System Mechanic Racks Up another Major Award from Laptop Magazine

Number one-selling PC Tune-up software lauded as “Best Gear” for 2008 and “One of the most complete utility suites.”

LOS ANGELES, CA — March 7, 2008 — iolo technologies is pleased to announce another award for their top-selling System Mechanic software, this time from Laptop Magazine, which named System Mechanic 7 Professional one of the “Best Utilities” for 2008.

The award is featured in Laptop Magazine’s “Tenth Annual Mobile Tech Buyer’s Guide” highlighting picks for “Best Gear for the New Year”. Laptop editors laud System Mechanic for being one of “The most complete utility suites we’ve seen.”

Los Angeles-based iolo is internationally recognized for its award-winning System Mechanic (www.iolo.com/sm/7/std), the top selling PC Tune-up software, which can reverse even years of system-clogging damage to bring computers back to like-new performance.

The System Mechanic Professional suite (www.iolo.com/sm/7/pro) includes System Mechanic software, as well as Search and Recover, a rescue program for accidentally deleted files, songs and more; DriveScrubber, military-strength data wiping software that securely erases information so it can’t be recovered by identity thieves and other criminals; and security must-haves iolo Personal Firewall and AntiVirus.

Laptop’s editors praised System Mechanic’s thoroughness: “This suite does deep scanning of your system, offers to turn on security settings, and finds system errors other scanners miss.”

iolo CEO Noah Rowles says the continuing success of System Mechanic can be traced to his company’s belief in listening to customers — both experts and casual PC users — and being responsive to their needs.

Rowles is pleased System Mechanic appeals to critics as well as customers. “It’s great to know that experts love the product as much as non-experts,” he says. “Our company was founded by guys who love to work with PCs, and it’s good to know that technophiles like us respect System Mechanic’s quality. But it’s equally important that the product is enjoyed by non-experts who just want their PC to run like new for a long, long time.”

Pricing and Licensing
System Mechanic and System Mechanic Professional (www.iolo.com/sm) support 32-bit Microsoft Windows Vista, XP, and 2000. System Mechanic retails for $49.95 ($29.95 for upgrades) and System Mechanic Professional retails for $69.95 ($39.95 for upgrades). Both products can be used on up to three PCs. More information and free product evaluations can be found at www.iolo.com.

About iolo technologies
iolo technologies (www.iolo.com), a privately held firm founded in 1998 and located in Los Angeles, produces award-winning utility software that repairs, optimizes, and protects computers running Windows. The company and its products are recognized worldwide for providing comprehensive and effective solutions that meet a wide range of PC needs. The iolo product line includes System Mechanic and System Mechanic Professional, a comprehensive suite of PC tune-up and security tools; iolo AntiVirus™ and iolo Personal Firewall™, software for Internet security; Search and Recover™, a powerful data recovery tool; and DriveScrubber®, a utility that permanently wipes data. iolo products are carried in over 15,000 retail storefronts and are also available from all major e-tailers, by mail order, and from a multitude of distributors and resellers in the U.S. and abroad.