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TechRadar

iolo System Mechanic 14.5 review

By Henry Casey
03/06/15

A very positive (4/5 stars) review of System Mechanic 14.5 in one of the world’s leading technology publications. The review gives the program high marks for its ability to optimize PCs and highly recommends the program to readers. One of the leading authorities on tech news and product reviews, TechRadar has more than 1.6 million unique monthly viewers.

Key quotes:

  • “Those looking to bring a lethargic computer back to the state it came in, or the levels that the hardware is capable of, should definitely give System Mechanic a try.”
  • “System Mechanic might even save you from upgrading your team’s fleet of machines for another year, allowing your budget to be spent on your goals instead of infrastructure.”
  • “The Acer E15, despite being pretty much new, felt faster and was generally more responsive after System Mechanic put it through the paces.”
TechRadar

Softonic

System Mechanic 14.5

By Chris Park
02/03/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic (9/10 “excellent” score) by one of the world’s leading download sites. The review gives the program high praise for its ability to increase the performance and speed of PCs. One of the world’s leading resources for software news, reviews and downloads, Softonic has more than six million unique monthly visitors.

Softonic

PC Magazine

iolo System Mechanic 14 review

By Jeffrey L. Wilson
08/06/14

System Mechanic awarded the highly-influential publication’s Editors’ Choice Award in a very positive review (4.5/5 stars) of the program. The review breaks down the overall effectiveness and value of the program along with showcasing testing results that show that the program outperforms competitors.

PC Mag

Tom’s Guide

07/03/14

System Mechanic selected as the top system utility on the market in a round-up published by one of the nation’s leading technology publications. The publication awards System Mechanic the top spot based on the programs ease of use, expansive set of tools and ability to optimize PCs.

“System Mechanic’s optimization tools also allow users to uninstall faulty software, customize a system’s startup programs and get rid of unnecessary processes.”

Tom's Guide

Download.com

System Mechanic Professional Review

By Staff
06/30/14

A very positive review of System Mechanic Professional (4.5/5 stars) by one of the world’s leading tech authorities. The review gives the program high praise for its expansive feature set and its ability to improve the performance of PCs.

“System Mechanic Professional is a full-featured program to help you keep your computer free of problem files and other junk that can impact performance.”

Download.com

Laptop Magazine

System Mechanic 12.7 Review

By John Corpuz
05/20/14

A very positive review of System Mechanic (5/5 stars) in one of the world’s leading technology publications. One of the most influential publications that covers PCs, LAPTOP has more than 630,000 unique monthly viewers.

“System Mechanic is the best PC repair software we tested. System Mechanic is the best software for PC repair due to its ability to blend power and simplicity.”

Laptop Magazine

Top10Reviews

System Mechanic 12.7 Review

By Chris Snoke
04/29/14

The publication presents the program with its 2014 Excellence Award and its 2014 Gold Award as the best PC system utility on the market.

“This program is the best PC maintenance software because it actively looks for and helps prevent problems with your system before they occur”

Top10Reviews

V3

System Mechanic Free Review

By Lee Collins
04/27/14

A very positive review of System Mechanic Free (5/5 stars) in one of the world’s leading technology sites. The review gives the program high praise for its ability to optimize PCs and keep users from having to purchase new machines.

“we also must add that this version is extremely stable and credit must go to Iolo for working hard to improve stability on both Windows 7 and Vista.. this version work as specified and is recommended”

V3

Download.com

System Mechanic Free Review

By Staff
02/26/14

A positive review of System Mechanic Free (3.5/5 stars) on the editorial side of the world’s leading download site. The review gives the program high praise for its wide range of tools and ability to optimize PCs while remaining free of charge.

“System Mechanic Free does an excellent job of optimizing your computer’s performance…System Mechanic Free will impress rookie users and hardcore computer geeks, equally.”

Download.com

TechRadar

System Mechanic Review

By Darryl Johnson
02/12/14

A very positive review of System Mechanic (4/5 stars) in one of the world’s leading technology publications.

“System Mechanic fixes problems quickly, and helps the user walk through every problem in a detailed and clear manner.”


Reviews Bucket

iolo System Mechanic Review

By Nayan Modi
05/21/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that breaks down how the program works and gives it high marks for its ability to optimize PCs.

Reviews Bucket

Let's Talk Computers

Cleanup with System Mechanic Version 14.5 part 4

05/16/15

Part four of an interview with Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading technology radio shows. In the interview, Damian discusses how to clean computers and how System Mechanic can help.

Let's Talk Computers

TipDesk

System Mechanic Review

By windowswizuk
05/15/15

A very positive video review of System Mechanic that breaks down how the program works and recommends it to viewers.

TipDesk

PC Magazine

The Best Tune-Up Utilities

By Jeffrey L. Wilson
05/08/15

System Mechanic selected as the top tune-up utility on the market in an updated tune-up utilities round-up from the world's leading PC-focused publication. The post includes a very positive blurb of System Mechanic and maintains the programs Editors' Choice Award while linking to a very positive review of the program by the publication.

PC Magazine

dotTech

[Windows] Boost PC performance and fix system errors with System Mechanic

By Kent
05/07/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that gives the program high praise for being a reliable solution for optimizing PCs.

dotTech

Let's Talk Computers

Cleanup with System Mechanic Version 14.5 part 3

05/02/15

Part three of an interview with Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading technology radio shows. In the interview, Damian discusses how to clean up PCs and how System Mechanic can help.

Let's Talk Computers

Software Informer

System Mechanic

By Francisco Martínez
04/29/15

A very positive review (5/5 stars) of System Mechanic by one of the world's leading software review sites. The review gives the program high marks for its valuable feature set and ability to optimize PCs and hands out a Software Informer Editor's Pick award to the program.

Software Informer
Software Informer

Soft82

System Mechanic Professional 14.5.1.13

04/27/15

An updated profile page for System Mechanic Professional on one of the world's leading software download sites. The update hands the program Soft82's 5 Stars Award.

Soft82
Soft82

The Windows Club

System Mechanic: Review and Giveaway

By Anand Khanse
04/25/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic Free that gives the program high marks for its ability to optimize PCs and for the value of its feature set.

The Windows Club

Let's Talk Computers

Spring Cleaning with System Mechanic Version 14.5 part 2

04/25/15

Part two of an interview with iolo Labs' Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading technology radio shows. In the episode, Damian discusses how to spring clean a computer and how System Mechanic can help.

Let's Talk Computers

The Seattle Times

Got 'enough' security software? Smart behavior still matters

By Patrick Marshall
04/21/15

A tech Q&A post from columnist Patrick Marshall in which a reader asks him about System Mechanic and he outlines what the program can do for the reader.

The Seattle Times

Let's Talk Computers

Spring Cleaning with System Mechanic Version 14.5 part 1

04/18/15

An interview with Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading tech radio shows. In the interview, Damian breaks down how to spring clean your tech and touches on how System Mechanic can help.

Let's Talk Computers

PC Magazine

iolo System Mechanic 14

04/15/15

A positive video review of System Mechanic that mentions that the program has won PC Magazine's prestigious Editors' Choice Award.

PC Magazine

Let's Talk Computers

New Features in System Mechanic, Version 14.5 part 7

03/28/15

Part seven of an interview with Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading technology radio shows. In the interview, Damian touches on the new features included in System Mechanic 14.5 and how they can optimize PCs.

Let's Talk Computers

What Tech Says

System Mechanic - Tune Up Your Computer Performance

By Chandan
03/27/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that gives the program high marks for its ability to clean out and speed up PCs.

Key quotes:

  • "I have been using System Mechanic the past several weeks and I can say it is the best application to speed up your computer performance at an affordable price."
  • "System Mechanic can also take over the problems that may be plaguing your PC."
  • "System Mechanic has a features set of more than 50 apps that can dig in deep and do the heavy lifting in the cleaning department to get the computer freed up to run the way it used to."
What Tech Says

Major Geeks

System Mechanic Free 14.5.1.34

03/25/15

System Mechanic Free retains Major Geeks' Editors Pick award from the highly influential download site. The publication highly recommends the program for having a wide collection of valuable tools while still being free.

Major Geeks

Well Connected Mom

Time to Spring Clean Your PC

By Lori Cunningham
03/20/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic by a popular mom blog that highly recommends the program to moms that are looking to optimize their PCs.

Key quotes:

  • "System Mechanic is a solid program that gives you PC performance stats, helpful hints (and steps) on how to fix your PC, and acts as a counselor to help you avoid programs or errors that can get in the way of a healthy PC."
  • "With System Mechanic on all our PCs, I can make a quick diagnosis and make fixes to get them up and going again."
  • "You can't go wrong with System Mechanic."
Well Connected Mom

Download Crew (UK)

iolo System Mechanic Professional 14.5.1

By Mike Williams
03/19/15

An updated, very positive review (4.5/5 stars) of System Mechanic Professional by one of the world's leading download sites. The review highlights the new features added in version 14.5 and gives the program high marks for its ability to optimize PCs.

Download Crew (UK)

V3 (UK)

System Mechanic FREE 14.5.1.13

By Lee Collins
03/19/15

A very positive (5/5 stars) review of System Mechanic Free, updated for the latest version of the program by one of the world's leading software news and review sites. The review highly recommends the program for its ability to optimize PCs and highlights the new features included in version 14.5.

V3

TechWorld

iolo System Mechanic Professional 14.5.1

By Mike Williams
03/19/15

An updated very positive review (5/5 stars) of System Mechanic Professional that highlights the new features included in version 14.5.

TechWorld

PC Advisor (UK)

iolo System Mechanic 14.5.1

By Mike Williams
03/19/15

A very positive review of the latest version of System Mechanic by one of the world's leading PC news and review sites. The review highlights the new features included in version 14.5 and gives the program high marks for its valuable feature set.

PC Advisor (UK)

CHIP (Germany)

System Mechanic

By Michael Humpa
03/19/15

A positive (3/5 stars) review of System Mechanic by one of Germany's leading technology publications. The review gives the program high marks for its ability to clean out and optimize PCs.

CHIP

Download Crew (UK)

iolo System Mechanic 14.5.1

By Mike Williams
03/19/15

An updated, very positive (5/5 stars) review of System Mechanic by one of the world's leading download sites. The review breaks down how System Mechanic works and highlights the new features added in version 14.5.

Download Crew (UK)

PC Advisor (UK)

iolo System Mechanic Free 14.5.1

By Mike Williams
03/19/15

An updated, very positive review of System Mechanic Free by one of the world's leading PC news and reviews sites. The review gives the program high marks for its ability to optimize PCs and outlines the new additions made in version 14.5.

PC Advisor (UK)

PC & Tech Authority (Australia)

iolo System Mechanic Professional 14.5.1

By Mike Williams
03/19/15

An updated, very positive review (4.5/5 stars) of System Mechanic Professional by one of the world's leading PC news and review sites. The review highly recommends the program for its expansive feature set and gives an overview of how it can optimize PCs along with highlighting the new features added in version 14.5.

PC & Tech Authority (Australia)

Netzwelt (Germany)

System Mechanic

03/19/15

A very positive review (8/10 rating) of System Mechanic by one of Germany's leading technology publications. The review gives the program high marks for its ability to optimize PCs and ease of use.

Netzwelt (Germany)

Download.com

System Mechanic Free

By Staff
03/18/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic Free (3.5/5 stars) by one of the world's leading tech review sites. The review gives the program high marks for its ability to clean out and speed up PCs and highly recommends the program to readers.

Key quotes:

  • "System Mechanic Free is a good tool for speeding up your computer and helping you keep it running smoothly."
  • "System Mechanic Free helps you maximize your system's performance by addressing a number of common issues."
  • "Through System Mechanic Free, you can tune up multiple aspects of your computer to maximize both loading and processing speeds."
Download.com

KTLA-TV

Easy Steps To Speed Up Your Computer

03/18/15

A computer tips segment with leading tech reporter Rich DeMuro on one of Los Angeles' leading network television station's KTLA. The segment features an interview with Damian Giannunzio in the iolo office as he offers tips about how to maintain and optimize PCs and includes a prominent highlighting of System Mechanic and iolo along with a link to the iolo website. The segment was broadcast on the station, which reaches more than 8 million homes, this morning and featured on KTLA.com, which has more than 3.7 million unique monthly viewers.

Softonic

Let's Talk Computers

New Features in System Mechanic, Version 14.5 part 6

03/14/15

Part six of an interview with Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading technology radio shows. In the interview, Damian discusses the latest version of SM and the new features added to the program.

Let's Talk Computers

Boot Camp

Keeping your PC humming along. System Mechanic

03/13/15

A quick feature about the latest version of System Mechanic includes a quick blurb from Damian Giannunzio about version 14.5.

Boot Camp

Tech Legends (India)

How is System Mechanic helpful?

By Ankush Das
03/11/15

A feature article that breaks down how System Mechanic can be helpful for different kinds of PCs. The article highly recommends the system for low-end and high-end systems.

Key quotes:

  • "System Mechanic improved the performance and gave the user what was expected from the system."
  • "The LiveBoost feature made a huge difference."
  • "System Mechanic is indeed a great product."
Tech Legends

KnowTechie

Does System Mechanic Speed Up Your Computer?

By Josiah Motley
03/11/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that highly recommends System Mechanic for cleaning out and speeding up PCs.

Key quotes:

  • "I can honestly say I was pleased with features and ease-of-use System Mechanic offered me."
  • "System Mechanic does help your PC, and the process is rather straightforward and simple for the typical user."
  • "System Mechanic actually does work and is a breeze to use."
KnowTechie

3rd Planet Techies

System Mechanic Pro Review - a Super PC tune-up software

By Obasi Miracle
03/06/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic Professional (4/5 stars) that highlights the valuable features of the program and explains why it is an excellent program for those looking to optimize their PCs.

Key quotes:

  • "System Mechanic Professional is software worth using when PC tuning is a priority or the computer is slow, boggy, taking like to forever to startup and responding slowly."
  • "System Mechanic Professional speeds up computers and improves the performance and battery life tremendously."
  • "System Mechanic Professional is neither too complicated nor intrusive, it is a complete PC maintenance suite for windows, older machines and new computers alike."
3rd Planet Techies

Reelgrok

Cleaning House for Peak PC Performance

By Norman C. Berns
03/04/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that highly recommends the program for those looking to improve the performance of their PCs. The post was also shared on the publication's popular LinkedIn Group, which has more than 170,000 members.

Key quotes:

  • "If you're running Windows on a PC, System Mechanic is essential."
  • "Pick up System Mechanic and you won't regret the decision; it's far and away the best production tool I've ever found."
  • "All in all, System Mechanic has about 50 features designed to clean the mess Windows left behind and maintain a faster, better-running computer."
Reelgrok

Tech Legends (India)

System Mechanic 14.5 - PC Tune Up Software: Quick Review

By Ankush Das
03/01/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic 14.5 that highlights the new features included in the new version and gives the program high marks for its ability to clean out and speed up PCs.

Tech Legends

CHIP (Germany)

Test: iolo System Mechanic 14 Professional

By CHIP editors
02/28/15

System Mechanic Professional given a "gut" rating by one of Germany's leading technology publications in a very positive (81.3/100 score) review. The review gives a breakdown of the new features introduced in version 14 and recommends the program for optimizing PCs.

CHIP

Techwayz

System Mechanic 2015 review - a good PC tuneup software

By Pramod Choudhary
02/21/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic (8.3/10 score) that gives the program a high rating for its effective features and appealing user interface.

Techwayz

Boot Camp

iolo updates System Mechanic. What's New? Sr. Researcher Damian Giannunzio

02/11/15

A radio interview with Damian Giannunzio in which he discusses the release of System Mechanic 14.5 and the new features included in the update.

Boot Camp

The Daily Exposition

7 Tips To Clean Out Your Computer

By Scott Hartley
02/09/15

A feature post for Clean Out Your Computer Day that uses the tips given by iolo for the holiday that links to the iolo website.

The Daily Exposition

Inc.

7 Smart Things to Do on Clean Out Your Computer Day

By Minda Zetlin
02/09/15

A tips post for Clean Out Your Computer Day that uses iolo's tips for the holiday and links to the iolo website. One of the world's leading business publications, the online version of Inc. has more than 7 million unique monthly viewers.

inc

Geekiest.Net

iolo System Mechanic 14.5 - Review and giveaway

By Krishnan
02/09/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic 14.5 that highlights the new features included in the update that also includes a giveaway of the program.

Geekiest.Net

MidWeek

National Clean Out Your Computer Day

By Alison Young
02/04/15

A feature post that highlights Clean Out Your Computer Day 2015 that recommends System Mechanic as an excellent option for optimizing a PC.

MidWeek

Computer Power User

iolo System Mechanic 14.5

02/15

A news note in one of the nation's leading computer-focused magazines that highlights the new features added in System Mechanic 14.5.

Computer Power User

TechDependent

Review: iolo System Mechanic 14.5!

By Mahfujur Rahman
02/01/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that breaks down the new features included in version 14.5 that highly recommends the program to optimize PCs.

TechDependent

All PC Stuff

System Mechanic Review

By Anthony Rousek
01/27/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that gives a rundown of how the program works and gives the program high praise for its ability to optimize PCs.

All PC Stuff

TopReviews.NL (Netherlands)

iolo System Mechanic 14

01/27/15

A very positive review (5/5 stars) of System Mechanic that gives the program high marks for its ease of use and performance.

TopReviews.NL (Netherlands)

Let's Talk Computers

New Features in System Mechanic, Version 14.5 part 2

01/24/15

Part two of an interview with Damian Giannunzio on one of the nation's leading technology radio shows in which he discusses the new features included in System Mechanic 14.5.

Let's Talk Computers

Gadgets Club

System Mechanic Review

01/22/15

A very positive review of System Mechanic that gives the program high marks for its ability to optimize PCs.

Gadgets Club

Motherpedia (Australia)

Clean-up your computer with 10 System Mechanic kits to be won

By Motherpedia
01/22/15

A feature post in one of Australia's leading family-focused publications that explains how to clean out a PC that recommends System Mechanic as an excellent option.

Motherpedia (Australia)

TechRadar

Hands on: iolo System Mechanic 14 review

By Jennifer McCartney
07/18/14

A very positive (4/5 stars) review of System Mechanic 14 in one of the world’s leading technology publications. The article gives a breakdown of the new tools included in version 14 and gives the program high praise for its ability to improve the performance of PCs and the affordability of the valuable program.

TechRadar

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".

USA Today

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."

PC Magazine

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."

Examiner

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."


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.

Smart Computing

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."

Laptop Magazine

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.

Examiner

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."

PC World

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."


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."


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."


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."

Windows IT Pro

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."

PC Magazine

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."

North Jersey Record

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.

New Zealand Herald

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."

CNet News

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."

Tech Talk Radio

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."

PC Magazine

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.

Gartner

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.

ComputerBild (Germany)

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."

PC Praxis (Germany)

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."

SoftwareCrew (UK)

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.

PC Format (Poland)

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."

SmallBizTechnology

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."

PC World (Poland)

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.

Network World

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."

New York Times

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.

Tech Digest (UK)

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."

WinExtra (Canada)

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."

Xbox Plus

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

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.

Channel Insider

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."

Government Computer News

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."

AOL Discover

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."

Wired

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)

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

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."

LifeLoveBeauty

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."

RyanKnowsTech

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."

GirlyGeekdom

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."

WinExtra (Canada)

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."

TopTenREVIEWS

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."

Suite101

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.

CBS Seattle

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

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)

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

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.

PC World (Czech Republic)

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.

NBC Philadelphia

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."

The Fabulous Report

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."

EDGE Publications

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."

Tech Thoughts

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."

MyRealityTech

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.

Canada.com

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."

WebCPA

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.

Le Soleil (Canada)

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."

New Zealand Herald

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."

5 Vinez Monkey

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."

Grand Forks Herald

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."

SCNow.com

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.

socalTECH

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."

Gaming Trend

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

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.

Technocracia

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.

SmallBizTechnology

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.

Tech Savvy Mama

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."

Huffington Post

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

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."

ShaiCoggins.com (Australia)

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.

Network World

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.

Sacramento Bee

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."

WebWorkerDaily

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."

Tech Talk for Moms

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.

Syracuse Post-Standard

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."

Blend Games

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.

The West Australian

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.

CNet

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."

Simply Being Mommy

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."

Impulse Gamer (Australia)

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."

How-To Geek

The Globe and Mail (Canada)

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."

Mummified Times Five (Australia)

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."

The Globe and Mail (Canada)

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)

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."

MicroMart (UK)

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."

Sarasota PC Monitor

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."

Examiner

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)

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.

Los Angeles Business Journal

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."

Sunday Times (UK)

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."

Woman’s Day

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."

Laptop Magazine

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.

PC World

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.

KOLD-TV

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.

PC Magazine

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

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

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."

Tech.Blorge

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."

eWeek

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.

SmallBizResource.com

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."

Notebooks.com

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.

PC Magazine @Work Blog

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."

socalTECH.com

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."

CNet News

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."

Simply Being Mommy

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.

Inc. Magazine

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

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.

ZDNet

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."

Laptop Magazine

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.

A Thrifty Mom

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."

Government Computer News

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."

ComputerWorld

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.

NY1 TV

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."

The Economist

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."

Mummified Times Five (Australia)

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."

Grand Forks Herald

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...".

Smart Computing

Popular Mechanics

How to Make Your Computer Boot Faster

By Erin Scottberg
03/01/09

This feature story on how to speed up boot times in Popular Mechanics takes a do-it-yourself approach and highlights generic Windows tools, with an exclusive mention of System Mechanic as the only commercial product featured in the article.

Popular Mechanics

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.

Around Hawaii

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.

Tech Savvy Mama

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."

Channel Insider

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".

Business.com

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."

The Mommy Insider

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."

Cape Cod Times

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."

ZDNet

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."

ZDNet

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.

Notebooks.com

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."

Network World

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."

PC Magazine (UK)

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

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.

Computer America

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."

North Jersey Record

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."

SmallBizTechnology.com

Laptop Magazine

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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."

Laptop Magazine

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."

Windows Vista Magazine (UK)

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."

Monthly Computer Chronicles

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!'"

PC Magazine

Web User (UK)

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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."

Web User (UK)

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."

On Computers

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."

Financial Times

PC Answers (UK)

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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."

PC Answers (UK)

Computer Buyer (UK)

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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."

Computer Buyer (UK)

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."

Laptop Magazine

PC World

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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."

PC World

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."

Post Bulletin

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.

Financial Times