TuneUp Utilities 2006

TuneUp Utilities 2006

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 1439 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0.2331
  • Total Downloads:
    4,948,503
  • Date Added:
    September 27, 2005
  • File Size:
    45.89MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,508
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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The word utility is far too utilitarian for TuneUp Utilities 2006. The program provides the basic Windows maintenance toolset, including temporary files, Registry cleaners, and start-up program controls, and these tools work more quickly and easily than most. However, it also sports great add-on tools you don't usually see in a utility program. The module-based program does more than clean, offering a variety of Internet and program-acceleration tweaks as well as Windows performance enhancers. The crash-preventing MemOptimizer, a file shredder, and a respectable uninstall utility round out this suite. You even can automate maintenance tasks with the scheduler or tweak Windows' appearance with the styler tool. The built-in RescueCenter can restore all changes completely or one by one. The only thing missing is a built-in hard drive defragger, but it seems petty to complain. The system-analyzing wizard alone, with its thorough reporting and upgrade suggestions, is worth the program price. And as an aside, we'd give this program design kudos for its stylish, logically arranged interface. TuneUp Utilities suits all users, from complete beginners who will appreciate the one-click optimization to more daring ones who will experiment with all the settings.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 225 votes

    • 5 star 173
    • 4 star 31
    • 3 star 6
    • 2 star 4
    • 1 star 11
  • All Versions

    4.1

    out of 1439 votes

    • 5 star 892
    • 4 star 206
    • 3 star 91
    • 2 star 63
    • 1 star 187
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4 stars

"Defragment problem in 2014."

October 15, 2014  |  By CanHandletheTruth

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.340

Pros

Tuneup utilities 2013 is way better, apparently it does not work for Windows 8

Cons

There are problems with Tuneup utilities 2014, its thorough defrag has a big problem, it removes random files.

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1 stars

"KEEP CLEAR - NO SUPPORT - HAD TO REPLACE HARD DRIVE"

October 08, 2014  |  By Aabaana

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.340

Pros

The 'Pros' is: there are other software solutions out there - don't get within a barge-pole length of Tune-Up if you have any sense!

Cons

I had this installed on two laptops and having checked a hard drive with which I had no problems with, my BIOS could no longer detect my hard drive. I spent TEN WEEKS and over £200 in phone calls to the USA trying - pleading - for help and was continually stone-walled! DO NOT TAKE A CHANCE, it;s not worth having to replace your hard drive or spend hundreds of pounds getting no help!

Summary

I HOPE TUNE-UP CRASHES AS MY HARD DRIVE DID OH AND WITHOUT BEING SLANDEROUS - AS IT'S THE TRUTH, THEY LIE!

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1 stars

"Disk error scan makes your computer unusable"

August 01, 2014  |  By jkirk1626

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.340

Pros

Its utilities are mostly functional and effective.

Cons

A scan for had drive errors remained stuck at 10% for 10 hours. The computer was unusable during this time. Powering off and restarting had no result without a recovery CD. TuneUp Utilities provides no warning of making your computer useless for 10 hours; it provides no warning that you will be unable to terminate the scan.

This is inexcusable and borders on the tort of conversion.

Summary

Enjoy TuneUp Utilities leaving your computer stuck at 10% for >10 hours with the message: "scanning and repairing drive C:"

Search for "TuneUp Utilities" and you'll find results replete with customers reporting TuneUp Utilities' hard drive error scans leaving customers' computers stuck at some percentage and never recovering. AVG's response is that it's a Windows issue not a TuneUp Utilities issue. Really? Way to give an enormous FU to your customers. Worse, incompetent illiterate techs are telling people to do procedures on PCs while those PCs are stuck on AVG's software.

However good and effective TuneUp Utilities' other functions, this oversight and dismissiveness of users should be a deal breaker.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher TuneUp
Publisher web site http://www.tune-up.com
Release Date September 27, 2005
Date Added September 27, 2005
Version 5.0.2331
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Diagnostic Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Me
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 45.89MB
File Name TuneUpUtilities2014_en-US.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,948,503
Downloads Last Week 1,508
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $39.99

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