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What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,022
United States Rank #17,536
Reach 0.0421%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.58 days
105.63 days >
Average installed length: 55.50 days


VersionDistribution 29.52% 29.04% 2.41% 6.14% 0.60% 2.77% 16.99% 3.86% 8.67%

Avira System Speedup

What is Avira System Speedup?  (from Avira GmbH)

Throughout its life, your PC accumulates programs, logs, junk files, cookies and other scraps that stick around long after they are needed. All they really do is weigh down your memory and processor. Maybe you’ve already tried deleting unwanted files but got no relief from the persistent slowness of your PC. That’s bec...  Read more


Avira System Speedup is a software program developed by Avira GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is AviraSpeedup.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 33.6 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 25.78 MB (27,027,090 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 25% of users of Avira System Speedup come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Avira System Speedup
URL: www.avira.com/en/avira-system-speedup-homepage
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\RarSFX0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AviraSpeedup\Uninstall.exe /REMOVE
Estimated size: 25.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avira System Speedup

Program executable:AviraSpeedup.exe
Name:Avira System Speedup
Signed by:Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Path:C:\Program Files\aviraspeedup\AviraSpeedup.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Avira System Speedup is registry cleaner whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. Avira System Speedup automates the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links...
Additional files:
  • AviraSpeedup.exe - Avira System Speedup
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AviraSpeedup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'AviraSpeedup'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AviraSpeedup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AviraSpeedup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AviraSpeedup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AviraSpeedup' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AviraSpeedup\AviraSpeedup.exe" -autorun.
Network connections
  • AviraSpeedup.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:33.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0110496529%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00837418%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00267547%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Avira System Speedup?

You can uninstall Avira System Speedup 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Avira System Speedup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Avira System Speedup.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.62%
Windows 10 21.63%
Windows XP 10.94%
Windows Vista 4.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.77%
Windows 7 Professional 10.17%
Windows 8.1 9.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.82%
  United States 15.65%
  Italy 4.24%
  France 3.41%
  Canada 2.71%
  Iran 2.59%
  United Kingdom 2.47%
  Spain 2.35%
  Brazil 2.24%
  India 2.24%
  Austria 2.24%
  Mexico 1.76%
  Venezuela 1.65%
  DZ 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.49%
Acer 18.27%
Dell 12.65%
ASUS 11.65%
Toshiba 7.43%
Lenovo 5.62%
Samsung 4.42%
Medion 4.02%
Intel 2.81%
American Megatrends 2.41%
Sahara 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.62%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.71%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.26%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.81%
ASUS All Series 1.81%

About Avira GmbH

Avira Operations GmbH is a German antivirus software company.
Publisher URL: www.avira.com


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