Install and Activate System Mechanic®
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STEP 1. Download and Start the Installer
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Get System Mechanic

Click Start Download or visit http://sm.iolo.com to begin downloading the installer.

Start Download
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Run File

When asked to Run or Save the file, choose Run.

Run File
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Confirm Run File

If prompted for further permission, choose Yes.

Confirm Run File
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Finish download

Allow the download to finish.

Finish download
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Save Installer

  • When the Installer has finished downloading, you will be given the option to save the installation file to your computer.

  • If you want to save a copy, choose Yes, and save it to a convenient place on your PC. If you do not need a copy, click No.
  • When you are finished with this step, the Installer will start automatically.

Save Installer
STEP 2. Activate and Finish Installation
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Begin Installation

When the Installer starts, follow its step-by-step instructions until you see a windows that asks for your License Information.

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Enter Activation key

  • Carefully type the Activation key and your email address into the License Information window.

  • Click OK.

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Complete Installation

  • Continue following the step-by-step instructions to complete the installation process.

  • When you are finished, you may need to restart your PC.

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Run System Mechanic

If System Mechanic does not start immediately after activation, double-click this desktop icon.

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Perform System Analysis

Once System Mechanic has obtained and applied all critical updates, perform a System Analysis by clicking Analyze Now.

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Review and Repair Problems.

  • When the System Analysis is complete, a full list of system problems will be generated.

  • You can review and automatically repair any of these problems by using the options on System mechanic's dashboard.

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USING SYSTEM MECHANIC: Getting More Help
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Use the Help Files

While using System Mechanic, you can look up useful tips, information, and instructions by accessing the built-in help system.

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Visit Customer Care Online

If you can't find what you're looking for, visit iolo customer care online for FAQs, tutorials, and the ability to contact a live support agent.

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