TuneUp Utilities 2010 TuneUp Utilities 2010 keeps Windows XP, Vista and 7 clean, disables unnecessary programs and gives users the best system performance 4whether they use their computers for work or play. More than 12 years of Windows optimization experience has gone into developing the software, and that 9s something consumers can sense right away. Find out how TuneUp Utilities 2010 can help both beginner and profes- sional computer users improve their PCs.
New Features in TuneUp Utilities 2010 TuneUp has integrated several new features to make Windows optimization very easy for the user, and many of TuneUp Utilities 9 trusted functions have been en- hanced as well. The best innovations include: TuneUp Turbo Mode " With a single click, users can disable a number of background applications, such as various Windows services, complex search functions and sche- duled maintenance tasks, in Windows XP, Vista and 7 that are not needed. This feature allows users 9 PCs to concentrate entirely on their programs, which means users will see fewer interruptions, and gamers will enjoy more frames per second (FPS).
TuneUp Live Optimization " This function automatically prevents background processes from taking up too much of the PC 9s resources. TuneUp Live Optimization ... more. less.
lowers the priority of resource-draining background applications. " This results in noticeably faster program startup and response times as well as greater speed and stability for users.<br><br> Games can also run with more FPS. Windows 7 Support " TuneUp Utilities 2010 offers complete support for Microsoft's new operating system in both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions. TuneUp Gadget " Available for Windows Vista and 7 users, this feature shows the computer 9s health directly on the desktop.<br><br> " Users can start the TuneUp Utilities 2010 features they need directly via the TuneUp Gadget. TuneUp Optimization Report " This displays how many unnecessary files TuneUp Utilities 2010 has cleaned, how many registry entries have been deleted and how many PC problems have been fixed. " Users can display results from the last seven days, 30 days or even since the installation of TuneUp Utilities 2010.<br><br> Press Information 3 TuneUp Distribution GmbH Page 1/5 Automatic Maintenance " TuneUp Utilities 2010 automatically performs optimization tasks and en- sures that users 9 PCs run quickly and reliably 4at all times. " The optimization processes regularly run in the background; this way, users can work or play on their PCs, without having to worry about performing maintenance tasks themselves. Automatic Maintenance only starts when PCs are not being actively used.<br><br> " To save and prolong the battery life of laptops and netbooks, Automatic Maintenance will not start if the device is running on battery power. Redesigned Start Center " This immediately shows users any problems or bottlenecks, such as pend- ing optimization tasks that need to be performed. " It provides users with access to individual features, while giving them an overview of the PC 9s health.<br><br> " The redesigned Start Center is even easier to use. The previous version of TuneUp Utilities had seven categories. In TuneUp Utilities 2010, this has been reduced to four sections that give users faster access to optimization and customization features.<br><br> Greater Ease of Use " Windows can now be optimized with just a few clicks of the mouse; the fea- tures in TuneUp Utilities 2010 are more easily accessible than ever before. " TuneUp Utilities 2010 does not make use of technical jargon 4enabling no- vice computer users to maintain their PCs without any hassles. Improved Help Center " If users still have questions about PC optimization, the program 9s Help Cen- ter has been significantly updated with support topics that are even easier to understand.<br><br> Trusted Features of TuneUp Utilities All of TuneUp Utilities 9 familiar features have been included in the new version. Tu- neUp has focused on further improving many of the original program functions, such as those for: Boosting PC Performance Defragmenting Hard Disks " TuneUp Utilities 2010 arranges files and folders on the hard disk more intel- ligently, so that they can be read and written more quickly. " It increases the transfer rate when opening, copying and moving files, and speeds up startup times for both Windows and programs.<br><br> " NEW! For those users with little time, there is now a cFast Defragmentation d method for hard disks. Defragmenting and Cleaning Up the Registry " The software cleans the registry and fixes problems that can lead to error messages during consumers 9 normal Windows use.<br><br> Press Information 3 TuneUp Distribution GmbH Page 2/5 " Each mouse click results in hundreds of read and write operations to the registry; as such, cleaning and defragmenting the registry reduces errors in Windows and programs. " NEW! The registry can be defragmented the next time the PC is started.<br><br> That way, users do not need to restart their PCs immediately and can con- tinue to work without being disturbed. Freeing Up Disk Space " Data clutter that automatically arises from using Windows or other programs is deleted. " Temporary Internet files or cached map materials (for example, from Google Earth) are deleted.<br><br> " With features for organizing disk space, users can easily find and delete the biggest, disk space eaters, such as videos or large image files. Configuring System Startup " TuneUp Utilities 2010 recognizes which programs automatically start when the PC is switched on. The list of easy-to-understand descriptions for thou- sands of startup programs is regularly updated by TuneUp.<br><br> " Users can disable unnecessary startup programs with a single click. With each switched-off entry, PC performance increases, and boot-up time de- creases significantly. " NEW!<br><br> TuneUp 1-Click Maintenance and Automatic Maintenance automati- cally disable unnecessary startup programs. " NEW! TuneUp Utilities 2010 offers an online search feature for autostart programs it hasn 9t yet recognized.<br><br> Serving as a Performance Advisor " TuneUp Utilities 2010 lists the computer's most notorious "performance hogs d. The software explains in easy-to-understand terms what is slowing down the PC. " It also offers clear recommendations (for example, what complex graphic ef- fects are really necessary and why) and helps users identify where the problems are and how to correct them.<br><br> Uninstalling Programs " TuneUp Utilities 2010 assists users in searching for programs that are rare- ly or never used and that can be uninstalled 4with a single click. " NEW! If users are not familiar with a particular program name, they can quickly find out what it is through the online search feature.<br><br> Undoing Changes " Any changes made can be undone at any time with TuneUp Rescue Center. " Users can restore their original settings, with a single click of the mouse. Press Information 3 TuneUp Distribution GmbH Page 3/5 Increasing Stability and Eliminating Hassles Using TuneUp 1-Click Maintenance and Automatic Maintenance " These features fix problems in the registry, delete orphaned shortcuts, get rid of unnecessary files and reorganize data on the hard disk.<br><br> " TuneUp 1-Click Maintenance can be manually launched at any time; Auto- matic Maintenance automatically starts on a regular basis. " NEW! Both modules can be configured independently so that users can set up their own personal maintenance programs.<br><br> " NEW! Unnecessary startup programs, such as Office quick start applica- tions, can be automatically disabled. Even the most important Windows set- tings are analyzed and fixed automatically.<br><br> " NEW! Automatic Maintenance only starts when consumers are not actively using their PCs. Work or games will not be interrupted.<br><br> " NEW! If TuneUp Utilities 2010 is being used on a laptop or netbook, Auto- matic Maintenance will not start if the device is running on battery power. This saves and prolongs battery life.<br><br> Restoring Deleted Data " TuneUp Utilities 2010 searches the entire hard disk for all of the deleted files and restores them, with a single click of the mouse. Note: Files are not deleted by Windows even if the Recycle Bin has been emptied 4only the references to the files and folders actually disappear. " Restoring files works with data on a USB stick and pictures on a camera's memory card, once the devices have been connected to the PC.<br><br> " Users can save time and restore lost data without any hassles. Fixing Typical Problems TuneUp Utilities 2010 fixes the most difficult problems in Windows XP, Vista and 7. For example: " Users receive the message, cDisk Read Error".<br><br> By thoroughly scanning the hard disk, TuneUp Utilities 2010 keeps it running reliably. " The Recycle Bin has disappeared. TuneUp Utilities 2010 takes care of the complicated changes 4involved in restoring the Windows icons 4in the re- gistry.<br><br> " Windows Update won't start. TuneUp Utilities 2010 repairs important library files and registry entries for the Windows Update feature to get it working again. " When trying to install programs, users receive error messages relating to the Windows Installer Service.<br><br> TuneUp Utilities 2010 restores important li- brary files for Windows Installer; these files are responsible for many Instal- ler Wizards, so that programs can be installed again. Removing Invalid Shortcuts " Any dead shortcuts linked to files or programs can be automatically cleaned up with TuneUp Utilities 2010. These shortcuts can be on the desktop, in the Start Menu, on the Quick Launch bar or in the histories (for example, the songs played most recently in Media Player or Microsoft Office files de- leted a long time ago).<br><br> " The desktop can be cleaned with just a few clicks. Press Information 3 TuneUp Distribution GmbH Page 4/5 Press Information 3 TuneUp Distribution GmbH Page 5/5 Monitoring and Managing Processes " TuneUp Utilities 2010 helps if a file cannot be deleted. " It checks to see if programs access certain files and which ones are doing so, and shows all opened files.<br><br> " The program can be closed directly, so that users can delete files. Enhancing Customization Personalizing the Boot Screen " TuneUp Utilities 2010 allows users to personalize the look of their PCs upon startup. " Windows Vista users can also change the animated startup logo.<br><br> Customizing the Logon Screen " Users can select their logon screen or use their own pictures to customize the appearance of their Windows system. Changing the Appearance " Users can apply a modern visual style to their entire interface, and change the look and feel of Windows XP and Vista to suit their individual taste. Many styles can be downloaded from the TuneUp Web site.<br><br> " Users do not need to hack system files or install additional programs that cost money. Configuring Windows Settings " TuneUp Utilities 2010 reliably configures all risky settings in the registry or Windows system files. " The software assists novice and professional PC users alike when it comes to complex changes in the registry; these changes no longer need to be performed manually.<br><br> " The software configures more than 400 settings in Windows, and explains each individual setting in easy-to-understand terms. Editing the Registry " TuneUp Utilities 2010 supports experienced users who want to edit the re- gistry themselves, and want to get more functionality than the basic crege- dit d Windows tool. " In addition, there is an easy search feature, a well-organized Favorites func- tion, and a simple process for editing permissions.<br><br> " With copy and paste, users can copy a full registry key path (for example, on Web sites) and jump right to the corresponding key. " Any changes that need to be undone can be carried out with TuneUp Res- cue Center 4at any time. <br><br>