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Ashampoo WinOptimizer

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Ashampoo WinOptimizer

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  • Latest Version

    Ashampoo WinOptimizer 26.0.24 LATEST

  • Review by

    Michael Reynolds

  • Operating System

    Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

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  • Author / Product

    Ashampoo / External Link

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Ashampoo WinOptimizer is a powerful system optimization tool that cleans your disks and keeps your machine running at a constant speed. It also protects your privacy and allows you to customize Windows individually. Apart from 3 different cleaning modules, the application offers about 30 tools that cover all tasks around maintenance, tweaking, system analysis, performance boosts, and file processing (encrypt, split).

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Ashampoo WinOptimizer is the best choice to clean, optimize, and protect your PC. It frees disk space, fixes errors, and ensures steady performance. It tackles the shortcomings of Windows and provides you with a faster, cleaner, and leaner system. Numerous auto-features make setting it up a matter of just a few clicks, no prior knowledge required!

WinOptimizer is a comprehensive software that enhances the performance, cleanliness, and privacy of Windows PCs. It offers a system analysis feature during launch, providing various options for optimizing and cleaning the operating system right from the start page. The built-in cleaner modules are highly effective, eliminating web browsing traces, temporary files, and leftovers from software uninstallations. Latest version boasts record-breaking speed and thoroughness.

Additional features like Auto-Clean, Live-Tuner, and Game-Booster ensure a clean system and improved program launches and gaming experiences. The software provides condensed yet up-to-date system overviews through data-rich dashboards that serve as quick shortcuts to essential modules. The tweaking module allows for personalized Windows customization, including compatibility with Windows 11.

It includes Privacy Traces Cleaner to eliminate privacy-related data, along with a new question-based tuning assistant for custom system optimization. The popular 1-Click Optimizer now bundles four modules for superior cleaning results, and it utilizes Windows Notification Center for seamless and unobtrusive status updates.

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Overall, performance and information presentation have been enhanced across all 30 WinOptimizer modules, accompanied by the addition of new features.
  • Efficiently locate and remove sensitive data using Privacy Traces Cleaner
  • Tailor Windows optimization to your specific needs with Tuning Assistant
  • Achieve one-click optimization with four powerful cleaners
  • Comprehensive system analysis offers detailed information and improved visual clarity
  • Experience faster cleaning results with super-fast cleaners and advanced search algorithms
  • Receive program notifications seamlessly through Windows Notification Center
  • Utilize Drive Cleaner with customizable file filters
  • Improved browser handling in Internet Cleaner for better performance
  • Cleaners now support browser profiles for enhanced customization
  • Uninstall Windows apps effortlessly with UnInstall Manager 2
  • Enjoy a new look and feel in UnInstall Manager 2
  • Manage processes effectively with the process manager's tree view
  • Review SVHOST-based processes for better system control
  • Generate and print modern-looking reports with ease
  • Utilize the updated SSD wizard for improved handling and detailed information
  • All features are fully Windows 11 compatible
Windows is good–but it could be better! Ittakes care of that! Operating systems tend to slow down over time, suffer from errors, and become cluttered with junk files. In many cases, essential settings are either missing or buried deep in the system. And then there's the privacy threat, as especially Windows 10/11 loves to phone home.

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Features and Highlights

Cutting-edge Cross-Browser Cookie Management
Internet cookies, while convenient, can pose privacy concerns. The innovative cookie manager allows you to safely manage cookies across all browsers. Easily differentiate between essential and intrusive cookies, preserving login sessions while eliminating privacy-invading ones. With wildcard support, you can mark entire domains as safe across all browsers, and settings can be exported/imported for seamless device transfers.

Comprehensive Modules Beyond Cleaners and Optimization
It offers more than just cleaners and optimizers. It includes modules that are typically sold separately, such as Process Manager for a detailed view of running processes, Privacy Manager for enhanced privacy protection, Icon Saver for desktop organization, and File Wiper for secure data erasure. With a total of over 30 cutting-edge tools, WinOptimizer covers the entire spectrum of system cleaning, tuning, and optimization.

Advanced Privacy Protection with Privacy Traces Cleaner
Privacy Traces Cleaner utilizes specialized search algorithms to scan files, folders, and the Windows Registry for privacy-compromising traces. After your review and confirmation, it eliminates them, offering built-in Registry backup, whitelisting for exceptions, and multi-user support for efficient cleaning of all profiles.

Streamlined System Analysis for Easy Monitoring
The redesigned system analysis provides instant insights at a glance. From CPU load and disk usage to privacy-related data, including information from Privacy Traces Cleaner, you'll have valuable details at your fingertips. Expand the program window for additional system specifics like the number of irrelevant files, services, Registry entries, and potential disk space reclamation. The system analysis delivers the information you need, efficiently.

Effortless Windows Optimization with Tuning Assistant
WinOptimizer's Tuning Assistant streamlines Windows optimization. By asking a few simple questions, it tailors optimizations for faster, more discreet, and more secure performance. Disable unnecessary background services, optimize security settings, and customize Windows with ease and confidence.

Seamless Integration with Windows Notification Center
The app fully integrates with the Windows Notification Center, keeping you informed with important updates. Even when minimized, you'll receive notifications on completed time-consuming analyses. Let One Click Optimizer, File Wiper, Disk Doctor, and others work in the background while you focus on other tasks. Customize the timing and frequency of notifications to your preference.

Enhanced Cleaners for Power and Efficiency
The cleaners now include Privacy Traces Cleaner, adding comprehensive four-way cleaning functionality. Junk files, web browsing traces, invalid Registry items, and privacy-sensitive data are all targeted. Experience near-instantaneous results and exceptional detection rates. Customize file filters to expand the range of supported file types. The cleaners are meticulously optimized for modern Windows versions and browsers.

Improved Features in Manager Modules
UnInstall Manager 2 now handles Windows apps, offering a new look and feel, smart filters, and additional helpers for safer and easier application removal. Process Manager introduces an optional tree structure view for clarity and displays SVHOST-based processes. SSD Wizard provides valuable insights to prolong drive lifespan and boost performance. Additionally, reports across modules now feature a modern design, enhancing usability.

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System requirements

Operating System
Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 7

Any device that supports the operating systems listed above. Systems with ARM processors are not supported.

Screen resolution 1280x768 (Recommended: 1920x1080 )
  • Full administrative rights are required to use the program.
  • An Internet connection is required to activate the program. The program license is verified repeatedly at regular intervals.
  • User-friendly interface
  • Comprehensive system optimization
  • Effective privacy protection
  • Powerful disk cleaning capabilities
  • Reliable performance boosting
  • Limited free version features
  • Occasional pop-up notifications
  • High resource usage during scans

Ashampoo WinOptimizer is an impressive tool designed to optimize and maintain the performance of your Windows-based system. It offers a comprehensive set of features, including system analysis, maintenance, optimization, and customizable settings to improve your computer's speed and efficiency.

All in all, if you're looking for a tool that can help you maximize your computer's performance, maintain system health, and give you more control over your device, WinOptimizer is a solid choice. However, keep in mind that while this tool can improve system efficiency, it's always advisable to back up your data before making significant system changes.

Note: 10 days trial. If you register via email you can test the program for another 30 days free of charge.

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