Free Internet Window Washer

Free Internet Window Washer

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 68 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.6.1
  • Total Downloads:
    356,652
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 23, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.25MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    165
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Free Internet Window Washer is yet another contender in the browsing-privacy category, but its spotty performance and lack of navigational flow left a lot to be desired.

The user interface is bland in appearance, but simple enough to understand. However, the commands along the left side of the small window aren't in the most logical order. The result is an interface that lacks any kind of flow, making it difficult to know where to go next. Regardless, using the Wash Settings menu, we were able to check off the cleaning options we wanted to include in the wipe process. The program does extend its cleaning functionality to Netscape, Opera, and Firefox in addition to Internet Explorer. It also lets you schedule cleanings using preset increments. But it all proved pointless because while the program successfully emptied our Recycle Bin and cleared any temporary files, it failed to clear our IE browsing history. A tally at the bottom of the interface lets you know the total number of items and space to be washed, but we found it inaccurate when compared with its actual performance.

The program offers a Help menu, but it doesn't make up for the poorly designed user interface and unreliable performance. We recommend you skip this free program for a more functional browsing-privacy tool.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Be Careful"

October 21, 2011  |  By Red_Kangaroo

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 3.0

Pros

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Cons

Will resist uninstallation; even one file at a time.

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5 stars

"Great little program"

April 19, 2011  |  By NealVanderstelt

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.9

Pros

Is much easier to use that other washers I have used. You can check what items you want washed. Cleaning is almost instantaneously after clicking wash.

Cons

I can't think of any.

Summary

I would recommend this to anyone. It is a free product and helps keep your computer clean. I run it with CCleaner and it seems to keep my computer running smoothly.

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3 stars

"It's ok, I really at this time don't need this"

March 18, 2010  |  By ncbrauer57

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.8

Pros

It does its job like ie suppose too

Cons

Haven't found any flaws as yet

Summary

Haven't found any flaw's as of yet

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3 stars

"it is really free"

January 18, 2010  |  By tomsStuff

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.6

Pros

but this also means that there are no many options.

Cons

Pls, add more options.

Summary

I think that I already said what I want to say.

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3 stars

"none clean the registry of history tracks"

May 15, 2009  |  By jammer066

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.3.1

Pros

these programs do what they say and work well at doing it

Cons

I have not, as of yet, found a program that cleans the registry of unwanted history tracks. After running several different programs, I still find unwanted files in the registry.

Summary

Can no one come up with a program that will remove all unwanted tracks of web sites you visit?
I have to check my registry every three or four days for these tracks.
Yes. I visit nude sites. When I do, my registry records EVERY web site, that includes sites I don't bring but because they are a part of the site I'm visiting, they get put into the registry. Windows one draw back is that. Check your registr and you will see what I'm talking about.

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4 stars

"efficient washer"

March 05, 2009  |  By levant57

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.3.1

Pros

easy to use with helpful features.

Cons

on start up the overlay page to request a licence key is a nuicance and when you try to remove it the whole page disapears into the system tray.
Sometimes you have to "wash" again to clear all clutter.

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4 stars

"it works great!"

March 05, 2009  |  By sagewolf

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.3.1

Pros

it's super easy to use

Cons

have not found anything I dont like about it

Summary

I am recommending this cleaner to all I know

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4 stars

"Seems to work just fine."

February 25, 2009  |  By crishuddleesf

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.3.1

Pros

Wipes program traces, and internet stuff just fine. Has full functionality.

Cons

User Interface isnt pretty lol, and not very intuitive... you have to dig through each menu a few times to get a feel for where things are. (certainly nothing to complain about considering the price- free) Unsure about the wiping feature.

Summary

All in all seems to be the best I've come across in free cleaner software. Program needs more description of what is being performed in the "wiping" option... details the number of passes but doesnt indicate what algorithm is being used or if it's just wiping zeros. Also doesnt appear to have option to wipe empty space on the drive. Dont get me wrong all in all, still the BEST I've come across in free cleaners.

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1 stars

"Works as advertised! But, it is NOT free!"

December 21, 2008  |  By SaintlyMic

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.3.1

Pros

Works as advertised.

Cons

This is NOT free!
It says it is free, but it pops up a nag screen requesting you to go to their site to purchase a registration key!
This makes the erase on windows start up option to not work!

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1 stars

"I do not recommend this program."

November 22, 2008  |  By tomthabom24

 |  Version: Free Internet Window Washer 2.3

Pros

I did not like anything about this program.

Cons

It will not let you uninstall it. I tryed downloading it two times to see if i could uninstall it, and it still would not. I had to download a special program to get it off my computer.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.6.1
Version 3.6.1 fixed bug that Thunderbird EMail is false positives for the Firefox.
General
Publisher Eusing Software
Publisher web site http://www.eusing.com/
Release Date November 12, 2014
Date Added November 23, 2014
Version 3.6.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 8, Windows Me, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.25MB
File Name FIWWSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 356,652
Downloads Last Week 165
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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