AVG PC TuneUp 2015 User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "LOUSY, WASTE OF TIME N $.BETTER 1'S OUT THERE LK CCLNR."

    November 22, 2013  |   By roll616

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.204

    Pros

    THEIR 2011 EDITION WAS FATASTIC BUT THEY NO LONGER LET YOU DECIDE EVEN AFTER BUYING IT W/IT'S "KEY" TO KEEP IT. tHEY NOW ONLY OFFER 2014 EDITION AND SOMETIMES THEIR "OLD" 2013 STILL. THATS ABOUT AS "PRO" I'LL GIVE THEM!THEY CAM IN AND TOOK OUT MY 2011 EDT. W/OUT MY OK EVEN AFTER I PAID 2 DWNLOAD IT. KINDA LIKE BUYING A 2011 FORD N THE DEALER TAKIN UR KEYS AND GIVN U A 2014 WHICH IS FULL OF PROBLEMS, JST PRETTY(IE, SKINS WISE).CC CLEANER WAS BETTER AND F R E E TOP TO BOTTOM.

    Cons

    THIS IS MY DESCRIPT. OF THE 2 0 1 1 EDITION:AFTER BUYING AND PAYING FOR 4 THAT EARLIER EDITION THAT UPDATED WEEKLY -BUT STILL WORKED EVEN W/OUT THAT-ALLOWED U TO ERASE TRACKS, DEFRAG, CLEAN DISKS, STOP/START INSTALLED PROGRMS, SCAN AND REMOVE OVERALL VARIOUSLY, ON N ON I COULD GO..THE 2013 N 2014, SLOWER, THEY TOOK OUT M A N Y OF THOSE THINGS I DESCRIBED AND ITS HARDER 2 UNDERSTAND ESP. 4 NOT SO COMPUTER SAVVY FOLK. TRY C C CLEANER AS IT IS FREE. ABSOLUTELY F R E E. I JST WOULDN'T RECOMMEND ANY1 2 A COMPANY THAT CONTINUALLY CHANGES 4 THE WORSE N ROBS PEOPLE OF THE PRODUCT THEY BOUGHT BY COMING IN2 UR COMPUTER AND SNATCHING OUT WHAT U EXPECT 2 BE THERE. LOOK UP AVG, THEY R CONSIDERED THE 1 OF THE LOWEST IN REVIEWS AS FAR AS PROGRMS 4 ANTIVIRUS/PCCLEANERS, ETC. IF THEY DID THAT 2 ME, WHAT ELSE R THEY DOING IN MY PC??HMM-I DONT TRUST THEM ANYMORE FOLKS N HOPE U THINK TWICE BE4 TRYING THEM. I KNW THIS IS THE "PRO" SECTION BUT I AM BUILDING UP 2 THS, THIER 2011 N PRIOR EDITIONS WERE GOOD.

    Summary

    I BOUGHT W/KEY 2011 EDT. TO BEGIN MY USE OF IT THAT YR.I'VE BEEN USING IT THRU THE BEGINNING OF'13 WHEN 1 DAY SUDDENLY AFTER I STARTED UP MY PC,IT/THEY ASKED IF I WANTED THE NEWER (I.E.,TO "UPDATE" AS USUAL)2014-EDT.I WOULD GET THESE QUESTIONS OFTEN AND REFUSE BUT SOMEHOW THEY STILL PROCEEDED IN2 MY PC THAT DAY N THEN MY PC FROOZE-ONLY FOR THEIR DOWNLOADING I HAD NO IDEA WAS GOING ON KEPT MOVING ALONG THOUGH.I MANAGED TO STOP IT SOMEHOW HALFWAY IN AND NOW SAW MY 2011 EDITION WHICH KEPT MY PC AT GREAT PACE SUDDENLY GONE, ICON(S) AND ALL. I INQUIRED TO THEM DIFFERENT WAYS AND SAID I WANTED MY 2011 EDITION BACK AND STILL HAD THE KEY #. THEY SAID IT WAS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.I UNFORTUNATELY BOUGHT IT BY DOWNLOADING IT SO I HAD NO CD TO REBOOT & REINSTALL. THEY SAID TRY THE 2014 EDITION FOR A FREE"FEW"DAYS AND THEN BASICALLY PAY UP FOR A NEW KEY(WHAT!!!)-THE 2014 SLOWED MY PC (WHICH IS OLDER THAN AVERAGE SO I NEED A CLEANER AND NOT ONE THAT SLOWS IT MORE),IT WAS HARDED TO UNDERSTAND AND DIDN'T HAVE THE OLD QUICK PLUSES THE OLDERVERSION HAD-BASICALLY IT SU*****...CCLEANER IS FREE AS STATED, EVEN 4 WINDOWS (AND MAC USERS I BELIEVE) AND DOES WAY MORE.(JUST BECAREFUL W/SOME OF ITS SETTINGS AS IT R E A L L Y CLEANS, JST SET 2 "BASICS", "UNCHECK" YOUR ESENTIAL PROGRAMS THAN DOWNLOAD, LIKE UR ANTI-VIRUS, ETC., OTHER-WISE IT'LL "CLEAN" THEM OUT 2-THAT THING IS LIKE A VACUUM ALL THE SETTINGS R RIGHT THERE IN ITS PANEL FOR U 2 TURN ON OR OFF-EASY. bUT A-V-G ROBBED ME OF A PROGRAM I PAID FOR 2 THEM FOR BY LITERALLY COMING INTO MY COMPUTER AND BASICALLY SAID, "HERE, WE'LL TAKE THAT OFF YOUR HANDS AND GIVE YOU THS CR** ..HOWEVER, NOW YOU'LL HAVE TO REPAY US AGAIN".UNBELIEVABLE. I REALLY NEEDED 2 LET PEOPLE KNW THIS N HOPE THEY THNK 2WCE BE4 ALLOWING THEM 2 DO THAT 2 CUSTOMERS W/OUT ME SAYING ANYTHING. HOW 2 WE GET COMPANIES LIKE THEM 2 DO OTHERWISE N RIGHT?-BY MAKING REVIEWS LIKE I AM DOING NOW. EXPOSE THEM. IF THIS WAS 2012 OR SOMETHING I PROBALLY WOULD'VE WRITTEN A GOOD REVIEW BUT AFTR SEEING THEM DO THAT 2 ME, A CONTINUAL AND UNCOMPLANING CUSTOMER(UNTIL THEN) AND EVEN AFTER CALLING/EMAILING THEM AND WRITTING THEM, THEY BASICALLY SAID SORRY SIR, CAN'T HELP U..THUS, I SAY 2 THEM, "NEITHER CAN I ANYMORE IN BUYING UR PRODUCTS AND SHARING GOOD REVIEWS W/OTHERS". "SORRY A-V-G!"

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Slowed computer significantly"

    November 9, 2013  |   By CNETreview123

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.204

    Pros

    no pros to this product

    Cons

    AVG tune up caused me to delete numerous "unnecessary" files, after which I discovered that my computer was significantly slower.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "God given TuneUp"

    November 1, 2013  |   By AyaniELF

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.204

    Pros

    *Faster Performance*

    Cons

    Not any that I know :/

    Summary

    I own a Vista, had this baby almost 5 years and after using this program, it's working like the day I first got it. I can't honestly be any happier ;__;

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent program.It really works.My PC is working well"

    October 31, 2013  |   By prsonis

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.204

    Pros

    good and downloadable

    Cons

    nothing much

    Summary

    overall very good

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Annoying "AVG System Status Check has stopped working"!"

    October 22, 2013  |   By just2have1

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.174

    Pros

    This product seems to do everything promised ... at first...then

    Cons

    ... after a few days, a pop-up appears :"AVG System Status Check has stopped working". Initially a few times a day and now-- every few seconds. I've contacted AVG support who advised I uninstall and reinstall the software (which I've done twice). Nothing works and AVG will not acknowledge that this is a bug. Other users are beginning to report the same problem.

    Summary

    This annoying pop-up alone, makes an otherwise excellent product intolerable.I will be uninstalling the software for now until AVG updates PC Tune Up with a fix.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Used it with no problem"

    October 7, 2013  |   By RyMarinoff

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    Appears to clean up a slow running system, makes it work okay.

    Cons

    Interferes with some program operations due to it's Live Optimization functionality.

    Summary

    As far as I can see so far, I have used this software on multiple computers. Every computer I have used it on so far has appeared to work more correctly after a full optimization (including registry cleaning, hard-drive cleaning and de-fragmentation). I have some concerns about the potential of this software being used as a spy-ware type software, but nothing but paranoia to back it up. Also, certain aspects of live optimization may act weird depending on the combination of advanced settings. Overall, though, my experience is more positive than negative.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent Program. I use it nearly daily."

    October 4, 2013  |   By hat48911

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.174

    Pros

    Easy to use, removes junk files from my computer. Speeds up my computer. can be set up to run automatically.

    Cons

    This program does not have any con's

    Summary

    Great Product at a reasonable price

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Beware!!!!"

    October 4, 2013  |   By 733LEE

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    lol there are none,

    Cons

    fked my computer, like no lube and sht, still walking on crutch's

    Summary

    Stay away from this piece of crap, It will ruin your machine, I cant believe they have allowed this 3rd party program to have any association with AVG, they have lost the trust I have placed with them over the last 4 years. After trying the 30 day free trial for one day, my mind is made up. I will not pass over any money to AVG when they pass off criminal programs like this. The least they could do is update there maleware list to include Avg Pc Tuneup. That way when the next unexpected victim/customer is unlucky enough to have this program get on there machine it will be removed and placed straight in the vault.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "now have snail machine"

    September 29, 2013  |   By alfedup

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    Cant find any

    Cons

    Do not let this product on to your machine. I thought it was slow but it is now 3 minutes slower to boot up than before. Engineer has been unable to get my machine as fast as it was before I bought this rubbish. AVG will accept no responsibility and will not refund my money so that I can get a proper engineer to sort it

    Summary

    Rubbish

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  • 1.0 stars

    "From an IT Pro: do not buy this!"

    September 22, 2013  |   By StrattonHouse

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.146

    Pros

    none.
    Zero stars was not an available rating.

    Cons

    I have worked for years with PC Matic from PC Pitstop.com and I know it works brilliantly. I was prompted to try AVG PC TuneUp so I ran an A-B test. I knew my PC was running great, so I tried AVG PC TuneUp. It reported thousands of problems. Without running 'fix', I ran PC Matic, and it found NOTHING. So which was lying? I set a restore point (ALWAYS do this when testing) and ran TuneUp again. Again thousands of faults, but they were all different than the first run! So I clicked 'Fix', which only took seconds. Since AVG PC now declared my PC to be perfectly clean, I immediately ran TuneUp again. Again, thousands of reported faults, and different from either previous runs. To find out if it created new problems, I ran PC Matic again, with no problems reported.

    Clearly, AVG PC TuneUp just randomly generates the faults list.

    Unlike johnboyk, oscarius3 and singularity607, my 15-day trial did no harm to my PC, but I'm a fanatic and run 4 independent system watchdogs.

    Summary

    AVG PC TuneUp is a complete fraud. If you just burn your money, at least you'd get a little warmth from it.

    DO buy PC Matic (http://pcpitstop.com/store/pcmatic_security_scan.asp). It cover 5 PCs for a year, you can always get it for $49.99, and often get them down to $24.99. You AVG fans may find it odd, but PC Matic actually does exactly what it says, and my PC always runs like new!

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