iolo Technologies

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iolo technologies, LLC
Industry Computer software
System optimization software
Utility software
Founded Los Angeles, California, U.S. (1998 (1998))
Founder Noah T. Rowles[1]
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Area served
Products System Mechanic
Search and Recover
PC TotalCare
System Checkup
Parent Phoenix Technologies[2][3]

iolo technologies, LLC is a privately held American software company headquartered in Los Angeles. iolo creates software designed to repair, optimize, and protect Windows PCs. Its main product is System Mechanic, a PC tune-up utility software.[4][5][6][7]

iolo technologies was founded in 1998 by Noah T. Rowles.[1] In October 2013, the company was acquired by Phoenix Technologies.[2][3]


  • System Mechanic, iolo's main product, is a PC tune-up utility software designed to fix, optimize and maintain Windows computers.
  • System Mechanic Premium
  • Drive Scrubber, software for secure data deletion.
  • Search and Recover, data recovery software that recovers lost and deleted data files.
  • System Shield, an antivirus and anti-spyware program.
  • System Mechanic PC TotalCare suite, which includes System Mechanic and System Shield.
  • System Mechanic Premium suite, which includes System Mechanic, Drive Scrubber and Search and Recover.
  • System Mechanic Professional suite, which includes all four above products.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "American Business Awards 2010 winners: iolo technologies". The American Business Awards. 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "iolo acquired by Phoenix Technologies, Expanding PC and Mobile Device Optimization Market Reach". PRWeb. Vocus. October 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Phoenix Acquires iolo technologies, Expands into PC and Mobile Device Optimization Market". PRWeb. Vocus. October 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Jeffrey L. Wilson (6 August 2014). "Iolo System Mechanic 14". PC Mag. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "2010 Windows IT Pro Editors' Best and Community Choice Awards". Windows IT Pro. 22 November 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-08-14. 
  6. ^ John Breeden II (6 April 2009). "A tune-up for old computers". GCN. 
  7. ^ "Iolo System Mechanic 12.5 Review". Savvy Chick. 

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