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Can I use my license code for ASC Ultimate 9 to register ASC Ultimate 10?

Yes, ASC Ultimate 9 license code during its valid service can be used to register ASC Ultimate 10. Please click here to view the detailed registration steps. The version upgrade is free of charge.

Note: Free giveaway license code for ASC Ultimate 9 cannot be used for ASC Ultimate 10.

Can I use my old license code of Advanced SystemCare 9 to register Advanced SystemCare 10 Pro?

Yes, Advanced SystemCare 9 Pro license code during its valid service can be used to register Advanced SystemCare 10 Pro. Please click here to check the detailed registration steps.


Note: Free giveaway license code for Advanced SystemCare 9 Pro cannot be used for Advanced SystemCare 10 Pro.

Why do I get "Invalid license code! Please enter a valid license code" error?

The reasons might be:
1) You entered a wrong license code. Please COPY & PASTE your license code to avoid any typos.
2) You used a license code for another program to register the program you want. Please make sure you use the right license code to register the correct program.
Or please contact Online Support for help.

Why do I get "The license xxx has been activated for maximum PCs and cannot be used" error?

The reasons might be:

1)This license code has been registered on maximum computers. Please visit page to reset your license code and get the installation instruction.Or you can contact Online Support to help you.
2) This license code is giveaway. It cannot be re-registered after being registered on maximum computers. Please click here to purchase a new license.

If you get other messages or need any help, please contact Online Support .

Should I pay extra fee if I transfer my license code from current computer to another one?

It’s FREE to transfer your license code to another computer as long as your license code is in valid period. Please visit page to reset your license code and get the installation instruction. Or you can contact Online Support by choosing another Request Type to help you.

If I reinstall IObit products after formatting, reinstalling, upgrading my computer, or replacing HD, can I use the license code again?

Please visit page to reset your license code and get the installation instruction. Or you can contact Online Support by choosing another Request Type to help you.

Is there any discount for Advanced SystemCare PRO users to purchase Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Yes, we provide a large discount for Advanced SystemCare PRO users to upgrade to Advanced SystemCare Ultimate. Please click here to go to the purchasing page.

Please enter your valid Advanced SystemCare PRO license code at the bottom left box on that page and then click Update Cart button to enjoy your exclusive discount.

Pre-sale information

Is it safe to purchase product via your website?

Yes, your order will be processed through "Avangate", which ensures that your transaction will be secured by 256bit SSL encryption. All your information is kept privately and securely. We guarantee the safety and protection of your personal information.

How long is the valid service time of the license code?

The valid license code service time for all of our products (expect for MacBooster) is ONE YEAR. And the service time starts from the date the license code is purchased. The service time of MacBooster license code is lifetime. You can click here to resend your license code, get installation instruction and other detailed information.

Encounter online payment related issues when place the order?

Avangate is authorized vendor of IObit products. If you encounter online payment related issues, please contact Avangate via support@avangate.com to get email help or you can get 24/7 phone support through +31 88 000 0008 International or +1 (650) 963-5701 USA/Canada.

What kind of payment do you accept?

We accept Visa / MasterCard / Eurocard, Bank / Wire transfer, American Express, Diners Club, JCB, PayPal, Credit / Debit card (Payment information by Fax), Discover / Novus, and Alipay.

Please choose the appropriate payment option to finish your order.

What is your refund policy?

To ensure that all customers have enough time to evaluate whether the purchased product and service meet their needs, IObit provides a 60-day Money Back Guarantee.

Please see the details of our refund policy here.

Can I follow IObit on Facebook / Twitter?

Yes, please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Why do I get error message "Delete File Failed: Code 5. Access is denied"?

This is because some program related processes are still running in the background when you reinstall an IObit program.

Please right click on the program icon in system tray and then select Exit. Open your Task Manager and close all this program related processes running in the background. Then, reboot your computer to reinstall the program.

What is your shipping policy?

Please see the details of our shipping policy here

After-sale information

If I reinstall IObit products after formatting, reinstalling, upgrading my computer, replacing HD, can I use the license code again?

Please visit page to reset your license code and get the installation instruction. Or you can contact Online Support by choosing another Request Type to help you.

Should I pay extra fee if I transfer my license code from current computer to another one?

It’s FREE to transfer your license code to another computer as long as your license code is in valid period. Please visit page to reset your license code and get the installation instruction. Or you can contact Online Support by choosing another Request Type to help you.

Why do I get "Invalid license code! Pleases enter a valid license code" error?

The reasons might be:

1) You entered a wrong license code. Please COPY & PASTE your license code to avoid any typos.
2) You used a license code for another program to register the program you want. Please make sure you use the right license code to register the correct program.

Or please contact Online Support for help.

Why didn't I receive the license code?

Please try to resend your license code through here

If you still do not receive it, the reasons might be:

1. Due to your email settings, the email containing license code may go to your Spam folder directly. Please check it there.
2. You provided an invalid email address when you ordered the software.
3. Your email service provider rejects emails from unknown senders.
4. Your order is unfinished

Please reach us through our Online Support and we will help you find the order.

Why do I get "The license xxx has been activated for maximum PCs and cannot be used" error?

The reasons might be:

1)This license code has been registered on maximum computers. Please visit page to reset your license code and get the installation instruction.Or you can contact Online Support to help you.
2) This license code is giveaway. It cannot be re-registered after being registered on maximum computers. Please click here to purchase a new license.

If you get other messages or need any help, please contact Online Support .

I lost my license code. Can you help me?

If you purchase through Avangate, you can easily find your license code back here.

Or please provide us with your order reference or registered email address through our Online Support so that we can help you find it.

Why is the downloaded file corrupted?

This problem is due to an uncompleted download of the program. It could be caused by the Internet speed or the download tools. To solve this issue, please kindly apply the following instructions:

1. Delete the corrupted file and clean your browser's cache.
2. Restart the browser.
3. Re-download the setup file again.

Should I uninstall the old version of IObit software in order to install the new version?

You do not need to uninstall the older version before installing the new one. A new version can be installed over the top of the previous one. However, if you want to uninstall the previous version, please go through the steps below:

Click the Windows Start button
Click All Programs
Find IObit software and click it
Then click Uninstall.

When you are prompted to confirm the removal of the program, click Yes to finish the removal process.

Do I need to register to get the PRO version?

Yes, you need to manually register the program with the license code you purchased. The license code can be found in the email you received after you purchased the program.

How can I get the invoice of my order?

Please login to myAccount on Avangate with the email address that you used to order. Under myAccount tab, you will see Invoice BV link for each order. You can click the link to download the Invoice.

Note: Invoice is not available instantly, it may take up to 24 hours to be generated after the order is finished.

How to update my credit card information and postal address?

Please login to myAccount on Avangate with the email address that you used to order. And then follow the steps below to update the information:

1. Update credit card information:
Under Payment Methods tab, click Update card button to update your credit card expiration date and click Add a new card to fill in your new credit card information to set it up for future billings.

2. Update postal address:
Under Personal Information tab, you can view and edit your address for future use.

Renewal information

How to disable the auto-renewal feature of my order?

Please login myAccount on Avangate ->Click My Products on the top and find your order->Click Stop automatic subscription renewal under Subscription status->Click Confirm cancelation. Or please contact our Online Support.

How do I renew my license code?

We always provide renewal discount to our customers. Customers can renew their license code here. By renewing, your current subscription will be extended for another 12 months automatically and you will keep your current license code.

How do I renew my license code with different quantity?

At present, our renewal system does not support quantity change when renewing current license code. If you need to change the license quantity, please purchase a new license code with your desired quantity. We always provide a bulk discount to customers.

Advanced SystemCare

Can I use license code for Advanced SystemCare V9 Pro to register Advanced SystemCare V10 Pro?

Yes, Advanced SystemCare V9 Pro license code during its valid service can be used to register Advanced SystemCare V10 Pro. Please click here to check the detailed registration steps.


Note: Free giveaway license code for Advanced SystemCare V9 Pro cannot be used for Advanced SystemCare V10 Pro.

What is Advanced SystemCare?

Advanced SystemCare 10 is an easy-to-use yet all-in-one optimization utility. It provides you with the best 1-click approach to clean, optimize, speed up, and protect your computer. The newly created FaceID and Surfing Protection & Ads- Removal in Protect take PC security to a higher level. FaceID automatically catches intruders who are secretly accessing your PC and prying into your privacy. And Surfing Protection & Ads- Removal brings you a fresh-new secure and ads-free online surfing experience. What's more, Advanced SystemCare 10 rebuilds and improves over 10 useful tools and features like Startup Manager, Resource Manager, Hardware Accelerate, MyWin10, Large Files Finder, Surfing Protection, Startup Optimization, etc., to explore your PC's full potential and make it run faster as a new one.

What are the main features of Advanced SystemCare?

1. Cleans and fixes various kinds of PC problems with just 1-click to make your old PC run like a new one.
2. Speeds up your PC boot time, responding & browsing speed, and the whole performance..
3. Takes your PC security to a higher level with the newly created FaceID and Surfing Protection & Ads- Removal.

What are the system requirements for Advanced SystemCare?

• Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

• 300 MB of free disk space

• 1024*768 screen resolution and above

How to change the language?

Open Advanced SystemCare -> Click Options icon on the top left -> Select Settings -> Click User Interface on the left panel -> Choose the language you want on the right panel -> Click Apply and OK.

How do I register my Advanced SystemCare PRO edition?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register Advanced SystemCare PRO edition.

How do I refresh my Advanced SystemCare PRO with my new / renewal license code?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to refresh Advanced SystemCare PRO with the new / renewal license code.

How to update Advanced SystemCare?

Pro users can always enjoy the latest version automatically with 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 Options icon on the top left, and select Check for updates.

2) Right click the program icon in the system tray, and select Check for updates.

How to check the scan result in detail?

To check the scan result in detail, please click the item name under Summary after the scan is finished.

How do I configure Turbo Boost?

We provide Work Mode, Game Mode, and Economy Mode for you.

To build your own Turbo Boost, please click Configure text link under Speed Up, click each label name Mode, System Services, Non-Windows Services, Background Apps, and Other Settings, check through the items according to your needs, click Boost button to turn on Turbo Boost.

Note: Please view all processes and services carefully to make sure that the necessary processes and services are not selected to be stopped.

How do I configure Junk Files Clean?

Please follow the steps below to configure Junk Files Clean:

1) Load Advanced SystemCare

2) Click Options on the top left of the interface and then click Settings

3) Click Junk Files Clean under Clean & Optimize

4) Configure the settings on the right panel according to your needs and click Apply and OK

How do I configure Privacy Sweep?

Please follow the steps below to configure Privacy Sweep:

1) Load Advanced SystemCare

2) Click Options icon on the top left of the interface and choose Settings

3) Click Privacy Sweep under Clean & Optimize

4) Configure the settings according to your needs and click Apply and OK

How do I defrag other Disks, besides Disk C:?

1) Load Advanced SystemCare

2) Click Options icon on the top left of the interface and choose Settings

3) Click Disk Optimization under Clean & Optimize

4) Choose the disk according to your needs and click Apply and OK

How to start the Performance Monitor?

Method 1: Go to Settings under Options on the top left of the main interface-> Click General Settings ->Tick the checkbox of Enable Performance Monitor on the right-hand panel-> Click Apply and OK.

Method 2: Go to Quick Settings under Options icon on the top left of the main interface-> click on Off button next to Performance Monitor-> Click Apply and OK.

Method 3: Right click on the ASC icon in system tray -> Select Open Performance Monitor.

How to show the temperature of CPU, GPU, Mainboard, and the fan speed in Performance Monitor?

To show temperature and fan speed, please maximize the Performance Monitor->click the down arrow icon in the middle of the Performance Monitor window.

How to switch the temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius in Performance Monitor?

There are two ways to switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius..
Method 1: Hover your mouse over any ℃ or ℉ and click it.
Method 2: Please right click on the Performance Monitor -> Click Settings->Tick Temperature by Celsius.

What does Advanced SystemCare back up and restore?

Advanced SystemCare has the most advanced and convenient backup and recovery technology. It will automatically back up all registry related changes, Internet Boost changes, and Startup Optimization changes.

If some unwanted registry related changes are made by ASC, click Options icon on the top left and click Rescue Center, select one backup and then click Undo Changes button to restore those changes.

If some unwanted changes are made by Internet Boost, please click Rescue all Internet Boost changes link to restore those changes.

If some unwanted changes are made by Registry Defrag, please click Rescue Registry Defrag from the left panel and click Rescue all Registry Defrag Changes link to restore those changes.

If some unwanted changes are made by Startup Optimization, please click Startup Optimization from the left panel, select one backup and then click Restore button to restore the changes.

How do I ignore the problem scanned out in the Registry Fix module?

1) Click Registry errors under Summary to check the problems in detail in the scan result screen

2) Right click on the item you want to ignore

3) Select Ignore

In the result window, the list of problems does not add up to the number under Attention. Why is that?

It happens because Junk files show results in size rather than quantity under Summary. There are two types of statistic counting methods, Quantity and Size. Please click Junk files item under Summary to check the detailed information. You will read XX items, XX Byte/KB/MB next to each category bar. Adding the quantity for all items together will match the Quantity shown under Attention.

Can I use Advanced SystemCare with antivirus programs or spyware removers?

Yes, all versions of Advanced SystemCare are compatible with most major security products such as anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall solutions. In addition to the system performance tune-up tool in Advanced SystemCare, it's recommended that you use high-quality security program to ensure your computer is safe. Our Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will be your perfect solution. It delivers both top antivirus capability and the already proven comprehensive PC tune-up ability.

How to uninstall Advanced SystemCare?

Windows 8.1 & earlier:

Please go to Control Panel, find Advanced SystemCare, and uninstall it directly.

Windows 10:

Right click on the start menu icon -> Select Control Panel -> Find Advanced SystemCare, and uninstall it directly.

I have upgraded my PC to Windows 10. Can I install Advanced SystemCare on it?
Yes. All IObit products are compatible with Windows 10. Please feel free to install it on your computer.
How to set Advanced SystemCare not to delete browsing history and passwords saved on my browsers?

Please load Advanced SystemCare -> Select Settings under Options icon on the top left of the main interface -> Click Privacy Sweep on the left-hand panel ->Untick items related to cookies, password and history under the browser you use -> Click Apply and OK.

Note: Please tick the checkbox of Sync the same settings from Privacy Sweep in AutoClean and Browser Anti-Tracking as well if you are a Pro user.

How to turn on Turbo Boost at Windows startup?

Load Advanced SystemCare v10 -> Click Configure text link under Speed Up tab -> Click Other Settings label -> Tick Turn on Turbo Boost at Windows startup -> Click Boost to turn on Turbo Boost.

Note: Please view all processes and services carefully to make sure that the necessary processes and services are not selected to be stopped.

Can Advanced SystemCare detect and optimize SSD automatically?

Yes. Advanced SystemCare can detect and optimize SSD automatically, which is a default setting for Disk Optimization.

What languages does Advanced SystemCare 10 support?

Currently, Advanced SystemCare 10 supports 37 languages. They are:

Arabic, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese(PT-BR), Portuguese(PT-PT), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

How can I make good use of Resource Manager?

Resource manager provides an easy way to check the processes taking high system resource in real-time. Please click here to view the detailed instructions with screenshots to use Resource Manager.

What is FaceID and how to use FaceID?

FaceID is designed to automatically catch intruders who are secretly accessing your PC with new facial recognition technology.

It needs a camera to work. If there is no camera connected to your desktop or you do not enable the webcam on your notebook, it will display the tip Need a camera to work under FaceID module. If you already enable your camera, you can follow the steps below to turn on FaceID, or click here to view the instructions with screenshots.

1) Click the ON/OFF button or the text link Details under FaceID module in Protect tab to open its Setup window.

2) Tick the box “I agree to the privacy statement”, and click Get Started button to create your face model.

3) When you finish creating your face model, click OK to turn on FaceID and get protected by it.

Then if someone accesses your computer secretly, you will be notified when you log in your computer, and you can go to Intruders of FaceID to check the intruder’s photo and login time.

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate

Can I use my license code for ASC Ultimate 9 to register ASC Ultimate 10?

Yes, all valid ASC Ultimate 9 license code (still have service time) can be used to register ASC Ultimate 10 without any additional charge. Please click here to view the detailed registration steps.

Note: Free giveaway license code for ASC Ultimate 9 cannot be used to register ASC Ultimate 10.

What are the advantages of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Based on the #1 ranked Bitdefender antivirus technology, as well as the privacy protection and PC optimization utility Advanced SystemCare, Advanced SystemCare Ultimate protects your computer against all kinds of security threats like virus, spyware, and ransomware, etc., secures your online privacy with the excellent real-time protection, and provides you 1-click approach to achieve top PC performance.

What are the system requirements for Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

• Windows XP SP3/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

• 500 MB of free disk space

• 1024*768 screen resolution and above

How to update Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Method 1: Open Advanced SystemCare Ultimate->Click More Settings icon on the top right->Click Check for updates in the drop-down menu.
Method 2: Right-click on the Advanced SystemCare Ultimate icon in System Tray and select "Check for updates".
Method 3: You can also set Advanced SystemCare Ultimate to update automatically: Open Advanced SystemCare Ultimate->Click More Settings icon on the top right->Click Settings->Click AutoUpdate on the left panel->Tick Update automatically on the right panel->Click Apply.

What languages does Advanced SystemCare Ultimate support?

Currently, Advanced SystemCare Ultimate supports 34 languages. They are:

Arabic, Belarusian, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese(PT-BR), Portuguese(PT-PT), Romanian, Russian, Serbian(Cyrillic), Serbian(Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

How to change the language?

Open Advanced SystemCare Ultimate -> Click Options icon on the top left -> Select Settings -> Click User Interface on the left panel -> Choose the language you want on the right panel -> Click Apply and OK.

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How often does Advanced SystemCare Ultimate update its database?

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will be updated daily and when it comes to important update, Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will be updated timely to ensure your PC is not at risk. So Advanced SystemCare Ultimate always keeps the latest database and protection.

Is Advanced SystemCare Ultimate compatible with Windows Defender in Windows Windows 8/8.1/10?

Yes, Advanced SystemCare Ultimate is compatible with Windows Defender in all operating system. But in Windows Windows 8/8.1/10, there is a difference. Windows Defender adopts a new strategy that it will turn off its real-time protection automatically once detecting that there is another security program installed. So no matter whether Advanced SystemCare Ultimate's real-time protection is ON or Off, Windows Defender's real-time protection will be OFF in Windows Windows 8/8.1/10.

Is Advanced SystemCare Ultimate compatible with other Antivirus programs?

Yes, Advanced SystemCare Ultimate is compatible with other antivirus programs as we provide compatible mode to install. Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will be installed in Compatible Mode automatically to avoid conflicts when there is other antivirus program installed. However, it's not recommended that you install two Antivirus products on one PC.

When will Advanced SystemCare Ultimate run in Compatible Mode?

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will be installed in compatible mode when there is another anti-virus program detected during the installation process. In compatible mode, the real-time protection drivers for Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will not be installed so your computer's real-time protection is from your other anti-virus program. If you uninstall your other anti-virus program, you need to uninstall and reinstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate to get its real-time protection drivers installed.

What do I do when Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Trial expires?

When you install Advanced SystemCare Ultimate, it automatically runs as a 30-day trial version. Please follow the steps below that apply to you when the trial expires:

If you have bought a license code for Advanced SystemCare Ultimate:
In the pop-up, click Already have a license code and enter your license code. Then click Register Now to finish the activation.

If you wish to buy a license code for Advanced SystemCare Ultimate:
In the pop-up, click Activate Now and then click Buy Now on the opened page to proceed with the purchase.

If you wish to uninstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate:
Please refer to the question How to uninstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

If you wish to install Advanced SystemCare instead:
Please click Switch to Advanced SystemCare Free and click OK when a window pops up asking whether you want to revert back to Advanced SystemCare during the uninstall process.

How many computers does my Advanced SysteCare Ultimate license code cover?

License code of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate can support 3 PCs by default.

Can I use Advanced SystemCare PRO license code to register Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Advanced SystemCare and Advanced SystemCare Ultimate are two different programs and both programs need their separate license codes.But Advanced SystemCare Ultimate includes all the features of Advanced SystemCare PRO. The difference is that only Advanced SystemCare Ultimate has antivirus protection function.

But if you are Advanced SystemCare PRO user, you can upgrade to Advanced SystemCare Ultimate with great discount. Please click here to get the upgrade discount price by entering your Advanced SystemCare PRO license code.

Is there any discount for Advanced SystemCare PRO users to purchase Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Yes, we provide a great discount for Advanced SystemCare PRO users to upgrade to Advanced SystemCare Ultimate. Please click here to go to the purchasing page.

Please enter your valid Advanced SystemCare PRO license code at the bottom left box on that page and then click Update Cart button to enjoy your exclusive discount.

Can I turn back to Advanced SystemCare PRO after I try out Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Yes, users who uninstalled Advanced SystemCare Ultimate during the trial can easily revert it back to Advanced SystemCare at any time.

Please kindly follow the following steps:

Click the Windows Start button -> click All Programs -> find Advanced SystemCare Ultimate folder and click it -> click Uninstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate -> a window will pops up -> click the button Uninstall and Get Advanced SystemCare FREE.

How do I register my trial version of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register Advanced SystemCare Ultimate.

How do I register my Advanced SystemCare Ultimate when it's expired?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register the expired Advanced SystemCare Ultimate.

How can I add a file / folder into the Whitelist of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

There are two methods to add a file / folder into the Whitelist.

1. After scan is finished, please right click on the item and choose Add to Whitelist.
2. Click Details button and then click Settings button to show the configuration window for Antivirus section. In the pop-up window, choose Whitelist, click Add a file / Add a folder, and then follow the steps to add a file / folder into the Whitelist.

Please note that all the items in the Whitelist will be skipped in real-time protection and when you perform a scan.

How can I take advantage of Quarantine function of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

In case of any false positives, all the threats found out by Advanced SystemCare Ultimate will be removed to the Quarantine when the option Quarantine threats when removing them is ticked. When there is a false positive, you can easily restore the quarantined file from the Quarantine List to its original location. You can also delete the infected file permanently from the computer by clicking Delete if it is not a false positive.
Please note that all the quarantined files can not be accessed unless you restore them.

Does ASC Ultimate include Driver Booster?

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate only includes all the features of Advanced SystemCare PRO.

Driver Booster PRO, Smart Defrag PRO, Protected Folder, and IObit Malware Fighter PRO are not included in Advanced SystemCare Ultimate. They are stand-alone products from IObit.

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate only provides link in Toolbox to launch their free version. If you want their PRO version, you have to purchase them separately.

How to uninstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate?

Windows 8.1 & earlier:

Please go to Control Panel, find Advanced SystemCare Ultimate, and uninstall it directly.

Windows 10:

Right click on the start menu icon -> Select Control Panel -> Find Advanced SystemCare Ultimate, and uninstall it directly.

IObit Malware Fighter

What is IObit Malware Fighter?

IObit Malware Fighter 4 combined with the world leading Bitdefender anti-virus engine is an anti-malware and anti-virus program. It supports the removal of various spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, bots, worms,hijackers and viruses more deeply and efficiently.

What are the main benefits if I purchase IObit Malware Fighter PRO?

1. Added Anti-virus protection and enhanced Malware protection, and Real-time protection with the worldleading Bitdefender engine.
2. Get automatic scans and updates.
3. Get technical support via email within one working day.

What are the system requirements for IObit Malware Fighter?

Operating Systems Supported
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster processor
1 GB of RAM
1,000 MB of free hard disk space

What languages does IObit Malware Fighter support?

Arabic, Armenian,Belarusian, Bosnian, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish,Flemish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Maltese, Mongolian, Polish, Portuguese(PT-BR), Portuguese(PT-PT), Russian, Serbian(Cyrillic), Serbian(Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish.

How to change the language?

Open IObit Malware Fighter-> Click Options icon on the top left -> Select Settings -> Choose the language you want on the right panel -> Click Apply and OK.

How to update IObit Malware Fighter?

Method 1: Open IObit Malware Fighter -> click Options icon on the top left -> select Check for updates.
Method 2: If you have PRO edition, you can also set IObit Malware Fighter to check for updates automatically. Open IObit Malware Fighter-> click Options icon on the top left -> Select Settings ->Click Auto Update on the left panel->Tick the option Automatically update the program and database (Recommended).

How do I register IObit Malware Fighter PRO version?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register IObit Malware Fighter PRO edition.

How do I refresh my IObit Malware Fighter PRO with my new / renewal license code?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to refresh IObit Malware Fighter PRO with the new / renewal license code.

How do I get rid of the yellow triangle with exclamation mark on IObit Malware Fighter icon in System tray?

The yellow triangle indicates that not all the real-time protection guards are turned on. You need to turn on them all to get full protection. To enable all guards, you need to activate the PRO version. If you do not have a license code to activate the program, you can click here to click Buy Now button to purchase the PRO version and get full protection.

How do I remove the thousands of threats in IObit Malware Fighter Cloud?

Cloud community statistics shows all the files IObit Cloud received from all users. So Cloud community statistics is not a result of your computer status but of IObit Cloud community.

If you doubt a file on your PC is suspicious, please click Upload a file to Cloud to let IObit Cloud analyze it. The result will be displayed in the analyzing report. Please just refer to that report.

How do I add items into the Whitelist of IObit Malware Fighter?

If there are any items which are suspected as False Positive or you want to keep in the scan result, you can right click on those items and then select Add to Whitelist. The items in Whitelist will not be scanned anymore. It's also recommended that you contact us through our Online Support to report the False Positive.

How do I take advantage of Quarantine function of IObit Malware Fighter?

In case of any false positives, all the threats found by IObit Malware Fighter will be removed to the Quarantine List when the option Quarantine threats when removing them is ticked. When there is a false positive, you can easily restore the quarantined file from the Quarantine List to its original location. You can also delete the infected file permanently from the computer by clicking Delete if it is not a false positive.

How do I report False Positives?

Please follow the instructions below to report false positives:

First, after the scan, please click the Save Report button and send us the report through our Online Support.

Next, please send us the suspicious files zipped with password "infected". In the meantime, you can also upload the suspicious files to www.virustotal.com for analysis, and provide us with the analysis report links.

Can IObit Malware Fighter work with other anti-virus programs?

Yes, IObit Malware Fighter can work with most mainstream anti-virus programs without any compatibility issues. But in IObit Malware Fighter 4, it adds the world leading Bitdefender antivirus engine to make it an anti-malware and anti-virus program. So you can rely on IObit Malware Fighter 4 alone to get anti-malware and anti-virus protection.

Why should I install IObit Malware Fighter even if I already have Advanced SystemCare?

Advanced SystemCare is a system optimization product, which is focused to provide you a fast, optimized and "good as new" computer performance. IObit Malware Fighter is an anti-malware product, which is designed to be a good complement of your anti-virus program. It can protect your computer from spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, bots, worms, and hijackers.

They are two different products. It's highly recommended that you install both programs to maintain maximum computer security and performance.

How to uninstall IObit Malware Fighter?

Windows 8.1 & earlier:
Please go to Control Panel, find IObit Malware Fighter, and uninstall it directly.
Windows 10:
Right click on the start menu icon -> Select Control Panel -> Find IObit Malware Fighter, and uninstall it directly.

AMC Security

Why should I install AMC Security?

AMC Security is an all-in-one security and privacy protection app for Android devices. It is designed to secure Mobiles against viruses, spyware, malicious URLs, phishing sites, phone loss, etc. and even against unwanted call & SMS. It also improves mobile performance with features like Phone Booster, Battery Saver, Game Speeder, App Manager, Cloud Backup, Privacy Locker and Advisor.

What are the features of Pro version?

AMC Security Pro features are Payment Guard, Contacts & SMS Locker, Scheduled Eraser, Realtime Update, Anti-phishing.

Can I use the Pro account on multiple Android devices?

Yes, you can log in on a different device by logging out your account. An account cannot be logged in on more than one device at the same time. If it is logged in on a second device, it will be logged out on the first device automatically.

I have upgraded to Pro but still got Free version?

Please make sure to update your account in Account Manager by tapping Refresh icon on the top right. If it still says you’re a Free user, it may due to Google’s delay. In that case, please contact our support team (mobilesupport@iobit.com) with your order number, AMC account and Purchase.log (sdcard/mobilecare/Purchase.log), we’ll look into it within 48 hours.

What is your refund policy?

When you purchase AMC Security, your satisfaction is guaranteed. Within 7 days, you can request your money back if AMC Security don't do all that we say it will.

Can I continue to use Free features?

Yes, you can. The basic features are still free for a lifetime. In fact, in response to the requests of some advanced users, AMC Security offers deeper protection and more useful features since version 4.4, however, it's up to you if you're willing to subscribe and benefit from Premium features.

What if I have forgotten the password of Anti-theft? Or my phone is locked by AMC Security, but it does not recognize my password to unlock?

If you can load AMC Security, please follow the steps below:
Please run AMC Security -> Tap AMC Security on the top left -> Tap Account Manager -> Tap forgot password.
If you cannot load AMC Security, please go to m.iobit.com to log in, click Forgot Password to reset your password. Then please unlock your phone with new password.

How to use Anti-Theft to find lost phone?

Anti-theft is designed for alarming, remote wiping, or tracking the location of the lost phone. Instead of finding a lost via another mobile device, new AMC Security allows you find the lost phone via our site: m.iobit.com

Please follow the instructions below to set your Anti-theft:
Load AMC Security -> Enable Anti-theft -> Create an account for Anti-theft and remember the password-> Then Anti-theft is turned on.

When the phone is lost, you can log in our site m.iobit.com with your account -> Go to Anti-theft -> Tap to alarm, locate or delete data of the lost phone.

Device Administrator is designed for protecting your Advanced Mobile Care from unintended uninstallation: Load AMC Security -> Tap the settings icon on the top left of the main interface -> Tap Preference -> Tap Anti-theft and turn to the Device Administrator page -> Tick AMC Security

What can I do if I forgot the password of Privacy Locker?

Please make sure to set a security question or bind email for Privacy Locker.

If you’ve set a security question, please follow the step below:
Load AMC Security -> Tap Privacy Locker -> Tap Forgot -> Answer the Security Question you have set -> Tap OK to reset the password.

If you’ve bound your Email or forget your security question’s answer, please follow the step below:
Load AMC Security -> Tap Privacy Locker -> Tap Forgot -> -> Tap Forgot Answer? -> Tap OK Check your Email to get the random password to reset your new one.

I've got an AMC Security Pro license, how can I use it?

Note: AMC Security Pro licenses can be purchased via IObit website since version 4.5:

There are two ways to activate the code, please follow the step below to use it:

1. Load AMC Security -> Tap Get Trial on the top right -> Tap Get All Features -> Tap Enter code -> Enter your code and tap OK.

2. Load AMC Security -> Tap Get Trial on the top right -> Tap “here” in “Already have a code? Tap to activate it here” on the top -> enter your code and tap OK.

Is there any chance that I can get licenses with discount or free one?

Yes, there is. We’ll probably give away free or discounted licenses now and then. Please stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter where we’ll update the latest promo information.

How to change the language?

Open AMC Security->Tap the icon on the top left of the main interface->Tap Preference->Tap Language and select the language you want.

Can I continue to use Free features?

Yes, you can. The basic features are still free for a lifetime. In fact, in response to the requests of some advanced users, AMC Security offers deeper protection and more useful features since version 4.4, however, it's up to you if you're willing to subscribe and benefit from Premium features.

How often does the virus database update and how to update it?

AMC Security is integrated with AVL antivirus engine which will check for updates every single day.
For our Free users, please update the virus database manually as the following steps: Load AMC Security -> Tap Antivirus -> Tap Check for database updates.
For our Pro users, please update the virus database automatically as the following steps: Load AMC Security -> Tap Antivirus -> Tap Realtime Protection -> Turn on Realtime Update.

Failed to update database, what should I do?

Please make sure the network connection on your device is in good status, and then try it again. Or contact our support team (mobilesupport@iobit.com) if the problem is still there.

How to move applications to SD card?

Load AMC Security->Tap App Manager on the main screen->Slide the screen and get Move page->Tap the apps in Phone apps to open the App info screen->If the option Move to SD card is available, please tap it to move the apps.

I have killed some tasks, but they are there when I run Phone Booster again.

Some tasks will be reloaded by Android System after being killed. However, it is still recommended that you use Phone Booster to kill tasks as it releases RAM and optimizes your device during the kill process.

How can I back up my contacts? And where can I check the backed up information?

Please follow the instructions below to back up the contacts:
1. Load AMC Security, slide to Toolbox and choose Cloud Backup
2. Tap the Sign up to register an account. (You can restore your data when your phone is lost or broken by logging in your account)
3. Tap Backup to back up your Contacts and Call Logs.

All the records are safely backed up on IObit Could Server. You can login to m.iobit.com with your account and check the backed up records.

Why Game Speeder does not recognize all the games installed on my device?

We are sorry that at present the algorithm of Game Speeder cannot detect all games. You can manually add the games by following the instructions below:
Load AMC Security -> Tap More Features -> Tap Game Speeder -> Tap Add icon on the bottom -> Select the games you want to add and tap Add button.

Can AMC Security help me block unwanted phone calls?

AMC Security has a function Call/SMS Blocker which helps you block those phone calls you don’t want. Check this feature as steps below:
Load AMC Security -> Slide to Toolbox-> Tap Call/SMS Blocker-> Tap Add phone number to block to add numbers from contacts, call logs, SMS logs or manually input the number.

Also, AMC Security offers three block modes for you and you can check out the blocked calls or SMS from Block History.

Why does AMC Security need all of those permissions?

We need those permissions to implement the functionality of our tools.

For example, Advanced Mobile Care needs the right to SEND SMS, because the Anti-theft feature works by SMS communication with the lost phone. Please click here to check the detailed information for the usage of AMC Security permissions.

Please trust us, we are taking your privacy very seriously. The permissions required by AMC Security are the minimum set that was needed to implement the functionality.

I love your APP! Can I support you somehow?

Yes, that would be great! We would really appreciate you:
•Writing a positive review on Google Play (Android Market).
Click here to go to our app page.
•Telling your family/friends about AMC Security.
•Posting reviews on Android related forums.

Will I be charged immediately if I tap Get Trial or Activate button?

No, you won’t. At present, AMC Security can be purchased through Google Wallet where needs you to connect your bank card. Or, you can purchase a license from IObit website :

Besides, we offer 7-day Free Trial for everyone. You can have a try before you make your final decision.

How to update AMC Security?

Load AMC Security -> Tap the icon on the top left of the main interface ->Tap Check for updates to check if there is any update. Or you can check it on Google Play to see if there is any update.

What’s Phone Booster? I used Phone Booster to kill some tasks and boost the memory, but they are still there when I run Phone Booster again.

Phone Booster is in fact the previous Task Killer. Some tasks will be reloaded by Android System after being killed. It doesn’t mean that our program failed to kill the tasks. However, it is still recommended that you use Phone Booster to kill tasks as it releases RAM and optimizes your device during the killing process.

Do I need to be cautious while using Privacy Locker?

To avoid your privacy data loss, please do not uninstall AMC Security or move it to SD card. Besides, please do not allow the 3rd party apps to clean AMC Security’s leftover data, otherwise your locked data will have the risk to be deleted.

Can I use the Pro account on multiple devices?

Yes, you can log in on a different device by logging out your account. An account cannot be logged in on more than one device at the same time. If it is logged in on a second device, it will be logged out on the first device automatically.

Protected Folder

How to register Protected Folder Pro?

Please first download the latest version of Protected Folder from here and install it.

Then open Protected Folder-> click Register at the bottom left corner -> COPY & PASTE your license code there -> finally click Activate Now button.

What is Protected Folder?

Protected Folder is designed to password-protect, guard and lock your folders & files from being seen, read or modified. Just drag and drop the folders or files you want to lock or protect into Protected Folder, then no one can see, read or modify them.

What are the main features of Protected Folder?

Protected Folder is designed to password-protect, guard and lock your folders & files from being seen, read or modified in Windows 7, Vista, XP and Server 2008, 2003. It works like a safety box, just drag and drop the folders or files you want to lock or protect into Protected Folder, then no one can see, read or modify them. Whether you are concerned with privacy, data theft, data loss, or data leaks, Protected Folder is an ideal tool for you.

What are the system requirements for Protected Folder?

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2/SP3 or Home/Professional/Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster
512 MB of RAM memory
60 MB of free hard drive space

What languages does Protected Folder support?

Arabic, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Dutch, English, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesia, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Moldova, Polish, Portuguese(PT-BR), Portuguese(PT-PT), Russian, Serbian(cyrillic), Serbian(latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese.

How to change the language?

Open Protected Folder->Click Options icon at the right top->Click User Interface at left panel-> Choose the language you want on the right panel->Click Apply.

How to update Protected Folder?

Open Protected Folder->Click Check for updates at the bottom right.

How to uninstall Protected Folder?

Please follow the steps below to uninstall Protected Folder:

WINDOWS XP

1. Open Start menu->(Settings)->Control Panel.
2. Double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
3. Click on Protected Folder in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4. Click Uninstall button to uninstall Protected Folder.

WINDOWS VISTA OR 7

1. Open Startmenu->(Settings)->Control Panel.
2. Click on Programs and Features.
3. Right click on Protected Folder and select Uninstall.
4. Click Uninstall button to uninstall Protected Folder.

WINDOWS 8

1. Right-click in the lower-left corner of your screen, and then click Control Panel.
2. Click on Programs->Uninstall a program.
3. Click on Protected Folder in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4. Click Uninstall button to uninstall Protected Folder.

How do I retrieve the files/ folders protected by Protected Folder after system reinstallation?

Please note that files / folders are not stored in Protected Folder. Protected Folder only applies actions of Hide, Deny Read Access, and Deny Write Access to those files / folders.

Once you reinstall the whole system, the files / folders protected by Protected Folder will be restored to their original directory if these files / folders are not originally stored in C:. If they were stored in C: before you protect them with Protected Folder, they will be wiped as well as Protected Folder.

Will the files / folders still be locked by Protected Folder if I reinstall it?

No, if you reinstall Protected Folder at any case, all files / folders (except those originally stored in C:) protected by it will be put into their original directory. You need to drag and drop them into Protected Folder again to get protection.

Smart Defrag

What is Trim?

Trim can help you wipe those data that are on longer in use on your SSD to boost your SSD for better performance. With SSD (Solid State Disk) ticked only, you can see the Trim button.

What is Smart Defrag?

Smart Defrag is a disk defrag tool designed for maximum hard disk performance. With the new generation disk defragmentation engine, Smart Defrag cannot only defragment your HDD but also trim your SSD to improve your PC performance.

What are the main features of Smart Defrag?

By embedding the totally new and unique multithreading and ultra-fast defrag engine, Smart Defrag provides you with thorough, efficient and fast defragmentation experience. The newly added features - Large Files Defrag, Free Space Defrag, and Defragment specified files for Boot Time Defrag - will maximize the performance and durability of your disks.

Smart Defrag also provide intelligent trim method for your SSD to improve the performance and duration of your SSD.

It can help you optimize your Game for better and smoother game experience

As some files could not be defragmented when the system is running, Smart Defrag provide you with Boot Time Defrag feature to defragment page files, hibernation files, MFT, system files and registry files. You can also add specified file for defragmentation at boot time.

What are the system requirements for Smart Defrag?

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit) Technical Preview
Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)Professional / Enterprise
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Business/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2 / SP3 or Home / Professional / Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster
512 MB of RAM memory
200 MB of free hard drive space

What languages does Smart Defrag support?

Belarusian, Bulgarian, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malayalam, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (PT-BR), Portuguese (PT-PT), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Vietnamese.

How to change the language?

Open Smart Defrag->Click the menu icon at the top left to choose Settings->Click User Interface at left panel-> Choose the language you want on the right panel->Click Apply.

How do I register Smart Defrag PRO edition?

Open your Smart Defrag, click Register button at the bottom left of the Main screen to open the register window. If you can not find Register button on your Smart Defrag, please download the latest Smart Defrag Pro version from here

Click here to view the detailed instructions to register Smart Defrag PRO edition.

Why are there so many unmovable blocks?

There are two reasons for it.

One is that there is not enough continuous free space in your disk to replace the files during the defragment process. You can move some large files to another disk, and then try to defrag the selected disk again.

Second reason is that some small sized files are currently being used by other programs while using Smart Defrag. Thus, Smart Defrag can not move them. You can defrag again later.

What can I do when Smart Defrag detects my HDD as SSD?

Please click the arrow button near the disk type to remark the disk type from SSD to HDD or from SSD to HDD manually.

How to update to the latest Smart Defrag?

Method 1: Open Smart Defrag -> Click More Settings icon on the top left -> Click Check for updates in the drop-down menu.

Method 2: Set Smart Defrag to update automatically: Click More Settings icon on the top left ->Click Settings -> General Settings -> Tick Automatically check for updates -> Click Apply. After that, you can get the available update notifications automatically when you load Smart Defrag.

How to uninstall Smart Defrag?

Please follow the steps below to uninstall Smart Defrag:

WINDOWS XP

1.Open Start menu->(Settings)->Control Panel.
2.Double-click on Programs and Features.
3.Click on Smart Defrag in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4.Click Uninstall button to uninstall Smart Defrag.

WINDOWS VISTA OR 7

1.Open Start menu->(Settings)->Control Panel.
2.Click on Add or Remove Programs.
3.Right click on Smart Defrag and select Uninstall.
4.Click Uninstall button to uninstall Smart Defrag.

WINDOWS 8

1.Right-click in the lower-left corner of your screen, and then click Control Panel.
2.Click on Programs->Uninstall a program.
3.Click on Smart Defrag in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4.Click Uninstall button to uninstall Smart Defrag.

IObit Uninstaller

What is IObit Uninstaller?

IObit Uninstaller offers the easiest and fastest solution to uninstall programs, toolbars and plug-ins without any hassle. It detects and categorizes all of the installed programs and allows batch uninstallation with just ONE click! Besides, it detects unwanted browser toolbars and plug-ins to help users remove them for a safer browsing.

How to list programs in alphabetical order?

Please open IObit Uninstaller->click All Programs-> click Program name, then you will see the programs listed in alphabetical order.

How to remove the Shred File button in Windows Explorer?

Please open IObit Uninstaller-> click Options icon at the top right corner -> select Settings... -> untick the option Add Shred File button to Explorer -> click OK.

What are the main features of IObit Uninstaller?

With "Powerful Scan", "Forced Uninstall" and "File Shredder" features, you'll never be bothered by leftovers or stubborn add-ons anymore. It is easy-to-use and powerful!

What languages does IObit Uninstaller support?

Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Flemish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese(Brazil), Portuguese(Portugal), Russian, Serbian(Cyrillic), Serbian(Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

How to change the language?

Open IObit Uninstaller -> click Options icon on the top right -> click Settings... -> click the drop-down menu of Current Language and select the language you want, and finally click OK button.

What are the system requirements for IObit Uninstaller?

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2/SP3 or Home/Professional/Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster
512 MB of RAM memory
60 MB of free hard drive space

How to uninstall programs by IObit Uninstaller?

To make it convenient for users to launch and use IObit Uninstaller, we provide three ways as follows:

1. Open IObit Uninstaller -> click All Programs and select the program you want to uninstall -> click Uninstall button at the bottom -> follow the wizard to uninstall the program -> delete the items after Powerful scan.

2. Open Control Panel -> click Programs ->click Programs and Features -> select the program you want to uninstall->click Powerful Uninstall button at the top.

3. Right click on the program icon on the desktop -> click Powerful Uninstall.

How do I register my IObit Uninstaller PRO edition?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register IObit Uninstaller PRO edition.

Are there any useful tools included in IObit Uninstaller?

Run IObit Uninstaller and click Tools icon on the top right, you will see five tools here: Force Uninstall, Cleanup Residual, Uninstall History, Startup, and File Shredder.

Start Menu 8

How to add programs to Start Menu?

You can drag and drop programs to Start button to add them to Start Menu directly.
Or right click on a program and choose Pin to Start Menu (Start Menu 8) to add it to Start Menu.

How to create a new group and add items to it in Start Menu?

This feature enables you to customize your Start Menu according to your preference through creating different groups and adding items to them.

1.Right click a program in Start Menu and choose Create a new group, then name the new group as anything you like, for example, IObit Programs, then click OK button.

2.The new group IObit Programs will be shown in Start Menu. Right click the new group IObit Programs will show the options: Unpin from Start Menu, Create a new group and Add items.

3.You can choose the option Add items to add any items from the computer to this new group.

4.After adding some items to the new group, you can click the arrow right icon after it to see the items that you added..

5. There are three options for the items you added if you right click them: Open, Add items and Delete items.

You can also right click any blank space in the new group and click Add items to add other items to this group.
How to boot computer to the traditional desktop directly on Windows 8 / 8.1?

Right click Start button->choose Settings-> click Modern UI->tick the option "Skip Modern UI" ->click Apply button.

How to customize Start button icon?

Please click here to choose other Start button icons from IObit Forum, or follow the instructions there to create your own start button icons.

How to change the size of font in Start Menu?

Right click Start button->choose Settings-> click User Interface->choose Small or Large font according to your reference->click Apply button.

How to change the size of program icons in Start Menu?

Right click Start button->choose Settings-> click General->find "Program icons in Start Menu" and choose Small icons or Large icons from the drop-down list according to your reference ->click Apply button.

How to change the background color of Start Menu 8?

Please right click Start button->choose Settings->click User Interface->find Background color->tick the checkbox "Program background color changes with system theme"-> click the button Change color…to change the color of the background.

Note:Please do not choose the same color for background and font, otherwise the items in Start Menu are invisible.

Can I use Start Menu 8 in our company or school for free?

The version 2.0 and the previous versions of Start Menu 8 can be used for free for non-profit organizations like school, charitable organization. For commercial purposes, please contact us.

What’s the main features of Start Menu 8?

Advanced setting lets you customize your Windows 10 easily;

Customize the Start Menu by creating different groups and adding items to them;

Fast search from whole disk even when the item is not indexed;

Pin programs to Start Menu to start them quickly;

Display recently opened items under documents, browsers, etc. in Start Menu for quick launch;

Shut down computer at a scheduled time automatically;

Use Screenshot in Start Menu to take screenshots easily and quickly (hotkeys Alt + E);

Provide the feature “Restart in Safe Mode”;

Skip UAC when starting programs from Start Menu;

Customize the transparency of Start Menu;

Sync user picture and Account picture automatically;

Provide FAQs for Windows 8 & 8.1 started by Start Menu 8 users.

What are the system requirements for Start Menu 8?

Operating System

Microsoft® Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit) Professional/Enterprise

Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home/Premium/Professional/Ultimate

Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate

Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2/SP3 or Home/Professional/Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended

1 GHz processor or faster

512 MB of RAM memory

50 MB of free hard drive space

What languages does Start Menu 8 support?

Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (PT-BR), Portuguese (PT-PT), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

How to change the language?

Please right click Start button->choose Settings->find Current language on the right->choose the language from the drop-down list according to your preference->click Apply button.

How to update Start Menu 8?

Click here to download the latest Start Menu 8 anytime.

Method 1: Right click on Start button to choose Check for updates.

Method 2: Click General and select Update Automatically or Remind me when updates are available in the Update Method of Settings.

How to uninstall Start Menu 8?

Method 1:
Please open the installation directory of Start Menu 8, find unins000.exe and double click to run it, and then follow the wizard to uninstall the program. The installation path is usually in: C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Start Menu 8 or C:\Program Files\IObit\Start Menu 8

Method 2:
Please open Control Panel->click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features->find Start Menu 8 in the list of installed programs->right click Start Menu 8 to choose Uninstall to uninstall it.

How to set the Windows key to open Start Menu or Modern UI in Windows 8 / 8.1?

Please right click Start button->choose Settings->click Modern UI->tick the checkbox "Press Windows key to open Modern UI"->click Apply button.

Why do the items on the right panel of Start Menu disappear?

If the items on the right panel of Start Menu are invisible, it must be you choose the same color for background and font. Please do not choose the same color for them.

How to switch to Windows 10 Start Menu?

1. Right click Start button to choose Settings to open the settings window.

2. Click Advanced on the left, then check the option Left click to open Windows 10 Start Menu or the option Press Windows key to open Windows 10 Start Menu on the right.

3. Click Apply button.

How to change hotkeys in Start Menu 8?

1. Right click Start button to choose Settings to open the settings window.

2. Click General on the left, then you can change the hotkeys on the right.

3. Click Apply button.

What is Start Menu 8?

Start Menu 8 is a desktop customized tool for Windows users, specifically designed to bring back the familiar Classic Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 10. It offers a convenient and simple solution to freely switch between the latest Window 10 start menu and Windows Classic Start Menu. It also provides multiple start menus for Windows 7/Vista/XP. With the improved searching engine, you can quickly and easily access your apps and files from start menu. Start Menu 8 allows for more customization with just a few clicks, which provides the options to skip Modern UI & Welcome on Windows 8.1 and customize your taskbar any way you like on Windows 10.

How to register Start Menu 8 Pro?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register Start Menu 8 PRO edition.

Driver Booster

What to do if I failed to send feedback?

Please send your feedback directly to dbfeedback@iobit.com and our Technical Support Team will contact you soon.

Why are some outdated drivers not displayed in Driver Booster?

If you are using FREE edition, you can upgrade to PRO edition to enjoy more driver updates. Click here to purchase PRO edition with discount.

If you are using PRO edition, please click the Options icon on the top right of the program -> select Feedback... to open the Feedback window -> choose Report missing drivers in Request type -> send us as more information as possible to help locate the these drivers. Later we will send what we find and add them into our database so other users can also enjoy them.

BTW, We don’t display the outdated drivers which may cause serious PC problems. And we'll never stop expanding our database. Driver Booster is supporting more and more devices for driver updates.

What is Driver Booster?

Driver Booster, as an easy-to-use and efficient driver updater, provides 1-click solution to rapidly & securely update outdated drivers, install missing drivers, and fix faulty drivers. It aims to keep your PC away from problems like system crash, BSOD, device connection error, audio crackling, no sound, slow network , etc.

What are the system requirements for Driver Booster?

Operating Systems Supported

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

Hardware Requirements Recommended

1 GHz processor or faster

1 GB of RAM memory

1 GB of free hard drive space, mainly for drivers download and installation

What languages does Driver Booster support?

Albanian, Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Malayalam, Maltese, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (PT-BR), Portuguese (PT-PT), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

How to change the language?

Open Driver Booster -> Click the Options icon on the top right - >Select Settings... -> Select the language you want in the right panel -> Click Apply.

How to activate Driver Booster PRO?

Please click here to view the detailed instructions to register Driver Booster PRO edition.

How to update Driver Booster to the latest version?

Click here to download the latest Driver Booster anytime.

PRO users enjoy automatic update. Free users can manually update this program as below:

Open Driver Booster -> Click Options icon on the top right -> Click Check for Updates in the drop-down menu.

Or right click Driver Booster icon in the system tray -> Click Check for Updates in the right-click menu.

How often does Driver Booster database update?

With online database adopted, Driver Booster database updates in real time to make sure your devices always have the latest drivers installed.

After the scan finishes, you'll see a cloud icon beside the Back button at the bottom left. Here you can check the database version.

Why does my screen get black, flickering or shrinking during driver updates?

When a new graphics driver is being installed, its running parameter may get adjusted or even reset. So black, flickering or shrinking screen happens. Please do not worry or operate wrongly like forcing shutdown. Your screen will go back to normal once the update is finished or the computer is rebooted. If no, please contact us via dbfeedback@iobit.com.

Why did my computer slow down after updating drivers?

When you boot your computer for the first time after updating drivers, the system has to load the new drivers which consume large amounts of computer performance, so the computer is slow. But it will be back to normal when you reboot later.

How to ignore some driver updates?

Please click Update or right click the device column in the scan result list, choose Ignore in the drop-down menu and click Yes. Then the ignored device won’t be checked for driver updating until you remove it from the Ignored list in Settings as below:

Open Driver Booster -> Click Option icon on the top right -> Select Settings... -> Click Ignored at left panel -> Tick the device you want to remove at the right panel -> Click the Recover button at the left bottom -> Click Yes.

How to uninstall Driver Booster?

Windows 8.1 & earlier:

Please go to Control Panel, find Driver Booster, and uninstall it directly.

Windows 10:

Open the Start menu -> Click Settings -> Click System on the Settings menu -> Select Apps & features in the left panel -> Find Driver Booster from the right panel -> Click Uninstall that appears->Click Uninstall pop-up button to confirm.

How to fix the sound, network, resolution problems or other unexpected things that happen after updating drivers?

Please load Driver Booster -> Click the Toolkit icon on the top -> Select the tool Fix No Sound Error, Fix Network Failure, or Fix Bad Resolution to fix the sound, network or resolution problems.

If the tools fail to fix the problems, or when you encounter other problems, such as BSOD, USB devices, printer, or camera no longer working, and PC unable to start normally, please send us the information as below so we can provide a solution:

Click here to download our tool -> Double click to run it on the problem PC -> Click “Save report to Desktop” -> find db_info_xxxx.zip on your desktop >> send the zip file to dbfeedback@iobit.com

We will analyze the file and reply to you shortly.

Why are so many devices marked as Unplugged?

"Unplugged" is not a problem and you needn’t fix it. It just means these devices are not plugged into your PC currently. If you no longer use them, load Driver Booster -> click the Toolkit icon on the top right of the program -> select Clean Unplugged Devices to batch uninstall them.

WinMetro

What is WinMetro?

WinMetro is specially designed to bring the newly introduced Windows 8 Metro UI to Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

What are the main features of WinMetro?

It offers an easy solution for old versions of Windows users to try and enjoy the tile based on Metro UI. By displaying useful information such as weather, calendar, news, stocks, and frequently used programs, it turns your desktop into an informative and productive work station.

What are the system requirements for WinMetro?

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/ Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business /Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2/SP3 or Home/Professional/Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster
512 MB of RAM memory
60 MB of free hard drive space

What languages does WinMetro support?

English, Czech, Dutch, Danish, German, French, Finnish, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese (PT-PT), Portuguese (PT-BR), Turkish, Italian, Hungarian, Vietnamese

How to update WinMetro?

Method 1: Open WinMetro -> Click Menu on the top right -> Click Check for updates.
Method 2: If the new version is available, a pop-up window will prompt you to update.

How to uninstall WinMetro?

Please follow the steps below to uninstall WinMetro:

WINDOWS XP

1. Open Start menu -> (Settings) -> Control Panel.
2. Double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
3. Click on WinMetro in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4. Click Uninstall button to uninstall WinMetro.

WINDOWS VISTA OR 7

1. Open Start menu -> (Settings) -> Control Panel.
2. Click on Programs and Features.
3. Right click on WinMetro and select Uninstall.
4. Click Uninstall button to uninstall WinMetro.

How to change the weather location?

There is no option to change the weather location right now. The weather location is displayed according to your current Internet connection's IP address.

How to add / remove / move tiles on the WinMetro?

Sorry, there is no option to add / remove / move tiles on the WinMetro right now.

How to remove / hide the screen resolution notification?

Sorry, there is no option to remove / hide that screen resolution notification.

IObit Unlocker

What is IObit Unlocker?

IObit Unlocker is a lightweight yet powerful tool designed to fix the "Cannot Delete" or "Access Denied" problems. It can "Force" terminate all related processes that prevent you from deleting or accessing files / folders that you need to.

What are the main features of IObit Unlocker?

It provides several useful options to make your work easier, like "Unlock & Delete", "Unlock & Rename", "Unlock & Move", and "Unlock & Copy". You wouldn't be annoyed any more by messages like "Cannot delete file: Access is denied", "The file is in use by another program or user", or "There has been a sharing violation"!

What are the system requirements for IObit Unlocker?

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2/SP3 or Home/Professional/Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster
512 MB of RAM memory
60 MB of free hard drive space

What languages does IObit Unlocker support?

Arabic, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.

How to change the language?

Open IObit Unlocker->Click More on the top right->Click Language and select the language you want.

How to update IObit Unlocker?

Open IObit Unlocker -> Click More on the top right -> Select Check for updates.

How to uninstall IObit Unlocker?

Please follow the steps below to uninstall IObit Unlocker:

WINDOWS XP

Open Start menu -> (Settings) -> Control Panel.
Double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
Click on IObit Unlocker in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
Click Uninstall button to uninstall IObit Unlocker.

WINDOWS VISTA OR 7

Open Start menu -> (Settings) -> Control Panel.
Click on Programs and Features.
Right click on IObit Unlocker and select Uninstall.
Click Uninstall button to uninstall IObit Unlocker.

Random Password Generator

What is Random Password Generator?

Random Password Generator is designed to create a much securer environment for either important data saving or privacy protection. It is able to generate highly secure random passwords which are almost impossible to crack.

What are the main features of Random Password Generator?

It includes a useful Password Manager, by which you can mark, search, and organize the passwords generated. It's safe, secure, and 100% free!

What are the system requirements for Random Password Generator?

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2/SP3 or Home/Professional/Media Center

Hardware Requirements Recommended
1 GHz processor or faster
512 MB of RAM memory
60 MB of free hard drive space

How to uninstall Random Password Generator?

Please follow the steps below to uninstall Random Password Generator:

WINDOWS XP

1.Open Start menu->(Settings)->Control Panel.
2.Double-click on Programs and Features.
3.Click on Random Password Generator in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4.Click Uninstall button to uninstall Random Password Generator.

WINDOWS VISTA OR 7

1.Open Start menu->(Settings)->Control Panel.
2.Click on Add or Remove Programs.
3.Right click on Random Password Generator and select Uninstall.
4.Click Uninstall button to uninstall Random Password Generator.

WINDOWS 8

1.Right-click in the lower-left corner of your screen, and then click Control Panel.
2.Click on Programs->Uninstall a program.
3.Click on Random Password Generator in the list of installed programs and select Remove.
4.Click Uninstall button to uninstall Random Password Generator.

How to update Random Password Generator?

Open Random Password Generator, and then click Check For Updates on the top right of the main interface.

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