SOURCE: TuneUp Corporation

TuneUp Corporation

March 23, 2010 09:00 ET

TuneUp Supports Education Through Software Donation

Facilitates Windows Optimization and Computer Use in San Francisco Unified School District

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - March 23, 2010) - TuneUp Corporation today announced its support of furthering computer usage in educational institutions, with a donation of TuneUp Utilities to the San Francisco Unified School District. The Windows optimization software developer hopes to give the urban school district a technological advantage in terms of ease of use and accessibility of the school's PCs for students.

Key Facts

  • The San Francisco Unified School District is comprised of 140 pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade public schools, and is the top performing large, urban school district in the state of California and one of the top performing urban districts in the country. The school district prepares students for success in college and their careers by assuring that they have the confidence, competence and information needed to participate fully in society.

  • TuneUp Utilities is an award-winning series of Windows optimization software that is designed to make PC maintenance even easier for both novice and professional computer users. The software is compatible with Windows XP, Vista and 7, and can be run on both 32- and 64-bit operating systems.

Supporting Quotes

  • "TuneUp's software has been great so far. It has been especially helpful in reviving older machines that may have otherwise been down for the count," said Dave Pankenier, desktop support manager, San Francisco Unified School District. "The IT department is always appreciative of any PC tools or utilities that make our job easier and help the students."

  • "Understanding technology and being able to successfully use PCs in a learning environment is crucial in today's society," said Stephan Hechler, CEO, TuneUp Corporation. "We feel fortunate to be able to offer the San Francisco Unified School District the advantages of utilities software to help further this goal."


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About TuneUp Corporation
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, TuneUp Corporation is a U.S. business and a wholly owned subsidiary of Germany-based TuneUp Software GmbH. The company was founded to serve the North American market, with a focus on supporting TuneUp Utilities sales to retailers, enterprises, SMBs and consumers.

TuneUp Utilities, the leading Windows optimization software suite, was first developed in 1997 by Tibor Schiemann and Christoph Laumann, founders of TuneUp Software. The product is used by more than 13 million people worldwide, and is available in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Portuguese. For more information, please visit, and for detailed Windows tips and tricks, please visit

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