ensure your machine is operating in tiptop shape."
CNET Staff Review
"Ace Utilities is a software that comes bundled with all the necessary tools you need to maintain and improve the performance of your computer"
Softpedia: Staff Review
"A Jolt of Caffeine for the Sluggish PC"
The New York Times, Sept. 18, 2003

Answer:Acelogix-Ace Utilities-System TuneUp

It's nothing special honestly.

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Download Link:
The Innovative TuneUp Disk Cleaner:
· Are program remnants and files accumulating on your hard disk? The new TuneUp Disk Cleaner function provides you with expert help, clearing your computer of these remnants.

The Thorough TuneUp Browser Cleaner:
· TuneUp Browser Cleaner allows you to completely clear out many different areas of your browser. It uncovers and cleans up numerous traces of your surfing activity, including the cache, cookies and downloads.

The Even More Powerful TuneUp Registry Cleaner:
· For an even more thorough cleanup, the new and improved TuneUp Registry Cleaner now scans and cleans up even more areas of the Windows registry.

The Improved TuneUp Shortcut Cleaner:
· The optimized TuneUp Shortcut Cleaner now removes broken shortcuts and history lists of programs from the hard disk even more efficiently.

The Even More Effective TuneUp Live Optimization:
· The new TuneUp Live Optimization is now even more intelligent and learns with you. It detects frequently deprioritized programs and gives you the option to disable them.

Windows 8 SupportClick to expand...

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2013 released

I pre-ordered it a while ago.

Didn't had time to test it properly but it is looks like it is better than 2012 version.

I like it so far.

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i need a product key for TuneUp Utilities 2013

Answer:i need a product key for TuneUp Utilities 2013

I suggest that you take some time to read the forum rules, which are a link in my signature.  Soliciting keys for software which you have not not something that conforms to the behavior we expect from our members.
"No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences."
This topic is now closed.

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I can't add/remove norton TuneUp Utilities, it stopped working, so i thought delete it and start again, it won't. I have tried to just load it from new again but this won't work either, any advice!

Answer:I can't add/remove norton TuneUp Utilities

Try this click here

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has any body tried tuneup utilities 2006 and if so does it actually work because if it does its great tool

Answer:tuneup utilities 2006 does it work

I currently use it, and it's not here for a review.

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Hi there,

I recently installed TuneUp Utilities 2010 on my new computer. I keep my computer fresh with antivirus definitions and take really good care of it. While my main letter drive [K:] is not dirty, TuneUp Utilities advised that I should run CHKDSK during the next start-up to keep it running smoothly. I knew I didn't need it but proceeded anyway.

On the next start-up, CHKDSK was taking too long and when I tried to cancel it -- I couldn't! It kept blocking my keyboard so now every time I try to reboot my computer in to normal Windows I cannot! I am writing this message using UBCD4Win. Is there anyway that I can cancel CHKDSK from running? Please keep in mind I am on UltimateBootCD4Windows! (UBCD4Win)! Please, please help.

Any help will be GREATLY appreciated. I cannot let CHKDSK run because in TuneUp Utilities I selected "thorough analysis" and I have 500GB worth of files on this main hard drive -- it would take forever!

Answer:Big CHKDSK Problem with TuneUp Utilities!

On my systems...before chkdsk will run after a reboot...a screen comes up which states that a disk check is scheduled and gives the user the opportunity to cancel such.

You don't get such screen?


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Optimization tools have long moved from executing maintenance tasks on-demand to having components managing the resource usage in real-time. Turbo Mode, Live Optimization, Live Tuner - almost every optimization software now has the real-time tools to keep our system in optimal condition. TuneUp 2011 went as far as introducing Program Deactivator, which utilizes Programs-on-Demand technology to start "deactivated" programs on demand.

Just as is the case with the security software, what sort of impact, if any, does a maintenance software have on PC performance? Interesting article on the performance impact of TuneUp Utilities 2011.

TuneUp Tests on TuneUp Utilities 2011

I know it's been posted a while ago, but it was an interesting read for me, especially after suspecting TUU 2011 of having some negative impact on a netbook's performance [although in my case Turbo Mode, Live Optimization and Program Deactivator were all activated].

Note: the only TuneUp functionality enabled during this test was the Live Optimization [TuneUp Utilities Service].

Answer:Does TuneUp Utilities 2011 slow down PCs?

I did felt that TuneUp 2011 does have a noticeable system impact back when I was using XP, Haven't tried it on 7 yet,

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Every time after using Tuneup System Optimizer I'm getting message"Tuneup System Optimizer has encountered a problem and needs to close".What is going on?Machine specs:Windows XP Pro,512MB DDR,

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I have TuneUp Utilities 2004 and would like to add the windows backup utility to this program .

The windows backup utility is found here go to start > all programs > accessories > system tools

if you are familiar with TuneUp Utilities 2004 I would like to add a 3rd option in the File Recovery & Destruction category called Backup that will basically open up the windows backup utility.

Also wonder if I can add the defragmentation utility as a 3rd option in the Clean Up and Repair cateogry, the defragmentation utility is found at start > all programs > accessories > system tools

IS there a way to modify the dill or other files that control the TuneUp Utilities 2004 program?

Thanks for any help,

Answer:help to modify TuneUp Utilities 2004

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I got same problem with tuneup utilities 2011. The integrator when opened is freezing like an image leaving no button to click. I use windows7. Tuneup use to work well initially. I dont understand what happened in the middle. If anybody have a solution ot an alternative please tell me...

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2011 Problem

I use CCleaner and Glaries Utilities and sometimes the junk file cleaner in Revo Uninstaller. Use all with caution and don't delete shared dll files.

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Hi all

JUst came across this so thought I would share

TuneUp Utilities 2007 -

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 2007 - Free

thanks for sharing.

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I am new to this site please.

Tuneup Utilities have no Forum support for users except FAQ's.

Unable to find solution I have come here. My problem relates to Tuneup Utilities and is described below:

There is one option for backing up settings, but they do not disclose what file contains Settings Backup, also there is no option to restore old backup settings.

So how can one save backup files so that same settings can be synchronized in more than one computer.

Any help ?

Also I shall be grateful if someone could suggest proper site where I can get relative help, if not here.

Answer:Tuneup Utilities backup/Restore

Your best course of action if you don't want a damaged computer is to get rid of that program. The registry cleaner is just the beginning of the damage it can do. They have a clear statement of non-responsibility for damages even if they have no support.

Get rid of it. Windows has all the tools you need to maintain a machine.

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Is tuneup utilities 2009 good app for tuning up and optimizing laptop?

Answer:Is tuneup utilities 2009 good?

It's quite a nice all in one cleaning utility. However, it is not free.

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Is it safe to use both registry cleaner simultaneously?
like running TuneUp first, repair errors it would find then followed by RM scanning and repair..

Big thanks!

Answer:TuneUp Utilities AND Registry Mechanic?

See also this post

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I installed tuneup utilities 2011 when i click on icon to execute i get this message
The application has failed to start because rtl120.bpl was not

I tried to re install and uninstall but i keep getting the above error
I tried deleting directly from registry,,,no luck there either,,,,,
Can anyone help

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i have installed tuneup utilities 2009 and i've noticed that some programs arent working and media center, dvd maker are gone. also most of my start menu folders are gone or empty
could anybody help me.
also i DO NOT wont to reinstall windows , its such a hassle

Answer:Tuneup utilities 2009 problems


I'm not familiar with that app. but it's a fair bet it has removed some registry entries and possibly some shortcuts , too.

Check and see if it has a restore type option somewhere - it may have made backups which can be restored.

Otherwise, try a system restore to a point before the problems started.

System Restore - How to

Hope it helps


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Hi, Tuneup Utilities 2014 were installed on my pc without my knowledge, it was installed during an update of Realplayer Cloud and it was hidden inside the update itself! This is ridiculous, how on earth can they do that without asking for permission! As this has slow down my pc to an unacceptable pace and it won't let me uninstall it!
I've tried control panel and also its uninstaller, but to no avail, can anyone help please.
many thanks

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 2014 - can not uninstall

Try revo-uninstaller, it uninstalls the program and also any remains left in your registry. Make sure you download the free version and not the pro, paid for version.
click here

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Recently I install Tuneup Utilities 2011 on my computer using pirate crack because I don't want to buy it but after TU 2011 show good result on my computer even though it a pirate copy, I decided to buy it and my problems now is I want a clean installation so first I want to uninstall it and then install it back. But when I uninstall-->install back, the old license(pirate) still there and I can't insert new licensed. So what should I do to make the license(pirate) disappear so I can put the legal license? If there any step please show me step by step. 1 more thing is how long does the license last? Must I buy new license every year like the anti-virus software?

Answer:Solved: Tuneup Utilities 2011

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Here's a TuneUp Utilities 2007 FREE (with key) Special Edition for you guys...Enjoy!Serial: JMNCG-FKNGR-WMAMT-FRTQL-BLYJB-XDYMX You're welcome, rhino1366P.S. Don't forget to register!

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2007 FREE SE

It's a giveaway of the old versionIt is legitimate

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Most people think it does more harm than good, but I haven't had any issues that I've noticed.

TuneUp Utilities 2011 from - Download -

EDIT: NEVERMIND Do not install this, Ran 1 Click Maintenance, had an OLE? issue with DivX.

I take everything good I said about it back.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2011 Released

I wouldn't even bother installing this. CCleaner 3 for the win! Hands down.

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I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, I apologize. I'm also not sure if this is some sort of virus because I can't get rid of it. Help please?

Answer:Can't Delete TuneUp Utilities 2012

You can try RevoUninstaller:

Select moderate for the removal options and it may get rid of that program for you. If you think you are infected have you tried running an antivirus scan of any type or using an anti-malware tool?

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I was wondering if there is a way of compleatly clearing all of the files in the deleated file list w/o doing it one by one putting them in a folder n then sending them to the shreeder ? how to clear all at once

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2004 undeleat ?

I went to my undeleat,braughtup all deleated files, pressed Ctrl A and it didant select anything? acualy Idid try sending the whole mess to a new file, to be sent to the shreeder.

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I used Tuneup Utilities 2003 and liked it very much. Upgraded to 2004 liked it even better but it caused me a problem that I can't seem to solve.
After I installed it and cleaned my system up( it was very clean). I back up with ERUNT. Well I recceived and error as follows: Error saving file
continue with next file?
yes no

Well I conitinued with the next file. Tried the backup worked but am wondering if this is fixable. 2004 I believe was the problem.

respectfully, ziggysawdust

Answer:Problem after install of TuneUp Utilities 2004

This doesn't sound like a Tuneup Utilities problem...

NTUSER.DAT is your user profile file.

ERUNT recommends doing registry backups from an admin-level account. Are you logged in as Administrator or equivalent?

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Thought I would try the program TuneUp Utilities, foolishly I did not read closely what performance changes it was making. It disabled indexing, which to me is quite an important function of Windows. Immediately seeing what happened I reran the utility this time making sure to deselect all the options in the hope that it would re-enable them. I then rebuilt the index. Only the start menu appears to be indexed, rather than my entire computer as I had wanted.

Then went through services and made sure that anything the utility program had disabled was running and once again rebuilt the index. No change. Not sure what else to try now, how can I get things working again?

Answer:Restart Indexing After TuneUP Utilities disabled it.

Quote: Originally Posted by whitebloodcell

Thought I would try the program TuneUp Utilities, foolishly I did not read closely what performance changes it was making. It disabled indexing, which to me is quite an important function of Windows. Immediately seeing what happened I reran the utility this time making sure to deselect all the options in the hope that it would re-enable them. I then rebuilt the index. Only the start menu appears to be indexed, rather than my entire computer as I had wanted.

Then went through services and made sure that anything the utility program had disabled was running and once again rebuilt the index. No change. Not sure what else to try now, how can I get things working again?

Check your index settings to make sure that drives/folders you want indexed are selected...

Windows Search - Configure and Use

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I got a license of Tuneup Utilities 2014 a month ago, but it's a bit difficult for me to use. Any replacement to it with similar functions?

Answer:Any similar alternative to Tuneup Utilities 2014?

Try newly released Advanced SystemCare 7 
 an all-in-one and easy-to-use utility, but be leery of the registry cleaner when using whatever tuneup programs. 

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I need your opinion about those 2 programs.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities or Advanced System Care Pro

Advanced systemcare pro every time

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Any recommendations? Used Tuneup on my Vista machines and thought it did a great job. Been using Windows 7 manager on windows 7.

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 2010 or Windows 7 Manager?


just my $.02

not only do you not "need" such software, but to spend money when you have the option of free alternatives?

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On a recommendation I downloaded TuneUp Utilities. It came up with a list of things to make the machine go faster. Most were minor like turning off animation etc. my machine now operates a lot better especially the Internet via IE, so I happy with what it did, except.My problem is the startup time, first the initial black screen the machine details Bios machine type etc, then I getMedion PCAMD Athlon(?) XP 3200+MemorThis is where it stops for 3min 40sec then completes the "y" and DDR 333 and continues with the windows XP start page, dose that, and waits another 1min 16sec before displaying the Windows Welcome page. So it takes 5min from switch on to get started. (cup of tea time)Used TuneUp's own turn back facility, no differenceUninstalled TuneUp, no difference.Used System Restore back to before install, no difference.Anybody got some idea of what might be going on?

Answer:TuneUp Utilities caused slow start up.

Sounds like you may have a bad memory stick.However try turning off memory count in BIOS

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my internet was working fine but my laptop was running a bit slow so i decided to run Tune Up Utilities 2006 and do all the test ( optimize, registry fix, everything )after i restarted my windows, i couldnt surf the web anymoreI tried using IE , Avant Browser, both doesnt seem to work.After like 10 to 15 secs top, my browser will close on its ownPlease help.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2006 messed up my internet

Can you do a system restore to before you installed that silly thing?

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There's a sale going on right now on the software... and I heard at another forum that it's one of the best optimizers. Is it really worth buying it? What would it accomplish beyond what CCleaner and occasional defragmentation does?


Answer:Is it worth buying TuneUp Utilities 2009?

I don't see anything with this program that you can't do with tools included with Windows or something you can download for free.

Comodo System Cleaner is absolutely free and does basically the same thing. Combine that with CCleaner and Revo for uninstalls and you have that program for no cost.

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Anybody try this program ?

What do you click on to make computer run faster in startup and shutdown ??

How do you find the program ? Does it run o.k. for you ?

I find registry cleaner and registry defrag don't work.

It freezes 1/4 way of progress bar and doesn't progress any further when scanning and I had to use Task Manager in Windows to cancel it..

Same thing happens when defragging the hard drive.

Are there bugs in that software when using it with Windows 7 ?
Because I am using it on Windows 7 at the moment, which has the latest updates updated.

How many mins. does it usually take for it before it completes scanning ?


Answer:[SOLVED] TuneUp.Utilities.2012.v12.0.3010.5

I have used Tune Up utilities to my opinion is does do squat. Also you should install SP3.

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Trying to install new version of tuneup utilities. Asked to uininstall old version and did try. and came up with error 2753 and cannot seem to fix. please help.

Answer:tuneup utilities 2011 error 2753

Who is the publisher of "tuneup utilities"? More details for help!

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TuneUp Utilities 2012 12.0.2160.13 has been released not long ago (just updated now since I have been at work basically all day).

Unfortunately, Change log not yet available. Change log is available, I will modify this post accordingly.

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OK, im new here so hey all, im not really into computers but did my GCSE for ICT a few months ago and got an A so i spose i cant bne that bad as i did it a year early..
anywayz my pc has a real problem, i have made a lan in my house using a crossover cable and 2 win xp pro pc's, one has a broadband connection which is shared using ICS, they have been fine for ages and today i suddenly decided to install TuneUp Utilities 2004 on the pc with the internet connection and managed to change settings quite a bit, now i have lost msn messenger on the pc which uses the shared connection, i can use the internet and suchlike but not view any msn sites. i dont know why i installed this program as i have had the same problem as beofre and had to roll back windows, but my system restore points aren't working now, and there are no others as i deleted them whilst doing a tuneup... i have tried setting all settings to default, is there anything else i can do that will get my msn messenger working without formatting?

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2004, A Network and a very broken msn messenger

all fixed now, managed to get system restore to work after fidling with it for about an hour lol

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It happens always when running tuneup utilities one click maintenance to get BSOD (in order to prevent damaging your computer...). TuneUp 2015 is installed. What can i do to stop this error?

Answer:Constant Blue Screen using AVG Tuneup utilities 2015

Hey there! Do not run these kind of programs they are bloatware. If you can scan with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8800125d359, fffff8800d15c578, fffff8800d15bdd0}

Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs!NtfsCleanupIrpContext+119 )
Run SeaTools(DO NOT RUN FOR SSDS) SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use

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I am running Win 7 Pro x64......I purchased the Auslogics Registry Defrag some months ago. I also just recently purchased TuneUp Utilities 2010, which has a registry defrag built into it. Does anyone have an opinion as to which one is better to use to defrag the Registry?

Answer:Auslogics Registry Defreg vs. TuneUp Utilities Defrag?

Quote: Originally Posted by lordpuffer

I purchased the Auslogics Registry Defrag some months ago. Does anyone have an opinion as to which one is better to use to defrag the Registry?

Have used the Auslogics defraggers as well as CCleaner for years on over a hundred machines with no issues. They are all state of the art.

They are supposed to also be free, unless you buy the Auslogics Boostspeed program which is really IMO unneeded tweaking with Win7.

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Dear all,
It's been a while since I last posted over here. I'm helping a friend with her laptop and I've tried everything. I need help. Here's the problem:
The Acer laptop has Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit) installed and she is now having trouble logging in to Windows. It's just a black screen with a movable cursor. The last changes to the system was the uninstallation of a software (which I found out later is called TuneUp Utilities).
I saw a thread elsewhere ( having the same issue but nothing came up.
So far, I've tried using the "Repair Your Computer" option (F8 during boot) but there were no restore points to fall back to. Next, I tried Startup Repair but it didn't find any problems.
The last thing I did was bring up Command Prompt
and tried to run the "sfc /scannow" command but got the following message:There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Restart Windows and run sfc again.
One thing to note, I opened My Computer from Command Prompt and saw that the partition (C:) on which Windows is installed has only 48 KB out of 14.6 GB. Wondered if that could prevent a successful boot.
Please help with this problem while we look for the Windows 7 installation disc.
Thank you.
Edit: Going through the log in Startup Repair, the last line states that "boot status indicates that the OS booted successfully". Having said that, whenever the black screen appears... Read more

Answer:Black Screen with Cursor after Removal of TuneUp Utilities

I've backed up the computer and reinstalled Windows.

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Hello Friends!
I recently installed TuneUp Utilities 2013 on my system(Windows XP).
I noticed a new power saving feature in it which allows you to enable Economy Mode for the same.
However, i have realized that the CPU usage has gone up and is generally at approx. 10% as compared to 4% previously. But one thing to notice is that Commit Charge has decreased a lot, and does not go up more than 350M which used to be approx. 450M before.
So I wanted to know whether power consumption of a pc depends on CPU usage or Commit Charge? Or is there an issue with the software?
Any advice would be helpful. Thanks

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2013 power management issue

Power consumption is largely determined by CPU usage. Commit charge has nothing to do with it. It is actually very difficult to explain in a way that is both easy to understand and accurate. I won't try.

As for TuneUp Utilities 2013:
It is yet another one of those do everything utilities that appeals so much to novice users. It contains some useful functions, most of which are already a part of any modern OS, as well as some potentially dangerous ones. In particular a registry cleaner which generally cause more problems than they solve.

I wouldn't use it if it was free, let alone for the asking price.

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I checked tuneup to run a disk check next time i restarted and now its froze at 29% and i cant skip it at all. I have tried to do f11 and it just freezes as well. I tried pushing the spacebar too.What can i do? Thanks.

Answer:Solved: Tuneup utilities 2014 froze windows 8

You have marked this solved, how did you solve it?

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hi, recently when i tried to use the tuneup utilities 2012 registry cleaner to clean my registry, with the "Complete Scan" option, it always crashes when it scan till the "Program Settings" section of the registry.

Details of the problem:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BEX
Application Name: RegistryCleaner.exe
Application Version: 12.0.3500.14
Application Timestamp: 4f7d7c1e
Fault Module Name: StackHash_e98d
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: 005c0061
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: badc0de1
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 18441
Additional Information 1: e98d
Additional Information 2: e98dfca8bcf81bc1740adb135579ad53
Additional Information 3: 6eab
Additional Information 4: 6eabdd9e0dc94904be3b39a1c0583635
anyone knows why this is happening? i have this problem before, i reformatted my computer, and now i'm getting it again. my os is windows 7 ultimate x64 by the way.

Answer:Tuneup Utilities 2012 Registry Cleaner crash

Hello and Welcome!

While others maybe more knowledgeable about the precise error codes you have, I think I will express the majority opinion here, and recommend against using any type of "registry cleaners", including Tune-Up Utilities and any number of other similar apps.

Based on my personal experience and on multitude of posts in these Forums, I think that Windows 7 does a very good job keeping itself lean. Moreover, most of these utilities actually do more harm than good.

You mentioned, that you have re-formatted your computer. I am not sure whether you mean that you have reinstalled Windows, but if that's what you did, then why would you think that a registry cleaner is necessary? Sometimes, if you keep installing and uninstalling software and you do that a hundred times a day for a few years, the amount of left-overs from incomplete uninstalls becomes rather large and you might think that deleting such entries from the registry would be useful. But this is an extreme case and even then I would advise to proceed only if you actually understand which registry entries are being deleted and why.

If you are trying to use the registry cleaner to deal with a particular issue, I suggest you report that issue here and we'll try to help you with it.

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Dear MajorGeeks Admin, i am having trouble installing TuneUp Utilities 2004 v4.1.2312. After clicking on the software's installer i am immediately faced with the error "Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid". I have downloaded the program twice, once from Planet Mirror and again from BTN. I asked my son to try and install it on his computer just to be sure it wasn't my computer doing strange things, but the same error message appeared. Can you please try to install the program on your computer and advise me as to a possible reason for this error. I am using Windows XP. I tried to download the program from the official website but was confronted with a 'legal notice'. Many thanks in anticipation of your reply. Sincerely, Julian.

Answer:TuneUp Utilities 2004 v4.1.2312 Install problems

I'm just a member here.
I downloaded on my test pc running Windows 2000 pro.
Downloaded and installed used the authors link.
Ran thru maintance scan, no problems or errors downloading, might be good program, 30day trial, maybe I'll check out for 29 days?? could be a good one.
I'm connected on cable, Broadband high speed , on a old 333mhz IBM K6

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