AVG PC TuneUp 2015 User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Pile of Junk"

    May 5, 2014  |   By c0ded

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.423

    Pros

    None, just a pile of bloated junk only the gullible would shell out their hard earned cash and install this garbage .

    Cons

    Crap ware bloated junk so called registry cleaners 'turbo optimizers' fix nothing if anything they will mess up your PC and may delete important system files ,anyway deleting a few mb files will not speed up your computer (pardon the pun)one bit .

    Summary



    Updated on May 5, 2014

    Speed up your P.C no bull ,gimmicks and costs you nothing £0 $0
    Ccleaner & Defrag windows defrag fine or 3rd party defrag if you want like defraggler again a free program .
    Faster startup .
    Run Windows MSCONFIG tool /start>type "msconfig" without the quotes than uncheck any unnecessary programs in the startup list .restart not show which programs to disable ,Google search many hundreds of websites will inform you .
    last if this garbage program or any other so called b.s programs have corrupted your registry >command ,type "cmd" (without the quotes) run as administrator w7 users. let it run untill 100% fix any corrupt or missing system files.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Learn to use"

    May 1, 2014  |   By SammerJammers

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    It has saved my computer for many years aslong as it is not doing something it does not slow computer down when you are in the middle of a task don't try to do fifty other things its common since it takes high cpu because it is fixing your computer I have been using since 2011 on all my computers it does wonders on my oldies like my dell 2400 it runs as fast as it possibly could when befor I was having problems even opening a folder and pc freezing after I ran avg pc tune up it runs so much better I no longer want to throw it across the room. now for my 6gb ram 1 tb hard drive dell it helps aswell I don't have slow issues with it anyways but it fixes a lot of the problems I have had with it over the last couple years. I have never had problems opening the interface or running any tasks as I have seen in comments except for my dinosaur of a computer some times it takes longer to clean up the recovery tool (rescue center)is awesome I have saved my computer many of times I recommend.

    Cons

    old computers may take longer to run yet its probably the computer not avg

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Slows the computer more than it speeds it up"

    April 29, 2014  |   By rodrupp

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    Helps manage background processes and startup programs well. Decent user interface.

    Cons

    Consumes a HUGE amount of memory. CPU usage was constantly over 50% while it was on. Takes some 5+ minutes just to open the user interface. Many of the features take even longer to load. Computer completely freezes until it finishes loading.
    Every bit of speed you get from cleaning up your system is used up 10x by the TuneUp itself.

    Summary

    Do NOT use. Slows computer down completely.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Don't install. It's a bi#ch to uninstall."

    April 16, 2014  |   By pyunge8

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.380

    Pros

    Not exactly sure. Before I can get an idea, the trial expired, just after 3 days.

    Cons

    U cannot uninstall with your normal Windows routine, especially after it expire in 3 days; that does nothing! I have to do some serious Google research to figure it out. Apparently, you just run the installation program; it uninstall and clean it all out.

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  • 1.0 stars

    ""Avoid at all costs!!!""

    April 10, 2014  |   By gingjok2

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.380

    Pros

    None whatsoever!!!!!!

    Cons

    Constant freezing!! Not worth the money!!! Customer care is non existent!!!!

    Summary

    This piece of crapware is not worth a single dollar!! It totally slows down boot up time. It absolutely swamps all over programmes on your computer! When you try to delay it on start up or even stop it running on start up, it automatically overrides the other software settings!! Upon start up it constantly freezes and takes about a minute before you can actually use it!! NEVER just run their cleaning programmes without checking!! What it says is unnecessary is actually something which is essential to the windows operation! On the last 2 software updates, the computer refused to reboot! Took countless attempts wasting a total of 15 minutes!!! It also affects the stability of other software on your computer as well! They also refuse to start up immediately!! Once I removed TuneUp Utilities 2014, everything went back to normal and the computer became very response again!! And to make matters worse, after getting in touch with customer care on 3 occasions!!! 10 days later they haven't replied in person!! Just those pathetic automatic replies!! As I write this review they still haven't been in touch.
    I would never recommend this software to anybody and would avoid it at all costs!!! Try Wise Care 365 or Advanced Systemcare 7 Pro. Both of which you get fairly quick helpful replies from customer care. And they are not over intrusive and cause no serious damage to your computer.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Bait and switch with no customer support"

    March 2, 2014  |   By MrNeutron777

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    Purchase from this company if like to be the victim of bait and switch scams and enjoy getting the the runaround when you try to get customer service.

    Cons

    E-mail advertising is a bait and switch scam.

    Impossible to contact customer support.

    Summary

    I have used AVG anti-virus for several years without incident. Yesterday I got an e-mail from AVG advertising PC Tuneup for $23.32. A link in the e-mail took me to the site where the price was $26.65.

    I tried to resolve the issue by:
    1) submitting a question online to "Julia" - no results
    2) online chat - no operators available
    3) calling the support number - recording directs me to the website
    4) replying to the e-mail - e-mail failed

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Incredibly powerful utility if you read descriptions"

    February 23, 2014  |   By bodach37

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015 14.0.1001.295

    Pros

    Optimization of start up and network/internet connection is unparalleled. Suggested parameters in connection are absolutely perfect. Start up time is now 75% faster. Used this on a cluttered computer, and was amazed at this application's capability

    1-click maintenance, per your own set standards and variables, is very quick, easy, and effective.

    Unused program targeting adds a new layer of protection regarding ad-ware you don't need, even if you don't realize you have it. The way AVG handles it's recommendations are via the community which rates these programs in a 5 star system. Basically, you'll know when a program is simply clutter.

    Shows you all the security issues you may have missed, or have not thought about. Explains them properly, and/or guides you to resources for more depth.

    Junk clean up is as effective as the most proven applications on the market today and adds a way to bring Windows' window dressing down to a complete minimum, if needed, to increase performance.

    Cons

    Does not indicate how powerful it is to the uninformed. This is not a "run of the mill tweaker". This actually can do the job. And from some of the reviews I'm seeing here, many did not anticipate it's power. "With great power comes great responsibility." AVG should pronounce this sentiment a bit more blatancy. READ THE DESCRIPTIONS of the changes it recommends. For instance, you can get rid of indexing, and render your start button search box essentially useless. Not every suggested resource minimization is a box you should just check off, nonchalantly. READ.

    Summary

    An incredibly powerful application to fix problems that can manually be fixed. The beauty of AVG Tuneup is that it finds those problems and presents you with the issue. So long as you don't just "fix" everything you're presented with like a kid in a candy store, you will likely find a fantastic performance increase in your computer. This program seats responsibility on the user, and gives them the key. Use it wisely. All descriptions are essentially in laymen terminology.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "DO NOT USE !!!"

    February 10, 2014  |   By Lord_FuzzyWhiskers

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    None, not a single good point

    Cons

    Destroyed my Desktop, Made my 2nd HDD undetectable by (even when it was tried on another machine !)

    Summary

    AVG Tech Support - forget it !
    They haven't a clue !

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Costly experience using this product!!!"

    February 3, 2014  |   By TAZZiiee

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    did not find any pros

    Cons

    the product; deleted things without my knowledge; it altered programs; it blocked things all without my knowledge.. the worst was it stopped System Restore from working period and deleted all my restore points.. Several programs were missing key files so stopped running.

    Summary

    this product messed up my computer so badly I had to take it in for repairs... costly repairs!!! Sorry I ever trusted it!! And I did not just use the free version I actually paid for this piece of crap!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "WOULDN'T EVEN GIVE THIS 1 STAR! WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY"

    January 22, 2014  |   By cindyt841

    Version: AVG PC TuneUp 2015

    Pros

    THERE ARE NO PROS

    Cons

    Slowed my computer down tremendously and screwed with my Windows Search Engine

    Summary

    DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT!

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