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Should I remove PC Speed Master?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.28 days
534.05 days >
Average installed length: 280.60 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.5.7 5.00%
2.4.7 15.00%
2.4.2 15.00%
2.1.6 10.00%
2.0 10.00%
1.7.41 30.00%
1.6.21 15.00%

PC Speed Master

What is PC Speed Master?  (from ShieldApps)

PC Speed Master is a Registry Cleaner and PC Speed Optimizer that utilizes advanced technologies to analyze and fix PC errors and registry malfunctions. PC Speed Master is used to super speed up a slow PC. PC Speed Master maps and deletes the unused entries in your PC’s registry from failed software, past driver insta...  Read more

Overview

PC Speed Master is a program developed by ShieldApps. The most used version is 1.7.41, 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. 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 pc speed master64.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 15.6 MB (16,359,406 bytes). UpDates.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 43% of users of PC Speed Master come from France, it is also popular in the United States and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcspeedmaster.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MasterTools\PC Speed Master\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MasterTools\PC Speed Master\Uninstall.exe
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 15.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PC Speed Master

Program executable:pc speed master64.exe
Name:PC Speed Master
PC Speed Master for ShieldApps
Path:C:\Program Files\mastertools\pc speed master\pc speed master64.exe
MD5:d2b331f963d714926e899a97db9a5127
Additional files:
  • UpDates.exe - PC Speed Master Updates (PC Speed Master for ShieldApps)
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall Application (PC Speed Master Uninstall Application)
  • LogFilesCollector.exe - LogFilesCollector (Log Files Collector Tool)
  • Sync.exe - PC Speed Master (PC Speed Master synchronization tool)
  • PCSpeedMaster.exe - PCSpeedMaster (PC Speed Master)
  • bo.dll - bo
  • Helper.dll - Helper
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct
  • Logging.dll - Logging
  • Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML Toolset
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • Splash.exe - Splash
  • SplashScreen.dll
  • Uninst000.CA.dll - CustomAction
  • Uninst000.dll
  • updater.exe - updater 2.4.7, 2013
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Splash.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCSpeedMaster_Popup' (runs daily at 18:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PCSpeedMaster.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCSpeedMaster_Start.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PCSpeedMaster.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PCSpeedMaster' and executes as C:\Program Files\PC Speed Master\PCSpeedMaster.exe true.

How do I remove PC Speed Master?

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Or, you can uninstall PC Speed Master 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 Master, 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 Master.
  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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 5%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 15.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.48% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 43.48%
  United States 17.39%
  India 8.70%
  DZ 4.35%
  Turkey 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  CY 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  NP 4.35%
  SD 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Acer 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Sony 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Toshiba 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 5.26%
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Acer Aspire X1430 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard G5142fr-m 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500D 5.26%
LENOVO 4383 5.26%

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