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Should I remove Speed Test?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.80 days
236.49 days >
Average installed length: 124.26 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.1.0.0 37.50%
3.0.0.0 62.50%

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About  (from BestOffersApp.com)

Download the free version first. The system will tell you exactly what slows your PC and even fix 15 errors for free. If you need more or want the system to do it for you upgrade to the premium version. It will save you a lot of time and will speedup your PC. The Premium version also comes with a 60 day money back guar...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 3.0.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named BackgroundHost64.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 3.14 MB (3,296,651 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Speed Test.
BackgroundHost64.exe (560e23a3c99f3310d522dc0a4faa7703) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1486 Adware.Win64.Besttoolbars.A
ESET-NOD32 8.9787 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.A
Symantec 8/6/2014 rev. 4 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 29122 Besttoolbars (fs)
Speed Test 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 Speed Test.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Speed Analysis
URL: www.speedanalysis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speed test
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Speed Test\uninstall_nsis.exe
Estimated size: 3.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Test

Program executable:BackgroundHost64.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Add-ons Framework
BackgroundHost
Path:C:\Program Files\speed test\BackgroundHost64.exe
MD5:560e23a3c99f3310d522dc0a4faa7703
Additional files:
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll (by Besttoolbars) - Add-ons Framework
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • BackgroundHost64.exe
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • ButtonSite64.dll
  • ScriptHost.dll - ScriptHost
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • uninstall_nsis.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test' with the class of {1362F9E6-0090-45D2-ADDD-9AF9FA10FA8F}.

How do I remove Speed Test?

Quickly and completely remove Speed Test 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 Speed Test 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 Speed Test, 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 Speed Test.
  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 do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Speed Test you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 38%
Win 8 13%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
124.26
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  United Kingdom 15.38%
  DZ 7.69%
  Philippines 7.69%
  SY 7.69%
  United Arab Emirates 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 37.50%
Acer 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
Compaq-Presario NM917AA-A... 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C875D 12.50%
Acer Aspire E1-571 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 12.50%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 12.50%

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