Product Review and Giveaway – System Mechanic Software

iolo’s System Mechanic speeds up old – and new – computers, as well as extends the overall life of your computer!

If you are an educator, you know how important computers are for teaching. From preparing lessons, to creating bulletin boards, activities, and more, you probably feel like you are attached to your computer at the hip! Moreover, if you are a parent, you know that computers are essential for school work – between research papers and homework assignments, kids need the computer more than ever.

Computer slowdowns resulting from age and use can be easily reversed with some registry fixes, start-up programs removal, memory and hard drive defragmentation etc. That’s where programs like iolo’s System Mechanic come in. System Mechanic, the #1 best-selling PC performance software, helps millions of computer users get the maximum performance out of their PCs without breaking the bank. System Mechanic has 51 different tools and patented proactive maintenance technology that can fix, maintain and speed up your PC so its runs like new forever – all while busy moms and dads are fixing dinner or playing with their kids!

Here are a few highlights of the product:

Get the most comprehensive diagnosis available, and enjoy that new PC feeling again!

You don’t have to be an expert – it’s easy to let System Mechanic automatically run a full battery of over 200 critical tests in just a few minutes using over 50 tools to uncover why your PC is running so slowly. Here’s a quick look at the dashboard:

  • Easy to understand system overview
  • Quick or Deep analysis options
  • Comprehensive status gauge
  • Clear explanation of each problem
  • Straightforward actions to fix all problems or only those you want

Automatically eliminate each and every root problem affecting your PC’s speed and stability

To achieve maximum PC performance, a solution with a comprehensive set of tools to address each of the 9 root causes of PC slowdowns is required. System Mechanic is the only product available that resolves each and every one.

Safely cleans & repairs the Registry to fix problems and free up memory.

Unclogs speed-robbing bottlenecks for up to 800% better startup speed.

Diagnoses and fixes hundreds of problems for like-new reliability.

Play the latest high-performance games at maximum speeds.

I was provided with a copy of iolo’s System Mechanic to try for myself. I love that I didn’t have to wait for the product to be shipped; I simply downloaded it and installed it using the activation code provided. Installation and set-up could not have been any easier! From the time I started the download to the time the software was ready to use was seriously less than 10 minutes (maybe even 5)! :) After the program finished installing it asked if I would like to launch it, and I chose yes. A very user-friendly welcome screen appeared with tips on using the software; upon closing this window the “dashboard” appeared and I was prompted to analyze my system, which I did. The analysis was quite fast, just a few minutes. When it was completed, the following appeared:

Uh oh! I was clearly in need of this product! As you can see (sorry for the poor quality of the screen shot), you have the choice whether to “Repair All” or “View Problems.” If you aren’t very computer-savvy, or if you simply want the fastest, easiest way to fix your computer, you can choose “Repair All,” sit back (or go get a cup of coffee) and let the program do all the work for you. I am very computer-savvy, as well as a bit of a scaredy-cat when it comes to my computer, so I chose to view the problems. After clicking the button, I saw a screen that looked similar to this (but with my own computer’s information):

From this screen I was able to pick and choose which problems I would like to see corrected. It was really simple, and, to be honest, I wound up selecting all of them (so I could have actually saved myself some time by clicking on “repair all” to begin with). This whole process still took under 30 minutes (and only that long because I was scrutinizing every little thing).

The program also gave me the option (during installation) of placing a widget on my computer’s desktop, which I did. When I was done having the repairs made, I reanalyzed my system right from my desktop. This time I saw the following (yes, those are my kiddos as my wallpaper :)):

Ok, my system went from “Poor” to “Fair” which was a start. However, I am a perfectionist so “fair” didn’t cut it for me! I decided to open the program (which I could do right from the widget) and go back to the program’s dashboard. I clicked on “analyze” and this time I decided to select “perform deep analysis” (which the program warned me would take a bit longer). The analysis took about 10 minutes, so not bad at all. When it was completed, I was again given the option to repair all the problems or view them. I viewed them again because I was curious, but ultimately did click on repair all. This step did take substantially longer, over an hour, but I assumed it was due to the fact that my computer was in such a bad state (plus I know from experience that defragmenting does take some time). Once that was done, I ran the analysis again, and voila!

“System is good – No problems were found!” Woo hoo! One of the things I like best about this program (in addition to the fact that it is extremely easy to use) is that it is constantly monitoring my computer. The desktop widget makes it so easy to see what problems may be occurring; as someone who is always on the computer, the temporary files and cache become huge very quickly. iolo’s System Mechanic makes it so easy to get rid of all the “CRUDD” as the program appropriately calls it. I honestly can already notice my computer running more quickly, and start-up is definitely faster. I am actually excited to install the program on the other computers in my house, especially my son’s hand-me-down!

In short, iolo’s System Mechanic is a must have for educators, bloggers, and parents. If you own a PC, you need this software! Guess what? iolo has generously donated a copy of this amazing software to Fabulous Classroom for a giveaway! This is a $49.99 value! To enter, simply use the Rafflecopter entry form below; entries in bold are mandatory. Good luck!!

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