TweakPower - Helpfile

Optimize Windows made easy

TweakPower - Optimize Windows made easy

TweakPower offers you numerous tools for optimizing Windows. All program features of TweakPower are grouped under an attractive user interface and easily accessible. The software makes complicated optimization processes easy even for inexperienced users. TweakPower provides direct access to many system settings and hidden options.

TweakPower - Powerful PC optimization tool

TweakPower is an all-in-one suite that has been designed to keep you and all your family’s computers running at optimal speed and efficiency. TweakPower is an intelligent software tool that allows users to fine-tune their operating systems and programs for optimum performance. TweakPower protects users from PC problems, while increasing the performance and security of their computer. TweakPower includes advanced performance optimizers, helping you achieve super-fast application load times, work faster and make your games run smoother. Now it’s easier than ever to get a clean PC. TweakPower can quickly remove Windows, program and browser clutter while refreshing your registry and deleting massive disk space hogs. Also, its easy-to-use wizards and diagnostic tools help you find vulnerabilities and errors on your computer. 

Customize Windows

System Settings - Change the settings of the system, the input devices, drives, application programs, and effects to better customize Windows to your needs. 

Communication - Customize Internet Explorer, Firefox and your connections to your needs and synchronize your computer with the atomic clock of a time server of your choice.

Customize Windows - Give Windows your own style. Customize the Windows interface by customizing the appearance of Windows, including colors, window frames, icons, buttons, startup and logon screen, startup menu, desktop display, explorer, and login.

Clean up 

Clean up - keep your PC fit. Remove unnecessary files, clean up the registry, delete internet traces, and optimize your computer with just one click to ensure more stability. 


Security - Protect your PC with the security features of Windows. Configure and manage the settings for the firewall, defrag, automatic updates, user account control, and security center. 

Permanently delete sensitive data from the hard drive, encrypt files using the highly advanced Advanced Encryption Standard (AES encryption), and safely delete the original files, control the settings of the display, printer, network, and protect your privacy 'AnitSpy'.

PC Optimation Mode

Economy Mode - Significantly prolongs battery life by reducing the power consumption of the processor, switching off unnecessary background processes and reducing the power consumed by internal and external devices. 

Game Mode - One click turns off over 70 unnecessary processes, releasing power for faster browsing, gaming and videos.

System Maintenance

System Maintenance - Autostart programs, Autoplay, and Manage scheduled tasks, uninstall or change uninstaller programs, troubleshoot disk errors, and troubleshoot typical Windows problems. 

Windows Repair Section (Fix-It-Tools) to fix a large majority of known Windows problems.

Data backups - TweakPower saves all optimizations. All changes from TweakPower can be taken back here. Restore points enable you to restore the computer's system files and settings to an earlier state, and to perform a complete backup or restore of the registry.


The File Splitter allows you to split files of any size into multiple files, quickly and easily find out about the complete system settings and devices, browse the registry in Turbo mode, and get an overview of important system utilities. 

 Defragment - Shortens the loading time of programs, speeds up the opening and copying of files, and lets programs and games run more smoothly. TaskManger - Used to manage running programs, display processor usage and save usage, and provide full control over the active programs. 1-Click Maintenance and Automatic Maintenance - Resolves PC problems and automatically increases the performance of programs and games with one click. And much more...


The performance index (Windows Experience Index) shows you the power of your computer. Performance data of the most important hardware components (processor, RAM, graphics card, hard disk) are determined, which are then rated with 1.0 - 7.9 points. The overall ranking of the computer results from the lowest partial rating. 

Software und Hardware Informationen 

Get a detailed overview of your hardware, system components and software environment. 

• Overview page

Cleanup Summary 

Here you will find a summary of all previous TweakPower activities. 

Device performance and integrity 

Driver problems often lead to error messages, crashes or blue screens in Windows. TweakPower recognizes these problems and by clicking on 'Information' this device is usually marked with a small exclamation mark. 

System start & shutdown 

Shows how many seconds your PC needs for a boot or shutdown. If you click on 'Information', programs will also be displayed which impair this system start-up or shutdown process. 

Disk status 

TweakPower  checks your drives for hard drive errors and corrects them if required. By clicking on 'Information' detailed information is displayed. Installed security software shows you the installed anti-virus program, anti-spyware program and installed firewall. The state of the system recovery is analyzed and can easily be activated when deactivated. 

Windows Update - TweakPower offers a good alternative to conventional Windows Update, with which you have more setting options and also more control over updates. Simply search for updates, select the updates you want and click the 'Install' button. 

You can also search for installed updates to delete them if necessary. There is also an update history available for you to check which updates have been installed. 

Security center - TweakPower checks the status of important security areas and shows a corresponding warning in the event of problems (e.g. not updated virus protection program). Checks the state of the firewall, automatic updates, antivirus, antispyware, 

Internet settings, user account control (UAC), Windows Security Center service and all areas of the Windows Security Center. If the security center is deactivated, you can simply activate it here. 

System information - information about RAM, CPU, operating system and graphics card. Detailed information by clicking on 'Information'

• Clean up

Cleanup Assistant 

TweakPower offers 2 cleaning modes to clean your PC - simple cleaning and the standard cleaning. 

Easy cleanup - TweakPower automatically searches for internet traces and junk files that can be easily deleted. No user settings are necessary for this. 

Determine the browsers from which internet traces, history and cookies are removed and determine whether the trash is emptied, whether temporary system files, temporary internet files and temporary application data should be removed. Then click 'Clean Now' to start the cleaning process. 

Standard Cleanup - This option is for the standard user. The user determines which plugins should be deleted. Only the most common plugins are displayed. 

Determine the plugins or modules to be cleaned in the settings of the browser cleaner, system cleaner, plugin cleaner or registry cleaner. In order to include the browser cleaners, system cleaners, plug-in cleaners or registry cleaners in the analysis or cleaning process, the respective checkbox must be activated. 

To start the analysis process, click on 'Analyze now. To start the cleaning process click on 'Clean the PC' and follow the instructions. 

After the analysis, you can list the objects to be deleted under Details and select / deselect results individually using the checkboxes and then start the cleaning process. 

To show the Cleanup Assistant, click on 'Show Cleanup Assistant'.

• Windows

Operation - editing mouse and keyboard options, effects, taskbar, start menu ... 

Mouse buttons

Key configuration - right mouse button to use primary functions such as select and drag. 

Set the double-click speed of the mouse button 

Click Snap - Allows you to highlight or drag without holding the mouse button down. 


Determine the appropriate scheme from various cursor designs. When you are finished, click the "Apply" button to save the settings. You can also add new mouse pointers. 

Mouse pointer options: 

Determine the pointer speed and improve the pointer acceleration. 

Determine whether dialog boxes automatically jump to the standard button. 

Under Visibility, determine whether the 

-Mouse trail appears 

- Pointer is hidden during keyboard input 

- Pointer position appears when you press the CTRL key. 

Mouse wheel: 

Vertical scrolling - By turning the wheel around an indentation, the following number of lines should be scrolled 

Horizontal scrolling - When the mouse wheel is tilted, the image moves horizontally by the following number of characters 

Mouse sensitivity: 

Determine how sensitive the mouse is to dragging and clicking actions. 

Double click and drag action - Determine the tolerance required for a double click and define the mouse movement required for dragging. 

Hover effect - The hover effect normally ensures that the link currently passed with the mouse is highlighted in web applications. 

Keyboard - Specify the keyboard settings. 

Keyboard properties

- Specify cursor width in pixels 

-Window button; Determine the availability of key combinations related to the Windows key (such as Windows + E or Windows + M). 

Keyboard speed

- Set delay of character repetition and repetition rate 

- Set cursor blinking speed


Inactive windows - Scroll inactive windows when pointing 

The inactive window scrolling feature allows you to scroll an inactive window without clicking on it. That is, the function allows you to scroll an unfocused window without clicking on it. 

Active window tracking - Determine whether windows are automatically activated when you hover over them. 

Waiting time - Define the time for how long the mouse pointer must be over a window before it is automatically activated. 

Foreground - Determine whether a window activated by the active window tracking should be brought to the foreground automatically. 

Taskbar - Make the taskbar transparent. Give the Windows taskbar a transparent look. To do this, determine the degree of transparency. 


Flashing buttons 

- During an entry, the activation of windows is prevented and indicated by the flashing of the taskbar button. 

-Blink frequency - Determine how often the button of a window in the taskbar should flash to indicate a change. 

-Determine how long after the last key press windows of other applications have to wait before they can reactivate. 

Button view - Determine the appearance of windows in the task bar 

-Maximum width of buttons with labels 

-Configure grouping of taskbar icons 

- Always group buttons, hide labels 

- Group buttons when the taskbar is full 

- Never group buttons 

Minimized windows 

-Determine the appearance of minimized windows that should not be displayed in the taskbar, should be positioned and arranged. Minimized windows are only visible when Windows Explorer is inactive. 

-Configure the position of the title bars of minimized windows that are not displayed in the taskbar 

-Determine the distance from minimized window title bars that are not displayed in the taskbar. 

Notification area 

- Show info area 

- Activate the seconds display of the clock in the notification area 

- Show clock in systray 

-Taskbar - Activate classic vertical volume control 

-Taskbar - Activate classic calendar and time display 

-Task bar - Activate classic energy display (battery measurement display) 

-Taskbar - Activate Classic Info Center Sidebar 

-Taskbar - Disable Info Center Sidebar 

Configure taskbar 

- Configure language assistant Cortana 

- Show animated buttons 

-Lock the taskbar 

- Use small buttons on the taskbar 

-'Aero Peek 'for desktop preview when hovering over the' Show Desktop 'button at the end of the taskbar " 

- Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode 

- Hide inactive symbols from the systray 

Show badges on taskbar buttons 

- Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode 

-'Task view 'on the taskbar 

-Windows-Ink Show Workspace 

Display on-screen keyboard 

Start menu 


-Expand submenus 


Allow moving and editing shortcuts of the context menu 

Last used 

- Save and display the list of recently used documents 

- delete list 

- Save and display the list of recently used programs 

Customize the start menu 

-The user can choose whether the 'Start' menu is displayed as a window or in full screen mode (default) 

-The 'Start' menu is displayed in windowed mode. A user cannot change the setting 

-The 'Start' menu is displayed in full screen mode. A user cannot change the setting 

 -Show recently opened items in jump lists in the start menu or on the taskbar 

- Occasionally display suggestions in the start menu 

- Show most used apps 

-The 'Start' menu, the taskbar and the info center are displayed with a transparent background 

-Right-click on the 'Start' button or when you press Windows key + X, replace 'Command Prompt' in the menu with 'PowerShell'

• Communication - configure network, IE, Firefox, privacy, Edge ...


Network environment 

- Hide this computer in the network environment of other computers 

-Activate administrative shares and thus allow access to all drives 

- Search network for shares automatically. Note: This can slow down your system. 


Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is used for cross-manufacturer control of devices (audio devices, routers, printers, home controls) via an IP-based network, with or without central control by a residential gateway. It is based on a number of standardized network protocols and data formats. This simple option also carries risks, so attackers can reconfigure the UPnP function from the outside. 

- Activate universal plug and play 

QoS service (Quality of Service) -QoS stands for Quality of Service and is based on a technology that controls the network bandwidth. If required, QoS reserves bandwidth for important packets. This can affect DSL data transfer performance. 

Reserve bandwidth 

Internet time - configure Windows time / date comparison 

-Automatically synchronize with internet time server 

- Add time server 


- DFÜ connection maintained when changing users 

Internet Explorer 

- Internet Explorer configuration 


- Firefox configuration 


Windows update 

-Automatically check for updates (recommended) 

-Never check for updates (not recommended) 

- Provide updates for other Microsoft products when a Windows update is carried out. 

- Postpone feature updates

-The setup of my device should be completed automatically with my login information after an update 

Trace tracks 

-Delete history lists 

- Clear Internet Explorer cache 

Internet Explorer 

SmartScreen Filter - The SmartScreen Filter is a feature in Internet Explorer that helps you identify phishing websites. The SmartScreen filter can also protect you from downloading or installing malware. 

Integrated Windows authentication - Integrated Windows authentication is a secure form of authentication because the username and password are hashed over the network. 

Media player 

Configure the Media Player settings related to your privacy. 

Error reporting

If a program crashes due to an error and cannot be revived or a driver causes error messages, the error report appears immediately. 

- Enable error reporting 

-Fault reporting for Microsoft Office 

- Configure error reporting in IE 

Edge (not Chromium Edge) 

-Configuration of Edge

• System settings - configuration of animations, file types, folder options ...


Effects - Settings to be applied when displaying and operating user elements 


- Show window contents when moving 

- Show color transition in title bar 

- Show mouse pointer shadow 

- Show selection rectangle with a colored background 

Icon symbol with shadow 

-Activate transparent window frames 


-Shortcut keys always underlined 

- Show quick info via title bar button 

- Show Windows version on the desktop 


Windows and animations 

Animations when minimizing and maximizing windows 

- Animate quick info notices with the following effect: curling effect, fading in and out 

Elementary animations 

- animate list view and tree view " 

- Animate list box 

- Animate drop-down list 

Menu Appearance


- Hide menu items after opening 

- Use the following display effect: roll effect, fade-in effect 

Presentation of menus 

 - Show flat menus 

- Show shadows under menus 

Font smoothing

Nicer fonts with ClearType 

Determine how the fonts on the screen should be smoothed for better readability. Color pixels are deliberately interspersed, the effect of which gives the eye a more pleasant visual sensation. 

-No smoothing 

-Standard smoothing 

-Clear type 

ClearType settings ... 

File types 

Menu Operations

Open the command prompt directly above the context menu of the Explorer 

- Open Command Prompt here 

- Show PowerShell open here 

Files and folders 

Determine which entries are displayed in the context menu of the Explorer 

-Show 'Send to' in the context menu 

- Show copy to 'in the context menu 

- Show move to 'in the context menu 

- Show Encrypt and Decrypt in the context menu 

Menu New 

Edit the context menu entry 'New' 

If you right-click in Explorer or on the desktop, a context menu opens. Here you will find u. a. the selection point 'NEW', under which a number of file types are available for creation. You can shorten this list or add more file types. 

Opening files 

Determine the behavior of Windows when opening unknown files or unknown file types. 

-Determine the behavior of the system when clicking on an unknown file type. 

-Determine the behavior of the system when clicking on a file without a file extension. 


Remove 'Link to' text from links 

When creating links, the lettering 'Link with' or, as of Windows Vista, only 'Link' is automatically added to the name. In most cases this is a bit annoying, you can disable it here.

Folder options 


- Display compressed ZIP archives as folders 

- Display compressed CAB archives as folders 


Pop-ups with detailed information 

- Show popups about files and desktop icons 

- Show content information in popup and folders 

Symbol arrangement 

- Arrange elements of a folder by alphabet 

- Arrange elements of a folder logically according to numerical value and alphabet 

Encrypted and compressed elements 

- Display encrypted and compressed elements in a different color 


Determine the color of the selection rectangle when selecting files and folders 

Selection rectangle 

- Switch on the transparent view of the selection rectangle 

 -Color of the selection rectangle, frame color 


- Use check boxes to select files 

When entering in the list 

-Automatic paste in search field 

- Select an entered element 


Show shortcuts to programs, files and special folders on the desktop 

Hide drives 

Determine which drives to display. These drives are then no longer displayed under 'My Computer' and in Explorer. 

Drive letter 

By default, the drive letter is shown at the end in Explorer. Determine whether the letter should be displayed first or not at all. 

Position of the drive letters 

- Show all drive letters before the label 

- Show all drive letters after the label 

- For network drives, show the drive letter before the label 

-Don't display a drive letter 

Address bar 

Determine the settings of the address field, which refer to the Explorer, Internet Explorer and the Run dialog. 

Determine whether to display a list of suggestions as you type. 

- Show list of suggestions (sorted by similarity) 

Automatic addition in the Explorer and Execute dialog 

-Automatic addition to the most similar entry 

Start programs in the address list of the Explorer 

-Enable entry and start of registered program names 

• Administration - Adjust internal system settings, such as Starting process and user login, system paths, playing CDs or user data to your needs.

User login 


Set up Windows Autologin at startup for a specific user, 

- Activate automatic registration 


- Prevent bypassing the login with the shift key 

-After logging out, log in again automatically 


- Show the welcome text on the login screen 

Show detailed status messages when logging on / off 

Such status messages can be helpful, for example, for troubleshooting while Windows starts, shuts down, logs on or logs off. 


Storage space warning 

Windows warns in the default setting of insufficient space on all drives, even if there are still sufficient resources. 

- Disable space warning for all drives 


- Monitor CD drives for media changes 

- Play music CDs automatically 

- Determine the program with which music CDs should be played automatically.

Memory & cache

- Optimize computer performance for programs. 

- Optimize computer performance for background services. 

Set server service 

- Minimize memory usage 

-Balanced (cache and working pages have the same priority) 

- Maximize throughput for file shares (higher cache priority) 

- Maximize throughput for network applications (working pages have higher priority than the cache) 



Defragment the BOOT files 

To speed up the boot process, a function is integrated in Windows that summarizes all data relevant for booting on the hard disk. Because the data is stored in a narrow area, Windows can read it continuously and quickly. 

- Enable defragmentation of BOOT files (recommended) 

Boot logo and error messages 

If Windows was not shut down normally, the 'Automatic test program' will be executed the next time it is started. After a waiting time of 10 seconds, all drives are checked and any errors in the file system are remedied. 

-Wait until the test program is executed 

Desktop and taskba

Enable restart of desktop and taskbar in case of errors 

Activating this option prevents the system from being unusable after a crash of the desktop and taskbar. 

-Activate restart of desktop and taskbar in case of errors 

Open desktop and taskbar in a separate process 

If you open the desktop and taskbar in a separate process, if one Explorer crashes, the others will not be affected. But you should also consider that more memory is used. 

-Open the desktop and taskbar in the process of the Explorer 


- Disable Windows system speakers 

-Restart after an error or display the 'Blue Screen of Death' 

- Record the event in the system log 



Change registration name - If you entered an incorrect name or company when installing Windows, you can change this here. Here you can change a new name and also the company name. 

Windows Installer - User Data - Change user and company name for Windows Installer (when running setup) 

Common dialogues 

By default, the Open and Save dialog boxes have a separate list of 'Special' folders, a back button and a list of the most recently opened files / folders. If you want to hide these additional overlays in the 'Open' or 'Save' dialog box, you can do so here. 

Special folders 

Determine which paths special folders such as 'My Documents' should point to. Mark a given path and click on 'Change' to adapt it to your needs. 

Command Line

Determine the behavior and appearance of the prompt 


Determine the behavior and appearance of WindowsPowerShell 

Virtual memory 

If not all data can be kept in the main memory (RAM), Windows needs the swap file (pagefile.sys), which then stores this data on the hard disk. The paging file size should be about 1.5 x the size of the working memory. 

Windows Settings - Hide Settings Pages 

As with the classic control panel, certain settings pages (e.g. display, Windows Update) can be hidden in the Windows settings (Windows key + I) from Windows 10 version 1703 onwards by removing the checkmark in front of the entry. Then click Apply 



Open File Explorer for 

-Quick access 

-This PC 

Search folders 

-Open every folder in the same window 

-Open each folder in its own window 

Select elements 

-Open with a simple click (selection by pointing) 

- Underline symbol signatures as in the browser 

- Underline symbol signatures only when pointing 

-Open by double click (selection by single click) 

Data protection 

-Show recently used files in quick access 

-Show frequently used folders in quick access 

-Delete history 


- Customize Windows Explorer settings


Customize Windows search settings 

How do you want to search? 

-Do not use index when searching for system files in file folders (takes longer) 

When browsing unindexed places 

- Include system files 

- Include compressed files (.ZIP, .CAB, etc.) 

-Always search file names and contents (takes longer) 

Indexed locations 

- Do not index 'Public Folders' on Windows Desktop Search 

-Only index cached items 

- Turn off indexing of Outlook items 

-Email attachments cannot be indexed 

- Do not index files from the offline file cache 

- Index encrypted files for search 


Windows Security Center 



- Settings for domain network 

- Settings for the private network 

- Settings for the public network 

Windows updates 

- Settings for Windows updates 

App & browser control 

- Check apps and files 

- SmartScreen for Microsoft Edge 

- SmartScreen for Windows Store apps 

- Activate Windows Defender Sandbox 


Domain network 

-Network at work that belong to a domain 

Public network 

-Networks in public places, for example airports or cafes, and places where the device should not be visible. 

Private network 

-Home or workplace networks with people and devices that are known and trustworthy and in which their device may be visible. 

• Visual Styler 


- Assign individual symbols to drives and folders 

System icons 

- Exchange typical Windows symbols for new motifs. NOTE: If the change is not visible, you should log out or do the 'Repair symbol cache'. 

Background image 

- Exchange Windows desktop wallpaper 

Shortcut arrow 

- When linking to programs and folders, large arrows are created on the corresponding symbols, which you can remove or modify here. 

Icon Representation

- Adjust the size of the desktop icons 


Basically, screen savers are used to protect the screen from 'burning in' permanently displayed images. They also offer variety when the computer is not used for a long time. 


If changes to the symbols are not accepted, symbols are reversed under Windows Explorer or Desktop or other display errors occur, you can have the symbols read in again. If you still have problems, you can repair the symbol cache. 

- Fix symbol display errors 

Repair the symbol cache if symbols are distorted or displayed incorrectly. The symbol cache is recreated to correct the error. 

Icon cache repair 


- A theme is a combination of desktop background images, window colors and sounds. 

Icon spacing 

- Reduce or enlarge the distance between the desktop icons 

Desktop restore 

- Reduce or enlarge the distance between the desktop icons 

Screen resolution 

Adjust screen resolution 


-Dark theme and transparency effects activate

• Privacy - AntiSpy - data protection

- Determine what data Windows can collect and send to Microsoft. Services marked in green can be safely switched off. Red exclamation marks explicitly warn against deactivation. 



The uninstaller removes software, apps and optional features that are no longer required from your computer and frees up additional space on the drive. 

Startup programs 

Optimize Windows system start. Disable programs that run automatically when the system boots or logs on. 

System restore

A system restore will restore your system settings to an earlier point in time. Your files will not be deleted or changed. 

Repairing Windows 

Fix-it-Center: Find automated solutions to your PC problems 

System information 

The system diagnostic tool shows all relevant system parameters and software information. 

Hardware information 

The system diagnostics tool shows all relevant hardware information. 

Power options 

Control computer energy consumption 

Performance index 

Assess and improve computer performance 

•Hard disk 


DiskDoctor checks your hard drive and fixes any errors found 

Defragment disk

Improve PC performance by defragmenting and rearranging files on the hard drive. 

Duplicate files 

Search entire hard drives, storage media or just individual directories for duplicate files. 

Bad Links

Search for broken links that point to an incorrect folder or file name. 

File splitter 

Splits large files into several small parts so that they fit, for example, on data carriers with limited memory, such as CDs or floppy disks. 

Disk Space Analyzer

The file and storage manager shows how much hard disk space files or entire folders take up. 

Recover deleted files 

Recover emails, photos, videos, PDF documents and various other deleted files. 

AES - encrypt files 

Encrypt your sensitive data with 256-bit AES encryption. 

• Tools 

Search the registry 

Quickly and specifically search the registry using detailed search options. All hits are clearly displayed in a list and can be sorted, deleted or exported as desired. 

Backup and restore of the Windows registry 

The Windows registry is the basis for the entire Windows configuration. It is a hierarchically structured database that contains everything that is relevant for the smooth operation of your computer. 

Defragment the registry 

Reorganizes your registry to avoid database problems. In addition to saving storage space, this also leads to faster access times and thus enables overall faster work. 

Event Viewer 

The Event Viewer gives you detailed information about events on your computer. 


Optimize system settings - Optimize your system settings with just one click. 

Shut down Windows faster 

Working on the computer for a long time often opens up several services and programs in the background that can delay the shutdown 

Reduce waiting time for crashed programs 

Windows gives a crashed program a certain amount of time to react again 

Optimize Windows display 

If wrong icons suddenly appear on the desktop, or which should disappear without a trace, you should increase the icon cache 

Disk acceleration 

Hard drives are already pretty fast on the move. With the following tips you can get even more speed 

System acceleration 

Accelerate your PC by optimizing your system and thereby making it faster 

SSD acceleration 

With an SSD, a PC can be significantly accelerated if it is optimally configured 

Optimize services 

Windows can be slowed down by too many unnecessary services 

Optimize visual effects 

The Windows interface is colorful and chic. However, this design also consumes a lot of resources. Windows can be optimized by simply deactivating certain effects. 

Optimize internet connection 

In order to be able to use streaming portals optimally or to surf the Internet and play online comfortably, you need a stable, fast Internet and mostly WiFi

• Smart tuning

Current PC mode 

-Economy mode lowers energy consumption 

Game Booster speeds up games 

Auto-clean and live tuner 

- Activate system and browser monitoring to automatically clean browsers when exiting and optimize the system according to defined rules 

Automatic maintenance

Automatic maintenance starts in the background every day when the PC is not in use. This is also carried out when the PC or laptop is connected to the power and is in the idle state. Note: Automatic maintenance runs in the background without a notification window, performing tasks such as software updates, security settings, defragmentation and system diagnostics. 

• Backup center 

Before making changes to your system, a backup of the deleted elements is created on request. So you can easily restore them in case of problems. 

• Options


Set the language. 

Available languages: German, English, France, Hungary, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic and Russian. 

Jump to dashboard at startup - Determine whether TweakPower opens with the overview page or the last opened page. 

Determine whether to delete files from the Recycle Bin that are older than 24 hours. 

Determine whether files are deleted from the Temp folder that are older than 24 hours. 

Determine whether files are deleted from the SoftwareDistribution folder that are older than 10 days. 

Determine whether TweakPower should automatically search for TweakPower updates. 

User account control Ignore warning (ignore UAC) - For security reasons, a warning message appears before many system changes and program starts, which must be confirmed. You can switch off this query of the user account control for TweakPower. 

Show warnings - Some plugins have warnings that indicate the consequences of activation. You can also deactivate these warnings. 

Update system clean time - Set the update time when monitoring the system clean. 

Optimize memory update time - Set the update time when optimizing memory. 

Determine how TweakPower deletes the files when cleaning the plugins: 

-Delete files not trash 

-Delete files in the trash 

- files will be destroyed (see 'destroy data') 

When Windows starts TweakPower

-No take any action 

- Start cleaning and exit TweakPower 

- Start cleaning and minimize TweakPower in the system tray 

Determine whether to monitor 

- Large information windows are displayed in the notification area 

-Sound be activated for notifications 

- Set the notification time for messages in seconds 

Backup center:

TweakPower can create backups for the following modules: 

Registry Cleaner, Remove Unnecessary Files, Autorun Manager, Search Registry, PluginCleaner (registry entries only) and AntiSpy. 

You can easily reset these fuses if necessary. 

Ignore list

Determine files, folders and registry values ​​that should not be removed during the cleaning process. Wildcards (e.g. * software *) are allowed. 


Determine other files and folders to be removed during the cleaning process. Wildcards (e.g. * software *) are allowed. 

Context menu

Extend the context menu of the Explorer with TweakPower : 

-Add TweakPower to the context menu of the Explorer 

-Add TweakPower to the context menu of the trash 

Shred files

If you want to destroy files, overwrite free space, delete data on the partition or delete drives so that the data is securely deleted, you can select default settings. 

Pseudorandom data 

US DoD 5220.22-M (8-306. / E) 

US DoD 5220.22-M (8-306. / E, C and E) " 

Schneier's 7 pass 



Start cleaning on a schedule - set schedule: 

- Run when logging in, 

- Daily execution 

-Weekly execution 

-Monthly execution 

Under Settings you determine which browsers and plugins should be cleaned. 

NOTE: For the scheduling to work, the Windows Task Scheduler service must be running

•Process Explorer 

-lists all processes that are currently running on a computer.

- Process Name 

- The User who launched it 

-CPU times being used by the process 

-Amount of memory the process is using 

-A description of the process

You can easily add or remove the columns that are displayed by Process Explorer. To do this, select menu option View | Select Columns in 

• Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a web server stores on a user's computer using the browser. It contains information about the visit to a website, for example about the duration of the visit, which page was visited or what the visitor entered.  

In online shops, cookies are used to create a virtual shopping basket in which the customer places his goods. In between, he can still search for products in the shop. In these cases, the use of cookies saves time and money. Cookies can also be used to log a user's usage habits and create user profiles.  

When you run the cleanup, by default HDCleaner deletes all cookies for all your web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc.) with the exception of the cookies in the 'Keep cookies' column, which can be found in 'Manage cookies ...' located.  

To save certain cookies on your PC:  

In 'Clean up' click on 'Manage cookies ...' Select the cookies you want to keep and then with the real mouse button click on 'Keep cookies'.

Installer Commandline

TweakPower.exe /si This performs an unattended installation with default options. (silently)

TweakPower.exe /Dir= Replace default folder with custom installation path.

more parameters

/re Create system restore point

/st Create start menu entries

/de Create desktop shortcut

/la Launch program after installation

/up automatically check for updates

/us install for all users

/co create context menu entries

/lg installs with a language file identified by the ID (TweakPower.exe /lg=lang_en)

TweakPower.exe /si /dir=C:\DirectoryToInstall /re /st

would silently install TweakPower.exe in the C:\DirectoryToInstall folder, create a system restore point and create start menu entries

ID for Language file identifiers

lang_de = German

lang_en = English

lang_fr = French

lang_hu = Hungarian

lang_es = Spanish

lang_pt = Portuguese

lang_ar = Arabic

lang_ru = Russian

lang_ko = Korean

lang_sl = Slovenian

lang_nl = Dutch

lang_cs = Chinese (simplified)

lang_ct = Chinese (traditional)

lang_it = Italian

lang_hi = Hindi