Magic without a net

There's no magic in this flawed system cleaning tool except for the way it makes files disappear before your eyes.

There's no magic in this flawed system cleaning tool except for the way it makes files disappear before your eyes. Ashampoo Magical Optimizer's very basic interface contains quick buttons to the program's options. Users can choose either the Automatic Optimization or the slightly safer Manual Optimization.

There are dozens of programs that clean the Windows Registry, browser cache folders, and system temp folders. Before deleting files, the best will back up the Registry first and allow you to select which files you want to delete. Ashampoo Magical Optimizer offers neither of those options. The Automatic Optimization flies through your system deleting files it deems no longer needed. Unfortunately, users are given no opportunity to deselect items before they're deleted. The manual method offers slightly more user control over the process. Instead of running all three optimizers one after another, you select which cleaner to implement. The program still identifies and deletes files without user interaction.

A secondary program allows users to schedule the primary program to automatically optimize all three areas. The short 10-day demo program offers a simple all-in-one cleaning approach that may be enticing to the novice, but all users should be extra careful using a program with so few safety features.

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