It’s a known fact that the performance of any device decreases over a period of time and is the same case with a computer or Laptop that you own. It is always a concern that our PC is not able to deliver the same performance as it does during the initial days and we were always looking for some alternative ways to boost the degraded PC performance.
Here comes a software called Windows optimizer which helps in restoring back the performance of your old PCs. So what is a windows optimizer software and what are its functions? A windows optimizer software helps in boosting up the performance of your system by cleaning the system hard drive, internet registry, program registry, deleting the temporary files and thereby freeing up the space.
Ashampoo WinOptimizer software is a one which performs all the functions stated earlier and thereby helps in increasing and maintaining the system performance at an optimum level. Let’s discuss in detail about the features of these software. And also i wanna give you information about Special 50% Off Coupon of this software. So stay tuned!
How simple is the installation process?
The installation of Ashampoo WinOptimizer is a simple and an easy process which does not require any complex steps. You just need to select the language and accept their terms and conditions to start the installation process which takes around 5 to 10 sec to complete.
The only thing that needs your attention is that as soon as the installation is completed, you need to select the theme to proceed further. There are two different themes from which you can select one to continue using the software.
Features and Tools of Ashampoo WinOptimizer
Ashampoo WinOptimizer comes with a handful of features and tools that helps in the optimizing the system performance.
Automatic Optimization feature helps in boosting up the system performance by deleting the temporary files and junk data automatically without any input from the user.
The One click optimizer tool allows you to clean the hard drive, internet and the registry.
Backup management feature allows you to take backup of the system at the current state and can be used later.
With the help of system restore manager, you can restore your system back to an earlier point of time usually before a crash or some unexpected event has occurred.
Duplicate finder tool helps in finding the duplicate copy of a file if present in the system.
Undeleter tool helps in recovering the files that were deleted accidentally or by mistake.
Uninstall manager allows you to securely uninstall any application from the system including those that were corrupted.
You can encrypt and decrypt your private and confidential files more securely by making use of the file manipulator tool.
All these features and tools thereby make the ashampoo winOptimizer a reliable one to speed up the performance of your PC.
How simple is the user interface of the software?
Ashampoo WinOptimizer comes with a simple user interface that allows even a newbie user to make best use of the software. You don’t need to be a techie to use the software to clean your PC as it comes with several features which allows an average person to increase the PC performance with just a click.
The main window of the software consists of 6 tabs which contains various features and clean up tools and hence there is no need to navigate deeper to know about the features.
The center of the screen under the overview tab contains three non-clickable sections namely Clean up, Optimize and Protect with each one containing the no. of issues optimized and memory saved under their respective sections.
Below the three sections, you can find a ‘Start search’ button which allows you to scan your computer to find any issues that can be fixed to optimize the performance of the PC.
Once the scan completes, you will be seeing the no. of issues that are present under each section and the memory that can be freed by fixing them. Now you can click on the details button to know briefly about the issues and can click on the ‘Fix now’ button to fix all the detected issues.
The automatic tab contains automatic on/off button for three sections which when turned on does the optimization automatically without any intervention from the user.
The Auto clean function when turned on tries to delete all the temporary files of an application or browser which runs in the background even after the application or the browser is closed.
Live-Tuner function works in the background in speeding up the application start up each time when you open an application.
Game-Booster function allows you to experience an optimized gaming performance while playing games. It does this by automatically closing all the unwanted applications and background process while playing games and restoring them back as soon as you finish playing games.
When you turn on the automatic options, you will be finding a list of items that were optimized automatically at the side of the screen. You can save them for future use by using the ‘Export history’ button or clear the optimization history by clicking the ‘Clear history’ button.
The modules tab contains all the features of ashampoo winoptimizer. It divided into 6 categories. All these features are again grouped into 6 different groups in view of the function they perform.
Under the modules tab, you will be again finding three tabs namely All modules, Categories and Functions.
While the All modules tab displays all the features under one screen, the Categories tab contains 6 category and you need to click each one of these category to find the features present under it. The functions tab contains all these features categorized according to the function they perform. First let’s see the features presents under the All modules and Categories tab.
Features under All Modules and Categories tab:
The Maintain System Category contains various features like One Click Optimizer, Drive Cleaner, Registry Optimizer, Internet Cleaner, Defrag 3and Registry Defrag which plays a vital role in maintain the performance of the system by defragmenting the drive, arranging the files and deleting all the unnecessary files.
The Improve performance category contains features that help in improving the performance of the system by managing the services and process that are running in the background and helping the user in proper uninstallation of the unused applications.
The features that are available under this category are Service Manager, StartUp Tuner, Internet Tuner, Process Manager and Uninstall Manager.
Customize Windows category contains features like Tweaking, AntiSpy, Win10 privacy control, File Associator, Context Menu Manager and User-Rights Manager which allows the user to manage and customize the look and feel of your windows PC.
Some of the important features like AntiSpy and Win10 Privacy control feature controls the type of information that windows share with others.
Analyze system category contains System Information, DiskSpace Explorer, System Benchmark, HDD Benchmark, HDD Inspector and Font Manager features that helps in analyzing the various details of the PC and providing a detailed information about them to the user. With the help of these features you get to know more about your computer and its various services.
File tools category contains features that help in managing the files present in your PC like safely deleting the sensitive files and checking for any duplicate copies of the files present and many other functions related to files. The features that are available under this category are File Wiper, File Manipulator, Disk Doctor, Undeleter, Link Checker and Duplicate Finder.
The General category contains features for taking backups and restoring the windows back to normal using the existing backups and performing other tasks that are essential for the general maintenance of the system.
The features present in the category are backup management for taking system backups, system restore manager for restoring the system back to a particular point, Icon saver for managing the saved icons, task planer for creating and managing maintenance plan and settings for managing the other settings of the software.
Features under Functions tab:
As said earlier the function tab contains all the functions divided into 6 categories that the software performs for maintaining the performance of the system. It displays the same tools and features present under the categories tab but the only difference here is they are grouped according to the function they perform.
The favorites tab contains the Ashampoo Winoptimizer's modules that are most frequently used by the user. At the bottom of each module, you will see how many times the module has been used and the frequency of using it.
You can also add a particular module to the favorites tab by clicking on the star button present at side of each module under the modules tab.
This tab contains the backups taken by the system in the right side of the screen.
You can click on any of these backups and can either choose to delete it or restore it back.by using the respective button present under the selected backup.
The Statistics tab consists of a detailed report on all the activities that are performed using the software. It contains a statistical report on the number of files, folders and registries scanned, number of applications or files deleted, and number of backups taken etc. You can also reset the report by clicking on the reset button.
What is the user opinion about Ashampoo Winoptimizer?
You can find a number of reviews about this Ashampoo WinOptimizer in the internet and each one has a different opinion about the software. While only a very few reviews have said positive about the software, a large number of reviews have complained that the software does not bring any notable performance change in the system.
Also I could find mixed response from the users who have used the software earlier. While some have expressed their interest over using the software, some have complained that the software lacks behind in many aspect. Some of the common complaints that I went through were regarding price, technical support and the working of the software.
Since the user reviews are mixed, I highly recommend you to try using the trial version before buying the licensed one.
What are the limitations of the trial version of the software?
Ashampoo WinOptimizer does not provide any limitation on the features or in the functions of the software but the only limitation that the software possess is the time frame for which you can use the trial version. You can use the software fully for a maximum of 40 days after which you need to buy their full version to continue using them to optimize your PC performance which seems to be the only limitation available with the trial version of the software.
Initially the trial version is limited for only 10 days and you need to register in their official site in order to increase it to 40 days. So for this extension click on the ‘Get extended free trial license now’ button on the screen that appears when you open the software for the first time.
Now give your email address to which an activation link will be sent and once you click on the activation link present in the mail, your account will be activated and you will be asked to enter your basic details to create your profile. You will be getting the activation key once your profile is created which you need to copy and paste it in the license key text box and click on the ‘Activate Now’ button to activate the 40 day trial period.
What is the price of the software? Is There Any Coupon Available
The price of Ashampoo WinOptimizer is $49.99/ PC for 1 year which seems to be little bit high when compared to its other competitors like System Mechanic and Glary Utilities which are priced at $39. Please note that the subscription is only for 1 year and you renew the subscription for each year by paying $12.49.
There is no offer available for the software in their official website, but you can get an exclusive offer of 50% by making use of the discount coupon available below. Please note that this offer is valid only for a limited period and so don’t miss this one time opportunity.
The software also provides a 30 day money back guarantee which promises to refund your money back if you are not satisfied with the software.
Please note that since the reviews and user comments are not so great, I would advise you to first try using the trial version of the software before buying the full version.
Verdict and Conclusion:
Ashampoo WinOptimizer functions effectively in improving the performance of your system by cleaning your drive, windows registry, internet and freeing up the unwanted space used by the various applications and files. It also provides various tools for taking backups, deleting the files safely, uninstalling the unwanted applications and defragmenting the drive and windows registry.
Though the software may not be the best windows optimizer, it still offers a good performance which you can rely on barring the price and the technical support which seems to be a big negative.