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PC Health Check

CNET Editors' review

This supposedly free program quickly scans your PC to find any problems that might put you at risk. We found it ironic that PC Health Check set off our spyware program during install and then proceeded to add numerous program links without permission. We weren't all that impressed by its capabilities, either.

PC Health Check's user interface is easy to use because there's only one real option. All you have to do is click the Scan button. The program very quickly scanned and identified problems on our PC. We were impressed by its findings, but then we clicked the Fix button. Instead of fixing all, or at least some, of the identified problems, we were told to call the number provided to speak to a specialist that would fix our PC's problems remotely. That didn't sit well with us. On top of that, the program installed multiple icons on our desktop without permission, and our spyware program detected a threat when we first installed the program.

PC Health Check is freeware, but on its own it does nothing but scan your computer. You'll have to pay up to deal with the issues it finds. We suggest you steer clear of this program and look for one that offers its own means of repairing any problems.

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