I also have ioBit's Advanced System Care... But it scares me, I don't see what it's doing... And that's what scares me. As before, the 'gotchas' I should be watching out for would be good to know BEFORE I screw it all up! In fact, that's true for pretty much all of these types of cleaners. Sure, some offer to show you what they are about to remove, but it's worse than Greek to me, most entries are meaningless to me. And it seems so many are duplicates, but apparently, not every duplicate IS the same... Even bringing up the Task Manager, (Processes), shows the same thing over and over... (Such as svchost.exe) I may have 10 or more going all at once. Closing some seems to do nothing, while others, death! Or, at least, a BSOD and a reboot) With no clues as to which is what, I don't like to mess with it. Hence, the programs that offer to 'safely' do it for one... As MOST folks are like me... No idea what one scvhost.exe is from another with exactly the same lettering. Yet, we still hear that these 'programs' can't 'safely' go where we dare not tread... what's the point, then? Backup my work, and reinstall the entire OS? That's NOT a solution 98% of the time. Not to mention the time it takes, even with slipstreaming, and them the reactivation issues, etc, driver, hunting down all the little updates that didn't back up. (I've yet to find a single program that really does back up everything... I find empty folders, with no data, all the time) Any ideas? (I'm more of a hardware guy, not software...) I'm always 'assumed' to be the expert... though I admit I'm NOT! 'They' don't get it... Or don't want to!
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