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What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,932
United States Rank #28,638
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.64 days
1051.24 days >
Average installed length: 552.35 days


3.1 100.00%

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PC Speed Maximizer v3.1

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What is PC Speed Maximizer?  (from Avanquest Software)

Keep your computer running like new and protect your privacy with PC Speed Maximizer. PC Speed Maximizer is fast, easy and safe! The program is designed so that even novice users can keep their computers running like new. Download a Quick Scan to give you a quick overview of the status of your computer. Deeper more pow...  Read more


PC Speed Maximizer v3.1 is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named PCSpeedMaximizer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 22.8 MB (23,905,675 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 48% of users of PC Speed Maximizer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 22.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Speed Maximizer v3.1

Program executable:PCSpeedMaximizer.exe
Name:PC Speed Maximizer
Fix PC problems and optimize performance
Path:C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\PCSpeedMaximizer.exe
Additional files:
  • SPMSmartScan.exe - PC Speed Maximizer Smart Scan
  • SPMSchedule.exe - PC Speed Maximizer Schedule
  • SPMGuard.exe - Performance Monitor
  • SPMReminder.exe
  • PCSpeedMaximizer.exe - PC Speed Maximizer (Fix PC problems and optimize performance)
  • SPMLauncher.exe - Fix, clean, optimize your PC!
  • Startw3i.exe - Startw3i (PC Speed Maximizer Launcher)
  • SPMUninstaller.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SPMLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC Speed Maximizer' and executes as C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\SPMLauncher.exe.

How do I remove PC Speed Maximizer?

Quickly and completely remove PC Speed Maximizer v3.1 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Speed Maximizer 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PC Speed Maximizer v3.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Speed Maximizer.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.61%
Windows Vista 13.41%
Windows 10 7.32%
Windows XP 3.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.54%
Windows 8 3.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.66%
Windows 7 Professional 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.57%
  United Kingdom 21.36%
  Japan 6.80%
  Canada 3.88%
  Philippines 2.91%
  Saudi Arabia 2.91%
  RS 1.94%
  Indonesia 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  MK 0.97%
  MA 0.97%
  Belgium 0.97%
  France 0.97%
  Finland 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.67%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 18.33%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Gateway 1.67%
Intel 1.67%
Compaq 1.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.58%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.63%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 1.32%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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