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  1. Click here to download an update to System Mechanic 17.1.
  2. The above link will open a dialog box to save the System Mechanic Ultimate installation file: SystemMechanicUltimateSetup.exe
  3. Open this file by clicking on it in the download tray or by navigating to where you saved it on your PC.
  4. If the User Account Control dialog box opens, click Yes.
  5. When the iolo installer wizard opens, follow the steps onscreen to complete the installation of System Mechanic 17.1. At the end of the installation process, a system reboot may be required.
  6. Once you have installed System Mechanic 17.1, the product dashboard will show a recommendation item for you to install Privacy Guardian.
  7. To enter your activation key, click on the Help or ? question mark at the top right of System Mechanic 17.1. Once entered, your System Mechanic will show as System Mechanic Ultimate.
  8. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Customer Care at http://support.iolo.com.