Ashampoo StartUp Tuner

Ashampoo StartUp Tuner

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 79 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2
  • Total Downloads:
    313,048
  • Date Added:
    June 17, 2007
  • File Size:
    1.48MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    44
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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This tiny suite of tools focuses on improving system startup with functions aimed at intermediate to advanced users. However, Ashampoo StartUp Tuner's interface is novice-friendly with simply commands and a bare minimum of nesting menus. Advanced users will find little need for help files or instructions as most commands are self-evident.

You've seen these functions in many other suites. Ashampoo StartUp Tuner's take includes helpful extras such as easy-to-call property dialogs and informational windows. The program's key component is an easy to operate Windows startup editor. Simply click which startup programs you no longer want to load automatically. We liked how well the Services editor explained the need or uselessness of common startup functions. Deactivating one took a mere click. The Add/Remove Program editor could have used sorting capabilities and a simple install directory listing.

Though Ashampoo StartUp Tuner is freeware, the trial demo will last a mere 10 days if not registered through e-mail. All the functions are helpful, if not flashy or information rich. Intermediate users looking for a simple system startup services editor should give this application a test.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 79 votes

    • 5 star 19
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 13
  • All Versions

    3.4

    out of 79 votes

    • 5 star 19
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 13
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  • 4 stars

    "For a free utility, this is a must have."

    August 25, 2013   |   By The Masked Villain

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    It's a small utility that does exactly what it says it does. It allows you to tune up your start up programs. To decide what should, and should not load on start up.

    Cons

    As with all Ashampoo software, you will get adds for their other programs before it starts. It's a minor annoyance, but one I can live with.

    Summary

    It's amazing how many programs think that they should load at start up, and thus reducing your available memory. I put this on my sister's computer, because it's small and I would only need to use it once, or twice a year. With StartUp Tuner, I was able to remove twelve unnecessary programs from loading at start up. The computer ran noticeably faster after a reboot.
    For a free utility, this is highly recommended.

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  • 5 stars

    "Sweet Program"

    January 16, 2011   |   By freewolf-1

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    Everything About This Program .Why Uninstall A Program You Like Use. just Keep It From Starting UP. Some Program Are Just A Lot Of Flash With Spyware The Ashampoo Tuner 2 Give You Control Over What Start Up On Your Computer And Save Boot Time And

    Cons

    If I Fine One Let You Know

    Summary

    Sweet And it Free You Dont Get A Full Start Up Program Like This With All The Bell And Whistels For FREE SWEET NICE Dont Take My Word For It. Download It And Come Back Here And Give A Review. Hell Let Those Folks Know What You Think.
    Saved Me Alot Of Waiting For My Computer To Load All Those Programs Just Stop Them From Starting Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2 Try It If You Fine Something Better Let Everyone Know ( And That My 2 Cents Worth) I Give It From Scale 1-10 ( 10 )

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  • 4 stars

    "Simple to use and efficient"

    December 26, 2010   |   By vinjack1930

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    I am impressed at the ease of use and the wide range of options.

    Cons

    At this time I find no express faults

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  • 5 stars

    "GREAT PROGRAM WORKS WELL"

    November 05, 2010   |   By briancarr1966

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    alternative to task scheduler does what it says with a few good other tips and the interface is good

    Cons

    none as yet

    Summary

    worth having it works well its free and a good program from ashampoo again.

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  • 3 stars

    "Nothing to say"

    September 29, 2010   |   By markamis

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    Nothing to say

    Cons

    Nothing to say

    Summary

    It's ok

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  • 2 stars

    "Miscategorized: NOT FREE, 10 day trialware"

    March 17, 2010   |   By BPBerk

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    It seems to do what it says it does, but only for 10 days.

    Cons

    Not free, which is okay--it might be worth what they want, but it shouldn't turn up when filtering for freeware.

    Summary

    Again, mistcatagorized...

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  • 5 stars

    "easy to use"

    March 03, 2010   |   By bgkahuna42

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    ease of use does what it says

    Cons

    none yet will let you know

    Summary

    great product helped me out

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  • 4 stars

    "Buono per coloro bravi con il pc !"

    January 17, 2010   |   By fabzcom

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    E un aiuto x windows

    Cons

    Bisogna capire cosa fai perche puoi creare conflitto

    Summary

    Se sei bravo nel settore informatica vorrei il tuo parere !

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  • 4 stars

    "Easy to install and very easy to use."

    December 27, 2009   |   By RichH2o

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    It is Free and very easy to use to eliminate the programs you do not want to launch untill needed

    Cons

    Nothing to speak of.

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  • 3 stars

    "A good program easy to use."

    December 21, 2009   |   By ajsouth

    Version: Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2

    Pros

    Helps with keeping your computer running the way it should and more.

    Cons

    None what I can see.

    Summary

    Use it It all helps.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 2
    This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
    General
    Publisher Ashampoo
    Publisher web site http://www.ashampoo.com
    Release Date June 17, 2007
    Date Added June 17, 2007
    Version 2
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory System Utilities
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    Download Information
    File Size 1.48MB
    File Name ashampoo_startup_tuner200_fm.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 313,048
    Downloads Last Week 44
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations 10-day trial
    Price Free
     
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