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  1. Joined : Jan 2014
    Posts : 246
       20 Mar 2015 #11

    Kari said: View Post
    ...Various tune-up and optimization suites usually do nothing you couldn't do without them. In many cases these apps just take your money doing nothing or even worse, messing up your PC so that a clean install is often the only way to get system back as it was...
    The free version of Glary Utilities doesn't take your money and actually does something. Most of its functions can be done in Windows but Glary's UI is much simpler to use.

    One can always avoid having to a clean reinstall simply by making an image prior to making any changes or running a program that might make fatal changes. An image restore is much faster and easier than a reinstall.
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  2.    20 Mar 2015 #12

    Lady Fitzgerald said: View Post
    Really? I find the free version to be quite the opposite.
    You may be right.
    I should confess, I haven't used it for ages so, perhaps my opinion carries no weight!
    My apologies, I will edit my previous post.
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64
       20 Mar 2015 #13

    It isn't a matter of being able to do it yourself. In most cases you'd be better off not doing it at all.

    Now if you want to defragment and clean your registry, clean your RAM, disable pre-fetch, change the size of your page file, set random services to manual because blackviper said to do so XP, make a RAM-disk and force kernel modules into memory then by all means go ahead. At best you'll end up with a system that doesn't perform much worse than it would anyway (although it will be less stable) and at least you're not harming anyone else and hopefully having fun.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,552
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Mar 2015 #14

    Lady Fitzgerald said: View Post
    The free version of Glary Utilities doesn't take your money and actually does something. Most of its functions can be done in Windows but Glary's UI is much simpler to use.
    Read my post you quoted again. I was not talking about this offer, which by the way is the full Pro version. I was talking about various tune-up utilities in general.

    Of course I know this one offer "does not take your money". I'm the OP of this thread, I posted the freebie offer although personally objecting the type of software it represents but because I thought some users might want to test it.

    Somehow I have to admire the way you quite often take words of me and some other members totally out of the context and twist their meaning. That's quite an easy although not so clever way to get an argument where no argument is needed.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2014
    Austin, Texas
    Posts : 841
    14955 Pro
       20 Mar 2015 #15

    ...uncheck the registry cleaner and the disk repair, use the one-click maintenance every couple of weeks...much better than a user that will not learn the manual ways of keeping a clean machine... and the Disk Defragmenter in the Advanced Tools tab is much faster than Windows included defrag...
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Posts : 246
       20 Mar 2015 #16

    Kari said: View Post
    Read my post you quoted again. I was not talking about this offer, which by the way is the full Pro version. I was talking about various tune-up utilities in general.

    Of course I know this one offer "does not take your money". I'm the OP of this thread, I posted the freebie offer although personally objecting the type of software it represents but because I thought some users might want to test it.

    Somehow I have to admire the way you quite often take words of me and some other members totally out of the context and twist their meaning. That's quite an easy although not so clever way to get an argument where no argument is needed.
    I was about to apologize for misunderstanding your post until I read the last paragraph above. The first sentence was completely untrue and the second one out of line since it was not my intent to start an argument, especially not for the sake of having an unfounded argument. Those last two sentences are also ironic, if not hypocritical, in that they come from someone who has his own penchant for ruffling feathers and that the post of yours I had responded from could also be considered out of context since the thread was about Glary Utilities, not various tune-up utilities in general.
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  7.    20 Mar 2015 #17

    wow no free updates if you take this offer?
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Posts : 246
       20 Mar 2015 #18

    swarfega said: View Post
    wow no free updates if you take this offer?
    It's like an extended free trial, which is good marketing on their part.
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  9.    20 Mar 2015 #19

    swarfega said: View Post
    wow no free updates if you take this offer?
    ... in the hope that you'll update in the future for the 'poultry' price of ????!
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  10.    20 Mar 2015 #20

    How does this compare to CC cleaner?
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