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WinUtilities Free Edition

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Editors' Note: WinUtilities Free Edition includes optional bundled software that may trigger alerts from security software. WinUtilities Free Edition has been tested for malware by the CNET Download.com team and meets our security requirements.

Editors' Review


In our duties reviewing software for Download.com we install and uninstall a lot of programs. As we're sure you can imagine, this creates a bit of a mess on our PC. Many programs leave files behind when they're uninstalled, and since we're constantly downloading and deleting things, we end up with a lot of invalid shortcuts, broken registry entries, etc. For this very reason, we were excited about trying WinUtilities Free Edition, a suite of tools designed to free up disk space and improve system performance. We were quite pleased with the program's results.

Some of what WinUtilities does--disk defragmenting and cleanup, for example--can be accomplished using the System Tools that come with Windows. But we liked the way the program combined these and other functions into one clean, intuitive interface, making all of the most useful Windows maintenance utilities easy to access. The program contains a full complement of features to help you manage your computer's performance and security, including a file shredder, duplicate file finder, task scheduler, and much more. The program's One-Click Maintenance feature allows users to run a variety of customizable buttons with the click of a single button. The program's built-in Help file is well written and thorough. Overall, we were quite impressed with WinUtilities, and we think it's a great tool for keeping your system in good shape and free of performance-hindering junk.

WinUtilities Free Edition is free. The program installs and uninstalls without issues. We highly recommend this program to all users.

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1 stars

"Downloads additional software w/o permission"

January 29, 2013  |  By wcarr1

 |  Version: WinUtilities Free Edition 10.55


No pros for this software.


Downloaded additional software without asking permission, had to make a purchase of full version to be able to correct problems.

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"Can You Trust This Software???"

January 04, 2013  |  By ozzyfan75

 |  Version: WinUtilities Free Edition 10.55


Its kinda free.


Potentially harmful if not used right. The good functions are not free.


Why does WinUtilities falsely claim to be located at 9625 West 76th Street, Eden Prairie, MN 55344? There is even a picture of a building with palm trees on the website. Obviously there are no palm trees in Minnesota!!!

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 10.55
Version 10.55 has added more languages, updated database, and fixed bugs.
Publisher YL Software
Publisher web site http://www.ylcomputing.com/
Release Date January 04, 2013
Date Added January 04, 2013
Version 10.55
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Maintenance & Optimization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.09MB
File Name wufinstall.exe
Total Downloads 1,910,712
Downloads Last Week 363
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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