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System Mechanic 8 utility software

System Mechanic 8 utility software
alaAverage 3.8

5 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of System Mechanic 8 utility software. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Other Software for all reviews.

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Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Jeffrey L. Wilson (

iolo System Mechanic 8.5


This excellent PC maintenance tool packs enough simplicity and depth for pros and novices alike.

One-click scan and repair ; Provides a system rating before and after repair ; Fixes System Mechanic 8.0's problems

Pricier than some other options ; Performance enhancement not as good as TuneUp Utilities 2009

Iolo System Mechanic 8.5 is as thorough as previous incarnations, while eliminating the flaws found in System Mechanics 8.0 (and adding Windows 7 and 64-bit OS support). It may not provide the same performance-enhancing boost as TuneUp Utilities 2009...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Dana Wollman (

Iolo System Mechanic 8.0


Despite a few hiccups, this PC tune-up software packs a mix of customizable settings and automated options for pros and novices alike.

Foolproof interface ; Medley of advanced and set-and-forget options ; Thorough scanning ; Low performance impact

Might need to tweak system settings to avoid a crash ; Hit-or-miss Repair All function

Iolo System Mechanic 8.0 was on its way to winning another Editors’ Choice—until the program started acting up, that is. Out of the box, we were not able to repair all of our system's problems in one fell swoop. We had to tweak our security settings...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Wayne Rash (

Iolo System Mechanic 8.5 review


System Mechanic 8.5 uses a dashboard that offers a high-level view of your overall system health. The test system, with its years of debris, was rated as being in fair condition, a reasonable assessment.

The focus on utility and choice makes System Mechanic 8.5 useful, and it presents itself in a way that's as clutter-free as you wish. If you want one-touch optimisation, this is your path to happiness. But if you can't keep yourself from tweaking...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Iolo System Mechanic 8.0 review


At its simplest level, Iolo System Mechanic 8.0's menu headings are clear and kept to a minimum, but should you want more power, a series of sub-menus lend easy access to the more advanced stuff.

Iolo System Mechanic 8.0 isn't perhaps the miracle worker Iolo claims it to be, and many of its features can be accessed elsewhere, but it does do a good job of fixing the many startup and registry problems that afflict many PCs.

Aug, 2008