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Ashampoo WinOptimizer 18 Giveaway
$29.99
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Giveaway of the day — Ashampoo WinOptimizer 18

System optimization that takes your PC to the next level!
$29.99 EXPIRED
User rating: 109 (80%) 27 (20%) 26 comments

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 18 was available as a giveaway on August 29, 2021!

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Windows is good–but it could be better! Ashampoo WinOptimizer 18 takes care of that!
Take care of eight major problem areas of Windows in just a single click and kick your system into overdrive. Get rid of junk data, like web browsing traces, fix useless Registry entries, remove broken shortcuts and disable unnecessary services. Optimize your security, system and autostart settings in just a single click! Reclaim your system resources and enjoy faster startup times and a smoother overall Windows experience thanks to more available memory. WinOptimizer 18 is your one-stop, one-click performance, security and stability booster!

System Requirements:

Windows 7/ 8/ 8.1 10

Publisher:

Ashampoo GmbH & Co

Homepage:

https://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/6106/system-software/winoptimizer-18

File Size:

22.1 MB

Licence details:

Lifetime

Price:

$29.99

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#24

Worked well for me - remember to create a Restore Point for all unknown software.

Reply   |   Comment by Othello86  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#23

Good day. One question - what is the point in installing obsolete software in your PC while you get updates of windows so often it is easy to envisage certain lack of compatibility between the two...

Reply   |   Comment by Tran  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#22

This is probably a great program, but I feel like the blind leading the blind when it asks my approval to remove files without giving me adequate information, such as the date it was created. For example Microsoft Software Files it says I don't need and lists 2 files from Windows Defender Scans/History/Results, also so some Bug Error reports. If these are old files fine, but if they are recent, then NO!

I am still afraid to let anything change my registry, especially since it doesn't seem to offer to create a Restore Point before making changes.

Reply   |   Comment by Barbwyr  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#21

It cleaned up a LOT of junk that had been missed by other service apps. It also gave me the full info for some of the items in question, so I could decide if I wanted them deleted or not. This app is a keeper; thanks!

Reply   |   Comment by Lin Lynn  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#20

Ran this and it deleted all my browser history and tabs. They are not what I would consider unimportant files. It also logged me out of all of my sites.

Reply   |   Comment by Simon  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)

Simon, in short it's similar to CCleaner it cleared browsing history to free up space, it logged you out og websites bcz it cleared all the cookies

Reply   |   Comment by Guntas  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#19

Had this issue with Ashampoo before. Unable to register the product. Had the email link but no licence key and when I enter my account details I get a message that the key cannot be found. Tried with two different email addresses.

Reply   |   Comment by User456  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#18

Installed ver. 18 good, Im using version 17 mainly for the boot time options. If its as good or better then 17 then i give it a thums up for this package.

Reply   |   Comment by george  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#17

Giveaway v17 only a few weeks back, now v18. Ace!
Used Ashampoo software for over 10 years and never had a bad word for this company.
Ignore the negative votes. Dont know why they have a chip on their shoulder with this software. Very good program.

Reply   |   Comment by Rob  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#16

I am big fan of Ashampoo products and have bought and use many of them (Sticky Password, Snap 10, Uninstaller 9, Driver Updater, Zip Pro 3, PDF Pro, Burning Studio, etc.) on a regular basis. Unfortunately, the two times I have attempted to use WinOptimizer, I have had to restore my entire system from backup (ironically, Ashampoo Backup). Luckily, their backup app is great. So, if you install and run this optimization application, be sure to have a valid and recent backup since your computer may not even boot afterwards.

Reply   |   Comment by Richard L.  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#15

Cannot activate - follow the steps using my Ashampoo account info, "No license key found."

Reply   |   Comment by Patrick  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Patrick, After it installed, it sent me to my email to log in or register. It then told me I was registered. The window on my computer directing me to register also said to leave it open until it was finished.....A long time later still open...then my internet went down AGAIN and when I got it running again, I closed the open window, then the program closed itself immediately.

I opened the program and it had me sign in and enter my password again and was then happy. There is no license key given. I did, just go back and open it again to confirm that no license key shows up or listing that it is not registered.

Reply   |   Comment by Barbwyr  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#14

I really like most of Ashampoo's software. I tend to be very critical of most free or budget software, but Ashampoo has a proven track record of reliable, quality software in my experience.

Reply   |   Comment by Harrison Koch  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#13

I can't see how to register this- any help is appreciated!

Reply   |   Comment by Wendy L Trankle  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#12

How is this different from ccleaner?
When I used to run ccleaner, I never noticed a difference in performance, but I've read numerous times that messing with the Registry, etc., is dangerous, so I stopped. Does this program really make a difference?

Reply   |   Comment by glnz  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#11

Not a bad little program at all. Catches everything Ccleaner and Glary misses!

Reply   |   Comment by Lindsay  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#10

Can this be placed on a thumb drive to be used between computers?

Reply   |   Comment by Richard Tarno  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)
#9

I've used one version or another of Ashampoo WinOptimizer for years. I currently use version 19. I have found it to be thorough, effective, and safe.

Reply   |   Comment by Jeff Wilson  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#8

For activation, you need an Ashampoo Account but that is a one-time thing.

Once created, you only need to login into your Ashampoo Account in the future from within the programs and then use the activation e-mail you get to activate the programs.

After that, go into your Ashampoo Account and disable all the notifications (emails), so you won't receive any advertisement, discounts or similar from Ashampoo.

You need to repeat that step every time you activate a program, since those notifications will be re-enabled after activation of any program.

Other than that, thanks Ashampoo and GOTD for the offer, a lifetime license is always welcomed.

Reply   |   Comment by senzai6293  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#7

It's the same as version WinOptimizer 2021, & it is very useful.

Reply   |   Comment by Lawrence Carter  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#6

Sorry, but no windows optimizer will ever be complete (for win 10) without a way to completely disable things like cortana!

Cortana (and friends like "smart screen") are why I am about to move to Linux, but since I have so many programs that wont run on Linux (even with WINE) I will always need a windows machine (tried to stay on 8, but some critical software needs 10).

So consider this a suggestion to improve your program!

Thanks for the generous giveaway! A lifetime license is always appreciated :)

Reply   |   Comment by David Jaynes  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#5

I love the WinOptimizer series. 18 with a lifetime license is such a gift. Thank you, Ashampoo.

Reply   |   Comment by Dean  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#4

After reading a few reviews, I'm not clear if this offers much more than the free version of ccleaner?

Reply   |   Comment by James  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#3

Very good!!!

Reply   |   Comment by Tone  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-40)
#2

have been using since version 16 and have never had a problem great software, and free too what more could you want?

Reply   |   Comment by mark  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-24)
#1

Super program.

Reply   |   Comment by J  –  3 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-42)
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