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Glary Utilities Portable 5.31

Comprehensive suite of PC speedup, maintenance and management tools

by Mike Williams

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License: Free, for personal-use only
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Languages: English, Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 03 August 2015
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Downloads To Date: 26543
Developer: Glarysoft
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Glary Utilities Portable
Optimise, clean and maintain your PC

The Glary Utilities are a very complete, and surprisingly free suite of tools that provide almost everything you need to optimise, clean and maintain your PC.

A "Clean Up & Repair" section leads off with useful tools to find redundant disk files and clean your Registry, while extra modules help to remove broken shortcuts and make it easier to uninstall unwanted programs.

The "Optimize & Improve" section includes modules to control your Windows Startup programs, defrag the Registry and manage various right-click menus.

Clicking "Privacy & Security" reveals an option to clear your browsing and Windows histories, as well as tools to encrypt, decrypt, undelete and securely wipe confidential files.

The "Files and Folders" section provides modules to show you how your hard drive space is being used, and free some of it up by locating duplicate files and empty folders.

"System Tools" includes an "Internet Explorer Assistant", which displays various IE add-ons and makes it easier to remove them.

And if the sheer volume of options puts you off, don't worry, a 1-Click Maintenance module will locate and remove most problems in, well, a click.

Note that this is the Portable version of Glary Utilities.

Version 5.31 brings:

- Optimized Tracks Eraser: added 'Adobe ImageReady 7.0' and 'Adobe ImageReady CS'
- Optimized Disk Cleaner: added 'Foxit Reader' and 'Oxygen XML Editor'
- Minor GUI improvements
- Minor bug fixes

Verdict:

The quality of the individual tools is variable: the Duplicate Files Finder missed most of the duplicates on our test PC, for instance. Other modules delivered much better results, though, and it's hard to criticise anything that offers so much functionality for free. Give the suite a try.

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