AVG PC TuneUp 2015

AVG PC TuneUp 2015

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.1
out of 109 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    15.0.1001.518
  • Total Downloads:
    199,247
  • Date Added:
    May 21, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try; annual subscription (15-day trial); $39.99 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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Pros

One-click maintenance: AVG PC TuneUp's initial setup is streamlined. There's really no room for error, since one-click optimization is the first option you see, giving a clear impression that PC TuneUp is hassle free.

Control: When AVG PC TuneUp discovers issues, it presents them in a pop-up window that lets you control which files to clean and which to delete. Highlight a file to reveal a short description of what it is and what it does to your Windows PC.

Clean design: PC TuneUp clearly shows you its process, from Registry scanning to defragmentation analysis. Though it shows warning icons for more system-critical issues, PC TuneUp generally avoids overzealous warnings and large, bold fonts that might give you a sense of pressure or panic.

Cons

Miscategorization: Sometimes it's questionable whether what PC TuneUp declares a problem is really a problem. During our tests, PC TuneUp reported a Windows Media Player option and a Firefox master password setting as errors under PC Health. Though keeping track of browser credentials is a good practice, alerts like these could confuse you about what kind of settings qualify as risks.

Limited trial use: In the trial, maintenance scanning is limited to three days, and the entire program is subscription based. Though the maintenance feature is effective, we find it hard to justify the asking price, nor do we see the app's advantage over free products without the peace of mind.

Bottom Line

AVG PC TuneUp is a well-designed and effective tool that mostly accomplishes what it claims. Its advantage lies in its streamlined user flow and one-click-friendly design. Though PC TuneUp has many tools, there are free programs that perform most of the same tasks, so power users may find it hard to justify paying for the software.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Unless and Unable uninstall"

July 28, 2015  |  By i-counsellor

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

Nothing. Did found any advantage

Cons

I accidental click on installation from daily ads pop up.

it's change your all browser startup and unable uninstall even follow instruction from the AVG official website and try AVG TuneUp_Remover tool (Sound like virus removal)

Summary

Time for another new antivirus.

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1 stars

"Too much for a software that screw up my laptop!"

July 25, 2015

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

For people that aren't PC or MAC OS Pros never get this software even if it's free.

Cons

When I start using the software it took about 2-4 minute load up before I can go on internet. The reason why is because the software will make the web site stop then have to wait for the page to reload before anything can happen and it's running on a 5-10 minutes to load anything. And that trying to get a refund from they that I never get after trying three times.

Summary

When you add every bad thing what do you got?

From:
Night-X

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1 stars

"Wish I had done a bit of research before downloading."

July 13, 2015  |  By RazamanSR

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

Absolutely none.

Cons

I'm afraid I may have to reformat my HD and jump through all the hoops that entails.

Summary

I have lost faith in this company. I will never use any of their products again. I do not trust them or their products. If I had seen a dramatic change in my computer, I probably would have purchased the Tune Up program, but it seemed as sluggish as before the install and once the trial was over, it ran so bad, I wondered if they had programmed the app to do just that after the trial period passed. That is why I decided to investigate and read some reviews. Now that I have, have moved all files into my external and onto Cloud. This company should be investigated.

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2 stars

"Going Downhill"

July 08, 2015  |  By HeadMoose

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

Offers some functionality, although less than it used to before AVG bought it.

Cons

Not everything works.
The "Clean Up Your iPhone" worked until iOS got to V8.3, at which point this software could no longer do anything with iPhone.
The Disk Defrag works very slowly and very poorly.
The Registry cleaner never seems to find anything.
It seems like AVG is just riding this cash cow product and doing nothing to refresh it.

Summary

I am looking for a replacement as I write this. Very disappointing as I have used this software for several years, and I hate to see a good thing going away.

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5 stars

"This is a PC Revitalizing Medicine of the Millenium"

June 20, 2015  |  By nicktecknow16

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

Frees tons of gigabytes off your computer.
Increases startup and BIOS time.
Optimizes your PC performance.
What else needed to say?

Cons

No commentary on this except the damn price.

Summary

The world of the internet is big. When I explored to find the one thing to revamp my computer nothing came close to AVG PC TuneUp 2015!! Forget the rest you just need only the BEST......AVG it's built for excellence.

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1 stars

"Conceivably good!"

June 04, 2015  |  By Charles Alde

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

-Well, there are detailed report

Cons

-Will cause your computer to run slow
-If you are working on Multiple tabs, don't use this
-If you are a multi-tasker, don't use this
-DO NOT INSTALL

Summary

Here's the thing, I have a good pc before installing this, and was really running good. I have a photoshop running and some multiple tabs in my Chrome. However, upon installing this, at first, it was really good, but after 2 days of installation, my computer suddenly can't run in multiple windows and programs. This is not for a guy that multi-tasks, this is for someone that gets pre-occupied most, and forgets what he was doing before that.

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1 stars

"Slowed Down PC Performance and Email"

June 03, 2015  |  By pryiastar

 |  Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 15.0.1001.518

Pros

The program produces good reports but that is about it.

Cons

Do not install this program.
It caused my PC to respond very slowly to keystrokes while I composed emails.
It could not be uninstalled easily. I have used the uninstaller 3 times and all 3 times the program did not uninstall. At this point I am livid and want to get rid off this program off my PC.
In hindsight, I should have gone with a Registry Cleaner which is easy to uninstall.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 15.0.1001.518
Patch notes:
  • New - Support for Windows 10
  • New - Cleaning definitions for a new game: AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome
  • New - Cleaning category for Disk Cleaner to clean Downloads folder
  • Improved - Cleaning of Google Chrome browser in Browser Cleaner
  • Improved - Cleaning definitions for Steam gaming platform
  • Fixed - Deleting registry keys that causes a rare system corruption during 1-Click Maintenance
  • Fixed - Crashing 1-Click Maintenance
  • Fixed - Crashing Integrator on Clean Up tab
General
Publisher AVG Technologies USA
Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
Release Date May 21, 2015
Date Added May 21, 2015
Version 15.0.1001.518
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Maintenance & Optimization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 108.76MB
File Name avg_tuht_stf_all_2015_518_cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 199,247
Downloads Last Week 1,016
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $39.99

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