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What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%



Disk-Speedup is a software program developed by SUPER TUNEUP TECHNOLOGIES LLP. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named dsu.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 29.29 MB (30,707,627 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Disk-Speedup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Greece.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Disk-Speedup.
dsu.exe (9c55ead39cce7dec5774c1570fcd36f3) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Program.Unwanted.570
ESET-NOD32 9.11985 a variant of Win32/Systweak.C potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/Systweak
Panda Antivirus PUP/Systweak
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Disk-Speedup
URL: www.systweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Disk Speedup\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Disk Speedup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 29.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Disk-Speedup

Program executable:dsu.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Disk Speedup
Disk Speedup - Disk SpeedUp
Path:C:\Program Files\disk speedup\dsu.exe
Additional files:
  • DSUDefragSrv64.exe (by Systweak, (www.systweak.com)) - Systweak Disk Speedup (Disk Speedup - Defrag Service)
  • SSDPTstub.exe (by Systweak Software) - Systweak Support Dock
  • AsInvoker.exe (by Systweak Software) - Disk Speedup (Disk Speedup - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • DSUDefragServiceManager.exe - Disk Speedup - Install Helper
  • DSUDefragSrv.exe
  • DSUHelper.dll
  • dsusys.dll
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • KillDSUProcesses.exe
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • dsuasp.exe (by Systweak Inc) - ASP
  • dsub4u.exe - b4u
  • asohtm.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • atl90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • MFC90CHS.dll (by Microsoft) - MFC Language Specific Resources
  • MFC90CHT.dll
  • MFC90DEU.dll
  • MFC90ENU.dll
  • MFC90ESN.dll
  • MFC90ESP.dll
  • MFC90FRA.dll
  • MFC90ITA.dll
  • MFC90JPN.dll
  • MFC90KOR.dll
  • mfc90u.dll - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • DSUDefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'DSUDiskOptimizer' (DSUDiskOptimizer).
  • DSUDefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'DSUDiskOptimizer' (DSUDiskOptimizer).

How do I remove Disk-Speedup?

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Or, you can uninstall Disk-Speedup 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 Disk-Speedup, 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 Disk-Speedup.
  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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Win 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Greece 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Sony 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
Sony VPCEH14FM 25.00%
Sony SVS1311H3EW 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 25.00%


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