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System Mechanic Pro

System Mechanic Pro

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Product Information

System Mechanic® Pro

The Most Advanced Approach to Maximum PC PerformanceTM

Finally, a lab and field proven, hassle-free way to keep PCs running fast, safe, and error-free.

System Mechanic Pro is the world's #1 best-selling and most awarded computer performance software, with over 85 million computers repaired worldwide, hundreds of 5-Star and Editor's Choice accolades, and countless independent lab certifications since 1998. Why? Thousands of customers have wholeheartedly attested: It really works.

Experts unanimously agree that System Mechanic Pro is the most effective way to restore and maintain maximum PC speed and stability. It safely and automatically finds and fixes computer problems created by regular, everyday use that drag down the speed and stability of PCs over time, keeping them running like new as long as they are used. System Mechanic Pro also uses patent-pending technology to inject even more horsepower back into the system for faster startup speeds, web surfing, gaming, and other high-performance computing activities.

Consistently recognized as the most effective performance-boosting program of its kind by PC Magazine and other leading experts and independent labs, System Mechanic Pro offers an all-inclusive solution to the myriad of problem sources that result in PC slowdowns, hiccups, freezes, and crashes. Its uniquely comprehensive approach to computer optimization and repair makes System Mechanic Pro the ultimate in performance-tuning software for PCs.


Tools and Features


Key Advantages

  • Performs a 229-point Diagnostic Computer Inspection
  • Automatically fixes 30,000+ different types of problems and errors
  • Cleans up system-clogging junk and clutter
  • Boosts PC start time, programs and Internet
  • Disinfects harmful viruses and other internet threats
  • Makes even old PCs run like new again
  • Ranked as most effective in improving PC performance by independent lab tests
  • Relied on by 9 out of 10 people who use PC tune-up software
  • #1 best-selling product in its class worldwide
  • Over 85 million PCs repaired since 1998
  • Windows 7, 8, Vista, and XP compatible

Overview of Key Features

Boosts Speed

PCs slow down over time due to everyday use. Simple tasks that used to take minutes now feel like they take hours.

  • ActiveCare® set and forget technology proactively keeps PC optimized.
  • LiveBoostTM real time responsiveness tuning.
  • Registry RevitalizerTM resolves registry problems and stabilizes Windows
  • Program AcceleratorTM re-aligns disjointed program files turbocharges program speeds

Repairs Problems

With normal everyday use, PCs can accumulate problems that cause annoying errors, crashes, and freezes.

  • PC Repair Wizard resolves problems and stabilizes Windows
  • Drive MedicTM fixes hard drive errors to protect your data from corruption and loss
  • Emergency CD revives non-starting systems and corrupted drives
  • Program AcceleratorTM re-aligns disjointed program files turbocharges program speeds

Cleans Up Clutter

Without regular cleaning, PCs are plagued by gigabytes of junk that waste precious drive space and memory.

  • Junk File Sweep finds useless files and frees gigabytes of wasted space
  • Internet Cleanup clears web clutter and boosts online speeds
  • CRUDD RemoverTM eliminates system drag by pinpointing programs that tax your system
  • Duplicate File InspectorTM finds and removes unused duplicate files and programs

Plugs Security Holes

Security flaws that an antivirus overlooks let hackers gain access to your PC, resulting in financial damage and data loss.

  • Security OptimizerTM finds and plugs security holes antivirus products miss
  • System GuardTM blocks unauthorized startup programs and configuration changes
  • Registry Backup lets you roll back to a safe state if Windows is corrupted
  • Tune-Up DefinitionsTM intelligent updates that protect your computer from the latest performance threats

Recovers Lost Data

Accidentally deleted photos, documents, music and more are not gone forever - they can still be recovered.

  • StrongScan® digs deep to recover data that other recovery programs miss
  • SmartScan® helps you find the files or programs you're looking for
  • Data Recovery works on PC hard drives, cameras, music players, and more
  • Automatic online backup ensures your important projects are saved in a secure online location

Blocks and Removes PC Pests

An unprotected PC is constantly under attack from viruses, trojans, spyware, and other malicious software trying to cause damage and steal data.

  • iolo AntiVirusTM protects your PC from harmful viruses and other internet threats
  • iolo AntiSpywareTM eliminates programs that compromise your private data
  • HyperScan® Technology stops viruses and spyware from infiltrating your PC in real-time
  • Sentient TechnologyTM preemptively blocks new viruses and threats before they attack

Breakthrough Tools and Features

  • ActiveCare® keeps PCs running like new automatically

    Set-and-forget patent-pending ActiveCare® technology proactively optimize PCs using only idle system resources. Multiple new automated repair tasks enable System Mechanic Pro to monitor and automatically fix even more problems than before.

  • LiveBoostTM Technology gets more responsiveness out of a computer than ever thought possible

    LiveBoost is new, landmark technology that goes beyond clutter and errors to custom-assemble system resources on-the-fly and focus them precisely where the user needs more speed.

  • LiveBoost includes:


    Dials back processor-hogging programs, apps and services that compromise responsiveness.


    Releases trapped memory in real time, as the user works, increasing multitasking power.


    Increases performance on both solid state drives (SSD) and traditional hard disk drives (HDD). As a result, writing and reading files is much faster and hard drives last longer.


    Takes your PC out of "average" mode by dynamically sensing what the user is doing and switching power and processor settings in real time for maximum response.

  • CRUDD RemoverTM eliminates root cause of system drag

    Helps unclog system performance by finding unused, unnecessary, and redundant programs that are slowing down and destabilizing your PC. "Crowdsourcing" technology harnesses the actions of many experts to disable or uninstall only the right programs.

  • Revolutionary new Program AcceleratorTM supercharges program performance

    All new patent-pending calibration technology speeds up program performance by intelligently realigning programs with their dependent files.

  • Boost startup and hard drive speeds with DriveAcceleratorTM

    The first and only advanced disk defragmenting tool re-engineered to work optimally with both Windows and iolo's new Program AcceleratorTM calibration technology.

  • Break the 3-PC barrier with the Whole Home LicensingTM Program

    Allows families to install System Mechanic Pro on an unlimited number of PCs in a single-family household at no extra cost.

  • Incinerator® for Recycle Bin keeps private data out of the wrong hands

    System Mechanic Pro's powerful, military-grade Desktop File Incinerator® is now tightly integrated with the Windows Recycle Bin so you can securely wipe your discarded private data.

  • AntiVirus and AntiSpyware programs disinfect and protect your PC

    Powerful protection against viruses, Trojans, rootkits, spyware, adware, keyloggers, and all other programs that threaten your personal privacy and PC stability-without compromising speed or PC performance.

  • Sentient TechnologyTM anticipates threats before they arise

    Intelligent heuristic technology preemptively recognizes malicious behavior to proactively prevent and neutralize rogue programs, virus mutations, and other as-yet-unclassified threats.

  • SmartScan® and StrongScan® resurrects lost data

    This proprietary technology finds and recovers files even after they've been deleted. StrongScan digs deep to find files that other recovery programs miss, and SmartScan helps identify the file you need.

  • DriveScrubber® keeps private data out of the wrong hands

    Powerful, military-grade DriveScrubber® can now delete files, folders, and entire drives from within Windows, making it even easier to securely wipe private data from your PC.

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Dashboard Overview

Dashboard Overview



Designated Drivers

Designated Drivers

Program Accelerator

Program Accelerator

All-in-one Tools

All-in-one Tools

Automated Tasks

Automated Tasks





Dashboard Problems

Dashboard Problems

Startup Optimizer

Startup Optimizer

SSD Accelerator

SSD Accelerator

CRUDD Remover

CRUDD Remover


Individual Tools






Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8¹, Pentium® 1.0 GHz or comparable AMD processor, 256MB RAM (512MB for Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8), 400MB of hard disk space, DVD-ROM, keyboard, and mouse. Internet connection required for license activation². ¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8. ²User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.