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Should I remove MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
United States Rank #35,615
Reach 0.0009%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.82 days
614.30 days >
Average installed length: 322.77 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.648.15898 16.67%
2.0.648.15343 16.67%
2.0.648.15327 8.33%
2.0.648.14406 16.67%
2.0.648.13814 41.67%

MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer

What is MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer?

This is a PC optimization program that is supposed to increase the speed of computer by removing invalid entries the computer's registry. The trial version will perform a scan and identify issues while the user will need to unlock the software for a yearly auto-renewing subscription charge.

About  (from USTechSupport)

The trial versions of software products that are available for free download from this site are intended to diagnose your computer for security and/or performance problems. Most problems may be corrected by purchasing our software products and/or remote technical support services. Computer security and performance impr...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 2.0.648.13814, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is USTSPCO.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 7.71 MB (8,082,824 bytes). USTSPCOCheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer.
USTSPCO.exe (6221dd6c48e0ec9c8725bb4d717def0f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3283 MyCleanPC
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ESET-NOD32 8.10735 a variant of Win32/Systweak.L
VIPRE Antivirus 34864 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ustechsupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\
Uninstaller: C:\Config.msi\{AB56B977-66D9-411E-B4AA-F4BAD1AD5EBF}\PCOSetup_1.0.5.0.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 7.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer

Program executable:USTSPCO.exe
Name:PC Optimizer
Signed by:US Tech Support LLC
Path:C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\USTSPCO.exe
MD5:7a1c0015ddc63159f44f073f6150e479
MyCleanPC PC Optimizer is the exact same rebranded verion of MyCleanPC that requires you to purchase an activation code for the full version of MyCleanPC.
Additional files:
  • AsInvoker.exe - PC Optimizer (PC Optimizer - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • Downloader.dll
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • KillUSTSPCOProcesses.exe - PC Optimizer - Install Helper
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • (Malware detected) USTSPCO.exe
  • USTSPCOCheckUpdate.exe - PC Optimizer - Checking for Updates
  • USTSPCODefragServiceManager.exe
  • USTSPCODefragSrv.exe - PC Optimizer - Defrag Service
  • USTSPCODefragSrv64.exe
  • USTSPCODiskOptimizer.exe - PC Optimizer - Disk Optimizer
  • USTSPCOHelper.dll
  • USTSPCOPrivacyProtector.exe - PC Optimizer - Privacy Protector
  • USTSPCORegClean.exe - PC Optimizer - Registry Cleaner
  • USTSPCORegistryOptimizer.exe - PC Optimizer - Registry Optimizer
  • USTSPCOsys.dll
  • USTSPCOSysFileBakRes.exe - PC Optimizer - System Files Backup and Restore
  • USTSPCOSystemCleaner.exe - PC Optimizer - System Cleaner
  • USTSPCOuninstaller.exe - PC Optimizer - Uninstall Helper
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • Network.dll (by CyberDefender) - CyberDefender
  • ASEng.dll
  • asohtm.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • USTSPCO.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FBFEC754-A4C4-4D66-833D-F3A1E98AFF63}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • USTSPCO.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named USTechSupport PC Optimizer.
2 Services
  • USTSPCODefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'USTSPCODiskOptimizer' (USTSPCODiskOptimizer).
  • USTSPCODefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'USTSPCODiskOptimizer' (USTSPCODiskOptimizer).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • USTSPCO.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\USTSPCO.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer?

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Or, you can uninstall MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer 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 MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer, 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 MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer.
  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) 58%
Win 7 8%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Gateway 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7596 8.33%
HP EliteBook 6930p 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 8.33%
Dell Inspiron 570 8.33%
ASUSTeK K52F 8.33%
Compaq Presario 061 PE403... 8.33%

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