Advanced SystemCare

Advanced SystemCare

Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 11929 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
6.0
File Size:
36.87MB
Date Added:
October 16, 2012
Price:
Free; Save 50% and upgrade now
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
Total Downloads:
112,434,904
Downloads Last Week:
125,771
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Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

All it takes it a single visit to a compromised Web site to snare a nasty piece of malware or to pick up cookies that track your every browsing move. And there's nothing worse than a computer that is bogged down so much that it impedes your ability to work or play games. Advanced Systemcare aims to remedy whatever ails your computer by not only cleaning up junk files, malware, and invalid registry entries, but by giving your computer a boost to optimize your PC experience.

Advanced Systemcare's interface is broken down into four maintenance categories so as to not overwhelm you: Quick Care, Deep Care, Toolbox, and Turbo Boost. We started with Quick Care and with the Quick Malware Removal feature. We clicked Scan and the program quickly went to work and came back with no issues. (In all fairness, we regularly run full PC scans using our own security software, so we didn't expect the program to find anything here.) Next up to bat was the Registry Fix, which came back with a whopping 597 problems. We found this a little fishy since we had just tested a very reputable registry cleaner that had found and fixed all of our registry issues. Still, we went through the process of checking and unchecking which files we wanted the program to fix. Once we clicked the Repair Now option, the program went to work and the problem registry entries were remedied in a matter of seconds. The Deep Care feature takes it all a step further by offering deeper scans, as well as a Registry Defrag option, which we successfully used to tidy up our registry. We were a little miffed that the program didn't ask us if we wanted to back up our registry before making any changes. However, we'll give it a slight pass because the program does include a Rescue feature that lets you undo any registry changes, and offers the ability to create a restore point, which we recommend you do before you touch your registry. Our final stop on the tour was the Turbo Boost feature. From there, we selected Work Mode, which let us manually disable unnecessary services and background applications. We were skeptical of it actually doing anything to speed up our computer, but we have to admit that we did notice a slight difference in our computer's speed, and for the better. The program does include an online help guide, though we don't think you'll need it for handling basic cleaning tasks.

Pay close attention while installing Advanced Systemcare because it'll install an IObit toolbar if you don't decline. The program also leaves a folder behind after uninstallation. Still, we recommend it as a worthwhile program for keeping your system running on all cylinders.

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  • All Versions:

    4.2

    out of 11929 votes

    • 5 star: 6189
    • 4 star: 3945
    • 3 star: 664
    • 2 star: 307
    • 1 star: 824
  • Current Version:

    3.3

    out of 9 votes

    • 5 star: 4
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 3
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  • 5 stars

    "Great product... with a little annoyances"

    August 22, 2014   |   By yennefer15

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    Keep your PC in tip top shape and finds lots of fixes other utility programs miss! Super value for a freebie!

    Cons

    Some of its included items are "pay only" but the worst problem is that ASC is always changing its interface! C'mon guys, get a style and stick with it!

    Summary

    Very good product; had to dock 1/2 star for a little cumbersome, inconsistent UI.

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  • 5 stars

    "Worth it totally"

    August 22, 2014   |   By FatGirlJacki

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    I had problems with a brand new laptop. Installed this & right away I could tell the difference. It's exactly what my computer needed & it's kept it running smooth ever since. I won't be uninstalling this app ever.

    Cons

    What cons?

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  • 5 stars

    "Five Star program"

    August 20, 2014   |   By B.Watt Bulb

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    This program works in the background, and lets you know when the computer needs to run, the software for clean up..... I have been using this Iobit ASC for the past few years, and my computer never was better.....Their staff, and Tech personal are top notch experts from right here in the good old USA... No being transferred to the middle east, or some South American country ..... When you call, you get someone you can fully understand.... That makes me a happy man, and not a frustrated man, because me ears can't fix the broken English.... God Bless Texas...

    Cons

    I have no cons . This company is great !

    Summary

    I would recommend the makers of this program ASC 7 by Iobit if you want solid protection...Most other companies, that make similar software are out of the country, and claim to do better. Then when their is a problem, you can't get anyone who speaks fluent English....... Good Luck with that ! ( I'll stick with Texas )

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  • 5 stars

    "This free suite does wonders after reinstalling Windows"

    August 17, 2014   |   By vpiotet

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    The free suite Advance Syustem Care version 7,and the ASC version 8 Beta all work flawlessly for me. The PRO upgrade brought many improvements and no problems. The TURBO BOOST significantly improved my PC responsiveness..
    The DRIVER BOOST found 10 obsolete drivers. Its fast enough to run at boot time.
    After Microsoft WindowsUpdate somehow was not working after a WIN 7 reinstallation, this free suite found and fixed 50 security holes.
    After that, Microsofts Windows Update worked again !
    The TURBO BOOST works well and makes my PCsignificantly faster in seconds.
    Gone are the days when we laboriously turned off services as recommended by Black Viper
    The Performance monitor is a jewel of simplicity and effectiveness
    Littlle, easy-to-read summary graphs indicate performance at a glance.
    Want to dig deeper ? Click on these summary graphs and the detailed performance
    graphs provided by Microsoft Windows appear.

    Cons

    Sure, uninstallation could be simplified, but this is insignificant in view of the time and effort saved by this free suite and the peace of mind it gives !.

    Summary

    BRAVO IOBIT FOR THIS VERY USEFUL SUITE !

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  • 5 stars

    "A nice tool to have, Especially the paid version."

    August 11, 2014   |   By khalid010

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    Everything the product says it does, it performs it superbly well,...my notebooks [I have 2 of them] have NEVER run so well or quickly as they do when I installed & used advanced system care Pro...the FREE version is good but the Pro is excellent, and when you upgrade to PRO version...WOW...everything just snaps into focus, and at lightening speed too....fantastic program. ! A must have

    Cons

    No Catches

    Summary

    A nice tool to have if you dont wanna run several applications to speed and cleanup your system.

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  • 5 stars

    "SUPER PROGRAM !"

    August 08, 2014   |   By wouldyou

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    everything the product says it does, it performs it superbly well,...my pc's [I have 3 of them] have NEVER run so well or quickly as they do when I installed & used advanced system care...the FREE version is excellent, but when you upgrade to PRO version...WOW...everything just snaps into focus, and at lightening speed too....fantastic program. !

    Cons

    NONE AT ALL...JUST GO GET IT,!

    Summary

    ALL THE SCEPTICS OUT THERE, DO YOURSELF & YR PC A FOVOUR....JUST GO AHEAD & INSTALL IT...YOU CERTAINLY WONT REGRET IT AT ALL...

    Updated on Aug 8, 2014

    just recently. i re-formatted my pc to a factory condition, i had a problem with A/S,CARE PRO, in that the program wouldn't accept the license code for it...after contact with A/S CARE TEAM, it worked superbly again after coding was accepted...first class aftercare by a dedicated help team...WELL DONE YET AGAIN.

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  • 4 stars

    "Good deal."

    August 07, 2014   |   By Raziel1988

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    ASC does everything. I no longer feel like I need to run 30 different programs to fix up my computer

    Cons

    It's a free version so it does miss a little, but hardly worth worrying about.

    Summary

    Use it. I'm like the family computer fix it guy. When my family needs their computers fixed up I'm their guy. Having ASC on their computer is a major help.

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  • 1 stars

    "Messed up my computer big time!"

    August 06, 2014   |   By chefmarie90

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    I thought it was working!

    Cons

    Caused my windows 8 apps to stop working and won't update,will not update to windows 8.1.I'm signed into a temporary user account that I can't get out of,now I have to back up my files on my hard drive and restore my computer back to the factory .I was told this program may have downloaded stuff on my computer that is controlling it,also my browser keeps opening by itself .Really annoying .

    Summary

    I see this hasn't happened to other people best of luck! I will not be installing this again, I see 823 have only given it 1 star That's a large Number!

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  • 5 stars

    "i use it for some time ago"

    August 03, 2014   |   By marioumarios400

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    nice design fast scanning it does improve computer performance

    Cons

    idk nothing

    Summary

    i use this one with ccleaner some time ago but now i use 360 total security and i clean my windows from there.

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  • 4 stars

    "Mixed Emotions"

    July 31, 2014   |   By lahavyanai

    Version: Advanced SystemCare Free 7.3.0.459

    Pros

    I use the software but do not have enough knowledge if it has improved performance of the computer.
    The Company Support representatives are generous people. I have good experience with them.The Company is studying and improving all the time.

    Cons

    At the end of a scan run, the software presents the repairs to be done, but no details of what exactly happened.
    I have no idea what changes after . I can not tell if your computer is more stable after "repaired."
    Very important for me to understand in detail how it works and equally important is that the program will give me information about the computer hardware. and the option to accelerate the graphics card to a maximum.

    Summary

    Good luck to you IOBit.

    Updated on Jul 31, 2014

    I bought two pro versions.

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