Avira System Speedup

Avira System Speedup

Remove junk files, improve Windows boot speed, and clean Windows registry
4.3  (38 votes)
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Avira System SpeedUp could be the solution for your computer’s dragging instead of running. This suite of utilities is intended to recover lost performance as well as protect your privacy. It has a well-knitted interface, following the latest trends in visual design. There is a welcoming dashboard, which shows your system’s status in three main areas: disk, performance, and privacy. Moreover, you can start a comprehensive checkup by simply clicking a button.

In terms of system cleanse, Avira System SpeedUp is able to detect leftovers left by other programs and the operating system itself. You would be surprised to see how much disk space you can gain back with this utility. This also has an undeniable effect on privacy, as it is capable of removing browsing and file history as well as downloaded cookies.

As to optimization, most of the work of this program is done on the Registry. In this regard, it can find and fix various types of problems, like invalid entries, references to missing files or shortcuts, etc. Fortunately, you do not have to trust the software blindly, as it lets you see a detailed list of the issues and decide which ones to fix. Good news is that it can create restore points to revert changes should anything go wrong.

Avira System SpeedUp allows you to disable or postpone the execution of some of the programs that start with the system, thus helping reduce booting time. However, it cannot provide any information to help you make informed decisions.

The tool can also help you make a better use of the available disk capacity. For instance, it tells you which files and folders are occupying most of the space. It can also evaluate disk health and defragment data to speed up their retrieval. Likewise, it can detect duplicate files, zero-sized files, and empty folders. The suite also includes a set of utilities that can be used for data backup and recovery.

To conclude, Avira System SpeedUp seems to be quite effective in optimizing your system, erasing traces of your previous activities and rescuing disk space. The product is available in two versions: Avira Free System Speedup and Avira Speed Up Pro. It is a shame that many of its features cannot even be tried. Instead, you get frequent annoying screens telling you to buy the complete version.

Pedro Castro
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Review summary

Pros

  • A comprehensive set of utilities to optimize system performance
  • Creates restore points
  • Lets you decide which errors to fix
  • Optimizes disk usage in many ways
  • Backs up and recovers lost data

Cons

  • The trial version does not allow evaluating some of the features
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