System Mechanic Professional

System Mechanic Professional

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 134 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0.4
  • Total Downloads:
    96,553
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 16, 2006
  • Price:
    Purchase; $69.95 to buy

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4 stars

"Its all about understanding on how it works.."

February 11, 2014  |  By NavyUSA276869

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 12.0.1.3

Pros

I have had this now for about seven years and yes I have made my mistakes, but when learn how it works with the other software it is an amazing product to have especially for the price, it has made a big difference on all my pcs..

Cons

Just have to work with it and learn or if you want call tech but I like to learn for myself for the most part it is easy to use..

Summary

I tried glary soft and in my opinion it doesn't even come close system mechanic, over all this is one the best software products that I have ever purchased..

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5 stars

"This is for System Mechanic, not the Pro Version"

December 11, 2013  |  By lazysparky

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 12.0.1.3

Pros

I have been using this iolo System Mechanic for almost one year now and am real happy with the product for it's ease of use and quality on functionality. Nice that it can be used on multiple computers with one license key. Update/Upgrade process is easy.

Cons

No cons here

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3 stars

"Serious compatibility issues with Win 8.1"

December 03, 2013  |  By mecpooler

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 12.0.1.3

Pros

Have used this program for about 6 years with few problems.

Cons

registry cleaner removes critical files & also changes some registry values, now shuts now indexing services

Summary

Removed program from both my Win 8.1 computers. Installed Auslogics Boost Speed which seems to be compatible with Win 8.1

Updated on May 8, 2014

As of the last update this program is working well again.

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4 stars

"Not Compatible With Win 8.1"

November 27, 2013  |  By Afunnyfun

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 12.0.1.3

Pros

It Does Some Great Works For Speeding Up Hard Disk & Also OS Such as Full Disk Optimizing & Realigning & Repairing & Also Registry Repair & ....

Cons

Has Serious Incompatibility Issues With Win 8.1

Summary

It's A High-Tech Hospital For Your System

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2 stars

"The Anti-virus is garbage"

September 26, 2013  |  By Dusty

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 11.7.0.15

Pros

The utility part...IS AMAZING!! Truly fantastic. I recommend buying that. But stay away from the PRO. Trust me on this. Damaged computer after 7 days. Also, nobody gives a detailed review on the pro for it's anti virus. Just on it's system utilities part.some reason. They do on the SM just not the pro. I wish they did. I wouldn't have bought.

Cons

Everything about the utility part is EXCELLENT! And I mean excellent. Unfortunately, SYSTEM MECHANIC PRO comes with the worst anti-virus software made. After 7 days of installation my computer became infected and I spent 3 hours with Dell technicians to get fixed. I visited the same sites using 2 other anti virus soft-wares before with no problem. Stick with system mechanic 12 it's fantastic but Pro is truly bad anti virus technology.

Summary

Buy Iolo System Mechanic 12.
But NEVER go near Iolo System Mechanic Pro. It's anti virus is a joke.

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5 stars

"Warning for telephone Phishing"

June 20, 2013  |  By katmancross

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 11.7.0.15

Pros

This is the best software of its kind out there. It does a wonderful job of cleaning the dung that builds up from loads of browsing and gives the user plenty of options to clean the computer.

Cons

I have not problems at all.

Summary

I received an unwarranted phone call from someone stating they were from System Mechanic. And that my software was sending error reports back to home base.
This person wanted to take control of my computer and fix things.
I told her no. I asked for a phone number and she gave me something that didn't work.
I called System Mechanic directly from their published web site number.
The tech barely spoke English but I was able to find out that System Mechanic NEVER calls you. You call them.
So beware of such tactics. This person had my email address and phone number to make me feel warm and fuzzy.
I almost got hacked.
Be careful out there.

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5 stars

"The Best set of System Maintenance Tools Available !"

June 06, 2013  |  By HermanatorIII

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 11.7.0.15

Pros

Excellent Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software updated Daily.
All System Mechanic programs can be automated and scheduled.
Hard-Drive Optimizer and Memory Cleaner keep your machine in peak form.
Upgrades and current "Tips" are automatic and hassle-free.
Disc-Scrubber software can sweep your hard-drives with Military strength security, obliterating viruses and proprietary content safely, and forever.
System Mechanic evaluates and diagnoses any problems each time you open it, and will alert you to any attempted virus or security threats automatically.

Cons

I have nothing negative to report.

Summary

The Best System Maintenance Tools Ever ! I've been using System Mechanic since the last Millennium, and wouldn't set-up a new Computer without it installed. From an outstanding Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware program, to Memory Cleaner and Hard-Drive Optimizers, this set of tools is incomparable !

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5 stars

"Its the best Pick !!!"

June 04, 2013  |  By arunlildude

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 11.7.0.15

Pros

Pros :
Easy to use.
Asks Less Questions.
Detects a lot of errors.
Auto Pilot Mode.
Desktop Gadget.

Cons

Cons :
Uses up quite a bit of RAM.
License get you only a year.

Summary

System mechanic is a must for every l33t, noob and nerd PC user out there. When compared against other popular maintanence suites, System Mechanic definitely gives heavier resources, but is also richer on options. System Mechanic found just over 800 problems that ASO couldn't detect.

System Mechanic took PC tune up to a whole new league with the launch of the Desktop widget, it scans your pc regularly and shows the health status and fixes all the issues with just one click without asking million questions which some users wouldn't even understand.

Bottom Line is that its easy to use and has hell lot of utilities to tweak every part of your computer. Best bet for any user no matter of what age they are. I give it a 10/10.

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5 stars

"BEST OF TYPE"

May 26, 2013  |  By johnh764

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 11.7.0.15

Pros

Has everything you need and what it does it does very well

Cons

absolutely none

Summary

have tried many optimization and repair programs but this is definitely the best

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1 stars

"Problem with virus scan and external drive"

April 25, 2013  |  By 3330

 |  Version: System Mechanic Professional 11.5.2.4

Pros

Iguess it may work, hard to detect if it has made 3 computers faster.

Cons

Slow in scanning, advance scanning takes hours to scan. When scanning with the virus detection scan, the scan stopped after over 7 to 8 hours at 95% completion for all scans and 98% completion for virus scan. Appears that the scan was scanning my external drive. When I disconnected the external drive, the scan finished. I tried technical support who told me I had windows errors after a nonsensical e-mail concerning the problem. I do not know if he fixed anything other than to try to sell me support for $139. I do not want to try to rescan with the external drive reconnected. I was told that the windows errors may have had something to do with the problem and they had to be fixed by a windows certified technician. I also have some other register programs and fix problems software that states over 100 errors in various categories such as registry that SM supposedly has fixed. The website is extremely difficult to navigate for support.

Summary

I have no faith in System Mechanics or its technical support. Maybe it works for some areas where there may be a problem. Maybe some users will not experience my problem (problems?). Unfortunately I had to uninstall Norton AntiVirus to download the SM program.

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General
Publisher Iolo Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.iolo.com
Release Date December 16, 2006
Date Added December 16, 2006
Version 7.0.4
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Maintenance & Optimization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
  • Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista
  • 256MB RAM
  • 60MB free HDD space
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Download Information
    File Size 95.98MB
    File Name SystemMechanicPro_12.7.0.62.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 96,553
    Downloads Last Week 308
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    Limitations Not available
    Price $69.95

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