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Windows 7: Best software to maintenance windows 7?

25 Jul 2010   #1
kade119

win 7
 
 
Best software to maintenance windows 7?

I'm looking for software freeware/purchase, doesn't matter, would like something to fix/clean registry, check for spam/spyware, and clean up diskspace ... any recommendations on the best out there?

thanks all


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25 Jul 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

No need to purchase anything, read these instructions
Optimize Windows 7

Follow these tips, but do not use the registry cleaner
Suggestions for Proper Maintenance

It best to do things yourself, to avoid problems
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26 Jul 2010   #3
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

I'd say the best software for performance and maintenance has to be tune up utilities. It is available as a trial for 30 days.

Tune up utilities
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26 Jul 2010   #4
Krispy1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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26 Jul 2010   #5
scoopeeedoo

 
 

Personaly i use Tune Up but there is also Glary Utilities - Award Winning System Optimizer and Registry Cleaner | Glarysoft
which is also good and free...
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26 Jul 2010   #6
gregrocker

 

Win7 requires no tweaking only normal system settings.

Use free state-of-the-art CCleaner "Run Cleaner" and Registry tab, followed by Auslogics Disk and Regstry Defraggers monthly.

Replace any bloated AV solution with lightweight free MS Security Essentials, allow to update, do a Full Scan.

Uncheck any freeloaders in msconfig>Startup. I only allow AV and gadgets.
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27 Jul 2010   #7
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

As mentioned, you don't need anything, especially not something with a cost, like TuneUp Utilities. They serve no real purpose with Windows 7.

Run CCleaner to keep the reg clean, and manage startup items. It can also clean out temp files, but make sure you review the results before clicking to delete them. Run a good, light AV software package like MSE, and then keep a manually scanner as a second opinion, such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

That's all you need, and doesn't cost you a dime.
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