AVG PC TuneUP Review: a Reliable PC Optimization Tool

Many of us that started using computers from the Pentium 11 or lower series knows how much “a pain in the neck” it is managing a slow and buggy pc. AVG PC TuneUP Utilities comes handy whenever you think your computer needs breath and life.

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It can save you from countless number of issues ranging from slow browser response, computer hanging, slow booting, slow pc start-up , slow pc shutdown, poor programs response, mixing icons, bloated application errors, windows registry error and countless number of computer program errors.

Reasons to use AVG PC TuneUP for Speeding Up your Computer

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We all crave for speed as time waits for no one, many modern pc are already equipped with good hardware spec, great firmware built and better processor making speed and better response rate a less issues to worry about.

But adding TuneUp will give you extra edge correcting almost all possible errors as a result of broken programs, unnecessary start-up items or even corrupt windows registry files.

This is few among how TuneUp utilities will actually increase your system speed and response rate, your computer will definitely be faster, efficient and responsive with TuneUp utilities software.

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  AVG PC TuneUP Spotlight: 4 Features that separates it from other similar Software

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There are basically five features that comes with the latest version of TuneUp utilities that so separates it from other similar computer maintenance software.

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1. TuneUp Duplicate Finder

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After using a computer for 6months or more, you will start noticing some drives space being occupied even without storing so much on them, at times you may even back up an sdcard twice or even more, thereby creating duplicate music tracks, pictures, videos and etc. Most programs will extract .netframework and similar add-on more than thrice during installation leading to many bloated files in your temp directory.

It is a very normal occurrence, a lot of unnecessary clone files accumulate on your hard disk. These could be backup copies of files you forgot, photos you accidentally saved twice, or personal videos you cloned for editing – but also many programs regularly clone files that you don’t need. Such duplicated contents can be spotted on the go with the award-winning TuneUp duplicate finder. The tool is found under “clean up” tab from the program interface that houses;

  • Remove broken shortcut
  • Clean up Windows and programs
  • Clean up browser
  • Disable windows functions
  • find and delete large amount of data
  • Securely delete data and many more

2. TuneUp Styler

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Are you tired of seeing those boring interface and themes on your windows xp, the traditional themes on windows vista, windows 7 or even windows 8? TuneUp styler, one of the features that comes with tuneup utilities will style things up for you.

From windows log on screen to icon packages and appearance of active desktop icons, TuneUp styler will beat your imagination towards many pretty looks you can achieve in minutes after installing the software. Below are some other features that comes with the tuneup styler;

  • Visual styles
  • System Elements
  • Start Menu styler
  • Taskbar Styler
  • File system Icons styler
  • Icons display errors correction and many more
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3. TuneUp Undelete

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After installing AVG PC TuneUp software, you can better forget being too careful with giving your pc to your siblings as you can quickly restore deleted files even if they aren’t stored in the recycle bin.

TuneUp Undelete Restores easily just the way it can securely delete files permanently.  All you need do is launch the tools, try and remember the doc type or file name to make the undelete process even faster. Here are other solutions in this category;

  •   TuneUp program deactivator
  • TuneUp repair wizard
  • Display and close running processes
  • Check hard Disk for errors
  • Fix “recycle bin icon is no longer displayed”
  • Fix taskbar cannot be displayed and many more

4. TuneUp 1-Click Maintenance

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TuneUp 1-Click maintenance just like the automatic maintenance option, will eliminate system-hogging data clutter and prevents the typical “Windows slowdown” effect. During the maintenance process the under-listed functions and many more are carried out automatically.

  • Clean registry
  • Defragment registry
  • Delete temporary files:
  • Optimize startup and shutdown
  • Defragment hard disk

Other Features & System Requirements

In addiction to the other features listed above, AVG PC TuneUp comes with the Flight Mode option to switch your pc to similar flight mode option in smartphones. This feature turns off all power-sapping wireless devices and save even more battery life. There is also the TuneUp uninstaller, the tune-up app for android among many other brilliant tools.

Just like every other windows app, AVG PC TuneUp just needs the basic system spec with free hard disk space for installation.

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Update! Post updated to replace name from Tune Up Utilities 2014 to AVG PC TuneUP which is the latest version of the software.

My Verdict

Perfect app for snipping life into your computer machines, beats every other super-hyped software programs out there. I have been using TuneUp utilities since 2004 and could possibly tell you how much a life saver it has been to my grandma and course-mates.

You can download a trail version of TuneUp utilities (AVG Tune-Up) from their official website at http://tune-up.com.

AVG PC TuneUP $39.99
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AVG PC TuneUP  is a windows utility software by AVG

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Hello Obasi,
    This is indeed a nice review on the tuneup utility. Some months back, i used it and i seriously did loved it till i downloaded the CCleaner. So i removed the tuneup because it was carrying the same function as CCleaner… But now that they have added some new cool features, i might just download it and see how it goes.
    Nice review by the way. Do have a wonderful week ahead….

    • Thanks for dropping by bro, I have once installed CCleaner on my old pc but never allowed stay beyond 24hrs, I can bet you will like trying out tune up utilities again, such an awesome optimizer!

  2. Hey Obasi,

    I don’t have a lot of issues with my computer to be honest with you. I mean I do scan and clean it often and it runs great still. Like Babanature, I also have the CCleaner program so maybe if I run into other issues down the road I’ll keep this one in mind.

    Thank you for sharing and I can’t believe 2014 will be here before we know it. Oh wow…

    ~Adrienne

    • Thanks for dropping by Mam, such a brilliant contribution to my review. Do have a great day

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    This post is very simple, staright forward, to the point and helpful
    Thank you for keeping it simple and objective.

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