Advanced SystemCare is an all-in-one yet easy-to-use software to clean, optimize, speed up, and protect your PC and your privacy. The powerful 1-click approach helps you easily clean up junk files, leftovers, and invalid shortcuts, sweep privacy traces, remove spyware threats, accelerate Internet speed, manage startup items, and fix system weakness & security holes.
In this new version 13, many new features are added to further protect and optimize your PC. Email Protection can detect and block malicious links and suspicious senders in web emails to shield you from spam, phishing scam, and other email-borne threats. Software Updater helps you update your programs to their latest versions at the earliest time. And Context Menu Manager enables you to manage your context menu easily and quickly.
Besides these new features, Advanced SystemCare also improves almost all modules. The greatly enhanced Junk File Clean and Privacy Sweep can clean up junk files and privacy traces more deeply and thoroughly, and now also supports cleaning data for all user accounts. The improved Performance Monitor helps you monitor your PC's RAM/CPU/Disk usage, CPU/GPU/Mainboard temperature, and fan speed in real time, and lets you quickly end the processes that take high RAM/CPU/Disk usage to speed up your PC. And the significantly improved Startup Manager and Turbo Boost can intelligently stop the unnecessary startup items, apps, and services to further accelerate your PC. Furthermore, Advanced SystemCare optimizes Privacy Shield, Browser Anti-Tracking, Surfing Protection & Ads-Removal, FaceID, Real-Time Protector, and Homepage Advisor. These optimized features can better protect your PC and privacy against secret accesses to your sensitive data, digital fingerprint being stolen, cryptocurrency mining attacks, online threats, annoying ads, unauthorized accesses, homepage & search engine modifications, and so on. Last but not least, Advanced SystemCare also rebuilds and improves over 10 useful tools, such as Win Fix, Internet Booster, Smart RAM, Large File Finder, Disk Cleaner, File Shredder, Undelete, and DNS Protector to further clean and optimize your PC.
In summary, Advanced SystemCare helps you unlock the full potential of your PC and make it cleaner, faster, and more secure from all aspects.
• Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
• 300 MB of free disk space
• 1024*768 screen resolution and above
Download & Installation
1) Click here to download the latest Advanced SystemCare.
2) Double-click the downloaded advanced-systemcare-setup.exe to start the installation.
Uninstall Advanced SystemCare
Open Start > Click Settings > Click Apps on the Settings menu > Select Programs & features or Apps & features from the left panel > Find Advanced SystemCare and click Uninstall > Follow the on-screen prompts
Windows 8.1 & 8:
Open Start > Click Control Panel > Select Programs & features > Find Advanced SystemCare and click Uninstall > Find Advanced SystemCare and click Uninstall > Click the Yes button when prompted to uninstall the program > Follow the on-screen instructions to remove the product from your computer
For Windows 7 or earlier, please click here to get the uninstallation instructions.
Pro users can always enjoy the latest version automatically with the Update automatically checkbox ticked by default in the Settings.
Free users can manually update Advanced SystemCare by using either of the options below:
1) Click the icon on the top left, and select Check for updates.
2) Right click the icon in the system tray, and select Check for updates.
Note: A valid license code is required to activate the Pro version. You can click here to purchase one, or click here to renew your expired license code. If you forgot your license code, retrieve it here.
Click the Enter code text link at the bottom right of Advanced SystemCare main screen, copy & paste your license code, and click the Register Now button to activate the Pro version. Visit here for step-by-step activation instructions.
After upgrading to the Pro version, you can click the icon on the top left and select My Subscription to check the detailed license status, refresh your license to get the new service time after you renew your license, or export your license for backup.
To quickly change Skin, Language, Background, Font Size, or Transparency, click the icon at the top left of the screen.
To adjust the screen size, click the icon at the top right to maximize the screen to fit full desktop, or hover the mouse pointer to the boundary of the screen and drag the mouse to adjust its size as per your needs.
11 quick settings for the most concerned functions are provided here. You can easily turn on/off a function by toggling on/off the icon next to it.
Among all the 11 functions, 3 functions are available for Free users. Other functions marked with Pro are only available for Pro users. Please follow the steps in Activation to upgrade the program to Pro version.
To make Advanced SystemCare work exactly in the way you expect, you can configure the Settings for Advanced SystemCare according to your own needs and habits.
Note: Do not forget to click the Apply or OK button to save your own settings.
Under the Care tab, there are 12 modules to clean and optimize your PC for top performance in a comprehensive way.
Note: Before you perform a scan, it is highly recommended to go to Settings and choose your preferred settings carefully to avoid any unexpected situations. Please do not forget to click the Apply or OK button to save your configuration.
Let's learn more about each module from the following introductions.
1. Startup Optimization
This module is designed to optimize startup items to shorten PC boot time. After a scan is finished, you can click Startup items on the left to see the details of the detected startup items. Startup items recommended to be disabled by IObit are selected by default. You can also manually select the startup items that you want to disable and click the Fix button to disable them for faster system startup.
2. Privacy Sweep
This module is designed to erase your activity history and surfing traces to keep your PC clean and safe. In this new version, it can also clean privacy traces for all user accounts. To clean surfing traces thoroughly, please close your running browsers before the scan.
3. Junk File Clean
This module is designed to clean up junk files to recover free disk space. In this new version, it can also clean junk files for all user accounts.
4. Shortcut Fix
This module is designed to help you scan and repair invalid shortcuts on your computer. After a scan is finished, you can check the problems in detail.
You also have the right-click menu to deal with the scan result like Jump to location to see where the shortcut is located and decide if you want to fix it.
5. Registry Clean
This module is designed to clean up registry in depth, remove registry junk safely, and compact registry bloat to improve PC performance significantly.
6. Spyware Removal
This module is designed to detect and remove spyware and other security threats thoroughly. After a scan is finished, you can check the problems found in detail.
7. Internet Boost
This module is designed to help you test and accelerate Internet speed.
8. System Optimization
This module is designed to fully optimize system performance by unleashing the built-in power of your system, based on how you use your PC.
9. Registry Defrag
This module is designed to improve your PC performance by compacting and optimizing registry.
10. Security Reinforce
This module is designed to reinforce the security of system weaknesses to prevent hacking.
11. Vulnerability Fix
This module is designed to scan for Windows vulnerabilities in your computer, download hot-patches directly from Microsoft server and then install them on your computer automatically.
12. Disk Optimization
This module is designed to defragment your HDD and trim your SSD for top disk performance.
Tick the checkbox for Select All or only tick the checkboxes for the modules you want to scan, then click the SCAN button in the center of the program to start a scan.
During the scan, 5 options are provided for you to select what to do after the scan: Automatically fix, Auto fix & Shut down PC, Auto fix & Restart PC, Auto fix & Hibernate PC, and Auto fix & Sleep PC.
• The percentage number only indicates the scanning progress of that module, rather than the scanning progress for all selected modules.
• Once a module finished the scan, you can click the module to check its scan result.
Before clicking the Fix button, you can also click each module under Summary to view the problems in detail.
If you do not want to fix an item, just right click on the module to select Ignore to add it into the Ignore List. Then the item will not be scanned out in future. The Ignore option is only available to: Startup Optimization, Shortcuts Fix, Registry Clean, Spyware Removal, Internet Boost, Security Reinforce, System Optimization, and Vulnerability Fix.
If you want to re-scan and fix the ignored items, or update ignored hotpatches, go to Ignore List or Vulnerability Fix in Settings, and remove them from Ignore List or Vulnerability Fix. Next time, they will be scanned out for fixing.
Turbo Boost, Hardware Accelerate, Deep Optimization, and App/Toolbar Cleaner are provided in Speed Up to further boost your system and browsers for top PC performance.
Turbo Boost helps optimize and speed up your computer by disabling the unnecessary services and background apps.
Click on the Turn On/Turn Off button to turn on/off Turbo Boost. When Turbo Boost is off, you can move the mouse cursor onto the button and tick Start at Windows startup to keep boosting your PC when you boot up your computer.
Configure Turbo Boost
To build your own Turbo Boost, please click the Configure text link when Turbo Boost is off. You can select the Boost mode (Work Mode, Game Mode, and Economy Mode) and choose the items you want to turn off according to your needs. You can also tick the checkbox of Turn on Turbo Boost at Windows startup and click the Boost button directly here to make Turbo Boost run at bootup.
Work Mode will boost your computer for better work experience.
Game Mode can boost your computer much deeply for gaming.
Economy Mode can boost your computer for better performance with minimal power consumption to extend laptop's battery life.
Hardware Accelerate helps update outdated drivers, install missing drivers, and fix incorrect drivers to speed up PC and increase system stability.
By clicking Check Now, it will pre-scan for outdated drivers. But to update outdated drivers, you need to click the Install Now button to install Driver Booster, another great IObit product, on your computer. If you already have Driver Booster installed, clicking the Manage button to scan and update outdated drivers with Driver Booster.
Deep Optimization helps boost your PC performance by optimizing hard disk, network and system in Registry.
Click Optimize All to optimize all recommended items, or you can click Details to configure your own settings.
App/Toolbar Cleaner accelerates your browsers and boosts web browsing by removing the malicious Apps, plugins, and toolbars with our another popular program IObit Uninstaller.
Click the Manage or Check Now button to open IObit Uninstaller, uninstall unnecessary programs/plugins and clean the leftovers to free up your disk space and improve PC performance. If you do not have IObit Uninstaller installed, you will see Install Now when you go to Speed Up for the first time so that you can install IObit Uninstaller.
Protect is improved greatly in Advanced SystemCare to strengthen the security of your PC. It provides 6 powerful protecting features: Privacy Shield, Surfing Protection & Ads Removal, Browser Anti-Tracking, Real-time Protector, Face ID, and Homepage Advisor to enhance your computer security to a higher level.
It includes Sensitive Data Protection and Untrusted Program Blocker. It detects secret accesses to your sensitive data and automatically blocks the accesses from untrusted programs.
You can change its Settings as per your needs.
Surfing Protection & Ads Removal
Like previous versions, it protects your browsers from various online threats to secure your online surfing, and keeps you undisturbed from annoying ads on webpages. Besides that, it adds Email Protection to protect your web emails against spam, phishing scam, and other email-borne threats. Currently, Surfing Protection supports Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and Firefox; Ads Removal supports Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox; Email Protection supports Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo Mail. To enable this feature, IObit Surfing Protection & Ads Removal Extension is needed to be added to your browser.
If you want to block some websites, you can add their URLs to Surfing Protection Blacklist, and then these websites can not be visited. If you want to keep ads on some websites, you can add these websites' URLs to Ads Removal Whitelist, then the ads on those websites will not be blocked. If you trust some email senders and do not want them to be flagged as suspicious, you can add their email addresses to Email Sender Whitelist, and then these email senders will not be flagged.
It can not only help you clear your browsing data, but also prevent web pages from stealing your digital fingerprint. Currently, both Digital Fingerprint Protection and Browsing Data Clean support Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge, while Browsing Data Clean also supports Opera and Vivaldi.
You can enable/disable Digital Fingerprint Protection for each browser, add trusted websites to allow them to collect your digital fingerprint, and select the browsing date to clear in Settings.
It protects your computer against spyware in real-time. This function is designed to work proactively and lightly in the background without affecting your work.
It automatically catches intruders who are secretly accessing your PC and prying into your privacy with new facial recognition technology.
A camera is required to turn on this protection. If there is no camera connected to your desktop or you do not enable the webcam on your notebook, it will show you "No camera detected". Once the camera is connected, if you are a new user or have not used this protection before, you need to download and install the protection first, and then turn it on to get started.
Turn on FaceID
1. Tick the option "I agree to the privacy statement" after reading the privacy statement, and then click Get Started to start creating your face model.
2. During the process of creating your face model, please keep looking directly at your camera and make sure your face is in the frame.
3. After your face is captured successfully, you can click the OK button to turn on FaceID, or click Try Again to recreate your face model.
4. After clicking OK, you will get the Protected screen below. It means you enabled FaceID and you are protected by FaceID now. You can also click the text link Improve recognition to add more face models like left or right side of your face, wearing glasses, or in different light conditions, to improve the recognition of you. You can create 5 face models in total. However, you can remove your face model after clicking the downward arrow on the Turn Off button
Check the instruders captured by FaceID
If someone accesses your computer secretly, his/her photo and login time will be recorded automatically by FaceID. Then you can check who accessed your computer in Intruders. If you know or trust him/her, you can click Trust text link to mark him/her as your trusted visitor, or click the Delete text link to delete him/her.
Configure FaceID Settings
You can also configure FaceID settings as per your needs. There are three settings: Monitoring Period, Trusted Users, and Notification.
Monitoring Period: You can add the periods you wish FaceID to monitor your computer.
Trusted Users: It displays the users who you marked them as trusted ones in Intruders.
Notification: You can choose whether to notify you when you log in your computer again after intruders accessed your computer.
Select A Camera: If you have more than one camera installed, you can choose the one you want to use on FaceID.
It monitors any changes to your browser homepage and search engine, and notifies you to undo the changes to prevent malicious modifications. Currently, it supports Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.
Software Updater helps you get your important programs up to date easily and efficiently to avoid potential issues. Pro users can Update All outdated programs easily with just 1-click.
Security & Performance recommends you other well-known software for better PC security and performance. You can operate the programs quickly in Action Center.
If you are using ASC Pro, you can also find an exclusive offer for paid users only to purchase other IObit programs at a discounted price there.
Note: Click Hide at the middle right of the window if you do not want the recommended programs, and click Show at the bottom right to display them again when you change mind.
Toolbox now locates beside the Minimize icon at the top right corner of the window. It provides the most popular IObit Products and 23 useful tools. All of them are classified into 4 groups: IObit Products, System Optimize, Security & Repair and System Clean. IObit Products provide you the quick access to open other popular IObit products including Driver Booster. The tools marked with Pro are only available for premium users. And some tools need to be downloaded when you can use them for the first time.
For some frequently used tools, you can also hover your mouse pointer over the download tools, and click to create a desktop icon and/or pin them to Quick Launch bar.
Note: Smart RAM also provides setting of Start at Windows Startup.
Unlike those built-in tools in Security & Repair, System Optimize and System Clean, the programs in IObit Products are independent products which are listed here just for users' convenience. You need to download them first before using them.
You can get more information of the programs by click the product names below.
1. IObit Uninstaller
IObit Uninstaller is a perfect uninstallation tool. It provides an easy and secure way to remove unnecessary programs, Windows apps, Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, malicious or Ad plugins, and thoroughly removes all leftovers, giving you a clean PC and a secure & smooth online surfing experience. It adds the support of monitor program installations in real time and provides an easy way to uninstall bundleware. Easy Uninstall allows you to quickly uninstall a program from its opened window, desktop icon, or system tray icon.Install Monitor detects and logs changes made to your system during a program installation, which ensures all changes can be fully restored when the program is no longer needed
2. Driver Booster
Driver Booster is a powerful and easy-to-use driver updater. With the best 1-click solution and a large database, Driver Booster can help you rapidly & securely update outdated drivers, install missing drivers, and fix incorrect drivers. By solving these driver issues, it keeps your PC away from system crash, BSOD, no audio, bad resolution, network failure, etc. to increase your system compatibility and stability while saves you plenty of time and effort.
3. IObit Malware Fighter
IObit Malware Fighter is a powerful and comprehensive anti-malware and anti-virus program that protects your PC against malware and viruses in real-time. With the world leading Bitdefender antivirus Engine, IObit Anti-malware Engine, and Anti-ransomware Engine, IObit Malware Fighter can remove the latest spyware, adware, ransomware, Trojans, keyloggers, bots, worms, hijackers, viruses, etc. Safe Box and Anti-ransomware Engine double protect your PC from the latest ransomware attacks. MBR Guard is added to protect your PC against the malicious attacks targeting MBR.
4. Smart Defrag
Smart Defrag is a reliable, stable, yet easy-to-use disk optimizer designed for peak hard drive performance. it not only helps you defragment your HDD but also trim your SSD to improve your PC performance. And Smart Defrag specially optimized the file organization algorithm on Windows 10. Smart Defrag also delivers several other useful features, such as, Boot Time Defrag, Game Optimize, Disk Health.
1. IObit Startup Manager
It helps you optimize your computer startups by one click to speed up your computer's boot time. You can also disable or delay those programs which you do not want to run at Windows startup by taking a reference at the disable rate and the boot time. It also helps you manage your browser startups, computer services and scheduled tasks easily.
2. IObit Smart RAM
It monitors memory usage and recycles unused memory blocks to increase available physical memory for Pro users.
3. IObit Internet Booster
It optimizes your TCP/IP, IE, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, and Opera settings to dramatically speed up your Internet connection. It's only available for Pro users. If some unwanted changes are made by this tool, Restore feature at the bottom left will be helpful to restore those changes.
4. IObit Auto Shutdown
It helps you set a scheduled time to shut down, restart, sleep, or hibernate your PC automatically.
5. IObit Program Deactivator
It helps you disable the temporarily unwanted or unnecessary programs' services, startup items and scheduled tasks to enjoy ultimate computer performance.
6. IObit Registry Defrag
It compacts and optimizes the Windows Registry by removing unnecessary gaps and wasted space.
Note: It's recommended to close all running applications before you run Registry Defrag - also including your anti-virus application.
7. IObit System Information
It shows you the detailed information about your computer. You can export the information to a .txt file or .html file.
8. ASC Portable Version
You can generate a portable version of Advanced SystemCare with ASC Portable Version so that you can use Advanced SystemCare's basic features on any PC you connect to.
Security & Repair
1. IObit Win Fix
It analyzes your Windows operating system and helps you fix problems. It is only available in Pro version.
It's not recommended to use IObit Win Fix for those who are not familiar with the items listed in this tool. Misuse may lead to unwanted results.
2. IObit Context Menu Manager
It helps you manage context menu easily and quickly. You can remove unnecessary context menu items here to make the context menu clean and tidy. And the context menu will be load much faster.
3. IObit Disk Doctor
It searches for errors in your drives and file system.
Note: It does the same as Windows Run -> Enter chkdsk /f or chkdsk C: /f. Any errors found will be automatically corrected to avoid data lost.
4. IObit System Control
Here you can change and customize the operating system settings.
5. IObit MyWin10
It is specifically designed for Windows 10 computer to help fix Windows 10 common problems and configure Windows 10 settings. If you use Windows 10 computer, you will see it under Win Fix in Toolbox.
6. IObit Undelete
It helps you recover the deleted files even after the Recycle Bin is emptied.
Note: Files deleted by file shredder cannot be recovered by IObit Undelete.
7. IObit DNS Protector
It helps protect your system DNS Settings from being modified by malware.
8. IObit Default Program
It helps you set the default programs for your browser, email client, image viewer, audio player, video player, compression software, and PDF reader easily and conveniently.
1. IObit Registry Cleaner
It removes unnecessary files and other data generated during the installation, uninstallation and running process of the programs installed on your computer. It's only available for paid users. If some unwanted changes are made by this tool, Restore feature of Registry Cleaner will be helpful to restore those changes.
2. IObit Disk Cleaner
Here you can select disks you wish to analyze and clean up. There are two clean methods: Remove files to Recycle Bin and Delete files directly. Files can be restored from Recovery Center of Disk Cleaner if Delete files directly is selected. It is only available in Pro version.
3. IObit File Shredder
It helps you delete unwanted files permanently to prevents them from being recovered by any kind of recovery tool. In this new version, it newly supports wiping free disk space.
4. IObit Empty Folder Scanner
It helps you find empty folders, and then delete them.
Note: Not all empty folders are unnecessary. Some empty folders are necessary for system or security programs. So some empty folders will be recreated after you delete them. This is normal.
5. IObit Shortcut Fixer
It searches for invalid shortcuts and references, and helps you fix them.
6. IObit Cloned File Scanner
It finds files that have the same name and size on your computer (cloned files) and then you can decide whether to delete them or not.
Note: This tool is designed to help you find duplicate files, not junk files. Before you delete any files, please make sure they are useless.
7. IObit Large File Finder
It helps you find the large files that occupy most space in your system. Delete unused large files to free up more disk space.
8. IObit Process Manager
It helps you manage running processes and services, and it will display the performance of your system.
Performance Monitor displays key information like RAM, CPU, Disk usage, and other system metrics to let you understand the status of your system quickly, and intelligently help speed up your slow system due to high system resource usage.
You can maximize/minimize Performance Monitor by clicking the rightarrow/leftarrow icon on the top right corner.
When you maximize Performance Monitor, you can see the details of processes that using high RAM, CPU, or Disk. If you want to end a process to speed up your computer, you can click behind it to end it, or you can select the process and click the End Task button to end it.
Click the Metrics tab, and you will get more information of system metrics like the temperatures of your CPU, Mainboard, GPU, and Fan Speed.
It also offers 4 useful manipulable icons on the bottom left of Performance Monitor:
Clean RAM: Click it to release memory for better performance.
Scan: Click it to start a scan with Advanced SystemCare directly.
Turbo Boost: Click it to turn on/off Turbo Boost quickly
Screenshot: Click it to take a screenshot. You can set the hotkey by clicking the drop-down arrow beside it.
To minimize unexpected troubles caused by registry related changes, Advanced SystemCare provides several solutions to restore in Rescue Center.
Rescue Registry: Here lists the changes made by Registry Fix and System Optimization. You can view the detailed changes by clicking the View Details button and rescue the changes by clicking the Undo Changes button.
Rescue Internet Boost: It helps you restore all the changes made by Internet Boost.
Rescue Registry Defrag: It helps you restore all the changes made by Registry Defrag.
System Restore: Here you can view/remove the existing system restore points or create a new one. For system safety, the latest restore point cannot be removed.
Rescue Startup Optimization: It helps you restore all the changes made by Startup Optimization.
Rescue Security Reinforce: It helps you restore all the changes made by Security Reinforce.
Ignore List is located in the Settings under Options at the top left of the main screen.
With Ignore List, you can view and manage items that you have earlier excluded from scan results. Once the items are removed from the Ignore List, they will be scanned out in the future.
The Ignore List covers 8 modules: Spyware Removal, Registry Clean, Startup Optimization, System Optimization, Browser Cookies, Internet Boost, Shortcuts Fix, and Security Reinforce.
Advanced SystemCare will intelligently detect the cookies in your computer and automatically distinguish them into Cookies to Delete list and Cookies to Keep list for protecting privacy. If you want to keep the cookies in Cookies to Delete list, choose the cookies and click to add it into Cookies to Keep list. Instead, if you want to delete the cookies in Cookies to Keep list, choose the cookies and click to add it into Cookies to Delete list.
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Thanks to all Advanced SystemCare users and beta testers who motive us to make this product and make it better and better.
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