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A while back we offered you your hard drive space back with a free license for CleanMyPC. This week, it’s all about speed. The same way your hard drive space gets eaten up as your computer gets older, so does your computer’s agility and speed. This is where tools like Auslogics BoostSpeed for Windows come in handy.

Auslogics have been helping users clean up and boost their computers for quite a while now, and have a whole line of products up their sleeve. BoostSpeed is a general speeding-up tool which will scan your computer for errors, junk, and crippling system settings, and offer fixes. As usual, you should keep an eye on what you erase and make sure not to delete anything important by mistake.

This week, we’re giving away 25 licenses for Auslogics BoostSpeed PRO 5. Stick around to read more about what BoostSpeed can do and to find out how you can win your own free license!

Finding Trouble And Fixing It

After installation, BoostSpeed will prompt you to perform a full system scan for problems.


If you want to save time, or make sure things are not deleted automatically, you can tweak BoostSpeed to scan just certain things and decide what actions it will perform after the scan.



The scan itself is surprisingly fast. Within several minutes, BoostSpeed will show you exactly how many errors it found, where it found them and how they affect your computer’s speed. The interface is well thought out and gives you a general idea of what’s going on at a glance.


When the scan is complete, you can choose to either trust the program and click “Repair Now”, but you can also view details, see exactly what the problems are and choose how you’d like to handle them. One thing I’d like to see added is the ability to choose individual problems and exclude them from the repair process.


System Advisor

While you’re running the scan, you can head over to the “System Advisor” tab. This tool analyzes your system’s settings and advises you what you can change in order to speed up your computer.


After it scans everything, you’ll get a list of recommendations along with explanations as to why you’re getting them. You can then check the ones you’d like to fix and have the program fix them for you.


Advanced Tools

BoostSpeed also comes with a bundle of advanced tools you can use to tweak, polish and speed up your computer.


Here you’ll find everything from disk and registry maintenance and ways to free up disk space to recovery tools and privacy settings. Each of these links leads to a whole different tool, and it would take a much longer article than this to go over them all. In short, almost anything you could wish for regarding system maintenance is right here within BoostSpeed.

Rescue Center

Using a tool which deletes files from your system is always a concern. No matter how safe it is, you’re always bound to be worried whether you’re really deleting junk, or if these files might be important after all. Well, BoostSpeed comes with its own rescue center for just those cases.


In the settings, you can control exactly what will be backed up by the program.


Auslogics BoostSpeed PRO 5 can be purchased from their online store for $49.95. The license supports up to 3 PCs in a household and offers a year’s worth of updates. There are 25 copies of BoostSpeed waiting for you. Here is how you can win one.

How do I win a copy?

It’s simple, just follow the instructions.

Step 1: Fill in the giveaway form

Please fill in the form with your real name and email address so that we can get in touch if you are chosen as a winner. Click here if you can’t view the form.

The giveaway code required to activate the form is available from our Facebook page.

The giveaway is over. Here are the winners:
    Abdur Raquib
    Alonso Vega
    Blake McVey
    Brian Dunkel
    David Couper
    David Phok
    Don Stott
    Dustin Delage
    Eoin caffrey
    Indika Kahanda
    Jean-Claude Demole
    Jeffrey Schlein
    Jim Carr
    Joe Kreifels
    Kamil Kozyra
    Martin Gonzalez
    Raja Oloan Ihotma Siahaan
    Robert Conley
    Sheila Schlechter
    Tomislav Tkalcevic
    Vibash Kunwar

Step 2: Share!

You’re almost done. Now, all that’s left to do is to share the post. There are 2 options to choose from or you can do both!

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This giveaway begins now and ends Friday, November 25th. The winners will be selected at random and informed via email.

Spread the word to your friends and have fun!

MakeUseOf would like to thank Auslogics for their generosity while participating in this giveaway. Interested in sponsoring? We’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with us via email.

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