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Should I remove Speed Test 127?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,092
United States Rank #7,314
Reach 0.1020%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.34 days
128.05 days >
Average installed length: 67.28 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.0.0 100.00%

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Speed Test 127

What is Speed Test 127?

Uses the InstallBrain download manager to bundle various types of potentially unwanted software including adware.

"Also browser Coupon offers from Pricegong, Dealfinder or SpecialSavings. These apps will allow you to save money when you visit retail sites by showing you coupons or advertisements while you at the site so you'll be save or find better offers."

About  (from PurpleTech Software Inc)

THE PRODUCT AND PLUGIN, LICENSED BY BestOffers, MAY BE BUNDLED WITH AN IN-HOUSE OR 3RD PARTY PRODUCTS. THE PRODUCT MAY COLLECT OR STORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE WEB PAGES YOU VISIT AND YOUR ACTIVITY ON THOSE PAGES, SUCH AS IMPRESSIONS AND CLICKS. IN SOME CASES, INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE PRODUCT MAY BE PERSONALLY IDENTI...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is BackgroundHost.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 3.14 MB (3,293,565 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Speed Test 127.
BackgroundHost.exe (99be5b3cd8f5887f75fbfd4497d7a278) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9289 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.G
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!99BE5B3CD8F5
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!99BE5B3CD8F5
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0110
VIPRE Antivirus 25428 Besttoolbars (fs)
Speed Test 127 has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Speed Analysis
URL: www.bestoffersapp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uninstall Information\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Uninstall Information\97\4262\uninstall.exe" /PUninstall="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spe
Estimated size: 3.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Test 127

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
BackgroundHost
Path:C:\Program Files\speed test 127\BackgroundHost.exe
MD5:f271ff86cffccd2cbd09720d75962982
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) BackgroundHost.exe - Add-ons Framework (BackgroundHost)
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • BackgroundHost64.exe
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • ScriptHost.dll (by BestOffers) - ScriptHost
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • ButtonSite64.dll
  • ScriptHost64.dll (by BestOffers)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test 127' with the class of {11C8C9C0-D918-44C0-8B5E-D297DA42F2C7}.
  • ScriptHost64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test 127' with the class of {11C8C9C0-D918-44C0-8B5E-D297DA42F2C7}.

How do I remove Speed Test 127?

Quickly and completely remove Speed Test 127 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 127 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 127, 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 127.
  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 127 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,092

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.30%
Windows 8 22.42%
Windows XP 7.88%
Windows Vista 4.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.72%
Windows 7 Professional 10.65%
Windows 8.1 8.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.76%
Windows 8 5.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.59%
  Canada 6.30%
  MA 4.90%
  Belgium 2.80%
  France 2.66%
  United Kingdom 2.66%
  Germany 2.38%
  Brazil 2.10%
  India 2.10%
  Netherlands 2.10%
  Philippines 1.96%
  Saudi Arabia 1.96%
  UA 1.96%
  Australia 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.11%
Acer 21.43%
Dell 19.82%
Toshiba 8.53%
ASUS 8.29%
Samsung 5.53%
GIGABYTE 3.00%
Lenovo 2.30%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Intel 1.38%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.57%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.76%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.82%
Acer Aspire E1-531 2.35%

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