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Iolos System Mechanic Mobile Toolkit

For Immediate Release



LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, November 30, 2004 — iolo technologies, LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of software products designed to enhance the performance and security of PCs running the Microsoft Windows operating systems, today announced the release of its suite of corporate-ready PC system maintenance tools — System Mechanic 5 Mobile Toolkit. Running directly from a CD with no installation required, the product allows those in charge of large networks to collectively maintain computers from a central location, and consultants who service multiple clients to carry a portable set of tools, performing local system maintenance without the concern of residual software installation. System Mechanic 5 Mobile Toolkit will ship to retail stores nationwide the week of November 29, 2004.

Providing the right tools to secure a PC, perform a variety of critical system maintenance tasks, and ensure ongoing reliability, the Mobile Toolkit is a comprehensive way for technicians, consultants, VAR’s, and MIS/IT administrators in small to mid-sized organizations to maintain any number of PCs without the need to individually install software that may be prone to misuse if left available to inexperienced personnel.

System Mechanic 5 Mobile Toolkit can be easily transported and used on any number of computers by simply inserting the CD into each machine and performing the services or maintenance required. Technicians can move from system to system, perform maintenance on each PC, and then move on to the next PC. Or use the Mobile Toolkit over a network by sharing the CD-ROM drive on one computer and running it directly from any workstation. One Mobile Toolkit CD provides an unlimited license to use the software on any number of computers.

“Today’s IT administrators and computer technicians are taxed with removing risks at reduced costs. System Mechanic 5 Mobile Toolkit is a cost effective suite of functional, easy to use tools that will improve PC performance and reliability while eliminating the risks associated with installing powerful or dangerous software on each computer within an organization,” said Scott Yenor, chief information officer of iolo technologies, LLC. “It’s the perfect way to keep a large number of systems in top shape while maintaining control over what is actually installed locally.”

System Mechanic 5 Mobile Toolkit offers a full range of capabilities and features and incorporates four of iolo’s award-winning products, including:

System Mechanic 5 — keeps PCs running faster, cleaner, and error-free, preventing problems before they arise. System Mechanic finds and fixes stubborn errors, cleans up junk and debris, ensures personal security, and maintains computers for peak performance. It allows technicians to defragment hard drives and memory, eliminate spyware parasites, clean and optimize the Registry, and increase Internet and download speeds by up to 300 percent, and much more.

Search and Recover 2 — the recent recipient of PC Magazine’s Editor’s Choice award, this set of tools easily recovers lost or deleted data, delivering bonus security and backup capabilities via a powerful, easy to use interface. With the ability to preview deleted files before recovering them, Search and Recover instantly finds and recovers lost or deleted files, documents, images, programs, music, videos, photos, or data from hard drives, digital cameras, MP3 players, digital cameras, USB memory drives, and portable media. It includes advanced disk imaging for emergency file recovery and sophisticated security utilities ensure personal data protection.

System Shield Professional — designed to protect against identity theft and ensure personal privacy by wiping away dangerous leftover data from computer systems – data that builds up over time and remains after files have been removed.

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DriveScrubber Pro — securely wipes all data from any hard drive or floppy drive, regardless of its file format or operating system. The tool can be used to clean up after stubborn virus attacks or data corruption, and destroy all data before donating, selling or giving away hard or floppy drives.

System Requirements and Pricing

System Mechanic 5 Mobile Toolkit requires a PC running Windows 98, Me, NT4, 2000, XP, or 2003 Server with a CD ROM drive, requires 64MB RAM, and at least 256 colors display mode. The software has been tested with the Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 for compatibility and performs without any problems. Sold as a computer-independent license, one CD can be used to portably maintain any number of computer systems. The product is priced at $299.95 for the first CD and $99.95 for each additional CD. For more information visit, or call 1.877.IOLO (4656).

Over the past several years iolo software products, including the award-winning System Mechanic, have earned such honors as Home Office Computing’s “Best Utility of 2000 Award” and multiple Editor’s Choice awards and high review ratings, including recognitions from PC World, PC Magazine, ZDNet, and CNet. iolo’s products are available for purchase through a number of leading retail outlets across the United States, Canada and the UK including, Best Buy, BJ’s, Circuit City, CompUSA,, CostCo Canada, QVC UK, Curray’s, Dixon’s UK, Fry’s Electronics, Future Shop, Hastings, London Drugs, Micro Center, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Wal-Mart, and Zellers. They are also available on a worldwide scale via Internet ESD at, mail order, resellers, VARs, and other global outlets.

About iolo technologies, LLC

Established in 1998, the privately held iolo technologies, LLC ( develops, manufactures, and supports software products designed to enhance the performance and security of PCs running Microsoft Windows operating systems. The company was recently ranked eighth on the Deloitte & Touche LLP Technology Fast 50 list, which ranks the 50 fastest growing technology companies by geographic region. iolo’s product line includes the award-winning System Mechanic, System Mechanic Professional, Search and Recover, System Shield, DriveScrubber, and Macro Magic software titles.

iolo technologies, LLC is located at 7470 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90041, USA. Tel: 323.257.8888. Fax: 323.257.8885. Web:


Copyright 2004, iolo technologies, LLC. All worldwide rights reserved. The iolo name, iolo logo, System Mechanic, Search and Recover, System Shield, DriveScrubber, and Macro Magic are trademarks or registered trademarks of iolo technologies, LLC. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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