o Beta version released for highly anticipated TweakVista - the most robust and versatile Vista-enhancing utility available -
PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 20 -- Users looking to get the most out of Windows Vista(TM) can now download the free beta of TweakVista at www.stardock.com/products/tweakvista.
TweakVista is a utility that enables users to optimize the performance and behavior of Microsoft® Windows Vista. The program has been designed to allow both casual, non-technical users to safely use it as well as contain a host of advanced features for power users to dig into the internals of Windows Vista. The feature-packed utility includes features such as:
o Security Handling: Users can now easily and safely adjust the way
Windows handles security prompting including the new UAC (User
o Memory Optimization: TweakVista knows which start-up services
different types of users will typically use and offers
recommendations on what services to disable. Users can easily
switch between different profiles (including the default) based on
their needs to maximize performance and memory use.
o Resource Control: Tweak Vista has several features for keeping an
eye on and flagging programs that use excessive amounts of resources
(memory, CPU, or system handles) as well as integrating seamlessly
with built in hardware diagnostic reports.
o Start-Up Management: TweakVista not only will display and enable
users to control what programs are loading on start-up but will
identify in plain English what these programs do. Internet
integration in the software allows users to comment on these
processes within the program to one another.
o Performance Assessments: TweakVista uses the new Windows Vista
assessment features to benchmark nearly every aspect of a user's PC
and allow them to submit their results for comparison with other
users of similar or upgraded hardware.
o TweakVista.com integration: TweakVista partners the software
development skills of Stardock with the on-going tweak expertise of
TweakVista.com to provide an on-going live database of helpful tips
and tricks for maximizing the Windows Vista experience.
Additional features are being added during the course of the beta based on user feedback.
"TweakVista is the perfect companion for TweakVista.com by providing our visitors with an alternative to manually tweaking their systems," said Steve Sinchak, owner of partner web site www.tweakvista.com.
"TweakVista has been designed not just for power users but also for every- day computer users," said Brad Wardell, president & CEO of Stardock Corp. "We know a lot of people who are the family/neighborhood 'computer guy' and this program really is for them to use or to hand out to people so that they can help fix and manage their own computers safely."
TweakVista Beta is available for download at www.stardock.com/products/tweakvista. The final release will have both a free version as well as a premium version with additional functionality for either $19.95 stand-alone or for $49.95 as part of Stardock's Object Desktop suite of desktop utilities.
Developer: Stardock (www.stardock.com)
Partner: TweakVista.com (www.tweakvista.com)
Stardock is the world's leading developer of utilities that enhance the Windows experience. Its software is used by over 10 million people worldwide and has been licensed by trendsetting companies like NVIDIA, ATI, Blizzard Entertainment and Microsoft, plus in movies and on TV. Stardock operates WinCustomize.com, the premier portal for Windows enhancement, drawing more than 3 million unique visitors each month. Stardock is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner. The company's website is www.stardock.com.
TweakVista.com is one of the most popular sites on the Internet for finding tips and tricks for maximizing the Windows Vista experience. Run by Advanced PC Media LLC, TweakVista's founder is the author of several popular books including Hacking Windows Vista. Its home page is www.tweak.com/
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