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PCA Cover DVD System Mechanic


iscanut2
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Against my better judgement I installed System Mechanic and ran it. It caused no end of problems after I had run several of the "clean up" features. All my System Restore points were deleted, anti virus definition updates were removed , my Memory Map data was removed, lost my default profile in Firefox etc etc..Be warned this is a dangerous program ! I do wonder if PCA ever test these things !

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spuds

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I tend to find that it is best to check as many reviews possible, before using such programs.

System Mechanics (early version) was 'trailed' on one of my computer's, and I had a number of problems, so the program was removed.

At present, I am testing the latest version of Advanced System Care, which was previously known as AWC, and the Pro version of Glary Utilities.

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iscanut2

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I will stick to CCleaner. Well tried and tested !

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onthelimit1

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iscanut - you and me both!

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spuds

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"you and me both!"

Add another one to that.

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ams4127

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...and me, too.

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