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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,474
United States Rank #8,339
Reach 0.0393%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.96 days
441.46 days >
Average installed length: 231.95 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Disk SpeedUp

What is Disk SpeedUp?  (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Disk SpeedUp is a totally free and extremely fast disk defrag tool to analyze, defrag computer and optimize disks for peak performance. It is easy to use with its intuitive interface. It is an inevitable problem that disks will be accumulated and cluttered with data fragments due to daily frequent operations, such as i...  Read more


Disk SpeedUp is a program developed by Glarysoft Ltd. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is defrag.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 7.51 MB (7,876,008 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 51% of users of Disk SpeedUp come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com/disk-speedup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\glarysoft\disk speedup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Disk SpeedUp\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 7.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Disk SpeedUp

Program executable:defrag.exe
Name:Disk SpeedUp
Path:C:\Program Files\glarysoft\disk speedup\defrag.exe
Additional files:
  • languages.dll - Glary Utilities (System Information)
  • contextmenu.dll - Disk SpeedUp (Context Menu Handler)
  • Diskdefrag.dll - Disk SpeedUp Library
  • searchset.exe - Glary Search
  • machinecode.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • contextmenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DiskSpeedUp' with a class of {74B62B26-1624-4E34-850A-5ABE2F32316B}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • contextmenu.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'McAfee Total Protection' with a plugin key of '@mcafee.com/MSC,version=10' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • Defrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Defrag' (runs daily at 00:00).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Defrag.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Disk SpeedUp' which loads as C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Disk SpeedUp\Defrag.exe DiskSpeedUp.

How do I remove Disk SpeedUp?

You can uninstall Disk 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 Disk 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 Disk SpeedUp.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Disk SpeedUp you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.23%
Windows XP 17.34%
Windows 10 12.42%
Windows Vista 8.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.30%
Windows 7 Professional 9.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.72%
Windows 8 2.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.89%
  France 5.36%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  MA 2.73%
  Italy 2.63%
  Germany 2.42%
  Japan 2.31%
  Brazil 2.10%
  Canada 1.89%
  Australia 1.47%
  Mexico 1.37%
  India 1.05%
  Russia 0.95%
  Saudi Arabia 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.28%
Dell 22.10%
Acer 18.00%
ASUS 7.97%
Toshiba 7.97%
American Megatrends 3.19%
Intel 3.19%
Lenovo 2.28%
Sahara 2.05%
Gateway 1.14%
NEC 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.48%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.99%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 1.99%

About (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Glarysoft Ltd is a professional software developing company aiming multimedia,system and network applications.
Publisher URL: www.glarysoft.com


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