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Kill More Types of Bloatware with All-New Super Definitions in System Mechanic 17

All-new file classification system empowers iolo’s revolutionary optimization tools As Windows® evolves, one area of increasing concern is that more and more unwanted garbage (“bloatware”) is launching itself at startup, which continues to slow the entire computing experience, even after the system is up and running. One of the biggest causes of PC performance drain […]

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Why Must I Install the Privacy Guardian Browser Extension?

Many web browsers—including Chrome, Firefox and Opera—require the use of extensions (aka “add-ons”) for certain types of software to be compatible. Browser extensions add features to your web browser, in this case, the online privacy tool Privacy Guardian™. Because Privacy Guardian is a browser-based anti- tracking application that protects your online activities from spying eyes […]

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The Many Ways You’re Being Watched

In the age of constant connectivity, online privacy and secure browsing are no longer merely nice to have; they are mandatory. Anti-malware software safeguards your PC from harm, but today you also need online protection for you, personally.

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How is Privacy Guardian Different from Free Browser Plug-ins That Claim to Thwart Fingerprinting?

Since iolo launched its online privacy software Privacy Guardian—available as both a standalone and within the total security and performance suite Phoenix 360—some users have asked: How is Privacy Guardian different from browser plug-ins such as Ghostery, AdGuard and CanvasDefender? AdGuard favors a common business model in which users get an initial version of the […]

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Phoenix 360: A One-Two Punch for Fighting Modern Malware

It is more essential than ever nowadays to protect your PC with real-time AV software that can block new and existing malware threats. Yet no AV engine, no matter how effective in general, is perfect.   Depending on a variety of factors—some software-based, such as how frequently the AV updates its threat database; others due […]

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New System Mechanic 16 Scans and Repairs Many Times Faster Than Any Prior Version

PC Magazine has awarded System Mechanic® their Editors’ Choice award six years and counting. And with the launch of new System Mechanic 16, there is much that’s new to keep writing home about. With a revolutionary new product framework designed to fully capitalize on the major advances in the Windows® OS beginning with Windows 7, […]

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Thank You for Choosing Privacy Guardian

Block access to your sensitive online data, device info and habits. Privacy Guardian thwarts online attempts to gain vast amounts of personal information based on your search history, shopping habits and more.

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The Secure Password and Credit Card Manager You Shouldn’t Be Without

In recent years many of the world’s largest companies have leaked users’ personal info, including Sony, Yahoo, Target, Home Depot, eBay, Facebook, WWE Network, Zappos, Evernote and LinkedIn. Most recently, hackers even forced the resignation of the Equifax CEO when they obtained the personal data of some 143 million U.S. consumers, including the credit card […]

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Can Your PC Start Up Faster?

When A PC Starts Up a major part of its sequence of actions is to load programs and services that are configured to open with the Windows operating system. Once these startup tasks finish loading, the PC is ready to use.

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Fight the Root Causes of PC Slowdown with System Mechanic’s Automated Technology

The Windows operating system naturally becomes sluggish the older a computer gets, and even new PCs require optimization. Yet system slowdown is entirely preventable. Below are the known Root Causes of PC Slowdown, listed with the automated System Mechanic® feature that prevents or fixes each. Below are more details on some of the most common […]

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How Hack-Friendly Are Your Passwords?

Find out today by downloading the trial version of System Mechanic® (includes a free version of password management tool, ByePass™).

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