RefreshPC is a straightforward application whose purpose is to restore some of the computer's settings to default. It focuses on the Windows Registry, system services, temporary folders and Prefetch files.
The installation procedure is quick and uneventful, without demanding special attention from the user. Once it finishes, you can check out the simple window with the minimalistic layout, representing RefreshPC's interface.
Upon deployment the app offers to create a system restore point, in case the OS starts experiencing issues after all the modifications are made to the workstation.
In the main application window the tool shows the name and architecture of the operating system. Initializing the settings restoration procedure is easily accomplished, by clicking a button.
When this task is completed, RefreshPC brings up a window and reveals the total number of items cleared by the program, when it comes to each of the aforementioned Windows areas, after which you are required to restart the computer to apply the new changes. There are no other options available through this program.
We have noticed a minimal consumption of CPU and system memory during RefreshPC's runtime. The application has a good response time and carries out a task swiftly, without hanging, crashing or showing error dialogs; we haven't encountered any issues in our evaluation. Thanks to its intuitive layout and overall simplicity, first-time users can easily figure out how to work with RefreshPC.
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