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    "Too Much Trouble"

    January 6, 2005  |   By ZZ-Top-Man

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    I am not new to system management. I have used the simple RegClean ever since I found in the back files of Win95. I understand that if you don't keep a clean system and then try to install a heay duty reg cleaner like Advanced System Opti.. it will crash your system.
    What people don't understand is that by the time you think you need one of these programs its to late! Its time to fdisk don't even bother running a reg cleaner program. Anyhoo... I like to keep my system in top condition. I have been using Windows Ultra Cleaner for a long time, but wanted something stronger. I have had great success with a program called Registry First Aid, outstanding product. Well, I was thinking there could be something even better. Well I came across this guy Advanced System Optimizer, So I gave it a try. Very nice interface, well laid out, lots of help screens, which is very important with this type of product, and a whole lotta features. I would liked to have seen a one button does all configuration since there is soooo many options and features. Well I let it rip. It did just fine for a day or two. Then strange things began to happen. I noticed it took over my entire system. I don't like that. Things started to come up missing. I no longer could get my email. Then no internet. No network pinters. Slowly
    no windows. This happened over a three day period. I wound up pulling out my tape backup and getting back to normal. I would say the only feature I could really use was the reg defragger. Then I would have to uninstall ASAP
    after running it. Anything else was just too many steps to get one thing accomplished. Hope this helps.

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  • Reply by johnboatner on March 20, 2005

    There are so many options available. I know you're looking for a one-click-fits-all solution, but that only exists in a dreamland. Question: Were you running Norton Security or Norton AV software (or any other flavor of ZoneAlarm, firewall, anti-spyware, etc.) when you ran the reg defrag? Those apps might think the reg defrag is an attack and halt the defragger during it's write cycle. That would be bad. Please use your brain in the future and RTFM

  • Reply by Systweak on January 31, 2005

    Advaned System Optimizer includes many system utilites and it depends on the user how cleverly he/she uses those utilities to tweak the system. However, repercussions after using system utilities mainly depends on the state of the system and the way applications installed on the system were handled.

    Advanced System Optimizer is a product which has many functions and features. It can clean up garbage and junk files, it can clean registry (which is a very important part of windows Operating System as it keeps all the information about the programs loaded on the system). Cleaning up junk files and registry improves the performance and stability of the system in the long term, regular cleanup will keep the system in good condition. Advance System Optimizer also optimizes the registry by defragging it which also results in good performance.

    You can easily safeguard your privacy (which means no one can track what you have done on your computer for e.g. no one can track which files you opened and which websites you visited). You will be able to detect and delete obnoxious and pernicious spyware from your system with Advanced System Optimizer.

    Advanced System Optimizer is an award winning product which you can view from the website "registry-repair-software-review.toptenreviews.com/advanced-system-optimizer-review.html".

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