iolo technologies celebrates 15 Years of success

Leading provider of performance optimization software poised for continued growth

LOS ANGELES, CA November, 19 2013 – iolo technologies, recognized globally as the top source of advanced computer optimization technology, has reached a milestone as the company celebrates 15 years of expansion in 2013. Founded and self-funded by Noah Rowles in 1998, iolo has grown from a one-room business into a worldwide leader in digital performance and reliability solutions with market presence in 33 countries.

 Led by the company’s flagship System Mechanic line of software, iolo products have helped an estimated 45 million users worldwide repair, optimize, and maintain nearly 80 million computers and devices. Leveraging patented technologies that focus on reversing the primary causes of computer slowdown, iolo’s products are independent lab-tested to restore maximum speed, power, and stability to digital devices to prolong usability and ensure a problem-free experience.

 “From the day I founded iolo over 15 years ago, it has been based on two passions: making computers work better and the desire to help others. The fact that System Mechanic, the product that most fundamentally embodies these principles, has become the most widely praised computer improvement software in the world gives all of us at iolo reassurance that our hard work is making a difference,” said Rowles in a recent open letter to customers and co-workers.

 “As remarkable as the past 15 years have been, the future is even more exciting to me. We’ve recently entered into an exclusive partnership with Phoenix Technologies, the global leader in BIOS and embedded firmware solutions,” he said. “Our relationship with Phoenix provides iolo engineers with elite access to key technology designs at the manufacturing level, often years before becoming publicly available. This means we’ll be able to proactively innovate for the future and create game-changing solutions that will transform today’s seemingly impossible needs into tomorrow’s everyday realities – and do so on a scale I never dreamed of on that warm June morning in 1998 when iolo first opened its doors for business.”

About iolo technologies
iolo technologies, LLC ( produces award-winning software that repairs, optimizes, and protects computers. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Los Angeles with market presence in 33 countries, iolo’s products have helped an estimated 45 million users worldwide and won hundreds of awards from industry experts, analysts and media. Used and recommended by the world’s leading technical authorities and consistently ranked as best in class by independent labs worldwide, the iolo product line includes System Mechanic®, the #1 best-selling PC performance optimization software; System Mechanic Professional®, an all-in-one suite of performance and security tools; Search and Recover™, a powerful data recovery tool for retrieving deleted files and photos; DriveScrubber®, the #1 best-selling utility for secure data removal; as well as System Shield®, performance-focused anti-malware software. For more information see For media inquiries, visit


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What is iolo's Whole Home License?

The Whole Home License® is iolo’s licensing policy that allows you to install and keep your software running on all of your compatible devices within the same home. Previously, users were allowed to install and license their iolo software simultaneously on a maximum of three PCs. Under the Whole Home License, a single activation key allows you to use your iolo software on all of your PCs, other than any PCs you use for business purposes. What you need to know about Whole Home Licensing

  • You, your spouse, and your relatives living within the same household may use the same license on any number of PCs that you own which are not used for business.
  • For full legal terms and conditions, see

To install your iolo product on additional PCs:

  1. On the additional computer, download the latest version of your iolo product. Choose from the list of downloads offered here.
  2. Follow the steps in the installation wizard, and enter the same Activation Key that you used to install on your original computer.

You can view the Activation Key on the original computer from within System Mechanic > red menu bar > key icon > Activation Key.