TuneUp Utilities 2014 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best Power Saving / Optimization Application"

    September 21, 2013  |   By milad_mirkazemi

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.145

    Pros

    - User Friendly Interface
    - Program Deactivator + Economy Mode + Startup Manager + Live Optimization = Incredible Battery Life: only -575 milliwatts discharge rate on my y580 i7!
    - Effective StartUp/Live Optimizer and Turbo Mode

    Cons

    Latest version: power plan does not switch to high performance when turbo mode is activating.

    Summary

    I recommend you try 2014 version!

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Pretty good"

    September 6, 2013  |   By kanbrain

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.145

    Pros

    Overall, my 4-yr-old computer was running so poorly that I was thinking of replacing it. On the advice of a colleague I tried TU. Now the computer's performance is improved. Sometimes it does run way too slowly for comfort, will freeze up for a bit. Other times it runs very efficiently. In general, I have to reboot notably fewer times than I used to. I think TU's periodic clean-up and repair of the registry makes a significant difference.

    Cons

    TU's prioritizing of programs sometimes has gotten obtrusive. I use Copernic for desktop search. That program needs to run continually to index new content. TU sometimes tries to deactivate it. But TU tells me that and I can override it.

    Summary

    I haven't had any of the problems with the 2012, 2013 versions that some have complained about here. I haven't needed any support from the vendor, so I can't evaluate that.

    I initially ran each of TU's operations manually so I could see what it was doing. Once I was satisfied that it wasn't doing anything harmful, I just let it run automatically.

    TU is not a panacea, but for a reasonable price I think it is reasonably helpful.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "A nuisance to have on your computer."

    August 25, 2013  |   By Zazzlez

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    - The software SOMETIMES works as they claim.
    - could be helpful for those with little knowledge of PC maintenance.

    Cons

    - It can cause your system to become unstable.
    - When it doesn't work the way they claim, the support is of NO help whatsoever.

    Summary

    This program, which I might add I never even agreed to download was forced on my computer while downloading another program entirely. Surely this would **** most people off, but then without even asking this program began to make decisions about everyday programs that I use, making them unstable and crash often (Said problems never occurred before this forced installation on my computer.)
    To be at least fair I decided to give this program a shot, and decided to try running one of my video games. Around fifteen - twenty minutes into playing tuneup utilities popped up a lovely message telling me that in order to optimize my PC it would lower the priority of the game i was currently playing, this in turn slowed my frame rate, and eventually crashed the game entirely.

    Surely for anyone reading this you can understand why this program is a waste of your time, the developers seem more interested in sales than they do with making a quality program that works WITH its users rather than making decisions on it's own.
    The program is unstable, and support for it is minimal. I'd suggest that you steer clear from this waste of space.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Mixed Sentiments"

    August 10, 2013  |   By airdrieguy2

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    I found it does all that it claims until things go wrong and then they are of no help.

    Cons

    Until they were bought by AVG it was a great product offering great support now its all the about the sales and nothing about support. I have repeatedly emailed (as in an email a week for two months now) about about a problem I am having trying to uninstalling a corrupt version and installing a new one and still have not heard back.

    Summary



    Updated on Jul 31, 2014

    It took the Tuneup Utilities team awhile but they did eventually solve the software problem. Now the program works as they said it would. Change my recommendation to "Buy it."

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Awesome up to the 2010 version"

    July 20, 2013  |   By VirtualT

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    This program was awesome up to and including the 2010 version! 2011 was also great but a bit sluggish. 2012 we has system crashes on our computer and other people too when started using the 2012 edition. Inquiries is almost impossible - due to no email address to contact them but only online form that we have tried and didn't work - so we found it impossible to contact/Communicate to them.

    Cons

    Inquiries is almost impossible - due to no email address to contact them but only online form that we have tried and didn't work - so we found it impossible to contact/Communicate to them.Found the 2012 version problematic.

    Summary

    Awesome up to and including 2010 version. Communication and contact with them is very difficult due to no direct contact details.Found the 2012 version problematic with system crashes etc.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Throws awayy important data"

    July 19, 2013  |   By lyrromero

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    Easy to install and use, frees lots of space, cleans the registry

    Cons

    It didn't speed up my PC and cleaned important data like uninstall info, some days after I tried to uninstall a program to update to a new version and could not unintstall the old one and could not install the new one because it erased a DLL file. I told 2 persons about this utility and one loosed part of his email in Outlook and the other one give up errors in IE and could not browse some pages. The three of us had to ask for professional help to repair the system and loosed info.

    Summary

    Don't use this progam if you are not an advanced user, or don't want to loose data.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Maintenance tool"

    July 7, 2013  |   By Adam_Kew

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    This program is a must have in my opinion! I've been using it for the past 3 years, and have had no problems. It helps maintain my PC, helps me disable programs which keeps them from "automatically" starting up freeing system RAM and CPU usage, quickens startup/shutdown processes, and lets me change my Windows 7 login screen so I can be unique! And last but not least, 1-click maintenance which makes my life easier.

    Cons

    None, but if I had to pick something... It's not idiot proof. This program does NOT slow down your system or internet as other reviewers are "claiming".

    Summary

    I've been playing around with computers for the past 12 years, and have seen some crazy fun stuff. This is by far a must have tool for anyone smart enough to use it. If you don't know how, read up on how to use it properly!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "too bad DON'T USE IT!!!"

    June 27, 2013  |   By kam26d

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    the only good aspect is junk cleaning

    Cons

    it made my PC very slow and it made internet more slow. it has too many processes running in the background.

    Summary

    STAY AWAY

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Product! Great online reviews!"

    June 20, 2013  |   By quickdraw2011

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    Computer much more responsive. Faster start and shut down times. Faster page loads. My computer never worked so good!

    Cons

    Absolutely, None

    Summary

    Can't go wrong with this utility. I've used this for over 5 years now. It gets better with every new version. I have no idea why anyone would have problems with this utility, unless they are just novice computers users and don't understand how to configure the program correctly.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works Good"

    June 20, 2013  |   By fwalton60

    Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 13.0.3020.7

    Pros

    As far as I can tell, it works well to optimize my computer operation. I have not had any problems, unlike other reviews.

    Cons

    None I can tell

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