Advanced Windows Optimizer

Advanced Windows Optimizer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 15 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.15
  • Total Downloads:
    46,483
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 13, 2007
  • Price:
    Free to try (10-day trial); $39.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.1MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    22
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This suite of tools doesn't do everything to clean and optimize your system, but it seems that way. Advanced Windows Optimizer's well-designed clean and logical interface is consistent over 20 different tools. Though each tool has different needs, each opens with an explanation screen, includes simple options, and operates in a similar manner. The help file isn't much of a help though. Users are expected to understand many normal Windows operating procedures.

We found all these tools useful, usually quick, and always designed with safeguards for less experienced users. While each tool displayed progress in some manner, none had a good scan time left meter. Often, we just walked away and hoped the scan would be finished on return. Unusual for this genre, though, you could stop a scan without losing found files. The system cleaning tools found most of the detritus of our test machines. Finding duplicate files is easy to implement with a few quickly set rules. The system control and system tool functions mimic Windows tools, but with better explanations and more flexible options. With wild cards, case search, and hive choice the Registry Search tool is much more flexible than the search option found in RegEdit. Across the board for all tools, we did wish for a select/deselect all option before deleting files.

We didn't cover every tool in this short review, but each operated well. Problems were rare and were similar over all tools; no progress meters, no select all switches and columns that couldn't be sorted were the major complaints. The 10-day trial is short but still allows users enough time to test everything Advanced Windows Optimizer offers. Though this application is flexible enough for advanced users, it's suitable for all users looking to keep their system clean and optimized.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Beware of registry cleaners"

June 30, 2011  |  By groucho7

 |  Version: Advanced Windows Optimizer 5.15

Pros

May help you get ride of some old files

Cons

May ruin your Windows system

Summary

Do not use any registry cleaners. They may destroy your computer.

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3 stars

"Over priced optimizer."

March 08, 2009  |  By Oliver_2

 |  Version: Advanced Windows Optimizer 5.15

Pros

It has a registry cleaner a startup manager it can clean up temporary internet files history fix broken short cuts uninstall programs find duplicate files and much more.

Cons

It's over priced and the ten day trial is too short. Glary Utilities can do about the same job for free.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.15
Version 5.15 includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher GOG Software
Publisher web site http://www.gogsoft.com/
Release Date December 13, 2007
Date Added December 13, 2007
Version 5.15
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Diagnostic Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 3.1MB
File Name awoinstall.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 46,483
Downloads Last Week 22
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 10-day trial
Price $39.95

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