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What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.16 days
270.29 days >
Average installed length: 142.02 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Speed Test

What is Speed Test?

Speed Test is a web browser extension that injects display advertising in the user's browser. Ads are displayed in the form of banners and contextual text-links and are both injected in white space areas of the HTML page or over existing ads of the underlying web site. These ads are typically for PC optimization utilities, other bundled malware or other types of malvertising.

About  (from BestOffersApp.com)

Save big, effortlessly! We deliver highly relevant deals, coupons and special offers as you shop online. The Product and Plugin may automatically download and install updates from time to time from Licensor. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Product and may take the form of bug fixe...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named BackgroundHost.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 3.01 MB (3,160,489 bytes). The installed file updater.js is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Speed Test.
ScriptHost.dll (0540540e6f9359a143310390d53cdfe5) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Besttoolbars (fs)
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Besttoolbars.BJ
ESET-NOD32 8.10654 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.J
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent
McAfee 5600.6940 Artemis!0540540E6F93
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6940 Artemis
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.deiqbl
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA AD
Symantec 11/21/2014 rev. 6 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.325 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0917
VIPRE Antivirus 34424 Besttoolbars (fs)
Speed Test has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: BestOffers
URL: www.bestoffersapp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speed test
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Speed Test\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Test

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\speed test\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • BackgroundHost64.exe
  • button.js
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • ButtonSite64.dll
  • content.js
  • jquery-1.9.1.min.js
  • json2.min.js
  • rjs.js
  • updater.js
  • updaterWrapper.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ScriptHost64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test' with the class of {319A461D-5202-4578-9EDC-CA35B9C0B561}.
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test' with the class of {319A461D-5202-4578-9EDC-CA35B9C0B561}.

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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Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows 8 17.65%
Windows XP 5.88%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.88%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.91%
  Austria 9.09%
  Iran 9.09%
  BD 4.55%
  DZ 4.55%
  Egypt 4.55%
  Croatia 4.55%
  Indonesia 4.55%
  Sri Lanka 4.55%
  Malaysia 4.55%
  Portugal 4.55%
  RS 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Dell 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sony 6.25%
Samsung 6.25%
Intel 6.25%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L640 5.88%
Sony VPCSB28GG 5.88%
Samsung N150P/N210P/N220P... 5.88%
HP ProBook 450 G1 5.88%


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