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Ashampoo Backup Pro 11 for $9.99 with Coupon Code

In keeping with the Spring Cleanup theme and making sure your system is in good repair, here is Ashampoo Backup Pro 11 for $9.99.

If you didn’t take advantage of the O&O DiskImage sale, then I don’t think you can argue with a complete backup solution for $10. Now, I’m not that familiar with their backup tool, but after checking out the demo, it seems like a solid choice. You have the standard tools like file backup, and options to backup the entire system drive. Additionally there are connectors for storing your backup in the cloud such as Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and others. Additionally, the option to make a rescue disc (CD/DVD) is built right in or you can use a USB stick.

Overall it looks like a pretty solid choice and you get 30 full days for evaluation so you have plenty of time to experiment. If you decide to buy the full version, you should receive an offer after installation to buy it for $12.49, which is a great deal on it’s own. Or you can sign up for the Upgrade off their main page. Either way, you can then add HRE3365QNY and drop the price top $9.99.

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Use Coupon "THANKS" to Get 80% Discount On All Ashampoo Software

Put any item in your cart and use the coupon code "THANKS" to get 80% off Ashampoo software. This is a very short lived coupon that I just received in the mail. I checked on the site and you get the latest Ashampoo Burning Studio 14 for $9.99 with this coupon. That’s down from the regular price of $49.99. That’s cheaper than the upgrade price of $14.99. I’ve been looking to upgrade so now may be the perfect time.

If you’re looking to grab some software from Ashampoo, this coupon should help you out. Just check to see which is better, the discounted full price or the upgrade price.

Good luck!

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Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Free Full Version Serial Key

I’ve written about Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 before and think it’s a useful tool to help fine tune your system. Core Tuner allows you to limit or maximize processor usage and assign profiles so that you can stop unwanted services when you need all your system resources for playing games or converting video.

Now you can get a Free copy of the latest version. Simply visit the registration page, enter your email and your key will be displayed on the screen and sent to your email address. Ashampoo offers steep discounts and sales via email so it’s not a bad deal to get on their list.

That’s all there is to it. 30 seconds worth of work and you can master all the processors in your system. And yes, this is the full version, not a "basic" or "essentials" version.

Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Key Features:

  • Optimal use and management of up to 8 core processors
  • Automatic as well as manual assignment of cores and priorities
  • Rule management with well-structured administration of all adjustments
  • Profile management for the creation of own individual profiles
  • Predefined basic profiles for the individual adjustment or easy use
  • Instant use of profiles with just a few clicks
  • Optimized start of applications by focused assignment of computing power
  • Management of autostart entries and services including ratings platform
  • Visual display of system capacity of all processor cores as well as single processes
  • New intuitive user interface

Visit the Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 registration page here,  enter your e-mail address and then click on the “Request full version key” button.

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 for $7.99

 

If you’ve read my previous articles, you know I’m a big fan of the Ashampoo Tools. Uninstaller 5 has been a huge help with managing, testing and then removing software and WinOptimizer 10 is a great and cheap way to clean the junk off your machine, defrag your drives and tune things up. And for those who want to get tricky there is Core Tuner.

But if you’re looking for some CD/DVD/Blu-Ray burning software, you can now get a copy of Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 for a mere $7.99. It does all the obvious tasks of burning discs, burning ISO images, making system backups and it comes with an incredibly easy to use interface that simplifies tasks.

I’ve got a lot of backups to make and I’ll be using Burning Studio 12. It has just the DVD features and not a bunch of stuff I won’t use. If you need some DVD software you won’t it any cheaper than this.

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 for $7.99

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Ashampoo Core Tuner – Manage All Your Cores – System Optimization Series

Who doesn’t want to go fast? Ok, who doesn’t want their computer to go fast? Even if you don’t have the need for speed on the highway, I’m sure you hate the idea of a sluggish machine. Wouldn’t it be great if you could tell Windows that certain programs should get more quality time with the processor than others?

Well, now it seems you can.

Ashampoo Core Tuner is a really neat idea and something that should be built into Windows itself. In a small way, it sort of is. Core Tuner takes the idea of running a process with a higher priority and gives it a whole new spin. You don’t just mess with the priority of a running process, you can build profiles that change the priority as well as the number of processors an application can use.

For example, if you have an 8-core machine, there really isn’t any reason why apps like Quicken, Dropbox, Index Your Files and other low priority background apps should be run as fast and across as many processors as AnyDVD, Xilisoft Media Converter or Rise of Nations. These are background apps and it’s ok for them to take a little longer to do their work. With Core Tuner you can lower the priority and dictate how many cores they actually use. I lowered the priority of these threads and assigned them to a single processor. It doesn’t matter if their response time is immediate. And it doesn’t matter if they take an extra minute to sync in the background. And, they shouldn’t interfere with my media encoding. I can now push these apps off to the side and onto a single processor so the others can run at full speed and handle programs that actually understand multithreading and multiple cores.

Another very cool feature of Core Tuner are "Rules". Unlike Task Manager which changes the priority for a process during that running instance, Rules allow you to change the behavior on a regular basis. You can always launch Quicken and Dropbox with a low priority. From then on, they will let other apps take priority.

Along with Rules you can make "Profiles". That means when you need all your processing power for media encoding you can shut down services, turn off programs and lower the priority of non-critical systems. You can kill off all your browsers, turn off Google Updates, turn off Defrag jobs, stop AV and malware scans, kill of that IM client so you don’t get popups in the middle of your game, kill off iTunes, disable background search, etc. You can strip Windows down to the bare minimum so you have as much memory and CPU at your disposal and get rid of any distracting programs before they cause a problem. Then when you’re done, click the button and everything starts back up again.

Core Tuner also offers the ability to make adjustment to the Core Windows Services. Nothing new here as it’s the same as what you get in the Snap-In.

There is also an AutoStart option where you can uncheck items that start when Windows starts. I found a couple of interesting Internet Explorer entries worth removing. I don’t use IE so why is this junk loading? Again, this feature is the same you see in dozens of other apps. They’ve just added it here for completeness.

Overall, this is actually a pretty neat program. Core Tuner makes it easy to control apps and build profiles so you can give higher priority to important tasks and slow down others to make them wait until it’s a more convenient time to run. It’s easy to understand, has a simple UI and has a pretty light memory footprint of it’s own.

Core Tuner has a regular price of $19.99, which isn’t too bad really. But, you can get the "upgrade" for a mere $5.99. You don’t actually have to have the previous version in order to grab the upgrade price. Let your conscience be your guide on that one.

However, here’s a bundle for you. If you think Uninstaller is pretty good and think adding Core Tuner wouldn’t be a bad idea, you can get both of these plus the Ashampoo WinOptimizer bundle for $14.99. You get all three system tools for less than cost of any single one of them actually retails for. WinOptimizer doesn’t come out on top as best in the optimization category, but at this price it’s a really good deal. If you put this hat trick together there is a lot of cleaning and application boosting you can do.

I like Uninstall and I like Core Tuner. Getting both of those is a pretty good idea. Throwing in WinOptimizer isn’t a bad little bonus.

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