iolo in the News


  • USA Today

    Help desk: Top tips to help your parents
    By Alice Truong
    09/07/12

    System Mechanic is recommended as the first product in this USA Today article listing five essential tools for elderly computer users: “you’ll notice a difference just by running the software on default settings” as “it works its magic”.
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  • PC Magazine

    iolo System Mechanic 10.7
    By Jeffrey L. Wilson
    01/27/12

    A highly positive review in which System Mechanic 10.7 is awarded PC Magazine’s coveted Editors’ Choice, marking its second Editors’ Choice accolade in a row. The reviewer praises System Mechanic as  the“PC tune-up utility champion” that provided “the most improved performance of all the tune-up utilities tested” and concludes: “the latest version of iolo’s PC tune-up utility is a must have for well-used computers and serves up a host of new features not present in previous builds.”
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  • PC Magazine

    PC Magazine’s Best Products of 2010
    By Eric Griffith
    11/19/10
    System Mechanic 10 selected as one of 80 top products from hundreds of reviews conducted by PC Magazine in 2010. System Mechanic 10 is praised as “a must have for well-used computers.” The editors continue: “It’s designed to blow the virtual dust out of worn machines by repairing the registry, defragging the hard drive, and eliminating files that stymie snappy performance. It has a multi-PC license so you can use it on every Windows system in your house.”
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  • CNet News

    A Windows system utility worth paying for
    By Dennis O’Reilly
    10/26/10
    CNet praises System Mechanic 10 as a “Windows utility worth paying for” delivering “fast, thorough system checks with only a couple of clicks.”
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  • PC Magazine

    By Jeffrey L. Wilson
    10/19/10
    A highly positive review in which System Mechanic 10 is awarded PC Magazine’s coveted Editors’ Choice. The reviewer proclaims it “our new PC tune-up utility champ” that “bested all utilities in performance and installation flexibility” and concludes: “the latest version of iolo’s PC tune-up utility is a must have for well-used computers.”
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  • New York Times

    An easy, painless way to keep a PC in shape
    By Rik Fairlie
    09/14/10
    New York Times recommends System Mechanic as “an easy, painless way to keep a PC in shape” and “a great tool for those who don’t want to deal with maintaining their PCs. It’s easy to use and pretty effective.”
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  • Wired

    Review: System Mechanic Is a Nice Product, Especially For Younger Computer User
    By Corrina Lawson
    07/11/10
    A highly positive review of System Mechanic 9.5, which offered significant speed improvements on three tested computers, impressing the reviewer’s tech genius son and teenage daughter. “Having a program explain, in simple English, what it was doing was not only a nice feature but it also taught me something.”
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  • Huffington Post

    Clean Out Your Computer
    By Stephanie Vaughn Hapke
    02/08/10
    The most popular news website recommends System Mechanic 9.5 as “definitely a keeper.”
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  • Los Angeles Business Journal

    Smooth Operator
    By Charles Proctor
    11/10/08
    Entitled “Smooth Operator”, this article tells an engaging story of iolo’s beginnings and highlights the company’s tremendous success and growth. It also features one of our happy customers!
    Los Angeles Business Journal

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  • Examiner

    Keep Your Gaming Rig in Shape with System Mechanic 10.5
    By Brian Edge-Salois
    10/19/11
    System Mechanic 10.5 gets 5 out of 5 stars in this gaming review and is described as excellent, impressive and useful. “System Mechanic will save you a few of those “family tech support” phone calls, which is worth its weight in gold.”
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  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram

    An easy fix can get your old computer up to speed
    By Buzz McClain
    07/05/11
    Story on the front page of the Life and Arts section on speeding up old computers using System Mechanic 10.5. “The 13-year-old is happy to report that his photos, videos and music now fly across the screen, and the PC is quieter, a bonus that the software company doesn’t advertise.”

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  • Smart Computing

    System Utilities: Maintenance Tools For Windows
    By Nathan Lake
    07/01/11
    System Mechanic 10.5 is praised for its industry-first Whole Home Licensing in this PC performance software round-up.
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  • Laptop Magazine

    Fix Your Laptop: 34 Tips, Apps, and Gear to Improve Performance
    By Dana Wollman
    05/05/11
    System Mechanic 10 strongly recommended for “a complete cleansing” to “breathe new life into your notebook.”
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  • Examiner

    10 ways to apply & wipe off Digital Lipstick. The makeup of internet privacy.
    By Teresa Turner
    04/07/11
    One of System Mechanic 10.5′s more than 50 tools – Privacy Cleaner – recommended as a way to protect computer users’ privacy.
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  • PC World

    Software Speed Boosts for Your PC
    By Christopher Null
    02/28/11
    System Mechanic recommended as a solution to clean the registry and “revitalize a years-old PC.”
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  • Tech Digest (UK)

    Review: System Mechanic 10 PC tune-up software
    By Gerald Lynch
    02/03/11
    System Mechanic recommended as “an intuitive, clean hub from which to fine-tune your PC’s performance,” providing “noticeable speed boost.”
     

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  • Tech.Blorge

    Review: DriveScrubber 3 protects your information
    By Susan Wilson
    01/31/11
    Positive review of DriveScrubber, which exclaims: “the program worked like a charm.”
     

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  • Notebooks.com

    DriveScrubber Review: Hard Drive Scrubbing So Simple Dad Can Use It
    By Josh Smith
    01/25/11
    DriveScrubber recommended as “an easy to use hard drive wiping tool that is a good fit for any user who wants to clean their old PC or hard drive before recycling, donating or selling an old PC.”
     

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  • Windows IT Pro

    2010 Windows IT PRo Editors’ Best and Community Choice Awards
    By Editors
    12/01/10
    System Mechanic Business wins Windows IT Pro Magazine’s prestigious Best Product of the Year award in Best System Utility category and is praised as the solution for “small organizations to speed up and clean up users’ PCs without blowing their IT budget.” A business user recommends: “System Mechanic Business has saved me so much time – time that I can focus on other projects.”
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  • North Jersey Record

    All-in-one program is handy
    By Peter Grad
    11/05/10
    Positive review of System Mechanic 10, which calls it “a revamped powerhouse” with “easy-to-read gauges” and “a few dozen utilities stuffed into a rock-solid package.”
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  • New Zealand Herald

    Review: System Mechanic 10
    By Pat Pilcher
    10/27/10
    A glowing review in New Zealand’s top newspaper that calls Program Accelerator “most intriguing” and Whole Home Licensing “most attractive” new feature of System Mechanic 10.
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  • Tech Talk Radio

    System Mechanic 10
    By Andy Taylor
    10/22/10
    Reviewer at this popular radio station praises System Mechanic for delivering “visibly faster boot time and load times for programs.”
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  • Gartner

    System Utilities Software Can Also Deliver Marketing Insights
    By Andrew Johnson
    10/19/10
    Top analyst firm recommends that PC manufacturers include PC tune-up in their offering.
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  • ComputerBild (Germany)

    System Mechanic 9.5 tunes up computers
    By Staff
    10/19/10
    A short, positive System Mechanic 9.5 write-up, highlighting EnergyBooster, Tune-up Definitions and helpful status overviews.
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  • PC Praxis (Germany)

    Windows-Tuning mit System Mechanic 9.5
    By Boris Hofferbert
    10/19/10
    Top German technology magazine calls iolo the “world leader,” whose System Mechanic “stands out from the rest.”
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  • SoftwareCrew (UK)

    Review: iolo System Mechanic 10
    By Mike Williams
    10/18/10
    A positive review of System Mechanic which “has always stood out by offering more. Much more.”
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  • SmallBizTechnology

    Speed up your computer with System Mechanic
    By Charles Costa
    10/08/10
    Small business owner reviewing System Mechanic 9.5 is impressed with the software’s reliability and calls Start-up Optimizer “a lifesaver.”
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  • PC Format (Poland)

    Windows na przegladzie
    By Sebastian Malinowski
    10/04/10
    A six-page-long cover story on System Mechanic. praising it as the best PC performance program.
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  • PC World (Poland)

    System Mechanic Professional: all-in-one Windows tuning
    By Robert Szyszka
    09/29/10
    Highly positive review of System Mechanic Professional which summarizes that “it works beautifully.”
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  • Network World

    Two more reasons why your computer sucks
    By Keith Shaw
    09/17/10
    JJ Schoch of iolo technologies discusses the two new causes of PC slowdown discovered by iolo Labs: program misalignment and redundant software.
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  • Tech Digest (UK)

    Dust off your ageing PC: System Mechanic 10 digs deeper to root out new causes of computer slowdown
    By Gerald Lynch
    09/01/10
    An early announcement of System Mechanic 10, which explains how Program Accelerator and CRUDD Remover are useful and effective.
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  • WinExtra (Canada)

    Search and Recover
    By Steven Hodson
    08/28/10
    A positive review of Search and Recover, including a video, which praises it as “a simple program to use” that “does the job as advertised.”
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  • Xbox Plus

    DriveScrubber e Search and Recover, da iolo technologies: apague, busque e recupere arquivos com seguanca
    By Marcos A.T. Silva
    08/26/10
    A positive review on DriveScrubber and Search and Recover that calls both “top class products.”
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  • Channel Pro

    System Mechanic Business Gets an Upgrade
    By Michael Siggins
    08/18/10
    New System Mechanic Business with Network Deployment Manager described in this important channel publication.
    Channel Pro

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  • Channel Insider

    iolo technologies Upgrades System Mechanic Business
    By Nathan Eddy
    08/12/10
    This important channel publication announces new System Mechanic Business with the Network Deployment Manager.
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  • Government Computer News

    System Mechanic 9.5 keeps PCs up-to-speed and secure
    By John Breeden II
    08/10/10
    System Mechanic 9.5 earns Reviewer’s Choice award for an unprecedented second year in a row and is praised as “the default toolset for keeping PCs up-to-speed.”
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  • AOL Discover

    Is Your PC Too Sick to Save?
    By Staff
    07/30/10
    An excellent article on extending your PC’s life, with quotes from John Breeden, lab director at Government Computer News, who highly recommends System Mechanic: “You don’t have to be technical to use it. You just push the ‘fix’ button, and it does its thing. You can, however, use it to really dig into a system if you’re technically inclined, so it’s the best of both worlds that way.”
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  • MicroMart (UK)

    DriveScrubber 3.5
    By John Riley
    07/01/10
    Highly positive review of DriveScrubber, which receives nine out of 10 stars and MicroMart Editor’s choice award. The reviewer concludes: “If security is your goal, I would heartily recommend DriveScrubber. Just make sure that you back up important data first. This piece of software means what it says!”
    MicroMart (UK)

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  • Smart Computing

    Utility Software – Give Your Computer A Performance Boost
    By Tracy Baker
    07/01/10
    A round-up of PC tune-up and performance software, which calls System Mechanic Professional 9.5 “one of the most comprehensive utility suites money can buy.”
    Smart Computing

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  • LifeLoveBeauty

    Father’s Day Gift Guide for Dads of All Ages
    By Staff
    06/19/10
    System Mechanic 9.5 included as a great Father’s Day gift idea: “Even if you do not have access to a computer whiz with nimble fingers and a sharp mind, you can have access to the next best thing – System Mechanic.”
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  • RyanKnowsTech

    System Mechanic 9.5 Review
    By James Ryan Schultz
    06/17/10
    iolo’s first YouTube coverage from an influential young blogger, which calls it “a really great tool for system cleanup” and admires the “much quicker booting and working in the OS.”
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  • GirlyGeekdom

    Computer Energy Saving – Start Your PC Faster
    By Calissa Leigh
    06/15/10
    System Mechanic included in this green article as a way to minimize energy costs and shorten boot times. “It boosted starting my PC from a few minutes to a few seconds. Brilliant.”
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  • WinExtra (Canada)

    Software Review: System Mechanic 9.5
    By Steven Hodson
    06/14/10
    A four-part glowing review of System Mechanic that calls it “one of the most feature complete packages of tools to enable you to optimize your computer with the minimum of fuss and maximum ease of use.”
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  • TopTenREVIEWS

    System Mechanic Professional: #1 System Repair Software
    By Staff
    06/13/10
    System Mechanic Professional 9.5 receives the gold award and is named the best system repair software in this highly positive review, which calls it “a longtime favorite” which “stands out among other system repair programs.”
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  • Suite101

    System Mechanic 9.5
    By Calissa Hatton
    06/12/10
    Positive review of SM9.5 that praises increased boot-times and improved system performance on both tested PCs, and concludes that SM9.5 is “an easy-to-use, effective software for one-click PC maintenance.”
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  • CBS Seattle

    Gifts for Dads and Grads
    By Steve Greenberg
    06/10/10
    System Mechanic featured on this morning television news show segment about cool tech gift ideas for dads and grads.
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  • Xbox Plus

    System Mechanic 9.5: mais de 40 ferramentas para optimizar e reparar seu sistema
    By Marcos A.T. Silva
    06/04/10
    Highly positive review of System Mechanic 9.5 on this Spanish-speaking gaming website, which praises its “beautiful interface, many fantastic tools and options, the possibility of reversing any changes made, and the Tune-up Definitions provided by iolo Labs.”
    Xbox Plus

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  • MicroMart (UK)

    System Mechanic 9.5
    By Staff
    06/01/10
    Highly positive review of System Mechanic 9.5, which earns nine out of 10 stars and the MicroMart Editor’s Choice award. Reviewer calls System Mechanic “superb” and “as essential to my system as a mouse, keyboard or monitor.”
    MicroMart (UK)

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  • Mom Knows It All

    Software Review – iolo technologies System Mechanic
    By Staff
    05/30/10
    Popular mommy blog’s enthusiastic review of System Mechanic 9.5. Since installing the program, blogger’s PC has been problem-free, with quicker boot-times and increased performance.
    Mom Knows It All

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  • PC World (Czech Republic)

    Recenze: System Mechanic 9.5
    By Vaclav Vetvicka
    05/30/10
    A detailed review of System Mechanic 9.5, which is praised as a “reliable tool” to prevent PC slowdowns.
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  • NBC Philadelphia

    Gifts for Dads and Grads
    By Steve Greenberg
    05/25/10
    System Mechanic featured on this morning television news show segment about cool tech gift ideas for dads and grads.
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  • The Fabulous Report

    System Mechanic (Because a Slow Computer is not Fab)
    By Lorna Solano
    05/24/10
    Positive review of System Mechanic 9.5, which noticeably improved the performance of the tested PC and proved “very easy to use.”
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  • EDGE Publications

    Gay Geek: Tempting Tech Toys
    By David Andrusia
    05/11/10
    Excellent System Mechanic 9.5 write-up in tech column in this popular GLBT publication. Mentioned various awards, ActiveCare and industry-first Tune-up Definitions and humorously concluded: “System Mechanic is one clean-up woman we’re not letting out of our sight.”
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  • Tech Thoughts

    System Mechanic – A one stop pit stop for computer maintenance
    By Bill Mullins
    05/08/10
    A very positive review of System Mechanic 9.5, which concludes that the two test machines “ran noticeably faster after using System Mechanic” and that the program “is worth every penny of its $39.95 purchase price.”
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  • MyRealityTech

    Going Green at Pepcom EcoFocus 2010
    By Edward Jackson
    04/30/10
    System Mechanic 9.5 selected as one of the top seven green products at the popular green-focused media event in NYC. “For around $40, you can save some green and be Eco-Green at the same time.”
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  • Canada.com

    Tech toys
    By Gillian Shaw
    04/27/10
    Canada’s largest news source praises System Mechanic 9.5. Technology reporter is pleased with her “clean as a whistle” PC after using the program.
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  • WebCPA

    Is There an Eco in Here?
    By Michael Cohn
    04/23/10
    A write-up on the most popular green products, which mentions that System Mechanic 9.5 can “tune up Windows PCs so they don’t require as much power to run.”
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  • Le Soleil (Canada)

    System Mechanic: un outil de maintenance pour Windows
    By Yves Therrien
    04/09/10
    A positive review of the bilingual French-English version, available in retail and online locations across Quebec and Canada.
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  • New Zealand Herald

    Review: System Mechanic
    By Pat Pilcher
    04/09/10
    New Zealand’s largest newspaper praises System Mechanic 9.5 for being “the most comprehensive system tweaker” and having “fantastic technical support.” Reviewer concludes it is “a must have for anyone keen to keep their PC running in tip top shape.”
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  • 5 Vinez Monkey

    Speed Up Your Computer with System Mechanic
    By Angie Vinez
    03/30/10
    An enthusiastic mommy blogger exclaims “I can’t believe the difference it’s made on my system” and recommends “this product to anyone who is frustrated with a slow computer.”
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  • Grand Forks Herald

    TECH REVIEW: An inexpensive tune-up for your PC
    By Noah Matthews
    03/24/10
    A review of System Mechanic 9.5, which concludes: “Right out of the box – and with no technical expertise – System Mechanic can boost your PC’s boot-up time.”
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  • SCNow.com

    Getting a Faster PC

    By Matthew Broughton

    03/22/10
    A detailed review of System Mechanic 9.5, which praises it for “the improvement in the computer’s performance, user-friendly features and taking the consumers’ needs to heart.”
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  • socalTECH

    iolo: We’re Tops In Canada
    By Ben Kuo
    03/16/10
    Brief write-up on iolo commanding 98 percent of the PC utilities market in Canada.
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  • Gaming Trend

    System Mechanic 9.5
    By Chuck Greer
    03/16/10
    This popular gaming site highly recommends System Mechanic 9.5 by saying: “I will never go without the program again.” Conclusion: “Is it worth the price? Absolutely.”
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  • Little Tech Girl

    Keep your PC running smooth with System Mechanic
    By Kris Cain
    03/10/10
    This popular women’s blog recommends System Mechanic 9.5 and concludes: “It runs very fast and smooth and provides several tools for speeding up your PC.”
    Little Tech Girl

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  • Technocracia

    Bajo la Lupa: iolo System Mechanic 9.5
    By Randy Mora
    02/28/10
    A positive review of System Mechanic 9.5 on this leading Spanish-language site.
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  • SmallBizTechnology

    Are Your Computers Slow? 10 Tips To A Cleaner & Faster Computer
    By Ramon Ray
    02/24/10
    This important resource site for small businesses shares iolo’s statistics on PC clutter’s impact on workplace productivity and tips on how to achieve a cleaner and faster computer.
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  • Tech Savvy Mama

    System Mechanic Helps Fine Tune Your PC on Clean Out Your Computer Day
    By Leticia
    02/09/10
    A positive review of System Mechanic 9.5 around Clean Out Your Computer Day, which praises the fact that “everything needed is in one place” as its main advantage.
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  • ShaiCoggins.com (Australia)

    Today is Clean Out Your Computer Day!
    By Shai Coggins
    02/08/10
    A positive System Mechanic 9.5 review in this top Australian blog (ranked #56) calls the program “very intuitive.”
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  • Network World

    Why Your Computer Sucks
    By Keith Shaw
    02/08/10
    Top technology magazine reviews the reasons why computers slow down over time and mentions System Mechanic 9.5 as a tool to improve PC performance.
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  • Well Connected Mom

    Clean Out Your Computer Day
    By Lori Cunningham
    02/08/10
    A very detailed, consumer-friendly, step-by-step review of System Mechanic 9.5 that praises the program for being a “time saver.”
    Well Connected Mom

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  • Sacramento Bee

    Personal Finance: Get PC Clutter under Control
    By Claudia Buck
    02/07/10
    One of the largest newspapers in the U.S. discusses ways to keep your PC in optimal condition around Clean Out Your Computer Day and recommends System Mechanic 9.5.
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  • WebWorkerDaily

    Feb. 8 is Clean Out Your Computer Day
    By Thursday Bram
    02/07/10
    In this Clean Out Your Computer Day article, blogger mentions System Mechanic 9.5, “which can fix common problems and reduce demands on your system, like unused background programs.”
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  • Tech Talk for Moms

    Clean Out Your Computer Day and System Mechanic
    By Beckie Mostello
    02/05/10
    A popular mommy blog reviews System Mechanic 9.5 around Clean Out Your Computer Day and concludes it is “essentially getting a brand new computer.”
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  • Syracuse Post-Standard

    Two New Programs Help Keep Windows Running
    By Al Fasoldt
    11/08/09
    System Mechanic 9, “the latest iteration of a veteran fix-it program, well respected among Windows users,” is praised for its comprehensive solutions and ease of use.
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  • Blend Games

    PC Hardware Solution Comes in the Form of Software
    By William Usher
    11/05/09
    System Mechanic 9 recommended as a way to ensure “gamers can get the most out of their gaming experience” and “maximize the efficiency of their PC without having to tune up the parts under the casing.”
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  • The West Australian

    System Mechanic 9
    By Drew Turney
    11/04/09
    The largest newspaper in West Australia praises System Mechanic 9 for “marked speed improvements even in simple tasks like opening windows” and highly recommends it to its readers.
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  • CNet

    Keep Windows 7 Clean with System Mechanic 9
    By Dong Ngo
    10/28/09
    After in-depth testing, CNet recommends System Mechanic 9 to keep those new Windows 7 machines in shape. The reviewer praises the “nice, intuitive interface,” one-click fixes for novices, and “truly likes” System Mechanic’s set of comprehensive tools.
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  • Impulse Gamer (Australia)

    System Mechanic 9
    By Edwin Millheim
    10/12/09
    A 9 out of 10 review that praises System Mechanic 9′s “impressive front end” and “staggering amount of powerful tools” for gamers. The reviewer concludes: “It’s a powerful intimidating beast, but it purrs like a kitten, and can get your system doing the same.”
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  • Simply Being Mommy

    DriveScrubber
    By Crystal Reagan
    10/12/09
    Another mom blogger appreciates DriveScrubber’s ease of use and the peace of mind it gave her when donating her old computer. She concludes: “DriveScrubber exceeds all government and military standards and protects you from even the most advanced recovery techniques.”
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  • How-To Geek

    System Mechanic 9
    By Staff
    10/06/09
    A positive, 4-star review of System Mechanic which concludes that: “It is truly a Swiss army knife of performance, repair and optimization tools.”
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  • Mummified Times Five (Australia)

    DriveScrubber
    By Tina Gray
    10/06/09
    This mom blogger praises DriveScrubber as an easy-to-use product to protect her privacy and summarizes: “One wipe with DriveScrubber and your drives are as good as new.”
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  • The Globe and Mail (Canada)

    How to Get a 35 Percent Faster PC for $50
    By Chad Sapieha
    09/17/09
    This gaming reporter praises System Mechanic 9 for achieving an impressive 35 percent improvement in his PC performance. “It has undeniably helped me achieve a richer PC gaming experience. That alone is worth the cost of a single game once per year.”
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  • PC Utilities (UK)

    Software Reviews: iolo System Mechanic 9
    By Staff
    09/01/09
    System Mechanic 9 receives the coveted “Recommended by PC Utilities” award. Reviewer concludes: “If you are looking for an all-in-one solution to PC performance problems, System Mechanic’s comprehensive approach is hard to beat.”
    PC Utilities (UK)

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  • MicroMart (UK)

    System Mechanic 9
    By Staff
    09/01/09
    System Mechanic 9 receives “The Editor’s Choice” award and 9 out of 10 stars for quality and value. Reviewer writes: “System Mechanic was a good program before this update, but it’s now in a league of its own. A superb collection of clean-up and tune-up tools to keep your PC optimized.”
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  • Sarasota PC Monitor

    iolo System Mechanic 9
    By Herbert Goldstein
    09/01/09
    System Mechanic 9 called “the current star and leading choice among utility software” and iolo praised as “an example for software publishers in excellent customer care”. Reviewer concludes: “I have never come across a multi-functional computer utility with the depth, breadth, and maturity of System Mechanic 9.”
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  • Examiner

    Keep Computers out of Landfills by Speeding up with System Mechanic
    By Paige Wolfe
    08/21/09
    An extremely positive review of System Mechanic, from a business owner’s perceptive. “Many products online claim to cleans, fix, and speed up computers, but System Mechanic stayed true to its claim.”
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  • WebUser (UK)

    iolo System Mechanic 9
    By Staff
    08/13/09
    A popular UK publication gives System Mechanic 9 a very positive review, emphasizing its ease of use and new Energy Booster and improved Memory Mechanic features. Reviewer concludes that “System Mechanic is among the best and is worth forking out for.”
    WebUser (UK)

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  • Los Angeles Business Journal

    Best Places to Work in LA
    By Staff
    08/10/09
    iolo technologies is named one of the Top 50 Places to Work in LA and praised for achieving great successes over its 11 years in business while maintaining a very entrepreneurial and collegial environment.
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  • Sunday Times (UK)

    Breathe New Life into Your Computer
    By Matt Bingham
    08/02/09
    A highly positive review of System Mechanic 9 in UK’s largest newspaper, which calls it “better than ever” and praises as “the equivalent of peeling back the past two years of a PC’s life.” Reviewer notes that “the beauty of System Mechanic is that it brings all digital housekeeping routines together as one, easy-to-use program.”
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  • Woman’s Day

    Smart Ways to Spend Less on Back-to-school
    By Gretchen Roberts
    08/01/09
    Tuning up PCs using System Mechanic is mentioned as #11 cost-cutting tip for back-to-school savings. iolo customer praises System Mechanic for “making a huge difference to my girls – and to my bank account.”
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  • Laptop Magazine

    Best Software Utilities
    By Troy Dreier
    08/01/09
    System Mechanic is included in this round-up of best software utilities. Reviewer praises the improved ActiveCare, which “runs in the background when you’re not using your PC, performing the necessary tests to keep your system running smoothly.”
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  • PC World

    System Mechanic 9 Digs Deep to Improve Performance
    By Ian Harman
    07/28/09
    This in-depth review highlights the versatility and performance gains provided by System Mechanic 9. It “is easy to use, with an elegant interface and an extraordinary degree of customizability and fine control; a great way to stay on top of all the things which can drag down system performance.
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  • KOLD-TV

    Tune Up Your PC with the New Version of System Mechanic from iolo
    By Andy Taylor
    07/21/09
    This write-up on new System Mechanic 9 stresses Tune-up Definitions and Windows 7 compatibility and highlights such new features as EnergyBooster, Total Registry Revitalizer and Incinerator.
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  • PC Magazine

    New System Mechanic 9 Offers Smarter, Faster, Deeper Tune-Ups
    By Errol Pierre-Louis
    07/21/09
    Another positive article on the new System Mechanic 9, which focuses on Tune-up Definitions and highlights the speed and depth improvements in version 9, quoting data and statistics.
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  • PC World

    iolo Announces System Mechanic 9
    By Nick Mediati
    07/21/09
    This excellent article on new System Mechanic 9 features the exclusive and industry-first Tune-up Definitions, as well as EnergyBooster, Incinerator, Total Registry Revitalizer and the Vista gadget.
    PC World

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  • Small Business Computing

    Utility Review: System Mechanic 8.5 Business Edition
    By Joseph Moran
    06/25/09
    In-depth review of System Mechanic Business which concludes it “gives misbehaving systems a needed boost” and “offers a comprehensive and inexpensive set of diagnostic and maintenance utilities that’s worth having on hand.”
    Small Business Computing

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  • Tech.Blorge

    Review – System Mechanic Does Its Job Well
    By Susan Wilson
    06/09/09
    This detailed review summarizes that “System Mechanic is better than other such programs I have tried from better known names. […] On a scale of one to five, I give this program a five.”
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  • eWeek

    iolo Debuts Business Edition of System Mechanic Software
    By Nathan Eddy
    06/08/09
    eWeek praises System Mechanic’s ability to restore and maintain the speed and responsiveness of older computers and minimize their energy use, which “aids in saving small and mid-sized businesses money on energy and cooling bills.”
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  • SmallBizResource.com

    System Mechanic Speeds Startup Of Slowpoke PCs
    By Gayle Kesten
    06/05/09
    This in-depth story on System Mechanic Business explains PC problems and slowdowns resulting from everyday business use, and the time and electricity savings that can be achieved using System Mechanic.
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  • Notebooks.com

    iolo technologies Reclaims Speed of Cluttered Computers
    By Xavier Lanier
    06/04/09
    This article on System Mechanic Business launch explains the burden PC replacement and repair costs place on small businesses, highlighting the fact that any computer built after 2000 can run all current business software. Mentions iolo is “famous for their PC tune-up software.”
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  • PC Magazine @Work Blog

    System Mechanic, PC Tune-Up Program, Now Available in Business Edition
    By Kathy Yakal
    06/04/09
    This detailed article on System Mechanic Business mentions small businesses’ lack of budgets for dedicated IT personnel or new hardware purchases, and the number of computer problems caused by software and everyday use that can be fixed with a simple PC tune-up.
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  • socalTECH.com

    iolo Turns Eyes to SMB Market
    By Ben Kuo
    06/04/09
    Influential Southern California technology site announces the launch of System Mechanic Business and highlights its benefits, such as “avoiding unnecessary new hardware purchases, helping companies minimize energy use, and reducing employee stress levels.”
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  • CNet News

    Fine-tune Your Vista PC’s Performance
    By Dennis O’Reilly
    05/26/09
    CNet highly recommends System Mechanic, “Anyone looking for the full complement of system tools in a single package will be pleased with this utility’s breadth and depth.”
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  • Simply Being Mommy

    System Mechanic Review and Giveaway
    By Crystal Reagan
    05/07/09
    This mommy blog mentions iolo’s extensive PC tune-up history and impressive awards list, noting the significant speed improvements offered. “The best part about System Mechanic, no expert needed! Anyone can use this software.”
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  • Inc. Magazine

    Five Tips to Make Your Hardware Last Longer
    By Minda Zetlin
    05/04/09
    iolo quoted as an expert in this article on how small businesses and entrepreneurs can extend the lifespan of their computers.
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  • Smart Computing

    Head to Head: System Utility Suites
    By Tracy Baker
    05/01/09
    In this positive review, the editor explains that “System Mechanic has been a go-to utility suite for years and for good reason” and mentions that it “is rounded out with nice touches and had a terrific interface and provided plenty of feedback.”
    Smart Computing

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  • ZDNet

    Green Tech: iolo technologies System Mechanic
    By Jennifer Bergen
    04/30/09
    ZDNet editor recommends System Mechanic as a green technology which will keep your computer running for longer, saving money on hardware replacements and electricity bills.
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  • Laptop Magazine

    Review of iolo System Mechanic 8.5
    By Jeffrey Wilson
    04/24/09
    System Mechanic receives 4 out of 5 stars in this Laptop Magazine review. Editor calls it an “excellent PC maintenance tool which packs enough simplicity and depth for pros and novices alike.”
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  • A Thrifty Mom

    Speed Up Your Computer Giveaway!
    By Sarah Barrand
    04/13/09
    Another popular mommy blog editor notices her computer is “fast, never lags or freezes” after running System Mechanic.
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  • Government Computer News

    A Tune-Up for Old Computers
    By John Breeden II
    04/06/09
    Awarding System Mechanic the coveted and highly-regarded “Reviewer’s Choice” designation and an overall A+ grade, GCN editors praised it for its powerful utilities and easy-to-use interface. “It earns our Reviewer’s Choice designation and remains one of our favorite utility suites for users at all levels.”
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  • ComputerWorld

    Review: 3 Disk-cleaning Apps Declutter Your PC’s Hard Drive
    By Wayne Rash
    03/24/09
    An excellent round-up in ComputerWorld which identifies System Mechanic as the best PC tune-up product. “System Mechanic does everything Norton Utilities does, plus a lot that Norton Utilities doesn’t do. It also gives experienced users a much better level of control. System Mechanic remains the best bang for the buck, even at its full price. Norton Utilities pales by comparison.”
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  • NY1 TV

    Spring Cleaning Also Applies To Computers
    By Adam Balkin
    03/24/09
    iolo interviewed as an expert in this segment on spring cleaning your PC on NY1 News. The segment highlights the need for PC tune-up and the benefits offered by System Mechanic.
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  • The Economist

    Plugged Up
    By Nick Valery
    03/13/09
    System Mechanic mentioned in this feature story on why computers need tune-ups, which also stresses the growth of the PC tune-up category: “The computer industry expects tune-up software to emerge as a whole new product category, much as anti-malware suites did a decade ago.”
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  • Mummified Times Five (Australia)

    System Mechanic
    By Tina Gray
    03/02/09
    Another popular mommy blog highly recommends System Mechanic. The editor talks about her PC, which was running like she “bought in the dinosaur age” and which she planned to “throw out of the window” – after using System Mechanic, “the PC is nowhere as sluggish as it was.”
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  • Grand Forks Herald

    Tech Review: Finder of Lost Files
    By Noah Matthews
    03/02/09
    This local newspaper recommends Search and Recover to find accidentally deleted files: “If you are a certified nerd, you can probably find it. For the rest of us, there’s Search and Recover. Version 5 does what it’s supposed to, has a new and more intuitive interface (helpful for non-nerds) and can search for different kinds of files.”
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  • Smart Computing

    Wipe Out Sensitive Data
    By Anne Steyer Phelps
    03/01/09
    This positive review in Smart Computing calls Drive Scrubber “the best choice to erase every bit of data…”.
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  • Around Hawaii

    More CES Goodies I’m Sure You’ll Like Too!
    By Lou Torraca
    03/01/09
    Around Hawaii mentions System Mechanic as the second must-have product for every PC, right after back-up. The author personally recommends it after using it to speed up his computer, noting its ease of use and unique ActiveCare tool.
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  • Tech Savvy Mama

    Restore Your PC in Honor of Clean Out Your Computer Day!
    By Staff
    02/09/09
    Another influential blog written by moms for moms recommends using System Mechanic to tune up your computer on February 9, the national Clean Out Your Computer Day.
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  • Channel Insider

    How to Fix PC Performance Issues with Software Utilities
    By Frank Ohlhorst
    02/06/09
    System Mechanic comes out the winner in this head-to-head review with TuneUp Utilities 2009. System Mechanic feels like “a better utility with menus orientated more toward a technical user and offering more complete information on each problem.”
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  • Business.com

    Fixing Pooped-Out PCs Takes Priority for Small Business
    By Daniel Kehrer
    02/05/09
    Business.com advises its small business readers to not wait until their PCs break and opt for proactive maintenance. The editor recommends to “go with the leader” and praises System Mechanic as “best selling PC tune-up software” that “has garnered great reviews from computer magazines and websites”.
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  • The Mommy Insider

    Clean Out Your Computer and Improve Performance with iolo System Mechanic®
    By Alicia Hagen
    02/05/09
    The popular mommy blog highly recommends System Mechanic, in particular ActiveCare, “This feature makes it easy for me as a work from home mom to get on with my work day. […] Since using System Mechanic, I’ve noticed a big difference in my computer’s speed and performance.”
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  • Cape Cod Times

    Memory Failing You? Try a Tune-up
    By C.M. Boots-Faubert
    02/03/09
    This local newspaper recommends System Mechanic as both “effective” and “cost-effective” among the many programs tested. The columnist writes: “Tuning your computer can be as simple as obtaining the right software — and recently I discovered a gem.”
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  • ZDNet

    Review: iolo System Mechanic
    By Andrew Nusca
    01/21/09
    ZDNet columnist recommends System Mechanic as providing some in-depth improvements and a great time-saver. “Works as advertised, very easy to use, thoughtful reminders, generally speedy and easy on the eyes.”
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  • ZDNet

    What’s Your Computer’s Life Expectancy? iolo Intends to Extend It
    By Heather Clancy
    12/22/08
    Green expert Heather Clancy explains how System Mechanic can extend your PC’s lifespan beyond the national average of 2.4 years and – if you intend to donate your PC – how DriveScrubber can help “ensure that all traces of confidential data have been removed.”
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  • Notebooks.com

    10 Ways You Can Get More Out of Your Notebook in the Bad Economy
    By JJ Schoch
    12/17/08
    In this guest post on influential website Notebooks.com, JJ Schoch, iolo’s VP of Marketing, offers timely tips on how to get more out of your notebook in the bad economy, ranging from saving on unnecessary hardware purchases to saving on service and recycling costs.
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  • Network World

    Clean Up Your Notebook
    By Keith Shaw
    12/08/08
    5 out of 5 stars from NetworkWorld’s renowned columnist Keith Shaw. “After installing System Mechanic on my system, a quick two-minute analysis came up with eight problems which read like the song, ‘12 Days of Christmas.’ Within 45 minutes of my first analysis, I had a cleaner system.”
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  • PC Magazine (UK)

    iolo System Mechanic 8.5
    By Chris Wiles
    12/05/08
    5 out of 5 stars from the top computer magazine in the UK. The verdict of PC Magazine (UK) on System Mechanic 8.5: “Keep your PC in top condition using this superb system maintenance and optimization tool.”
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  • Computer America

    System Mechanic Restores That New PC Feeling
    By Craig Crossman
    10/29/08
    Remember what your computer was like when it was brand new? In this column, syndicated across top newspapers in the country, Craig Crossman recommends System Mechanic as a way to bring that new PC feeling back.
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  • North Jersey Record

    System Mechanic Does Full Tune-Ups
    By Peter Grad
    10/17/08
    Tech expert Peter Grad calls System Mechanic an “excellent bulwark of a program” that “offers a solidly integrated arsenal of tools that gives a comprehensive overview of a computer’s health status, and fixes problems with the click of a button.”
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  • SmallBizTechnology.com

    Keep Your Old Computer Performing Like New
    By Laura Leites
    10/12/08
    PC tune-up is particularly important for small businesses, often without the resources of a dedicated IT department. SmallBizTechnology calls System Mechanic “a good optimization tool that is user-friendly and tells you what each ‘fix’ will do before you give the go-ahead.”
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  • Monthly Computer Chronicles

    System Mechanic 8
    By George Harding
    09/01/08
    Monthly Computer Chronicles exclaims: “My HP laptop, running XP, improved from 2 minutes 10 seconds to 1 minute 20 seconds, a significant reduction.”
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  • Laptop Magazine

    iolo System Mechanic 8.0
    By Dana Wollman
    09/01/08
    Laptop Magazine praises System Mechanic 8 as “a geek in newbie’s clothing. Although it has plenty of customizable settings for advanced users, the interface is simple enough for “set-and-forget” users and the program is as thorough as the previous version, delivering real performance gains.”
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  • Windows Vista Magazine (UK)

    Windows Vista Power Tools
    By Simon Arblaster
    09/01/08
    Windows Vista Magazine explains: “System Mechanic 8 has an easy-to-use interface and plenty of tools to boost system performance and speed.”
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  • PC Magazine

    Windows PCs Subject to Clogging; need Draino
    By John Dvorak
    08/25/08
    Renowned PC Magazine columnist exclaims: “System Mechanic 8, from iolo technologies does work as advertised and will keep your Windows machine ‘looking like new!’”
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  • Web User (UK)

    iolo System Mechanic 8
    By JJ O’Donahue
    07/31/08
    UK’s Web User describes System Mechanic as “there for people who don’t have the time or the enthusiasm to learn the tricks recommended by the experts. It combines the skills of a PC mechanic with the organization of a housekeeper to enhance both speed and performance.”
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  • On Computers

    The Return of System Mechanic
    By Joy and Bob Schwabach
    07/20/08
    In this widely syndicated column “On Computers”, System Mechanic is recommended as “one of those all-in-one utility programs” with a “light footprint” and “providing a good snapshot of what was going on inside our computer.”
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  • Financial Times

    Elixirs of Life for Tired PCs
    By Paul Taylor
    07/10/08
    Financial Times columnist is impressed with System Mechanic’s “extensive suite of tools designed to help PC users fix performance-related problems and prevent problems recurring.” It “made it easy to improve PC performance and perhaps even roll back the clock a bit on my wife’s slowing desktop.”
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  • PC Answers (UK)

    iolo System Mechanic 7
    By Christian Hall
    07/01/08
    UK technology publication states, “iolo’s effort at a complete system maintenance tool is a refreshingly good one.” The “Internet speed-up tools and an intelligent status monitor that looks at startup items, RAM usage and system processes really make System Mechanic stand out from the crowd.”
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  • Computer Buyer (UK)

    iolo System Mechanic
    By Andy Zarkesh
    07/01/08
    UK’s Computer Buyer praises System Mechanic as “a genuinely useful performance booster, and great at this price.” “System Mechanic provides an all-round solution for mitigating the periodic slowing down of your PC.”
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  • PC World

    iolo System Mechanic Pro 7.5 tune-up software
    By Jon Jacobi
    03/21/08
    PC World explains that System Mechanic “has been garnering positive reviews for ages–for good reason,” “providing the software equivalent of the ‘geeky friend’ many users lack.” It “can easily pay for itself, helping you avoid forking over big bucks for a professional to clean up an aging, sluggish Windows installation.”
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  • Laptop Magazine

    Best Gear for the New Year
    By Steve Smith
    03/04/08
    With the coveted “Best Gear for the New Year” award, this top computer magazine praises System Mechanic as “among the most complete utility suites we’ve seen”, which “finds system errors other scanners miss.”
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  • Post Bulletin

    Meet Your PC’s New Best Friend
    By Noah Matthews
    02/07/08
    Technology columnist Noah Matthews says “like a good friend, System Mechanic is always there, ready to help.” The programs in System Mechanic “keep figuring out ways to keep your PCs healthy and running smoothly.”
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  • Financial Times

    Spring Clean for Your PC
    By Paul Taylor
    01/17/08
    Financial Times columnist praises System Mechanic as a comprehensive software package that he personally has used numerous versions of during the past several years – with no problems.
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