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:
    313,299
  • Date Added:
    June 17, 2007
  • File Size:
    1.48MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    41
  • 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 Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 1.48MB
File Name ashampoo_startup_tuner200_fm.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 313,299
Downloads Last Week 41
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations 10-day trial
Price Free
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