Ashampoo WinOptimizer Free
Ashampoo WinOptimizer Free is a program designed to help you improve the performance level of your computer, by providing you with some essential tools.
The interface of the application is clean and uncomplicated. The drive cleaner find and deletes redundant files when it comes to various applications, such as Adobe Reader, Flash Player and Quicktime, as well as memory dumps, history, temporary files, file fragments and Microsoft software.
But you can also create an exclusion list, add file filters, enable the app to ignore write-protected files or items which are currently in use, as well as to send them to the Recycle Bin instead of permanently deleting them from the computer.
The registry optimizer scans the Windows Registry and fixes any issues concerning file formats, COM, OLE and ActiveX items, fonts, system sounds, help files, application paths, start menu and software entries, history lists.
Furthermore, Ashampoo WinOptimizer Free can delete web browser elements regarding Internet Exporer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera, such as cookies, history lists, list of manually entered URLs, download history, stored form data, and saved icons of visited websites. Other features of the program allow you to defragment the hard drive, explore disk space, and wipe files. The 'One-Click Optimizer' tool can run Internet Cleaner, Drive Cleaner and Registry Optimized simultaneously. Plus, you can schedule tasks.
The software app needs a moderate-to-high amount of system resources, quickly finishes a scan and clean job (depending on the size of your hard drive), and includes help documentation. We have not come across any issues during our evaluation; Ashampoo WinOptimizer Free did not freeze, crash or pop up error dialogs. Less experienced users may take a while to familiarize themselves with the utility's features.
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