TuneUp Utilities

TuneUp Utilities

Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 1439 votes

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  • Version:
    2004
  • Total Downloads:
    4,948,503
  • Date Added:
    August 19, 2004
  • File Size:
    45.89MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,508
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP

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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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1 stars

"AVG owns Tune-Up now."

July 25, 2014  |  By srk9

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.275

Pros

I have used this program, with yearly updates, for many years. It used to be FANTASTIC.

Cons

AVG has "F" rating with Better Business Bureau. That is relevant because AVG now owns Tune-Up. Shortly after AVG bought the company, Tune-Up changed. INDEED, it seems that the company pushes updates that actually break one's purchased software, with the only solution being to buy the newest version. I'm serious.

Indeed, I just found that not only did "updates" break TU 2013, but TU 2012 also was broken when the very newest updates were applied.

This is, I think, criminal activity.

Summary

Avoid this product at all costs. Past performance means absolutely nothing. Take it from a long-time user.

If you have this program installed, DO NOT ALLOW ANY UPDATES.

Updated on Jul 25, 2014

(P.S.: I have had precisely the kind of problems with tech support as others here.)

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3 stars

"Frustrating customer support"

June 22, 2014  |  By sagehillguy

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.296

Pros

I am a simple home user so cannot actually comment on its usefulness. Having said that I hasten to add it seems to do what they say it will.

Cons

Customer service for Windows8.1 sucks. I cannot get the disc defragmenter to move beyond the 10% mark. I have repeatedly emailed their customer service and they keep sending the same response on how to create a error file. I have explained there is no way to do this and then after my third email asking for another solution they have stopped responding. Be aware.

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1 stars

"Troublesome"

June 13, 2014  |  By 783jam

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.296

Pros

Ad blurb looks interesting

Cons

Downloaded software, however it did not function satisfactory on my old Windows7 PC. I decided to deinstall it. I then found that I could not de-install it. Even tried a special de-install tool. Eventually had to do a system restore on my pc to remove the software. I am sure the company purposely make it very hard for a user to remove it. I wasted several hours. potential customers beware that they may have a de-install problem.

Summary

Not worth the hassle if you are going to use the free download to try before you buy.

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1 stars

"Avoid at all costs!!!"

April 09, 2014  |  By gingjok

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.275

Pros

None whatsoever!!!!!!

Cons

Constant freezing!! Not worth the money!!! Customer care is non existent!!!!

Summary

This piece of crapware is not worth a single dollar!! It totally slows down boot up time. It absolutely swamps all over programmes on your computer! When you try to delay it on start up or even stop it running on start up, it automatically overrides the other software settings!! Upon start up it constantly freezes and takes about a minute before you can actually use it!! NEVER just run their cleaning programmes without checking!! What it says is unnecessary is actually something which is essential to the windows operation! On the last 2 software updates, the computer refused to reboot! Took countless attempts wasting a total of 15 minutes!!! It also affects the stability of other software on your computer as well! They also refuse to start up immediately!! Once I removed TuneUp Utilities 2014, everything went back to normal and the computer became very response again!! And to make matters worse, after getting in touch with customer care on 3 occasions!!! 10 days later they haven't replied in person!! Just those pathetic automatic replies!! As I write this review they still haven't been in touch.
I would never recommend this software to anybody and would avoid it at all costs!!! Try Wise Care 365 or Advanced Systemcare 7 Pro. Both of which you get fairly quick helpful replies from customer care. And they are not over intrusive and cause no serious damage to your computer.

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1 stars

"Piece of ...."

April 07, 2014  |  By SorinAcela

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.275

Pros

Nothing to mention.

Cons

What a piece of crap! Even if I selected in the OPTIONS for this piece of crap only to defragment the disk, it performed ALL the tasks anyway! I'm praying to God it hasn't messed up with registry and other computer settings. What a piece of crap.

Summary

Works uncontrollably.

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5 stars

"World best PC optimization software"

April 06, 2014  |  By nallaikumaran

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.275

Pros

A very good PC Tuneup Software, Finds many problems.Makes your PC run faster.You should use TuneUp Utilities.

Cons

It Costs Too Much.

Summary

Definitely worth the money,

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1 stars

"wanted to put 0 stars"

March 22, 2014  |  By nclarknz

 |  Version: TuneUp Utilities 2014 14.0.1000.221

Pros

it a spy on your computer

Cons

It is a virus - Haven't been able to uninstall it, will have to remove AVG as well probably. Gives no sense of trust to this vendor of their products.

Summary

Not happy

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General
Publisher TuneUp
Publisher web site http://www.tune-up.com
Release Date August 19, 2004
Date Added August 19, 2004
Version 2004
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Diagnostic Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 98
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
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $39.99

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