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Free WinOptimizer 5!

Recall that earlier I made a post about how to attain WinOptimizer 4 for free [1]. Well now you can get WinOptimizer 5 for free. These are the *new* features for WinOptimizer 5:


One mouse click too many — and an important file is lost forever. Really? Not if Undeleter can help it. Undeleter restores deleted files on NTFS, FAT-16, and FAT-32 partitions. Even compressed and encrypted NTFS files and deleted files for instance on USB sticks can be saved in this way. The health status of deleted files is displayed, letting the user know how good the chances are that the files can be restored.

Icon Saver

Many users move icons around on their desktop to make their daily work as efficient as possible. Unfortunately, this icon arrangement is very easily lost. All it takes is switching the screen resolution. Icon-Saver keeps track of the arrangement of icons on the desktop and can restore them at any time. The module can keep track of several stored desktop configurations.

Real-time backup

Real-time Backup monitors all key system processes that the user performs with Ashampoo WinOptimizer 5 to back up the original configuration in real time. If necessary, it’s easy to restore the original configuration. Extensive notes are included with all backups.

Registry Optimizer

Previously referred to as the Registry Cleaner, this module scans the Windows registry. Ashampoo WinOptimizer 5 finds broken links that have empty references and automatically either eliminates or immediately repairs them. The integration with real-time backup here ensures that it is always possible to restore the original condition of the registry.


Under Windows Vista, all the cleaner modules of Ashampoo WinOptimizer 5 can be launched from this gadget. Even One-Click Optimization can now be run from the gadget. Users can also view a graphic representation of processes with the gadget and have the available capacity of their hard drives displayed.

Along with those mentioned above, WinOptimizer 5 can do the following:

To get Ashampoo WinOptimizer 5 follow these simple steps:

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Make sure “Get fullversion key…” is checked. Click “Next” and finish installing.

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Fill it out accordingly (you are only required to enter your e-mail address… rest is optional). Take note of two things:

  1. Hotmail e-mail addresses are not supported by Ashampoo. Don’t ask me why.
  2. Ashampoo spams. So either use one of your spam e-mails, or make use ofMailinator [6], 10MinuteMail [6], or Trashmail [7] anti-spam services. My suggestion would be to use a spam e-mail because you are bound to want to get more Ashampoo freebies in the future and having an Ashampoo account is handy.

If you already have an Ashampoo account just enter that e-mail. If this is the case you will also be asked to login.

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Copy the code.

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If it all goes well you will get a confirmation message:

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If you have any trouble post below – I will try to help.