Updating System Mechanic Ultimate Defense (formerly Phoenix 360):

  • Access the System Mechanic Ultimate Defense installation file by clicking https://smu.iolo.com here, or type this URL into your web browser.

  • Choose a destination folder and click Save to save a copy of the installation file.
  • Open the .exe from either your browser download tray or the folder in which you saved it.
  • If the User Account Control window appears, click Yes.
  • The install wizard appears.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation of the latest version of System Mechanic Ultimate Defense.


Updating System Mechanic Pro:

  • Access the System Mechanic Pro installation file by clicking on http://smpro.iolo.com here, or type this URL into your web browser. 
  • Choose a destination folder and click Save to save a copy of the System Mechanic Pro installation file (smpro_dm.exe).
  • Open smpro_dm.exe from either your browser download tray or the folder in which you saved it.
  • If the User Account Control window appears, click Yes.
  • The install wizard appears.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation of the latest version of System Mechanic Pro.


Updating System Mechanic:

  • Access the System Mechanic installation file by clicking on http://sm.iolo.com here, or type this URL into your web browser.
  • Choose a destination folder and click Save to save a copy of the System Mechanic installation file (sm_dm.exe).
  • Open sm_dm.exe from either your browser download tray or the folder in which you saved it.
  • If the User Account Control window appears, click Yes.
  • The install wizard appears.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation of the latest version of System Mechanic.