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PC Speed Maximizer v2.1

What is PC Speed Maximizer?

Smart PC Solutions is marketed as a PC performance optimizer that utilizes several techniques to attempt to increase the speed of the user's PC include registry tuning (which is a practice that is often criticized by experts as producing no results) as well as hard drive scrubbing. The overall value of such PC performance optimization is questionable yet might offer some benefit depending on the overall usability of the PC.

About  (from Smart PC Solutions)

Simple and easy to use, the free diagnostic scan will help you identify items which can be cleaned or optimized to improve your PC performance and remove potential privacy risks. Avanquest may provide Updates to the content of some of its software from time to time, including but not limited to, virus definitions, URL ...  Read more


The primary executable is named PCSpeedMaximizer.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 17.91 MB (18,778,725 bytes).
PC Speed Maximizer has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove PC Speed Maximizer v2.1.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Speed Maximizer v2.1

Program executable:PCSpeedMaximizer.exe
Name:PC Speed Maximizer
Fix, clean, optimize your PC!
Path:C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\PCSpeedMaximizer.exe
Additional files:
  • PCSpeedMaximizer.exe (by Avanquest) - PC Speed Maximizer (Fix, clean, optimize your PC!)
  • SPMTray.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • SPMSchedule.exe (by Avanquest Software) - SPMSchedule (PC Speed Maximizer Schedule)
  • Uninst.exe

How do I remove PC Speed Maximizer?

Quickly and completely remove PC Speed Maximizer v2.1 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 PC Speed Maximizer 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 Maximizer v2.1, 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 Maximizer.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 17%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 30.00%
  France 10.00%
  Russia 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
American Megatrends 33.33%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7529 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
Freevents Freevents Serie... 20.00%
ASUSTeK 904HD 20.00%
Acer Aspire X3300 20.00%


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