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Should I remove SpeedCounts PC Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #32,464
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.87 days
173.14 days >
Average installed length: 90.97 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.648.15898 60.00%
2.0.648.15539 40.00%

Typically installed together

SpeedCounts PC Optimizer

What is SpeedCounts PC Optimizer?

This is a PC optimization program that is supposed to increase the speed of computer. The trial version will perform a scan and identify issues while the user will need to unlock the software for a yearly auto-renewing subscription charge.

Overview

The most used version is 2.0.648.15898, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 41.03 MB (43,025,901 bytes). USTSPCOCheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ustechsupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\
Uninstaller: C:\Config.msi\{AB56B977-66D9-411E-B4AA-F4BAD1AD5EBF}\PCOSetup_1.0.15.0.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 41.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedCounts PC Optimizer

  • AsInvoker.exe - PC Optimizer (PC Optimizer - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • Downloader.dll
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • KillUSTSPCOProcesses.exe - PC Optimizer - Install Helper
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • USTSPCO.exe
  • USTSPCOCheckUpdate.exe - PC Optimizer - Checking for Updates
  • USTSPCODefragServiceManager.exe
  • USTSPCODefragSrv.exe - PC Optimizer - Defrag Service
  • USTSPCODefragSrv64.exe
  • USTSPCODiskOptimizer.exe - PC Optimizer - Disk Optimizer
  • USTSPCOHelper.dll
  • USTSPCOPrivacyProtector.exe - PC Optimizer - Privacy Protector
  • USTSPCORegClean.exe - PC Optimizer - Registry Cleaner
  • USTSPCORegistryOptimizer.exe - PC Optimizer - Registry Optimizer
  • USTSPCOsys.dll
  • USTSPCOSysFileBakRes.exe - PC Optimizer - System Files Backup and Restore
  • USTSPCOSystemCleaner.exe - PC Optimizer - System Cleaner
  • USTSPCOuninstaller.exe - PC Optimizer - Uninstall Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • USTSPCO.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FBFEC754-A4C4-4D66-833D-F3A1E98AFF63}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • USTSPCO.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named USTechSupport PC Optimizer.
2 Services
  • USTSPCODefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'USTSPCODiskOptimizer' (USTSPCODiskOptimizer).
  • USTSPCODefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'USTSPCODiskOptimizer' (USTSPCODiskOptimizer).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • USTSPCO.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\USTSPCO.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove SpeedCounts PC Optimizer?

Quickly and completely remove SpeedCounts PC Optimizer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SpeedCounts PC Optimizer 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 SpeedCounts PC Optimizer, 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 SpeedCounts PC Optimizer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 13%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8.1 13.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 26.67%
Toshiba 20.00%
Acer 13.33%
Sahara 6.67%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 7.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.14%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 7.14%
Dell Inspiron N5010 7.14%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 7.14%

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