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Get Advanced SystemCare Pro 3 for free -- this week only!

Whenever there's a new post about cleaning, maintenance, or tune-up apps on Download Squad, it seems like there's always at least one commenter who proclaims their affinity for Advanced SystemCare. And with good reason: SystemCare does a good job of cleaning up temp files and browsing traces (including Flash cookies), tuning the Windows registry, and it can even clean up some basic spyware.

Advanced SystemCare does other neat things too: it bundles other useful little apps to handle other tasks like driver backup, drive space analysis, uninstalling programs, finding duplicate files, editing your context menu, managing startup items, fixing broken shortcuts, and optimizing and freeing RAM.

The pro version offers a few other improvements, like automated maintenance, deeper registry scanning, and smart disk defrag.

Better still, IObit is giving away Advanced SystemCare 3 Pro for (about) 360 hours to celebrate the program's 5th birthday! All you have to do is visit the giveaway page, tick a radio button, and agree to the terms. You won't be eligible for tech support, but that's not really a major downside.

Two quick notes: the verification code is case-sensitive, and the installer will open two IObit web pages when complete. Other than that, the process is annoyance-free.

[via Softpedia]

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