1.    16 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Pc/Internet Optimizing software recomendations or should I even use it


    Hello I ran into an article from How to Choose the Best PC Optimizer | Speed Up PC and Internet about optimizing your pc and internet using paid for software and I am curious if any one actually knows of a good software to purchase for this or if it is a pointless purchase all together? The article I read was written by the company selling the software so I cant really believe all the hype they included in the article but they did make it sound great. Where I live the quickest internet available is ATT 3mbps DSL which is not great at all. They are putting in the new ATT uverse fiber optic internet in my city but I happen to live about two miles outside the city and that might as well be another state as far as ATT is concerned, I cant even get a round about date of when the fiber optics will make it to me. Any way enough with that, if any one has any advice on the subject I would love to hear your thoughts on it. Thank you very much. Oh yes I am using a Hp G60-447CL notebook with windows 10 and wired connection via Netgear power line adapter.
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  2.    17 Dec 2016 #2

    You're better off downloading and using the excellent and free SpeedGuide TCPOptimizer program instead. Most of these optimizer programs combine scripted use of built-in Windows utilities with various tweaks and clean-ups (most of which you can do yourself). Not usually worth the money, and sometimes cause more problems than they solve.
    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  3.    18 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
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    Windows 10 Home x64

    Quote Originally Posted by EdTittel View Post
    Not usually worth the money, and sometimes cause more problems than they solve.
    HTH,
    --Ed--
    What Ed said, "not usually worth the money" is being kind, W10 does a pretty good job of optimizing on it's own, your hardware has a lot to do with how fast your computer is. 3M download isn't bad for most things, you're not going to watch a movie in HD but for most browsing it's at least adequate.

    IMO I wouldn't spend any money on anything like that, certainly wouldn't use any "free" optimizers.
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