that’s not stopped the company cramming even more into this new release.
A new Program Deactivator tool disables startup entries and scheduled
tasks for programs you’re not using, for instance, saving system
resources without the hassle of uninstalling them in full.
New Surfing Protection technology “supports real-time database update
and parent control for safer surfing”, says the company, while there’s a
new function to protect your browser home and search pages from
Better support for Windows 8 sees the junk file deletion tool able to clean up Windows 8 apps.
There are various improvements to the duplicate file finder, malware
removal tools, Registry and Vulnerability Fix modules, Disk Explorer,
Turbo Boost module and more.
The AutoClean function will now be included in the free edition,
allowing all users to have their systems optimised automatically.
And this is all presented in a new interface, which IObit says has been optimised “for easier and smoother use”.
None of this seems overly compelling at a first look. The Program
Deactivator tool did nothing useful in our initial tests. Surfing
Protection’s “parent control” turns out to be the ability to block
specific URLs only, and revamped or not, it’s still far from easy to
find the options you need.
Still, there are a lot of tools here, and if you’re a fan of the suite then IObit Advanced SystemCare 7.0 beta 1.0 is available for download now.