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jv16 PowerTools 2017 Update Released – Version 4.1.0.1666

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An updated version of jv16 PowerTools 2017 has been released. The latest version number is 4.1.0.1666.

To update right now, you should download the latest version from our website and install it from scratch or even on top of any already installed version of jv16 PowerTools 2017.

If you are still running jv16 PowerTools X, , jv16 PowerTools 2014 or any earlier version, please note that these older products are no longer maintained or updated and may not be fully compatible with most recent updates of Windows.

To get the best experience from our work please install jv16 PowerTools 2017 and make sure that you set it to a new directory (do not install in the same directory as jv16 PowerTools X, jv16 PowerTools 2014 or any earlier versions).

The latest version can be downloaded here: download jv16 PowerTools 2017. To participate in the public discussion about the latest version of jv16 PowerTools 2017, please join our forum.

Change Log – What’s New

(compared to jv16 PowerTools 2017 build 4.1.0.1657)

Here is a complete list of bug fixes and improvements that we did since jv16 PowerTools 2017 – Version 4.1.0.1657 was released on Friday, December 16th, 2016:

Bug Fixes

  • Fix: Using the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer can show an Access Violation error relating to StartupOptimizerFormUnit.
  • Fix: Some modules of Clean and SpeedUp My Computer do not honor the Search Words feature.
  • Fix: Clean and SpeedUp My Computer can display incorrectly formated data on screen. For example, if a registry entry contains value “C:\Program Files\Office\Office15\”, it could show the same value in the software’s user interface as “C:\Program Files (x64)\Office\Office15\” (notice the different path). This is purely a cosmetic issue.
  • Fix: The software can behave unexpectedly in case it cannot write to its own installation directory. This can happen if an anti-virus or anti-malware product is blocking the software.
  • Fix: The software may display an error message with “Cannot write to file” error if used in a computer that has more than three hard disk drives.

Improvements

  • Improvement: Clean and SpeedUp My Computer works now much faster.
  • Improvement: Clean and SpeedUp My Computer can now detect more of specific types of registry errors.
  • Improvement: When using the Delete On Reboot feature of the Directory Tool, it will now ask whether user wishes to restart the computer to remove the data. Before, this question was shown only when PowerTools was closed.
  • Improvement: The Software Uninstaller can now detect installed software with greater accuracy.
  • Improvement: Writing one’s name to the Newsletter signup box in the Quick Tutorial will automatically license the software, if the user owns a valid license.
  • Improvement: Added a new tool to allow users to see what licenses they own for the product.
  • Improvement: If an anti-virus software is detected, the Main Window no longer reminds user to add jv16 PowerTools to its white list. Instead, the reminder is shown if any tool window of the software is opened, thus reducing the number of possible messages at first PowerTools startup.
  • Improvement: Contains updated translations for Chinese Traditional and Polish.
  • Improvement: Contains new translation: Czech.

New Tool: Find My License

A new tool has been added to jv16 PowerTools 2017.

The Find My License tool helps you to quickly identify all your historical product licenses and check your current license validity status yourself at any time.

Clean and SpeedUp My Computer – Scan Speed Improved!

Latest jv16 PowerTools 2017 contains consistent improvements for the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer errors scanner time. Last but not least, the number of issues correctly found in a test system is a lot higher than any other previous version, making it the fastest and most accurate scanner version up to now (according to our lab test results).

  • jv16 PowerTools X – 873 errors found – 226 sec. scan time
  • jv16 PowerTools 2017 public build 1656 – 2868 errors found – 345 sec. scan time
  • jv16 PowerTools 2017 private build 1660 – 1817 errors found – 210 sec. scan time
  • jv16 PowerTools 2017 private build 1661 – 1817 errors found – 206 sec. scan time
  • jv16 PowerTools 2017 private build 1663 – 3330 errors found – 258 sec. scan time
  • jv16 PowerTools 2017 private build 1665 – 2712 errors found – 297 sec. scan time
  • jv16 PowerTools 2017 public build 1666 – 3014 errors found – 281 sec. scan time

Existing customers:

How to upgrade to jv16 PowerTools 2017

Existing customers who bought the jv16 PowerTools X version in August 2016 or later are entitled to a free upgrade.

All Platinum VIP level customers are also entitled for a free update to PowerTools 2017. To update, simply download the trial version and enter your full name, e-mail address during product setup or in My Account, after jv16 PowerTools 2017 has been installed.

For customers who have bought jv16 PowerTools X any time before August 2016, or have bough any previous version, please visit the checkout page to upgrade.

In case of any problems in buying or applying your license, please contact us.

New users:

How to install jv16 PowerTools 2017

Simply download and run the software’s installation file to install jv16 PowerTools to your computer. Follow the on-screen instructions and you will be fine!

All new users of jv16 PowerTools 2017 will receive a fully functional, 60 day trial version of the product. It contains no bundled software, no adware, no nonsense!

By entering your full name and e-mail address during product setup, you will be subscribed to our periodic newsletter. That’s all we ask: to stay in touch! We honestly value your privacy and offer a trust guarantee.

Technical details

Compatible with: Any PC running any version of Windows XP or newer, such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Fully supports 64 bit systems.

Ships with translations: English, 简体中文, 繁體中文, Finnish, Français, Deutsch, Dutch, Polski, Português (Brasileiro), Русский, Español, Svensk.

To use the software with any of these translations, simply download the software and when running the installer in your computer, choose to install the translations you want to use. There are no separate installation files to be downloaded for translations.

jv16 PowerTools 2017 Update Released – Version 4.1.0.1657

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An updated version of jv16 PowerTools 2017 has been released. The latest version number is 4.1.0.1657.

To update right now, you should download the latest version from our website and install it from scratch or even on top of any already installed version of PowerTools 2017.

If you are still running jv16 PowerTools X or any earlier version, please note that these older products are no longer maintained or updated and may not be compatible with most recent versions of Windows.

To get the best experience from our work then please install jv16 PowerTools 2017 and make sure that you set it to a new directory (do not install in the same directory as jv16 PowerTools X, jv16 PowerTools 2014 or any earlier versions).

The latest version can be downloaded here: download jv16 PowerTools 2017.

If you have any private questions for us about your product license or technical issues that our staff could assist you with, please open a new support ticket.

We never hide our skeletons in the closet! To participate in the public discussion about the latest version of jv16 PowerTools 2017, please join our forum.

Change Log – What’s New

(compared to 4.1.0.1631)

Here is a complete list of bug fixes and improvements that we did since jv16 PowerTools 2017 – Version 4.1.0.1631 was released on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016:

Bug Fixes

Fix: Running the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer with very specific system configurations, for instance Windows XP or Windows 8.1 with Microsoft Office installed, can cause Windows no longer to load the Desktop (if this has happened to you, simply restart to Safe Mode and restore the System Restore Point jv16 PowerTools automatically created for you, or use Windows’ Repair Startup feature.)
Fix: After clicking the button to update your data, the My Account window can only flicker and not display any information whether the operation worked or failed.
Fix: The software can display an error message “Cannot create file xxx. The system cannot find the path specified.”
Fix: The software can display an error message of “Cannot open file CVSData.xdat. The file does not exist.”
Fix: Running the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer can cause PowerTools to display an error message: Access violation at address 00021600.
Fix: The Clean and SpeedUp My Computer may disable parts of Corel WordPerfect office suite under some special circumstances.
Fix: In some cases, it is not possible to disable the Startup Timer. You can open the Startup Timer tool and choose to disable it, but the next time you open it, it will say the feature is enabled again.
Fix: Running the File Cleaner in Windows 8.1 with the most aggressive settings and with the option to remove unused fonts, can cause in some systems the File Cleaner to list system font files to be removed.
Fix: Check For Updates can show “n/a” as the latest product version.
Fix: The software can display an error message of “Cannot change Visible in OnShow or OnHide”.
Fix: In some rare cases, the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer may not list any of the found registry errors, if you perform the scan again, only then the found registry errors and leftovers are listed.
Fix: If the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer is set to run in a way it automatically fixes or deletes the found items (not recommended), it does not reboot the computer even if the “Restart computer after done” checkbox is checked.
Fix: Pressing Ctrl + Shift to enable Debug Mode does not work from the software’s main window.
Fix: When trying to disable a specific kind of automatically starting software in Windows 10, the Startup Manager can display an error message of Failed to Access “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupfolder\”
Fix: In some systems the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer can take a very long time to run (over 20 minutes).
Fix: Returning back to the results screen of Clean and SpeedUp My Computer from the Custom Fix screen can cause the Delete and Fix buttons to remain hidden.
Fix: When opening the About window, the screen can sometimes flicker and the program returns to the Main Window instead showing the About window.
Fix: Running the Clean and SpeedUp My Computer with the “automatically fix found errors” option shows a “Please select at least one item” error if no errors were found from the registry.

Improvements

Improvement: Software Uninstaller can better detect software installed to the computer.
Improvement: Software Uninstaller is more accurate in detecting the full name and version of installed software.
Improvement: The Clean and SpeedUp My Computer, as well as the File Cleaner, can detect previously cleaned but backed up temp files from the backups directory of jv16 PowerTools X. There is no need to list these, and this no longer happens with this build.
Improvement: File Cleaner’s and File Tool’s Delete On Reboot feature now asks user to reboot the computer after use. Before, user was asked to restart computer only when PowerTools was closed.
Improvement: Added Japanese translation.
Improvement: The Main Window now opens up and loads faster.
Improvement: The Clean and SpeedUp My Computer tool now scans the system faster, especially in cases where the system contains a lot of registry errors.

Existing customers:

How to upgrade to jv16 PowerTools 2017

Existing customers who bought the jv16 PowerTools X version in August 2016 or later are entitled to a free upgrade.

All Platinum VIP level customers are also entitled for a free update to PowerTools 2017. To update, simply download the trial version and enter your full name, e-mail address during product setup or in My Account, after jv16 PowerTools 2017 has been installed.

For customers who have bought jv16 PowerTools X any time before August 2016, or have bough any previous version, please visit the checkout page to upgrade.

In case of any problems in buying or applying your license, please contact us.

New users:

How to install jv16 PowerTools 2017

Simply download and run the software’s installation file to install jv16 PowerTools to your computer. Follow the on-screen instructions and you will be fine!

All new users of jv16 PowerTools 2017 will receive a fully functional, 60 day trial version of the product. It contains no bundled software, no adware, no nonsense!

By entering your full name and e-mail address during product setup, you will be subscribed to our periodic newsletter. That’s all we ask: to stay in touch! We honestly value your privacy and offer a trust guarantee.

Technical details

Compatible with: Any PC running any version of Windows XP or newer, such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Fully supports 64 bit systems.

Ships with translations: English, 简体中文, 繁體中文, Finnish, Français, Deutsch, Dutch, Polski, Português (Brasileiro), Русский, Español, Svensk.

To use the software with any of these translations, simply download the software and when running the installer in your computer, choose to install the translations you want to use. There are no separate installation files to be downloaded for translations.

jv16 PowerTools 2017 Released

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jv16 PowerTools 2017 has been released and is available for download.

This is how it looks like:

Change Log – What’s New

(compared to jv16 PowerTools X)

  1. New feature: Home screen feature in the main window shows you a summary of your computer’s health and performance, with shortcuts to the relevant tools to repair any detected issues. The home screen also allows you to see the progress of how these numbers change over time, such as after using jv16 PowerTools.
  2. New tool: Startup Timer measures the time your computer takes to start up. It also measures the impact of all your automatically starting software have on the system startup to allow you to see exactly what is causing your computer to start slowly.
  3. New tool: Pictures AntiSpy allows you to remove privacy threatening metadata from your picture files. The feature can be used manually or it can be set to run automatically.
  4. New tool: Windows AntiSpy allows you to disable the privacy threatening features of Windows.
  5. New tool: Easy Mass File Renamer offers an easier way to rename many files at the same time. The previous Mass File Renamer tool is still available for more advanced and customized mass file renaming operations.
  6. New tool: Startup Details shows you the exact details of what processes were run during system startup and how much slower they are making your computer.
  7. New tool: Check For Vulnerable Software scans your computer to look for installed software and leftovers of software with known vulnerabilities. Such software and leftovers can put the security of your computer at risk and allow hackers to spy on you or take full control of your computer.
  8. Improvement: The System Health measurement has been completely updated to give you a more exact and detailed rating of your computer’s health. Furthermore, it is now ran as a background process, meaning you no longer have to wait for it to complete. It runs periodically on the background without using much if any system resources.
  9. Improvement: Fully redesigned user interface for easier user experience and the new user interface also works better with different screen sizes.
  10. Improvement: Fully rebuilt Startup Optimizer allows you to easily speed up the Windows startup without removing any software. The new Startup Optimizer supports disabling the optimization per individual software and its implementation no longer requires the use of multiple starting processes.
  11. Improvement: Clean and Fix My Computer has been renamed to Clean and Speedup My Computer and the tool contains dozens of improvements to allow a safer and more optimized user experience.
  12. Improvement: Major improvements in the Startup Manager. For example, it can now can show the impact that each automatically starting software has on the system’s startup speed. This impact measurement is collected in real-time by the Startup Timer while the system starts and it offers a greater detail level compared to Windows 10’s Startup Manager’s “Impact to startup” rating. The Startup Manager can now also show detailed data of the resource usage at startup time per starting software, for example, you will be able to see how much system memory each starting software used during startup.
  13. Improvement: Major improvements in the Software Uninstaller for more accurate listing of installed software, as well as improved software uninstallation ability.
  14. Improvement: The Initial Setup of the software now needs to be run only one time – instead of once every 15 days of the previous versions – and it also takes less time to run.
  15. Plus, hundreds of smaller improvements and bug fixes.

Learn more about the product or download now.

Existing users:

How to upgrade to jv16 PowerTools 2017

It is recommended to either uninstall jv16 PowerTools X first or install jv16 PowerTools 2017 in its own, separate folder. Do not install PowerTools 2017 to the same installation folder with any previous versions.

To make sure that your license is correctly applied, during the setup of jv16 PowerTools 2017, when asked, it is recommended to enter your full name and e-mail address as used at the time of purchase. Note: a working Internet connection is required for PowerTools to activate your license. If you are using the software as a trial version, no Internet connection is needed.

If you have already installed jv16 PowerTools 2017 but didn’t enter your name and email address, you can always register the software at a later time using the My Account tool accessible from the main software interface.

New users:

How to install jv16 PowerTools 2017

Simply download and run the software’s installation file to install jv16 PowerTools to your computer. Follow the on-screen instructions and you will be fine!

All new users of jv16 PowerTools 2017 will receive a fully functional, 60 day trial version of the product. It contains no bundled software, no adware, no nonsense! By entering your full name and e-mail address during product setup, you will be subscribed to our periodic newsletter. That’s all we ask: to stay in touch! We honestly value your privacy and offer a trust guarantee.

Technical details

Compatible with: Any PC running any version of Windows XP or newer, such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Fully supports 64 bit systems.

Ships with translations: English, 简体中文, 繁體中文, Finnish, Français, Deutsch, Dutch, Polski, Português (Brasileiro), Русский, Español, Svensk.

To use the software with any of these translations, simply download the software and when running the installer in your computer, choose to install the translations you want to use. There are no separate installation files to be downloaded for translations.