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WinTools.net Professional

Type of Program: Utilities
Supported Platforms: Win98/ME/XP/2000/2003
Company Name: WinTools Software Engineering, Ltd.
Version: 5.0.1
Price: $39.95
Installed Size: 2.2 Mb

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The installation of WinTools is easy and intuitive, you can place the program files where you want.

The first time you use WinTools you are informed that you have 21 days to try WinTools. Fair enough.

When you open WinTools the first screen you see is a synopsis of your system.

The first tool I tried was the Scan Files Tool. It scans your files for junk files like old log files, temp files and unused files. It works extremely fast even on large systems, it also gives you the option of checking your whole computer system or just parts. You can also define which files it looks for and other options. On my system it found over 1,300 files that were using up 155Mb. It also has options about what to do with the deleted files, the default is put them in the Recycle Bin.

Warning! When using tools like this you should always have everything backed up just in case. You should create a Restore Point too.

The next tool I tried was the Scan Registry tool. It has a built in tool that will back up the Registry so I did that first. WinTools found 803 invalid entries! Once again there are a number of options of what kind of entries to search for.

The Start Up tool was next. With this tool you can see all the items that run when your computer starts up. I'm sure that you will find some pesky items there that you can remove.

The Tweak UI tool lets you tinker with all kinds of hidden items in your Windows system. Lots of them.

The Net Tweaker tool lets you mess with your internet and network configuration. Not only can you tweak items like the MTU, RWIN and TTL WinTools will always let you return to the default Windows settings.

The Privacy tool lets you take care what History items are stored, plus stuff like stop Windows doing things that eat up RAM. It will also really do a good job of shredding files

The Clean Uninstall tool lets you create a Control Point then install new software and if you want to do really good uninstall it will have noted all changes in your system.

There are also all kinds of tools that let you see what Windows is up to and shortcuts to tools that are built into Windows that you may not even have known were there.

In conclusion you are going to find that WinTools is an invaluable tool to keep your computer working fast, lean, clean and the way you want it to.

Try It! Buy It!

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Reviewed by Joe Tex


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