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#1 Ken Seaman

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 03:25 PM

I was wondering what yall thought about these services that claim to speed up your pc. any info will help thanks
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Posted 24 May 2009 - 04:07 PM

Many claim, none provide.

Performing routine maintenance and keeping your hard drive relatively lean will do more to improve performance than any application.
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Posted 24 May 2009 - 05:13 PM

Checkout this link about Finallyfast

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 02:09 AM

even if their telling the truth, I refuse to waste money on something I can do mjyself. By keeping my computer malware free, and keeping certain settings tweaked (not overclocked) and using only good, performance parts, I can get the most out of my PC without buying expensive software. Im willing to bet I can get my computer running just as well without the software as I can with it. even if they can add a boost, I suspect its at most, a 5% increase, and thats probably waaay high. those stuff is just stuff to pay for someone elses computer lol.

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 03:36 AM

Ofcourse maintenance is priority #1 (the reason my pc is so slow :thumbsup:). Though, i found Auslogics Boostspeed quite handy, it has alot of "speed up functions" (No, there not perfect), but beside that, this program has some very handy tools, which normally are harder to find (like: editing the list of programs that run at startup, testing your connection, and tons of other programs).

Beside this, Smartclose might get in handy to, when you're using bigger programs, games for example. It closes alot of unnessesary running programs, which leaves more recources for your game.

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 05:20 AM

I have Uniblue SpeedUpMyPc. After using it two months I decided that buying an extra RAM-stick was much simpler. I kept the program though, because it has a good junkfile cleaner.

In the end, a computer performs as its owner. If it is maintained well it works fine.

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 05:24 AM

"Snake Oil" springs to mind.

There is a basic problem with all "Speed Up", "Tweak" and "Registry Cleaner" programs .....

To be of any use, you have to know what it is that they are actually doing.
If you know what it is they are doing, you don't need them to do it.
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Posted 25 May 2009 - 11:50 AM

There is a basic problem with all "Speed Up", "Tweak" and "Registry Cleaner" programs .....


Katana's right - NEVER download or buy anything that will change your registry to "make your computer faster". If it will change your registry other than by the regular program changes, it is most likely malware.

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