iolo technologies Celebrates Annual “Clean Out Your Computer Day”

Performance optimization leader offers useful tips and effective software to help keep computers running clean and fast

Los Angeles, CA – February 11, 2013 – iolo technologies, recognized globally as the leading source for innovative computer optimization solutions, is celebrating the annual Clean Out Your Computer Day today. Originally sponsored by the Institute for Business Technology and in existence since at least 2000, Clean Out Your Computer Day was conceived as an opportunity to remember to clean up PCs, get rid of old and unused files, and maintain computer systems at maximum performance and efficiency.

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, the average American adult has 1,800 personal digital files. Other studies show the frustration and emotional impact, as well as business inefficiencies, caused by slower technology. Psychological research shows the negative impact of clutter – digital or otherwise – on people’s lives, as increasing amounts of time are wasted sifting through and managing growing hoards of disparate information. This year, iolo is offering a list of simple clean up tips to help the PC user community reduce time wasted as a result of digital disorganization and productivity impediments.

“Whether using computers at home or in a work environment, everyone has at some point experienced frustration with slow PCs,” said JJ Schoch, VP of marketing, iolo technologies. “It can be a challenge to remember to routinely clean out your computer – that’s why we feel having a day dedicated to maintaining your computer is so important. More importantly, an easy-to-use and fully automated software solution like System Mechanic does all of the work for you, not just one day out of the year, but every day.”

The multiple and current recipient of PC Magazine’s Editor’s Choice award for performance optimization software, iolo estimates that System Mechanic has been used by more than 45 million people to keep nearly 80 million computers in optimal condition since 1998. With more than 50 integrated tools, easy-to-use interface and patented ActiveCare® automatic maintenance technology, System Mechanic keeps Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP machines in optimal condition.

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.