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If You're Running Marketing Software On Windows You Should Watch This

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  1. Skyebug77

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    This topic may not be new for people that are familiar with how operating systems on machines work and have sound basic knowledge of keeping their machines well optimized, but quite often I consult with others that are using various marketing software and other development applications like photoshop, game apps etc and very often run into a slow or bogged down machine that takes a long time to respond to processes and people often get frustrated with .

    Overtime a machines disc and registry become cached, fragmented and slow. This is usually caused by poor basic maintenance. So, I decided to make a simple video explaining how to optimize your machine, why it is important to have it properly optimized and what exactly these optimization processes do and the importance of doing them.

    The software I demo in the video is one that I use often. I am not associated with it, nor am I an affiliate of it... I just think it works awesomely and they deserve a great review of it. So I decided too share with all of you guys.... Hope everyone gets something out of it.

     
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    Gonna make sure to get hold of the software and see what I can do!
     
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    Its a good app... Id call it essential for keeping your machine well optimized.
     
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    i used glary utilities before in my windows machine, its a good one, now i use another one called Ashampoo win optimizer - a paid version- its the same as glary utilities...expect LIVE TUNER...an application that boost app performance...
     
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    Never heard of that one, will have to check it out... But not sure how the live tuner features differ from the ones in Glary though. You are talking about the Winoptimizer14?
     
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    ya WinOptimizer14...

    WINOPTIMIZER 14.PNG
     
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    If you are using an SSD in your machine, you should not be defragging, and honestly many IT professionals have already debunked issues regarding "filling the registry," a stagnant tiny tiny registry file is not going to decrease your performance, especially with hardware and OS improvements these days. Win10 handles a lot of these processes extremely well now. I haven't used software like that since 2009 on an HDD machine, and haven't looked back.

    If you truly want to keep everything efficient - do a fresh install every two years and recover your files off a backup using Macrium Reflect

    Now if you need space and want to clean up Adobe software's huge caches for space, now that is an issue if you are using up 90% of your SSD space.

    Other than that, not necessary, but that's my opinion.
     
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    Anyone that has a bogged down machine and does this will definitely tell the difference in performance. Especially if you run marketing software on the machine that are processing hundreds of thousands and millions lines of data through them on a regular basis.

    Repairing the systems file registry is effective at improving application speed and processing. I dont care about those reviews saying otherwise. I personally notice the difference in performance after optimization of my machine.

    PS windows 10 sucks
     
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    Well to run marketing software on your home PC and IP and internet is worth idea ever..
    You can get good 1GBS connection VPS server with 99.9% uptime for 20$/month - so its cents to have server for your soft.
    And if 20$/month is too much to invest for campaings - so better go do something else not IM..
    Anyways, nice video - maybe it helps someone, but I dont agree that its good idea..
     
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    I guess there is a huge difference between "personally noticing" a difference, and actually running benchmarks to see the increase of performance of these tasks (which has been done)

    For software running 24/7 or processing millions of files a day - that's what a VPS is for.

    On apart of Win 10 sucking, it's the most secure, and updated version of Win available and they've added a lot of optimization enhancements they've built upon with their work on 7.. As much as I loved Windows 7, it's mainstream support ended over a year ago, so I moved on a year ago....

    Again, want your machine to run at its peak? Fresh install annually or every two years - this process is so streamlined and easily accomplished by anyone now vs 5 years ago.

    Edit: I work with premiere and after effects for a living, deleting their cache's is huge, that's the only benefit in terms of space utilization on an SSD
     
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    huh??? The most secure? Secure for who? The government to access your shit? There are governments banning its importation because of security issues with it.


    I agree, but even those systems need optimized. I run VPS 24/7 365... those systems to get bogged down just the same.... I have also encountered lots of people that have had issues with their machines, and I recommend process in the video... and oddly viola there machines run better. Not just me...
     
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    Oh boy, this is where I make my exit. Microsoft is not giving the government a backdoor to your PC lol. But if you want to stay on an unsupported OS with security holes where someone can actually get access to important info and licensing through those exploits, that's fine too. I can see the marketing of these types of software have you convinced, again, I never looked back at this stuff after 2009.

    Do a fresh install and be truly amazed at performance
     
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    You think its really not feasible? Just last week it came out yahoo built protocols giving access to data for the NSA.... http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-nsa-exclusive-idUSKCN1241YT

    Here are a couple more articles on this topic you may find interesting:
    http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/29/5253226/nsa-cia-fbi-laptop-usb-plant-spy (Article on NSA intercepting manufactured windows machines and installing backdoors)
    http://techrights.org/wiki/index.php/Microsoft_and_the_NSA (Wiki on how nsa and microsoft collude)

    Its not far fetched... it is very real.... And where there are backdoors.... others will find a way to exploit. I think we've seen enough examples of this over the years.

    Anyways, we can agree to disagree on both topics....
     
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    Doing constant fresh installs would be a pain in the arse and a hassle for data management.
     
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    Yeah we can agree to disagree, I see the instances you are talking about, it's really on a case by case basis and gets drawn out.

    The way I feel in such instances, is that there is nothing on any of my HDD's or emails that the gov would want lol

    My concern is exploits used by third parties that could ruin you financially (identity theft, stolen cards ect)

    On another note: I do not disagree entirely with your guide, kudos to compiling it.

    Cheers
     
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    I take it the software is to defrag your disk , clean reg, delete temp files?

    I think it will help a small anmount.

    The biggest thing anyone can do though is buy an SSD drive for their computer, it will make the world of difference on any computer and I can guarantee that 90% of the time the HDD is the weak point in your computer.

    I done a job recently - installed a new dell all in one for a customer (upgraded to SSD) and I took away there old computer. No joke it must be 10 years old. But I stuck an SSD drive in it, now it's in my office running as a data server and it runs like a dream:)
     
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    You can thanks Microsoft and the garbage file systems(Fat/NTFS) they use for that. I reinstall windows every 8 months to a year so I don't even worry about defraging.
     
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    Thank you .

    Couldnt use the defrag on ssd becouse it
    De crease the life of my 20 ssd drives
    There all 500gb each.

    I went over all my server the main one

    Spec

    5.0ghz amd chip
    100tb ssd
    1000 network card
    32gb ram
    Windows ultimate 64

    Was booting at 4 min .

    Know boots at 44 secounds

    I used the app from a to z

    I ran the application to do every job
    Twice over.

    Thank you so much

    Unbelevable application.

    App 10/10.
    App speed , very fast
    Easy to use.
    Powerful features.
    Advance features free included.

    Pro version is posable but low cost, just upgrade then enter.

    Activate with Name and key.(( must pay ))
     
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