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Editors' Review

by   / March 09, 2009

Optimizing toolboxes can be ranked according to the robustness of their tools, and the areas of a system they allow you to manipulate. This utility weighs in on the light side, as it essentially allows you to enable or disable various Windows features. There's no monkeying around with the Registry or CPU -- Easy Tweak mostly replicates built-in Windows' tools.

Easy Tweak launches an attractive, easy to navigate interface. Instead of tabs, it uses a row of icons at the bottom, similar to the row of quick-launch icons on a Mac screen. Each category of tweak--system info, desktop, drives, Explorer, hardware, and others--displays a series of check boxes associated with features to enable or disable. These features typically are linked to slowness of Windows launch, so disabling some of these items will kick up boot speed. It was easy to implement tweaks, but this level of optimization won't satisfy most experienced users.

This toolbox performed well in our tests. However, most of its features (some are disabled in the demo version) are already available among Windows' built-in features. Novices will appreciate having all these simple tweaks gathered in one easy-to-access spot, but they should buy knowing they're paying largely for what they already have.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.7.5

Version 1.7.5 is a bug fixing release.

General

Publisher Sepanta Soft
Publisher web site http://www.sepanta-soft.com
Release Date June 13, 2011
Date Added June 20, 2011
Version 1.7.5

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Download Information

File Size 2.62MB
File Name setup.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 2,850
Downloads Last Week 1

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations Some features disabled.
Price $9.95
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