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    Looks interesting...how do you like it so far?

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    I first learned of Soluto back in January from a Windows Secrets article.

    I didn't like it for several reasons - starting right off the bat when it wanted to force me to register just to download. So I cancelled out and got it from MajorGeeks.

    The second thing I didn't like, and this one really irritates me, is the installer does not allow the user to choose the install location. It puts itself on your C: drive under \ProgramData - whether you want it there or not. I don't! Nothing goes on my C drive except the OS and hardware drivers.

    It publishes the results in the "cloud". I don't trust the "cloud" - yet.

    To me, it's only useful feature is it lets you control what gets loaded at boot. The idea being you have so much stuff being loaded at boot that your system performance will be vastly improved once Soluto does its magic.

    Nah! I don't buy any of the claims any of those magic pills or "TuneUp!" promises.

    Why install yet another program that eats up your resources if you are suffering already from consumed resources? That's like folks who suggest downloading CCleaner to free up critically low disk space! I love CCleaner but you don't need it to take up more disk space when it is already critically low.

    Then finally, another irritant. Naturally, I uninstalled Soluto. But did the installation program remove the Soluto files and folder? No. I had to do it manually. Did it clean out it's Registry entries? No. I had to do that manually too (well, I used CCleaner!).

    I will not be using or recommending the use of Soluto. There are other, better solutions - WinPatrol, for example.
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    Unfortunatly, i went the same way!

    Found out about it thru windows secrets.
    Its new "web interface" takes time to update properly, and i cant see a way to export the results to a text file...

    I won't be recommending it again.


    Looks like its one for the scrap heap.
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    Its new "web interface" takes time to update properly, and i cant see a way to export the results to a text file...
    It does allow you to choose the "Old" interface, but still, it is not for me. I do not like programs that assume all users are too stupid to make up or their own minds, or that they just don't care what a program is doing to their systems. That will turn me away from the program in an instant - as it did here.

    Too bad because the program did have potential.
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    i agree, i really did think this was gonna be one of those programs that make a mark.

    A real shame.
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