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Should I remove ImproveSpeedPC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #15,503
United States Rank #9,201
Reach 0.0223%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.66 days
284.87 days >
Average installed length: 149.68 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

ImproveSpeedPC

What is ImproveSpeedPC?  (from the publisher)

ImproveSpeedPC deploys a high-performance algorithm to its one click scan that quickly identities missing and inaccurate references within the windows registry. Within minutes, ImproveSpeedPC scans the entire Windows Registry for all invalid or obsolete entries and generates a list of errors found. You can then choose ...  Read more

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named improvespeedpc.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 10.5 MB (11,013,611 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 79% of users of ImproveSpeedPC come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
ImproveSpeedPC has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.improvespeedpc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\improvespeedpc
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ImproveSpeedPC\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 10.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ImproveSpeedPC

Program executable:improvespeedpc.exe
Name:ImproveSpeedPC
ImproveSpeedPC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\improvespeedpc\improvespeedpc.exe
MD5:ce3dbfdb07acac302bade128855b44e4
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • botan.dll
  • chartdir51.dll (by Advanced Software Engineering Limited) - ChartDirector (ChartDirector DLL)
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ImproveSpeedPC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ImproveSpeedPC' (runs weekly on Mondays at 1:00 AM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ImproveSpeedPC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ImproveSpeedPC' which loads as C:\Program Files\ImproveSpeedPC\ImproveSpeedPC.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ImproveSpeedPC.exe
Memory:14.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001046326%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006231%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004232%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:43 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:16 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove ImproveSpeedPC?

Quickly and completely remove ImproveSpeedPC from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall ImproveSpeedPC 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 ImproveSpeedPC, 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 ImproveSpeedPC.
  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.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#15,503

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 15.97%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.93%
Windows 7 Professional 13.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.93%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.60%
  Canada 6.98%
  Australia 6.05%
  United Kingdom 4.19%
  Ireland 1.86%
  Iran 1.40%
  Greece 0.47%
  SD 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.24%
Dell 26.67%
Acer 15.24%
Toshiba 9.52%
Intel 4.76%
GIGABYTE 2.86%
ASUS 1.90%
Samsung 1.90%
Gateway 1.90%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 1.92%
Dell OptiPlex 390 1.92%
Dell Vostro 200 1.92%
eMachines ET1831 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard D5468AT-A... 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.92%

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