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Should I remove Free PC Speed Boost?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,379
United States Rank #34,173
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.31 days
38.56 days >
Average installed length: 20.26 days


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Free PC Speed Boost

What is Free PC Speed Boost?  (from Fedder Limited)

The PC Speed-Boost Toolbar is a browser add-on that dramatically speeds up your PC with free registry scanning, spyware scanning, and ad-blocking tools for faster browsing. Also includes built-in 1-click privacy controls (erase history, cookies & cache with one button), pop-up blocker.


Free PC Speed Boost is a software program developed by Fedder Limited. 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 primary executable is named free_pc_speed_boost.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 3.71 MB (3,888,952 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 79% of users of Free PC Speed Boost come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PCSpeedBooster
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free pc speed boost
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Free PC Speed Boost\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free PC Speed Boost

Program executable:free_pc_speed_boost.exe
Name:Free PC Speed Boost Module
Path:C:\Program Files\free pc speed boost\free_pc_speed_boost.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Free_PC_Speed_Boost.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FreePCSpeedBoost' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 5:30 AM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Free_PC_Speed_Boost.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Free PC Speed Boost' and executes as C:\Program Files\Free PC Speed Boost\Free_PC_Speed_Boost.exe.

How do I remove Free PC Speed Boost?

You can uninstall Free PC Speed Boost 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 Free PC Speed Boost, 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 Free PC Speed Boost.
  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.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.07%
  Australia 2.33%
  Canada 2.33%
  Egypt 2.33%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Hungary 2.33%
  Indonesia 2.33%
  India 2.33%
  KE 2.33%
  Mexico 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.48%
Toshiba 17.24%
Dell 13.79%
Lenovo 10.34%
Samsung 10.34%
Acer 6.90%
ASUS 3.45%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 11.11%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 7.41%
Dell Inspiron One 2020 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-A 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L15W-B 3.70%


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