SOURCE: Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software

December 06, 2011 06:00 ET

New Fix-It Utilities™ 12 With PC Tune-Up Service That Keeps PCs Running Like New

#1 Selling Disk Utility Software Adds Patent-Pending PC Analyzer Technology, Program Optimization Tools and 400% Faster Windows Registry Repair With a More Intuitive Experience

CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2011) - Avanquest Software, a leading global developer and publisher of innovative software products (EURONEXT PARIS: AVQ), today released Fix-It Utilities™ 12 Professional, the newest version of the #1 Selling Disk Utility for the last 10 years. Adding to Fix-It Utilities' list of more than 40 integrated tools to fix and speed up PCs, the new Fix-It Utilities 12 introduces unique patent-pending PC Analyzer technology to identify why your PC is slow. In addition, the user interface has been completely redesigned to make it easier and more intuitive than ever. Fix-It Utilities Professional also includes the company's new PC Tune-Up Service that provides users year-round software updates, plus VIP access to new tools and features as they become available.

Patent-pending PC Analyzer technology silently analyzes Windows services, processes and programs from start-up to active use to shutdown to identify why your PC is slow. Users receive real-time high-performance alerts with the ability to safely turn off processes that use too many system resources without affecting their work. "Our PC Analyzer technology finally gives PC users a safe and easy way to understand and solve the problem of how to speed up their PCs," said Ryan Smith, Director of Product Marketing at Avanquest.

The Registry Cleaner tool has been redesigned and engineered to find and fix registry problems 400% faster. Fix-It Utilities' registry tool scans 11 different areas and provides detailed explanations, along with the ability to fix all or selectively fix problems with just one click. Also included are Normal and Advanced modes depending, on the PC expertise level of the user.

The Program Optimizer tool accelerates and optimizes favorite and most often used programs and games.
By scanning programs and Windows system files, Program Optimizer finds inefficiencies that slow down program startup and other program process. By optimizing programs and their program data, users will experience faster program launch times and overall system responsiveness. Included is the ability to selectively choose Programs, Program Data and Windows System Files.

Fix-It Utilities 12 Professional is available immediately for $39.99 at Staples, BestBuy, Wal-Mart, Office Depot, Office Max, Sam's, Fry's, Target, Microcenter, and Amazon and online at The software is compatible with Microsoft Windows® XP, Vista® and 7. Security features are optional and not required during installation.

About Avanquest Software
Avanquest Software (EURONEXT PARIS: AVQ) is one of the world's 10 leading global developers of innovative software products, encompassing a large number of categories including Utilities, Consumer Software, Web-to-Print and Multimedia. Since it was established in 1984, the company has put innovation at the core of its business and invested heavily every year in research and development, supporting its teams of engineers throughout the United States, France and China, working every day to create the best software for today and tomorrow. Avanquest Software has been listed on Euronext since 1996. For any additional information, please visit

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