15 May 2008

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 5.03

Ashampoo WinOptimizer offers a number of system maintenance modules which can be launched from a clearly arranged menu. Also available here is the 1-click optimization, which starts the most important modules in succession — with just a single click of the mouse. Completely new here is also the "Did you know?" dialog. It shows many tips and tricks that can easily be used to your advantage for your everyday Windows use.

An overview of the modules:
* Drive Cleaner: Cleans up the hard drive
* Registry Optimizer: Repairs or deletes incorrect registry entries
* Internet Cleaner: Removes the traces of Web surfing sessions
* Defrag 2: Defragments hard drives
* StartUp Tuner: Manages autostart entries
* Process Manager: Shows running processes and applications
* File Wiper: Deletes files and folders permanently
* Undeleter (NEW): Restores deleted files
* Tweaking: Fine tunes system and performance settings
* File Encrypter & Decrypter: Encrypts specified files
* IP Spam Blocker: Prevents irritating network popup dialogs
* Internet Tuner: Internet connections can be accelerated for specific purposes
* Visual Styler: Changes the appearance of Windows
* Icon Saver (NEW): Keeps track of the position of desktop icons
* DiskSpace Explorer: Analyzes storage space used by files
* System-Information: Comprehensive system and hardware analysis
* System-Benchmark: Measures system performance and compares it to other PCs
* File Splitter & Joiner: Splits oversized files into more manageable fragments

The modules presented here are divided into the categories system clean-up, performance optimization, privacy and security, system settings configuration, diagnosis and information, and file tools.

As a new feature, the Ashampoo WinOptimizer 5 menu now also lists the especially popular features for a specific module, enabling them to be selected with the mouse. Within the StartUp Tuner, users can manage their autostart entries, activate or de-activate Windows services, and edit their Internet Explorer plug-ins.

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