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What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
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2.5.7 20.00%
2.5.4 80.00%

PC Speed Clean PRO

What is PC Speed Clean PRO?

PC Speed Clean PRO 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.


The most used version is 2.5.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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). Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 10.61 MB (11,126,793 bytes). updater.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
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PC Speed Clean PRO.
PCSpeedCleanPRO.exe (d69eb2ef396f4659c24cedb86975893c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Downloadius (fs)
Symantec 11/21/2014 rev. 6 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.325 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0912
VIPRE Antivirus 33838 Downloadius (fs)
Splash.exe (da25910743682704b9051a7520ff34a2) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware Downloadius (fs)
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0913
VIPRE Antivirus 33702 Downloadius (fs)
PC Speed Clean PRO has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove PC Speed Clean PRO.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Speed Clean PRO\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2D106E31-7761-4C89-93C4-EC778B7E41AE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PC Speed Clean PRO

  • PCSpeedCleanPRO.exe - PC Speed Clean PRO
  • updater.exe - updater 2.5.4, 2013
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Uninst000.CA.dll - CustomAction
  • Uninst000.dll
  • Logging.dll - Logging
  • Helper.dll - Helper
  • Splash.exe - Splash
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • bo.dll - bo
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Splash.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCSpeedCleanPRO_Popup' (runs daily at 2:30 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PCSpeedCleanPRO.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCSpeedCleanPRO_Start.

How do I remove PC Speed Clean PRO?

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Or, you can uninstall PC Speed Clean PRO 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 PC Speed Clean PRO, 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 PC Speed Clean PRO.
  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 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 20%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Sony SVT15115CXS 20.00%
MSI MS-7518 20.00%
LENOVO 80E3 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 560 20.00%
ASUSTeK Q501LA 20.00%


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