Laurence99 11:38 30 Jul 2006

I am fed up with unexplained crashed and PC freezes.
Am looking to buy a good PC software diagnostics package, which I can run fairly regularly to check registers and clean up other areas, etc.. etc.. so I can hopefully enjoy a trouble free PC time:)
Hopefully can get a package which covers most areas I need to check and repair?
I run anti-virus and spyware scanners/removers already, so dont mind if it does not cover that.

Any suggestions for a software package to get?

  Mr Mistoffelees 12:28 30 Jul 2006

Norton software comes in for a lot of criticism on this forum, from the same kind of people who are into Microsoft bashing because they are big and very profitable. However in my experience, over a number of years, Norton SystemWorks works very well and I would recommend it to anyone.

  polish 18:28 30 Jul 2006

i use tune up utilities and find it very good click here

  freaky 18:35 30 Jul 2006

Not a bad price for Tune Up, anybody else using it ?

  pat-212841 18:39 30 Jul 2006

freaky .Yep i am using it as well .well worth the cash imho

  Johnnie_M 19:04 30 Jul 2006

It's fantastic software, not clunky, does what it says on the tin aswell.

  Ross Murray 22:57 30 Jul 2006

A good free Internet based PC disagnostics tester is Windows Live Safety Centre Beta, offering virus and spyware checks, registry clean up, disk clean up and defragments when required. Its in a beta though, so tread carefully. I used it today and the progress bar takes a while to refresh for example. Find it at the Windows Live Ideas site.

  Laurence99 23:18 30 Jul 2006

Thanks everyone.
I have downloaded a trial version of TuneUp Utility and it does seem pretty good. Seems to cover everything I wanted and is easy to use and friendly so far. Will see how I get on over the next 30 days :)

  freaky 18:09 07 Aug 2006

Downloaded it yesterday (TuneUp Utilities), it appears OK, but have not yet deleted any of the hundreds's it is recommending !

  Jimmy14 18:21 07 Aug 2006

I share the same opinion as yours

  sunny staines 19:44 07 Aug 2006

Go for Norton system works

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