SOURCE: TuneUp Corporation

TuneUp Corporation

March 30, 2010 09:00 ET

TuneUp Supports Underprivileged Youths Through Software Donation

Facilitates Technology Opportunities and Computer Use Through Computer Mentors

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) - TuneUp Corporation today announced it is supporting Computer Mentors' efforts to assist disadvantaged youths with a donation of TuneUp Utilities. The Windows optimization software will help Computer Mentors prolong the life, utility and performance of PCs given to underprivileged families. A better performing computer allows each recipient to have access to reliable online job training and employment search capabilities.

Key Facts

  • Computer Mentors is a non-profit service organization comprised of computer professionals and others interested in the future job opportunities of disadvantaged youths. The non-profit encourages and guides young people toward a career in the computer industry by providing free, high quality computer literacy training and technology access to underprivileged families in the Tampa Bay area.

  • 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 Utilities is a great addition to our efforts here at Computer Mentors," said Christian Silva, program manager, Computer Mentors Group, Inc. "It's very easy to use and versatile with Windows maintenance, and it does what it should, regardless of operating system. This will help make the computer learning experience much easier for our participants, reducing much of their frustration and hopefully turning them on to the wonders of technology."

  • "Understanding technology and the doors it can open in terms of careers and opportunities is a big advantage in today's society," said Stephan Hechler, CEO, TuneUp Corporation. "We're honored to be a part of Computer Mentors' efforts to help these younger American generations be able to successfully use PCs through the advantages of utilities software."


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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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