84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove PC Power Speed?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,811
United States Rank #16,832
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 134.59 days
912.03 days >
Average installed length: 479.20 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

PC Power Speed

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


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is pcpowerspeed.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 4.6 MB (4,824,310 bytes).
  • 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 Packed.Win32.Obfuscated.10!O
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.BHO!1.66E4
Sophos 4.95 PC Power Speed
Vba32 AntiVirus BScope.Trojan-Dropper.Injector
PCPowerTray.exe (babccadb6191c748bc98b0eb72563d53) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ByteHero BDV Virus.Win32.Heur.i
Sophos 4.95.0 PC Power Speed
Vba32 AntiVirus 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

Displayed publisher: Crawler, LLC.
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

Program executable:pcpowerspeed.exe (Malware detected)
Name:PC Power Speed
Path:C:\Program Files\pcpowerspeed\pcpowerspeed.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 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

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
70 average
Memory:2.12 MB
Total CPU:0.0042233989%
Kernel CPU:0.00211170%
User CPU:0.00211170%

How do I remove PC Power Speed?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PC Power Speed, 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 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.27%
Windows Vista 16.36%
Windows 10 3.64%
Windows XP 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.60%
Windows 7 Professional 4.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.75%
Windows 7 Starter 1.83%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.24%
  United Kingdom 5.78%
  Australia 1.73%
  France 1.16%
  Mexico 1.16%
  Japan 1.16%
  Germany 1.16%
  Norway 0.58%
  Austria 0.58%
  Venezuela 0.58%
  Portugal 0.58%
  PR 0.58%
  Canada 0.58%
  Czech Republic 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.23%
Dell 25.58%
Toshiba 15.12%
Acer 12.79%
ASUS 8.14%
Samsung 3.49%
Sony 3.49%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5733Z 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.02%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300D 2.02%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.02%

About Crawler

Run by Xacti Group Companies Crawler provides toolbar type programs for various Web browsers.
Publisher URL: www.crawler.com

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JMJover a year 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.