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Should I remove Acelerar el PC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,287
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.72 days
286.81 days >
Average installed length: 150.70 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.9.8.0 3.85%
3.9.5.0 8.97%
3.8.3.0 5.13%
3.8.2.0 3.85%
3.6.7.1 1.28%
3.6.6.0 12.82%
3.6.3.0 2.56%
3.6.2.2 3.85%
3.6.1.0 3.85%
3.6.0.0 2.56%
3.5.2.0 6.41%
3.4.6.0 1.28%
3.4.1.0 1.28%
3.2.16.0 2.56%
3.2.13.0 1.28%
3.2.10.2 3.85%
3.2.9.1 1.28%
3.2.7 2.56%
3.2.6 30.77%

Acelerar el PC

What is Acelerar el PC?  (from Speedchecker Limited)

PC Speed Up will scan your PC and search for settings, processes and files that are slowing down your performance before it uses number of effective tools to optimise your computer. Using one-click, PC Speed Up will make your network settings, hard disc, memory and CPU optimised and will improve the overall performance...  Read more

Overview

Acelerar el PC is a program developed by Speedchecker Limited. The most used version is 3.2.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is PCSUService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 11.62 MB of memory. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 4.17 MB (4,369,568 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 64% of users of Acelerar el PC come from Spain, it is also popular in Mexico and the United States.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Acelerar el PC.
PCSUSD.exe (62255683d5ec93540901f33b7121e062) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 PUA.Win32.SpeedChecker.45
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Program.Unwanted.12
ESET-NOD32 9.10941 a variant of Win32/Speedchecker.B
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.0.64448 Riskware.Win32.Unwanted.deqwxg
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1127
PCSUNotifier.exe (694cf00e5c484d4d8e34dce55caa4770) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 15.0.0.4328 Generic.280
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.3005
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 PCSpeedUp
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.5
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0320
PCSUService.exe (04418a494137f385a0db0a770a47b06b) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 15.0.0.4328 Generic.280
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.3005
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 PCSpeedUp
PCSUUCC.exe (c4234518bc158cb385fd5b4fdc389ebf) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 15.0.0.4328 Generic.280
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.3005
       View all 15 all detections
Acelerar el PC has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Acelerar el PC.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcspeedup.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acelerar el PC\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Acelerar el PC\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acelerar el PC

Program executable:PCSUService.exe
Signed by:Safe Download Limited
Path:C:\Program Files\Acelerar el PC\PCSUService.exe
MD5:2fe52f3547835c18bea0962f373d986c
Additional files:
  • PCSpeedUp.sys - PC Speed Up Usb Cache (PC Speed Up Usb Cache Filter Driver)
  • PCSUUCC.exe - PC Speed Up Usb Cache Control
  • PCSUHelper.dll - PC Speed Up (PC Speed Up Helper)
  • PopupNotification.dll - PC Speed Up Popup Notification Library
  • FileUploader.exe
  • PCSULauncher.exe
  • PCSUNotifier.exe
  • PCSUQuickScan.exe
  • PCSUSD.exe
  • PCSUService.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • PCSUSD.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC SpeedUp Service Deactivator' (runs when idle).
  • PCSUUCC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Speed Up Update Cache' (runs when idle).
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8AE71B09-9586-495F-ACFF-B9992E9D6468}' (runs on registration).
  • PCSULauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{583430BA-24D0-4404-A9BE-8042D9C1D054}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • PCSUService.exe runs as a service named 'PC Speed Up Service' (PCSUService) "PC Speed Up service.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • PCSUNotifier.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PCSpeedUp' and executes as C:\Program Files\PC Speed Up\PCSUNotifier.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PCSUService.exe
Memory:11.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000930193%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004625%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004677%
0.015104% average
unins000.exe
Memory:10.22 MB
Total CPU:0.0001573955%
Kernel CPU:0.00010172%
User CPU:0.00005568%
CPU cycles/sec:34,913
I/O reads/min:1.07 KB
I/O writes/min:1.21 KB

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Or, you can uninstall Acelerar el PC from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acelerar el PC, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Acelerar el PC.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.08%
Windows 8 21.79%
Windows XP 2.56%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.06%
Windows 8.1 12.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.99%
Windows 7 Starter 10.39%
Windows 7 Professional 7.79%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.75% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 63.75%
  Mexico 20.00%
  United States 6.25%
  Chile 5.00%
  PR 2.50%
  Argentina 1.25%
  Peru 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.84%
Acer 25.37%
Toshiba 13.43%
ASUS 8.96%
Dell 7.46%
GIGABYTE 5.97%
Lenovo 2.99%
Gateway 1.49%
Compaq 1.49%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.78%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.78%
HP Mini 110-1100 2.78%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-10... 1.39%

About (from Speedchecker Limited)

Speedchecker Limited is a Sheffield based company that specializes in internet speed testing , network monitoring and PC optimalization.
Publisher URL: www.pcspeedup.com

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