TuneUp’s PC Cleaning Experiment Rids 16 PCs of a Combined 125 Gigabytes of Junk

TuneUp recently conducted an experiment on 16 PCs that unearthed 125 gigabytes (GBs) of useless data and a staggering 103,000 worthless files.
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May 29, 2012 - PRLog -- MIAMI, Florida, May 29, 2012

What:   TuneUp recently conducted an experiment on 16 PCs that unearthed 125 gigabytes (GBs) of useless data and a staggering 103,000 worthless files. On average, each of the PCs – that ranged from relatively new Windows 7 and even Windows 8 consumer preview to worn Windows XP PCs – had accumulated 8 GBs of junk and more than 6,000 useless files.

In a new three-part blog series, TuneUp shares its findings from this experiment to show readers the unexpected corners where junk like this hides on PCs and little-known tricks for cleaning overlooked areas on PCs, new and old, including how to:

•   Clear out GBs of junk – in seconds;
•   Use Windows’ secret desktop cleaning tool;
•   Get rid of Windows features you never use;
•   Delete long-forgotten applications;
•   Install only toolbars that you actually need;
•   And much more!

Who:    PC users who experience regular system crashes and slowdowns and who want to maximize their systems’ storage capacity and performance potential will benefit from the blog post series.

Where:   TuneUp provides detailed benchmarks, helpful tips and screenshots at blog.tune-up.com. All of the information is free, and readers can post their own experiences directly on the blog to help others.

When:    PC users can access the free information anytime by visiting blog.tune-up.com or by interacting with TuneUp’s PC tuning experts on Twitter and Facebook.

Resources:      Blog Posts:   The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide, Part One: 16 PCs.  
125 GB of Junk. 103 Worthless Files GONE!
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide, Part Two: Five Easy Steps to a Faster PC
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide, Part Three: Five More Easy Steps to a Faster PC
Twitter:   @TuneUp4Windows
Facebook:   TuneUp Fan Page
YouTube:   TuneUp4Windows Channel
Google+:   TuneUp Utilities Page
Podcasts:    TuneUp Podcasts about Windows
Product:   TuneUp Utilities and 15-Day Trial Download

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About TuneUp
TuneUp Corporation, headquartered in Miami, Florida, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Germany-based TuneUp Software GmbH, the leading provider of intelligent software tools that enable users to get optimal use of their operating systems and programs. The company was founded to serve the North American market, with a focus on supporting TuneUp Utilities sales to consumers, retailers, SMBs and enterprises.

TuneUp protects users from PC problems, while helping them increase the performance and security of their computers. Since 1997, the TuneUp brand has produced best in class, high-quality products. In order to maintain high standards without being bound to patents, licenses and third-party suppliers, TuneUp develops all of its solutions in-house. This, in addition to keeping close contact with customers and incorporating their feedback, enables TuneUp to continuously grow as a company, as well as design products that meet customers’ needs.

TuneUp Utilities is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Japanese, Russian, Korean and Chinese. For more information, visit www.tune-up.com, and for detailed Windows tips and tricks, visit the TuneUp Blog about Windows: http://blog.tune-up.com.
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