84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Disk Speedup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #11,689
United States Rank #9,206
Reach 0.0284%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.49 days
663.56 days >
Average installed length: 348.65 days

Other programs by Systweak Inc

Disk Speedup

What is Disk Speedup?

The software is bundled by various adware bundlers as well as with some versions of Reg Clean pro.

About  (from Systweak Inc)

Disk Speedup arranges fragmented files contiguously. It scans the entire disk to determine the fragmentation and effectively removes all the fragments from the hard disk. This helps to consolidate scattered data so it can be accessed quickly. Moreover, it creates more free space, which makes the system more effective a...  Read more


Disk Speedup is a software program developed by Systweak Inc. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named dsu.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 27.29 MB (28,617,496 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 61% of users of Disk Speedup come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
  • Installs a Windows Service
Disk Speedup 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: Systweak INC.
URL: www.systweak.com/DiskSpeedup
Help link: www.systweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Disk Speedup\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Disk Speedup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 27.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Disk Speedup

Program executable:dsu.exe
Name:Systweak Disk Speedup
Disk Speedup - Disk SpeedUp
Path:C:\Program Files\disk speedup\dsu.exe
Additional files:
  • AsInvoker.exe - Systweak Disk Speedup (Disk Speedup - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • DSUDefragServiceManager.exe - Disk Speedup - Install Helper
  • DSUDefragSrv.exe - Disk Speedup - Defrag Service
  • DSUDefragSrv64.exe
  • DSUHelper.dll
  • dsusys.dll
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • KillDSUProcesses.exe
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DSU.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DSU-Optimize' (runs weekly on Sundays at 15:19).
  • RequireAdministrator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8ED88101-53BC-457D-8DE1-B7A2819AFA29}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • DSUDefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'DSUDiskOptimizer' (DSUDiskOptimizer).
  • DSUDefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'DSUDiskOptimizer' (DSUDiskOptimizer).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0494390645%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04039139%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00904767%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:1.5 MB
Total CPU:0.0029008866%
Kernel CPU:0.00204244%
User CPU:0.00085845%
Memory:2.38 MB
Total CPU:0.0003724397%
Kernel CPU:0.00028997%
User CPU:0.00008247%

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.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.68%
Windows 10 21.47%
Windows Vista 11.63%
Windows XP 8.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.09%
Windows 7 Professional 6.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.94%
Windows 8.1 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.90%
  Germany 6.10%
  France 3.20%
  United Kingdom 2.62%
  Netherlands 2.47%
  Canada 2.47%
  Italy 1.89%
  Israel 1.60%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Australia 1.45%
  Brazil 1.31%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Japan 1.16%
  DK 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.24%
Dell 22.64%
Acer 14.61%
Toshiba 7.74%
ASUS 6.30%
Intel 3.72%
Lenovo 2.87%
Medion 1.43%
American Megatrends 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.38%
MSI MS-7522 3.19%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.66%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.66%

About Systweak Inc

Advanced System Optimizer is a software utility for Windows that has utilities for optimization, speedup, cleanup, memory management, etc.
Publisher URL: www.systweak.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.