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BoostSpeed 13

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Version | 38.1MB | Released: 2023.10.26. Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11.
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Windows Protector

Looking for a tool that optimizes your Windows system while keeping it secure at the same time? Find the Win Protector functionality integrated into BoostSpeed , the ultimate PC optimizer for Windows. Windows Protector gives you recommendations to enhance Windows security, stability, and speed. Many apps promise to tweak your Windows system for optimal performance, but some of them might actually be ransomware designed to block access to personal data and threaten to use it against you. You need a reliable optimization tool that you can trust. Auslogics BoostSpeed has served millions of users and is acknowledged by industry professionals as quality software.

How Win Protector Works

The Win Protector feature is available in both Auslogics BoostSpeed Free and BoostSpeed Pro. The Windows OS handles dozens of processes and services that are crucial to its normal functioning. You may notice that certain features like Cortana may inadvertently affect the security of your data, or that some apps may keep bugging you with ads. Sometimes you may just want to customize the Windows interface. Besides, ransomware protection for Windows is too important to ignore. All this is why we created the Win Protector to make managing the above easier for you.

To access the tool in BoostSpeed , click the All Tools tab and look for Win Protector under Security Tools. Once you locate and select the tool, a new tab opens with the Privacy section selected by default. Under this section, the tool provides tweaks to enhance system security and protect sensitive and personal data. Additionally, you’ll find options to make the Windows user interface more convenient to use and customize it to your liking (under APPEARANCE); and more options to optimize system components to improve your system’s efficiency (under SYSTEM TWEAKS).

Here’s what each section includes:



Under PRIVACY, you will find options to tweak your system to prevent data leaks and reduce unwanted background traffic. As a result, you will improve your system’s security and protect personal data.


Block Unwanted Ads

Ads can be annoying when you are using certain applications or just browsing the web. Most websites detect your search patterns and serve you ads depending on your browsing activity. Under the PRIVACY tab, the Ad Control feature blocks unwanted ads in Windows so that you can use your applications or browse the internet in peace. This option is available in BoostSpeed Free.


Disable Cortana

Many Windows users might not know this, but Cortana, the built-in search assistant, collects and stores personal information to improve its functionality. If you are not comfortable allowing your personal data to be transferred to Windows servers, disable Cortana by simply clicking the Apply link. This option is available in the free BoostSpeed version.


Reduce Windows Update Traffic

Updating multiple computers connected to a network can use up a lot of bandwidth. So, if you have several computers connected to a network and want to reduce the update traffic, enable the Blocker option. This function blocks Windows from transferring Windows updates between computers on a network, reducing network traffic. This option is available in the free BoostSpeed version.


Block Location Tracking in Windows

Certain apps need to access your location to function properly. While some of these applications may request permission to track your location, others may do so without your authorization. To prevent apps from tracking your location, enable Geo Tools. This option is available in BoostSpeed Free.



Change how the Windows interface looks to make it convenient and easy to use by applying the options under Appearance.


Enable Secret Dark Theme in Windows

Windows has a hidden dark theme for Metro applications (touch-friendly apps for devices like Surface tablets and Windows phones). If you like the Metro app style, you can enable it in Windows. The only catch is that the feature is hidden. Win Protector makes it easy for you to turn on the secret Metro X Theme. This option is only available in the Auslogics BoostSpeed Pro version.


Change Logon Screen Background in Windows

Did you know that you could change the background image of the logon screen in Windows? The Authorization Wallpaper feature lets you easily customize the logon screen background to one that works best for you. This option is only available in BoostSpeed Pro.


Disable Windows Lock Screen

The Windows lock screen is designed for touchscreen PCs where you unlock your device by swiping on the screen with your finger. If you don’t have a touchscreen Windows device or simply don’t want the feature, you can disable it by selecting the Apply link under Lock Screen. This option is available in Auslogics BoostSpeed Pro.


Optimize Aero Peek Window

Aero Peek, or the Show Desktop feature, is hidden in Windows, and you’ll need to move the cursor to the very bottom right corner of your screen to access it. To get the optimal preview window size for Aero Peek, click on the Apply link under Aero Peek View.



Windows Protector in BoostSpeed provides tweaks to free up disk space, remove unneeded files and ultimately improve your system’s efficiency.


Clean Out Retail Demo Content

Retail Demo Content is considered PC junk too. When you purchase a new computer, it usually comes with some files and apps that show you ads and demonstrate PC capabilities. These files are collectively known as Retail Demo Content, and they may fill up your disk space. To effectively delete them from your Windows system and clear space, we included the Retail Demo Cleaner feature under System Tweaks. Simply click the Apply link and the tool will do the rest.


Delete Unnecessary Links

The installation of software on your Windows computer creates links in the system. When you uninstall programs, the links may sometimes get left behind. Since they are no longer needed, you may want to remove them from your computer. Although you might not be aware of their existence, enabling the Action Center Cleaner option helps remove unneeded links from Action Center settings.


Set Mouse Cursor Speed

One of the telltale signs of a slow PC is when the mouse cursor starts to freeze. We designed Mouse Boost to help you optimize the speed of the mouse cursor. With enhanced system performance and optimized mouse speed, you can work faster on your computer.


Delete Old Windows OS Files

If you upgraded your OS from an earlier version and you don’t plan to restore your system to the previous Windows version, feel free to use the Backup Cleaner functionality to delete the files of the old Windows OS. Having files belonging to the old Windows versions lingering on your computer only fills up disk space. Use this option to free up disk space that you might need for other things.


And if you want to remove unnecessary applications and system components from your PC to improve the efficiency of Windows, we recommend that you use Windows Slimmer which is also a part of the Auslogics BoostSpeed suite.

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Windows users around the world are enjoying a faster and smoother PC experience thanks to their computers being optimized with BoostSpeed.

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“This program makes it possible to run your Windows PC in the most optimum way. Have been using BoostSpeed for many years and would not run any PC without it.”
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“Great customer support! The Boost Speed 12 app is comprehensive in addressing all cleaning issues and other features really do "Boost PC Speed"! I am glad I have upgraded to the PRO version to unlock all of these benefits 👍😊 Craig Stone”
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Mark Oakley, Micro Mart (issue 1035, p.56)
"This system optimization tool suite takes an everything-plus-the-kitchen-approach to cleaning, optimizing, and potentially speeding up your PC. Auslogics BoostSpeed includes modules and wizards for just about any kind of tweak or optimization you can imagine..." "It is almost impossible to manually remove junk files and registry errors, but there are some handy tools out there that can do it for you. One of them is Aulsogics BoostSpeed. With this program you can maintain your PC at top speed with just a click of a button once a week." "To prevent system slowdown from happening, regular defragmentation of your disk and registry is recommended. You can defragment your disk with the built-in tool from Microsoft, however we recommend using the faster and more avdnaced version in Auslogics BoostSpeed." "Removing junk files manually can be a tedious process, but a nifty software from down under called Auslogics BoostSpeed can do it for you automatically. It will remove junk files and optimize the one-sit-fit-all Windows settings to your hardware. For additional speed boost it will fix registry errorrs and optimize your Internet settings." "Of all the optimisation tools I've tested over the past few years, I'm happy to write that Auslogics BoostSpeed is one of the most comprehensive and user friendly, ... I couldn't recommend it highly enough." "BoostSpeed is an effective all-encompassing utility suite, combining some of Auslogics' popular freeware titles with services that they don't offer elsewhere... No doubt, BoostSpeed gives you your money's worth." "Another source of identity theft are files with sensitive information. Simply deleting them doesn't make them go for good. It's quite easy to "undelete" them and use in ways you probably will not be happy about. But if you delete a file, or a folder with Auslogics' File Shredder, you can be sure that they will be impossible to recover." "This meticulously written application is an ideal solution for anyone who wants to boost their computer for peak performance without costly hardware upgrades. BoostSpeed gives you a combination of 15 precision-engineered modules to clean-up and defragment your computer disks, fix registry errors and speed up internet connection." "Think of the best PC speedup suite you've tried. And then add more. More tools. More features. More depth, more extras, and more thought behind everything. That'll give you some idea of what to expect from this excellent program..." "All in one performance tool for your PC that is very easy to use." "Auslogics BoostSpeed will give you the ideal solution to keep your computer running smooth and fast." "Auslogics BoostSpeed can protect you from identity theft. Being a useful computer optimization tool, it also includes a number of very useful privacy and security applications. It offers advanced protection where anti-virus software can't help." "You can clean up, optimize and defragment your PC using Auslogics's OneButton Checkup. Tests showed an impressive performance improvement on a 4-year old laptop and its optimization techniques should work for a much newer computer, too." "Auslogics BoostSpeed is a reliable utility that can optimize Windows 10 with one click. It helps to remove junk, clean your registry, defragment drives, disable unnecessary apps, and much more." "... Any maintenance or optimisation task can be easily handled with this powerful and effective software suite. Add to that the privacy protection, data recovery and over a dozen other tools, and you will hardly ever need to look for another program to keep your PC humming along nicely."
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Version | 38.1MB | Released: 2023.10.26.
Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11.

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BoostSpeed 13
Diagnostics & essential PC optimization
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3 PC license
Essential PC cleanup & optimization
Advanced PC cleanup & optimization
Manual Internet optimization
Automatic Internet optimization for an ultimate connection speed boost
Basic privacy protection
Advanced privacy protection for all data stored on your PC
Browser Anti-Tracker to protect your online privacy
Context Menu Manager
Application Add-ons Manager
Full SSD optimization
Basic registry cleanup
Full registry cleanup
Basic junk cleanup to free up disk space
Advanced disk cleanup options to maximize available space
Disk defragmentation to speed up data access
Intelligent Defrag to optimize file placement on drives for an even bigger speed boost
Scheduled disk defragmentation to maintain drive health
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