Alternative to TuneUp Utilities' TuneUp MemOptimizer?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by gracie123, Oct 16, 2006.

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  1. gracie123
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    I recently downloaded the trial version of TuneUp Utilities but do not wish to buy it. Although, is there an alternative program out there that does the same thing as the MemOptimizer found in TuneUp? It says it Monitors and Optimizes free memory in the background.

    Gracie
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  3. Mrkvonic
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    Hello,
    Gracie, memory optimizers don't work. You cannot optimize memory with a software. But if you feel you're lacking in performance, you could buy more memory.
    Mrk
  4. SSK
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    Agree!
  5. rdsu
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    Buying more memory is the best choice...

    Windows XP have a much better memory management that Windows 98, but still needs a lot of improvements.

    Some programs can make a better job than WinXP, like O&O CleverCache or CachemanXP...
  6. King FN Kong
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    Ive tried them all. they DO NOT work at all.
  7. adi200
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    I agree mem optimizers are a waste of time and sometimes money
    additional memory is the way to go and to be honest sometimes cheaper.
  8. rdsu
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    The programs does not resolve the main problem, but they do a better job than Windows...
  9. King FN Kong
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    ive used these ram optimizers for years and i havent felt anything at all. and i use them on systems with low ram and low procesor and i havent "felt" any change at all.

    i do hav cachemenxp, even bought it.its always on my windows installs but i do not use it for managing ram (its not running all the time) i use it only for its tweaks only once and then it stays sleeping in the program files directory.

    again, things like MemOptimizer running in real time dont work at all. get another stick. good luck
  10. Perman
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    Hi,folks: Old saying"If it does not leak, do not fix it." If you do not encounter program hanging/stalling, you are probably oked, even running 256Mb and slower processer. However, if you have those symtoms, two apparent approaches; hardware and software. Hardware alteration resembling surgical implant,requiring outside assistance,although DIY possible, and correct parts is very essential. The other software approach resembling medicine remedy, DIY is the best. I would take the latter approach first, trying different MEM optimizers. If it cures your problem, why bother to cut open your baby and implant a foreign unknown body parts? Try O&O clever cache, it cures my problem after trial and error a good number of this type of apps. Good lucks.:)
  11. ErikAlbert
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    I already tried O&O Clever Cache a few months ago, just for fun, because I don't really need it (RAM = 2048MB). I only wanted to replace my Ferrari with a Lamborghini.
    But it wasn't fun, it caused such a mess in my computer, that I had to restore a previous taken image file.
    It was a good opportunity to test Acronis True Image Home agaaiiin. :)
  12. Perman
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    Hi, folks: Erik, sorry to hear your misfortune w/ O&O clever cache. Perhaps, this app is not made for upper class( referring to good solid RAM storage) at all, but al least you have tried. I have only 512 RAM on this notebook, it does a very good job for me, never worry about RAM shortage anymore. Good day.
  13. gracie123
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    Hi everyone, I appreciate everyones input on my question. I have sufficient RAM but it just sounded like having a "memory optimizer" would be useful but reading everyones reply, it does not sound this way.

    Thanks all again,

    Gracie
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