REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Support.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPRT), a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software designed to create new revenue streams and improve customer experience, today announced the release of Cosmos 3.0, the latest version of Support.com's all-in-one system care application for Windows ® PCs and Windows 8 tablets. Cosmos includes 24 system optimization and maintenance tools to keep Windows-based devices healthy, protected and free of clutter. The expanded feature set in Cosmos 3.0 includes:
- A new Network Scanner Tool that automatically detects devices connected to the customer's network and provides one-click access to the router, simplifying management of the home network.
- Expanded Baseline Security scans, covering more applications and additional Privacy Cleaner scans and automated fixes for enhanced security and privacy.
- User interface enhancements for ease of use, an enhanced customer experience and Windows 8 tablet devices.
In addition to new features, Cosmos is designed to maintain and optimize the performance of Windows PCs and Windows 8 tablet devices. Cosmos includes modules that:
- Optimize: Cosmos' comprehensive Health Scan identifies potential problems and provides automated fixes. Additional Cosmos modules scan for, identify and help remove large or duplicate files, as well as remove unnecessary programs from the startup process, to reduce system overhead.
- Protect: Cosmos provides tools to: shred sensitive files, remove traces of personal information from Internet browsers and instant messenger applications, and password protect files and folders for enhanced privacy.
- Detect and Repair: Cosmos scans and fixes common problems, including system registry errors. Cosmos also provides diagnostic information on system performance and connected network devices.
- Clean: Cosmos identifies and removes temporary files and Internet browser traces to maximize available disk space, and removes duplicate or orphaned entries from the system registry.
- Backup: Cosmos includes data backup and restore tools for protecting system and user files, and provides an undelete feature that can aid in the recovery of inadvertently removed files.
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