Reimage Repair Review

Matt By: Matt | Last updated July 2, 2020

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9.1 / 10

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PROS:

  • Complex utility software that offers cleaning, repairing and protection tools in the same package
  • Has support for almost all major operation systems: Windows, macOS and Android
  • It is affordable
  • Comes with a generous 60-day money back guarantee
  • Comes with 24/7 customer support

CONS:

  • A little less thorough than our top ranked product
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SUMMARY:

Reimage Repair is an affordable system optimizer that rejuvenates your computer without having to constantly reinstall your operating system. It works on Windows devices, macOS and Android and offers affordable licenses for both home and business use. It is a complex utility software that solves hardware, security and stability issues and boosts the performance of your device. 

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Product overview

Every now and then, our gadgets start acting crazy and making our “user experience” a living hell. Does your PC take forever to startup? Do you keep getting does annoying blue screens or freezes? Does your system crashes on a constant basis? If these problems are common for you, you might want to start searching for a system optimizer.

No matter if you are a Mac or a Windows user, Reimage Repair is the kind of utility software you want to have installed on your device, as it works on both these operating systems. It also has a dedicate mobile app that is compatible with Android phones. This app helps you easily clean, repair and restore your computer at its peak performance, without the help of a technician. The software cleans all the junk, fixes bugs and protects your system from any threats that hinder the proper functioning of your machine.

Reimage Repair is fairly priced and a great value for the money. And if you want to make sure you need to use such an app, you can download it and run a scan for free, to see what kind of problems you are dealing with. If the scan reveals system issues that you need to take care of, you can then proceed to purchase the software. And in case you are worried you’ve made a bad investment, Reimage Repair has a 60-day satisfaction guarantee.

Reimage Repair, also known simply as Reimage, is a utility software developed by Reimage Limited. The company is based in Tel Aviv and specializes in developing system repair solutions for Macs, Windows PCs and mobile devices (only on the Android operating system so far).

The company started with the PC version of the software back in 2007 and continued with Mac solutions and now even mobile phone solutions, although they are only compatible with Android devices for now.

The idea behind Reimage Repair is to offer a complex cleaning, repairing and optimizing solution that average users can use by themselves, without having to take their computers to a licensed technician, every time they deal with performance issues.

The way your system works can be heavily influenced by factors such as: the condition of your hardware, software issues, disk space, RAM, malware, viruses and other threats infiltrated in the system and more. All of these can cause a lot of problems, starting with a slow speed of performance and ending up with crashes, freezes and even more serious issues that might require you to reinstall the operating system.

System optimizers or utility software, whatever you like to call them, are very useful precisely because they can help you restore your device to its peak performance. They perform a series of tasks meant to declutter your device, remove any threats that might have infected your system, fix any errors revealed by the scan and improve the overall speed of your computer.

Using Reimage is like reinstalling your operating system and starting fresh without actually doing so, because you don’t lose any data, settings or apps. It also takes less time to use Reimage than to reinstall your OS.

How does it work?

As we’ve mentioned it already, before you purchase Reimage Repair, you can try it out first for free. While the free version doesn’t let you actually fix any errors or issues, it is a good way to test the software’s interface and you can also run a full scan with it.

The free version is available for download on the Reimage website. You can download it from other sources as well, but we advise you to stick to the safe ones.

If you decide you like what Reimage has to offer, you can activate the product by purchasing a license key.

Privacy

You don’t have to worry about Reimage Limited selling your personal data to third-parties. All the information they collect is standard data they need to have in order to process your payment, to fix any of your computer issues, should you request so, and so on.

Reimage Limited clearly states in its Privacy Policy that it doesn’t “share, sell, rent or trade your personal information with third parties”, unless it is to carry out a transaction requested by you as a customer.

You might get subscribed to some of their newsletters and other advertising/promotional emails, but you can unsubscribe from them anytime you want.

Reimage even has a section on its website that gives you the steps for uninstalling the Reimage software from your device, in case you want to do so.

Reimage for Windows

While Reimage is also available for Android devices and for macOS, the Windows version of the software has always been the most comprehensive and popular one. Reimage for Windows is compatible with almost any Windows version from XP and up: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro, both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions. Unfortunately though, if your computer runs on Windows 10, this software is not going to help you, as it is not compatible with it.

As for other system requirements, Reimage needs a minimum of 512 MB RAM, a 1 GHz processor and a 40 GB drive. You also need internet access to be able to download the program.

Once the software is installed on your device, you can run a full scan. This will last for approximately 5 minutes to complete. If Reimage finds any system issue, it will display them in one of the 3 categories, depending on their nature: hardware, security, stability.

Some examples of hardware issues that might be detected are: low speed of the hard disk, CPU power and temperature issues, low memory and so on.

Some examples of stability issues that might be detected are: apps and programs that cause constant system crashes, PC reboots, freezes, program failures (those that stop working unexpectedly).

Some examples of security issues that might be detected are: viruses, spyware, Trojan horses, dishonest adware, root kits, worms and other types of malware.

What can Reimage fix in your PC?

Reimage doesn’t just identifies the issues in your Windows PC, but it also fixes them, to boost your device’s performance.

This utility app has a very extensive database of over 25 million clean, genuine and up to date Microsoft files, so it can replace or repair all the broken or corrupted ones in your Windows registry.

Those infected or compromised files are responsible for most of the BSOD (blue screens of death) you might be very familiar with, as well as regular system crashes, freezes and so on.

The fact that we constantly install and uninstall programs on our computers can also cause what is called ‘damaged DLLs’. While you don’t have to bother remembering the name, you should know what they are. DLL stands for dynamic link library. When you install a new program on your PC, it will overwrite on the DLL and sometimes the program might still require the old versions of the DLL in order to work properly. That is when it gets confused and crashes start to occur and you might have no idea why, because you’ve just installed a new version of the program, right?

Viruses and other types of malware can do a lot of harm to your system, too. Reimage Repair has a partnership with Avira Antivirus, which is quite a popular and widely used antivirus solution. Reimage uses both Avira’s virus engine its own proprietary engine, to identify any viruses that might be infiltrated in your system. All the files that are infected will be removed and replaced with clean, safe ones.

While Reimage is capable of fixing the damage done by viruses, you shouldn’t rely solely on it as a protection measure. You should also use a reliable antivirus software to keep your PC safe and to make sure that any new threats are immediately removed before causing any problems.

Who doesn’t hate computer freezes? They always happen at the worst possible time and most of the times, the only solution to get rid of them is to reboot your PC. Reimage helps you significantly reduce and even eliminate these freezes, by always refreshing your PC. The software replaces all the missing Windows files, all the corrupted ones and so on with healthy files coming from its huge database. If you use this system optimizer on a regular basis, you’ll avoid all these unpleasant manifestations.

And the best part of it all is that you never risk losing any important data from your PC by using Reimage. The software has a system recovery feature that lets you return your system to its previous state, before any repairs have been made.

Reimage for Mac

The Mac version of Reimage is less complex than the Windows version. It is more of an optimizing tool than a complex repairing one. It is compatible with OS X Maverick and up.

Reimage for Mac is useful if you want to free up space on your drive, by cleaning up useless data such as: cached space, browser history and other junk files. The software analyzes your storage space and the way it is being used and helps you make the best of that space.

You can also see useful information related to your hardware and apps, see which ones slow down the performance of your Mac, which ones take too much space without being that important and so on.

Reimage for Android

While iOS users can’t benefit from Reimage just yet, if you are using a mobile device that runs on Android (version 2.3 and up), you are in luck. Reimage also has a mobile app that can be downloaded for free from the Play Store.

The Reimage mobile app can be downloaded for free or you can opt for the Reimage Pro version, which is a paid app and comes with more features.

The Reimage app is a useful cleaning app that helps you get rid of all the junk in your phone/tablet: browser history, text history, unwanted cached memory, etc. You can schedule weekly cache cleanups and you can see what apps take up the most memory in your phone at a certain time, so that you can close the ones you don’t need.

What not to expect Reimage to fix

It is true that by using Reimage in a smart and regular way, you rarely or maybe never have to reinstall your operating system. While Reimage can repair a wide variety of system issues, as you’ve seen above, there are some expectation you shouldn’t have from this software. For instance, you can’t expect it to repair any third-party program issues, such as Firefox issues, iTunes issues, Winamp issues, Adobe issues to name just a few. Reimage only fixes OS related problems and errors.

Another aspect to be aware of, is that even though Reimage helps you free memory and drive space, it  analyzes your CPU usage and so on, you can’t expect it to fix actual hardware problems.

And we’ve already mentioned the malware aspect. Reimage should always be used alongside a trust-worthy Antivirus solution, because it can’t protect you from malware ‘beyond standard Microsoft security updates’, as they even explain on their website.

Conclusion

Reimage Repair is a great DIY solution for people who want to keep their devices tidy and smoothly running. It can save you a lot of time you would otherwise have to spend reinstalling your operating system. It is user-friendly, it works with Macs, Windows PCs and Android devices and is really budget-friendly. Reimage can solve security and stability issues and has a database of more than 25 million clean, updated Windows files that it uses to fix all the damaged system files in your PC. We are still waiting for an iOS app and support for Windows 10, but other than that, there’s no actual reason why you shouldn’t choose Reimage as your ‘go to’ cleaning and optimizing tool.

Pricing

Reimage Repair is available for home use and business use. If you are a business owner who wants to purchase the software, you have to fill in the form on their website and you will get contacted by their sales team with a quote.

Here are the prices for home use, for both Windows and macOS users.

Reimage Repair for Windows PC

You can opt for either a 1 license for 1 year or 3 licenses for 1 year. Both give you the right to unlimited use.

The 1 license for 1 year is priced at $41.95.

The 3 licenses for 1 year are priced at $58.95.

Reimage Repair for Mac  

Reimage for Mac comes with 3 pricing options. You can either purchase 1 license for a one-time repair, 1 license for unlimited use for a year or 3 licenses with unlimited use for a year.

1 license for a one-time repair is priced at $19.95.

If you pay an extra $10, you benefit from unlimited use and technical support for an entire year.

If you opt for 3 licenses with unlimited use for a year, you have to pay $39.95.

No matter what plan you choose (for either Mac or Windows), you get a generous 60-day money back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with how the software does its job and you ask for your money back within this time frame, you will get a full refund.

Reimage Limited accepts payments through PayPal or credit cards. All the common cards are accepted, such as VISA, AMEX and more.

And if you see the name G2S on your card statement, is because Reimage Limited uses them as their chosen e-commerce merchant.

As for the requested payment data, they ask you to fill in a form with your full name, your ZIP code, your country and your e-mail address, as well as your credit card details.

 

Help/Support

Reimage customers who opt for any of the licenses available for purchase, benefit from 24/7 customer support via e-mail. You can also submit a support ticket on their website.

The Reimage website also has a FAQ section where you can find answers to questions on various topics, such as purchase and license key issues, hardware issues, features of the software and more.

They even give you useful tips on how to keep your PC stable, how to avoid freezes and crashes, how to have an up to date hardware, etc.

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