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The best computer maintenance software - Glary Utilities
Here in this article, I will tell you how to make your slow computer work like a totally new one, by using a software called Glary Utilities. It is optimizes your computer amd makes it fast and responsive.
You love your computer when it responds immediately to your commands, multi-tasking becomes an ease and works well without any hangs or delays.
But the very moment, it stops rendering your commands or responds very late in action, you feel like dumping it and at times kicking it.
This happens to around most of the people around the globe, whether it be the dear old desktops or the new generation's ultrabooks.
How much priceless your configuration may be, whether it is running a quad-core or a six-core processor, has 4GB or 8GB of RAM, at one point or the other your system tends to slow down and worst, becomes unresponsive.
Majorly due to this, the users are affected by the slow booting, searching through the directories of a hard drive, opening more than two programs at a time, printing, surfing, delay in opening applications and in operations and even taking much time for shutting it down.
Reason behind slowing down of computer
There can be hundreds of reasons for the computer to unfriend you in this manner.
Here are a few important reasons why your computer becomes weak and is no longer fast and responsive.
1) With time, the system gets filled up with unimportant data, which are known as junk files. These files can be cookies, temp files or even invalid audio (mp3, AAC, WAV) or picture (JPEG, png) files. Sometimes old backups are unnoticed and eats up a lot of your hard disk space.
2) Along with invalid data, the computer also stores invalid registry keys, which are of no use. A software or application when installed in a computer, it stores a few keys in the registry also. When this software is removed or uninstalled, the files and folder pertaining to the software gets deleted but sometimes, leave behind those keys. These registry keys are then termed as invalid registry keys. So these should be removed and the registry also needs to be defragmented to gain speed.
3) When your computer boots, it might happen that several other applications also boot simultaneously. This slows down the booting by a big margin. There are many services which by default remain enabled even if you do not need it. For example, if the computer is not connected to a printer you can disable the 'Printer Spooler' service.
The right choice
Some experts can take care of all this but to novices and the layman, this becomes a difficult job. To save you from this, software companies around the world have launched their products only for this purpose. These softwares are generally called 'Computer utility softwares' or 'Computer optimization softwares'. You have to chose the right software which would fulfil your purpose. Among so many of them, I would recommend going for Glary Utilities.
About Glary Utilities
Glary utilities is a lightweight software having a user-friendly interface. Its current version is 220.127.116.118. It is a freeware, that is, it can be downloaded for free. The software has a dedicated FAQ and help page. It is very easy to use. Even a novice will be able to operate it, without any problem. It simplifies the work of maintaining your computer's health. The interface has a one-click maintenance button which would check for errors and also repair it automatically. There are also a number of themes which the software supports to look modish.
How to use
Glary utilities when opened, shows the following options that you would like to check for errors:
- Registry cleaner
- Shortcuts fixer
- Startup manager
- Temporary files cleaner
- Tracks eraser
- Spyware remover
Hit the 'Scan for issues' button, and after a few seconds, it will show you the list of errors it found. Clicking 'Repair issues' would solve all the problems.
This is the basic part, but if you want to explore more, then click the 'modules' tab on the top, and then you will see a list of features which you can choose from.
Different features of Glary Utilities
Now I will explain you the features in brief.
1) Disk cleaner: It deletes all the unwanted data, be it temporary files or cookies etc. from your hard drives and hence saves disk space.
2) Registry cleaner: Deletes all invalid registry keys stored in your computer's registry while uninstalling or deleting applications.
3) Shortcuts fixer: Corrects the errors in your startmenu and desktop shortcuts
4) Uninstall manager: This utility helps you to uninstall any software you want and is better than the OS's inbuilt Uninstaller.
5) Startup manager: This manages the programs which run automatically on start up. This delays the booting time by a big margin.
6) Memory optimizer: This handy utility refreshes the computer's memory. It has a nice user interface with a slider to choose the amount of RAM you want to refresh.
7) Registry defrag: With time, the registry gets filled with junk data, and when deleted also, leaves it fragmented. This utility defrags it to make your system fast.
8) Tracks eraser: Tracks eraser deletes all your traces, evidences, cookies and internet history for your privacy and security and also saves disk space.
9) File Encrypter and decrypter: This is an amazing and nifty feature of Glary Utilities which helps you in encrypting a file, that is giving it a password security to access it.
10) File shredder: Deleting a file using a file shredder makes it unrecoverable.
11) File undelete: This helps you in undoing a delete, which you did by mistake.
12) Disk analysis: This gives you an idea of the various kinds of data (audio, video, text, system files, etc.) stored on all of your hard drives.
13) Duplicate file finder: Sometimes, while storing data, by mistake you can store the same data twice or more. This feature is used to detect such duplicates and inform you to delete it.
14) Empty folders finders: It scans all your hard drives for empty folders and deletes them.
15) File splitter and joiner: This helps you to split large files into smaller ones, and again, joins small files into one.
16) System tools: This section has all the OS's inbuilt programs at your finger tips. You have the process manager, internet explorer assistant, system information, windows standard tools and many more.
So, it is very well understood that, this software delivers a lot, and not only it is meant for optimizing but has also many more useful features. The best part is that, it is free to download.
Hence, without wasting any more time, head to www.glarysoft.com and download it and then see, how you again start loving your computer.
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