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Old 02-21-2014, 03:53 AM   #1
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"The Windows operating system, in all of its versions, has a lot of hidden options that are invisible to the user. Some of them are just cosmetic, but there are some options that really matter regardin..."

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Old 02-21-2014, 09:19 AM   #2
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This kind of software is nothing more than "snake oil", canīt believe this site is actually featuring it.
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:54 AM   #3
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This kind of software is nothing more than "snake oil", canīt believe this site is actually featuring it.
Have you already tried it?
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Old 02-25-2014, 10:18 AM   #4
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I heard this type of programs are like heroin for pc's. They won't seem to function right after uninstalling, kind of an addiction per say.
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Old 02-27-2014, 06:18 AM   #5
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Default Disappointing article from an otherwise great source of tech info

I love this website for its in-depth reviews and teardowns of complicated electronics like power supplies and graphics cards, when I saw an article reviewing software my interest was piqued - "Pros and cons for an optimization software? This will be awesome, we'll see before and after benchmarks that show power usage, FPS, and R/W / IOPS comparisons!" I thought.

This article is the worst publication I've seen on this website and I had to register to let you know.

Seems more like an advertisement than anything useful.

Disappointing.

-joe

EDIT: There are no hard numbers or data backing the "Conclusions" assessment at the end. I'm surprised HardwareSecrets let this one slip through the cracks.

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Old 02-28-2014, 02:48 AM   #6
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Hi, folks, thanks for the feedback. This is the first article about software that Rafael Coelho writes, and this feedback will help him to improve in the future.
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:40 PM   #7
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Default Purely disgraceful product

Rafael is either on the take, or didn't thoroughly investigate this terrible software. I've used this manually for six months. Came home from a trip and fired the computer up. Worked fine just like it did before I had turned it off 10 days earlier. I received a sys mech popup stating I should use their special hard drive defrag. I've used different utilities in the past to defrag with never a problem. I used their special defrager which took two hours on a computer that was defraged a couple of months ago. When it finally finished, it said a reboot was required. I rebooted and came back 10 minutes later to find a computer that couldn't boot. The boot sectors were screwed and me too. I intend to have someone with more knowledge than me extract what they can and then I'll see them in CA small claims court. A product that states ii will improve the operation of your computer destroys it. Check out amazon's reviews on it.
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:47 PM   #8
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I've never trusted or used any form of PC tuneup software, and have no intentions of ever doing so. I've never seen it help a PCs performance, but I've seen it do damage lots of times.
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