25,431,131 programs installed

Should I remove PC Power Speed?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #18,275
United States Rank #10,652
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 134.59 days
502.16 days >
Average installed length: 263.85 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.0.33 100.00%

PC Power Speed 1.1.0.33

What is PC Power Speed?

PC Power Speed is a program marketed to improve the performance of a PC, however PC Power Speed is typically installed with a set of software bundlers as well as installs a number of additional programs from Crwaler LLC such as LinkToMyPC, PCRx and PC Fix Speed and Spyware Terminator.

About  (from Crawler)

PC Power Speed helps computers that are unusually slow, freeze up often or show error messages, by cleaning the system registry and improving overall performance. PC Fix Speed can also speed up your computer, even if it seems to be running well, by using the System Speed Up tool. Using PC Fix Speed is very user friendl...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PC Power Speed.
pcpowerspeed.exe (52bcef70dd1eb2b7b9956e03884b374c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
CMC Antivirus 1.1.0.977 Packed.Win32.Obfuscated.10!O
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.131212 PE:Trojan.BHO!1.66E4
Sophos 4.95 PC Power Speed
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 BScope.Trojan-Dropper.Injector
PCPowerTray.exe (babccadb6191c748bc98b0eb72563d53) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ByteHero BDV 1.0.0.1 Virus.Win32.Heur.i
Sophos 4.95.0 PC Power Speed
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 BScope.Trojan-Dropper.Injector
PC Power Speed 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

URL: www.PCPowerSpeed.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCPowerSpeed\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCPowerSpeed\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Power Speed 1.1.0.33

Program executable:pcpowerspeed.exe (Malware detected)
Name:PC Power Speed
Path:C:\Program Files\pcpowerspeed\pcpowerspeed.exe
MD5:52bcef70dd1eb2b7b9956e03884b374c
Additional files:
  • PCPowerTray.exe - PC Power Speed (PC Power Speed Tray)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PCPowerTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PCPowerSpeed' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PCPowerSpeed\PCPowerTray.exe" /startup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PCPowerSpeed.exe
Memory:15.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.2652463700%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.08118015%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.18406622%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:243
70 average
PCPowerTray.exe
Memory:2.12 MB
Total CPU:0.0042233989%
Kernel CPU:0.00211170%
User CPU:0.00211170%
Switches/sec:77

How do I remove PC Power Speed?

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Or, you can uninstall PC Power Speed 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 Power Speed 1.1.0.33, 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 Power Speed.
  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.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.69%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Windows XP 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.46%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.85%
Windows 7 Starter 1.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.71%
  United Kingdom 6.10%
  Australia 2.44%
  France 1.22%
  Norway 1.22%
  Mexico 1.22%
  Austria 1.22%
  Venezuela 1.22%
  Japan 1.22%
  Germany 1.22%
  United Arab Emirates 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 29.17%
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Dell 18.75%
Acer 12.50%
Sony 6.25%
Samsung 6.25%
ASUS 2.08%
Gateway 2.08%
GIGABYTE 2.08%
Common models
Dell Vostro 220 Series 4.17%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite P750 2.08%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE PRO L85... 2.08%

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JMJ4 months ago
It is legitimate Pc cleaner application, it does not contain any malware or other malicious software. You can simply remove it from Windows control panel - add/remove programs.