ABC 4:- Iobit Advance System Care Pro license Giveaway

This is the 4th in series of Giveaways in Avinashtech Birthday Celebrations i.e. ABC-4. This review is done by our Forum Mod Ashwin who blogs at Ashwingeek.

IOBit‘s flagship product, Advanced SystemCare is loaded with a bunch of useful tools, tweakers. Lets take a look at them. Advanced SystemCare Pro has some exclusive features that aren’t available in the free version:

  • Automated Care
  • Automated Update
  • Automated Sweep
  • Ultimate Speedup
  • The free version does not fix many errors either.

Installation:

During the installation, you will be asked to choose some options. GUI language, Theme color, which can be change later too. Advance sys care offers to install IOBit search bar to your web browser and offers to change your homepage, default search engine. I have never been a fan of toolbars, so I unchecked the options to install them.

User Interface:

The user interface looks glossy, actualy a bit transparent. You can adjust transparency level, Brightness level, GUI language and theme color by clicking on Options>User Interface. Under Overview, you can see the program version, database date, last scan, User account (for pro), and statistics.

Its quite useful, you can use these options as a reminder to run scans periodically.

Latest news:

Sometimes displays ads about affiliated products like Ashampoo, or displays info about other IOBit products

Features explained: (including personal experience with Advanced SystemCare Pro)

Maintain Windows:

Spyware removal, Registry Fix, Privacy Sweep and Junk Clean.

Spyware removal found a tracking cookie when I ran a scan, nothing really harmful though. And the scanning speed was quite fast too.

Registry fix scans invalid registry, invalid shortcuts etc. Scanning took a few mins,  because I have a lot of softwares installed and the results were pretty accurate. There were a few registry entries of softwares that I had previously uninstalled.

A backup is created before you choose to repair it, in case of any problems. You can restore a backup by clicking on the restore tab on the upper right-hand corner of the interface. Also contais information such as,Date and time the scan was run

Privacy Sweep will erase browsing history, cookies, etc. Close your browser before running this, else the process would be skipped

Junk Clean will scan and remove junk files. Removes temporary files, etc to recover HDD space. quite useful

Diagnose System:

System Optimization, Security Defense, Disk Defragment, Security Analyzer

System Optimization: This is one feature I do not use as it changes many Windows settings. But it can be configured under the setting tab

Security Defense prevents spyware from being installed on the computer.

As I products only from trusted websites and use safe surfing methods, I havent really faced this sort of a problem

Disk Defragment: Even though it is very useful, it is quite slow. I have IOBit Smart Defrag installed on my PC, since its much more powerful as a stand alone program so I dont use this either.

Security Analyzer scans windows to fix hijacked settings.

Options:

There are a lot of options that can be changed for the above described tools. I recommend the default settings, unless it affects your computer in any way. You can disable certain settings like “Execute at Windows Startup”

Utilities:

Has some useful tools for tweaking your computer. Most of these tools are used

1. Tuneup:

Disk Cleaner: Cleans junk files, temporary file to recover HDD space

Disk Doctor: Checks your computer’s HDD for errors and fixes them

File Shredder: Can shred files and folders securely to erase private data,etc

Internet Booster: Tweak TCP/IP, Firefox settings

NetworkMon: Bandwidth monitoring utility

IObit Registry Defrag: Defrag your registry to speed up your computer

Shortcut fixer: Scans and removes invalid shortcuts

Smart RAM: Can optimize free Memory

Gamebooster, SmartDefrag, IOBit360 are separate freeware programs that you can download and install

2. Security:

Driver Backup: Utility to scan for drivers, backup drivers. Can also be used to backup cookies, IE Favs, and registry

IE Security Assistant: Utility to view and remove Browser Helper Objects, Toolbars, ActiveX controls, etc

Systembackup and SystemFileChecker: Shortcut for Windows’ Backup and System file checker utilities

3. Admin tools:

Auto shutdown: Utilitly to schedule a Reboot/shutdown of the computer

Cloned Files Finder: Scans and removes duplicate files and folders

Context Menu Manager: Manage Windows context menu

Disk Explorer: Scans the HDD for large files

Restore center: Same as the restore button on top of the user interface. used to restore changes made with Advanced SystemCare Pro.

Iobit Uninstaller: Useful tool to uninstall Programs/Toolbars, rarely used programs, large programs, etc.

Startup Manager: Manage start-up entries with this tool.

System information: A tool similar to the Windows system information utility.

Windows Manager: Contains a few tools like Process manager, system services, cookies manager and software uninstaller.

CONCLUSION

Overall, I think it is a very useful product with lots of handy tools. I recommend you try the free version if you already haven’t.

Product homepage: http://www.iobit.com/

Version reviewed: 3.7.2 Pro

Test PC’s specs: Windows XP Home SP 3, Dual core E2220 2.4GHz with 2gb RAM

GIVEAWAY :

Thanks to Jessie Luo from Iobit.com, I have Seventy Five (75) Licenses of  Advance System Care Pro to giveaway . The rules are simple. For being eligible to participate in contest/draw, you need to do the following:

  1. Subscribe to Avinashtech by entering your email address in the subscribe box on right sidebar of the blog or by clicking this link. Do remember to verify your email address when you get the verification email from Feedburner.
  2. After that, just leave your name and email address in the form by clicking this link.
  3. Leave a comment below telling why you would like to have Advance System Care Pro License.

Keep in mind, Multiple entries will disqualify you from the draw.

Forum Discussion thread: Advance System Care Pro: Discussion and Review/feedback

34 comments… add one

  • Kvhc128

    I would like to have this license because my WinUtilities license expired.

  • Mike M

    I have used Advanced System Care Pro for several years on my computer and have always had good luck with it. I would recommend this to anyone who has never tried it.

  • Jrendeiro

    It’s an amazing tool that has saved my laptop more than once!

  • Having no real anti virus protection not believing in the quality of products regardless of being payed for I feel they would lack there of, but Reading about Iobit Im ready to convert!

  • I don’t really see what the point is in a pay for anti virus for 80$ but when a virus hits my computer its not fun recovering for it. Iobit is there to help me but lack there of the Pro version I still get contaminated. Can’t wait to get the Pro version to keep me clean and safe

  • Chairs

    I would like to have a license because the trial I have is about to run out. I was planning to buy it after, until I heard about this contest.

  • Mayur sharma

    Thanks for give away Avinashtech
    i would like to participate in give away.

  • Already having Glary Pro and Ccleaner. Want to see if this cleaner cleans anything that is missed by the prior mentioned softwares

  • David

    It very good

  • ha14

    ASC pro has more functionsand are reliable and gives a goodcare to the windows, plus regular updates makes it a must have soft. Thanks for the contest and many thanks to iobit for the opportunity.

  • Pandemi

    It’s an amazing tool that has saved my laptop more than once thanks…

  • Would like to win this to take care of my system with an all in one software that is highly rated. Regards.

  • Sofla64

    Great tool for cleaning up and speeding up your pc. Have used the free version for a while, would love to see the difference with the pro version.

  • Lilangel

    Hi ;o) Nice giveaway, advanced systemcare is a good software. Count me in please.

  • Garr

    It would be nice to have a system care software.

  • Anthphil1

    I would really want to win this software

  • Toni

    Really want to win

  • Philip

    Crossing my finger to win

  • Nick

    Advanced System Care Rocks

  • Philip

    I hope to one licence. I love Advanced System Care.

  • Anthony

    Winning this would benefit me from using other products

  • Rich

    Winning One would help my system from slowing down, crashes, etc.

  • Zazy

    Want to see if this cleaner Its good

  • tyrkil

    I’d like to use it to optimize, clean up my computer (useless files and spyware). and Safety clean the registry.

  • chandu

    i’m using this utility from 3years and would like to have a pro edition.thanks

  • Claytonjames74

    I am always looking for an all-iin-one utility for my PC that isn’t a resource hog or plauged with adware. If this works the way you say, it would be great. As far as why I would like it free….it’s CHRISTMAS! Ho Ho Ho! lol :-)

  • Niroopsingh

    I want this product because i doesn’t have any paid utility software license and .Advanced system care is the best utility software available in the market.Hope i win.

  • Johnson smith

    I would greatly appreciate it if I could get a copy of this software; I think it’s an amazing program.

  • I use the free version thanks for the contest for the Pro license.

  • Hope to win because my pc is slowing down with frequent usage and needs a good program to refresh it. Thanks.

  • Hangdawg930

    i have used the free version for 2 years would be nice to see what pro version is like

  • Hangdawg

    i use the free version would like to see what pro version is like

  • StellaSZ

    long to the pro key for a long time. Count me in please!:)

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