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Should I remove PC Speed Maximizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,423
United States Rank #42,133
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.01 days
118.21 days >
Average installed length: 62.11 days


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PC Speed Maximizer v4


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,081,150 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 26% of users of PC Speed Maximizer come from Italy, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Speed Maximizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Speed Maximizer v4

  • SPMSchedule.exe (by Avanquest Software) - PC Speed Maximizer Schedule
  • PCSpeedMaximizer.exe (by Avanquest Software) - PC Speed Maximizer
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • sqlite3.dll (by SQLite Development Team) - SQLite (SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SPMSchedule.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC Speed Maximizer Schedule.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SPMSchedule.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\SPMSchedule.exe.

How do I remove PC Speed Maximizer?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PC Speed Maximizer v4, 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 Speed Maximizer.

Win 10 82%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.26%
Windows 7 16.94%
Windows XP 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 57.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.76%
Windows 8.1 9.76%
Windows 10 Pro 8.94%
Windows 7 Professional 4.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.40% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 26.40%
  Germany 23.20%
  United States 17.60%
  France 16.00%
  Spain 6.40%
  Austria 1.60%
  Australia 1.60%
  United Kingdom 1.60%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Norway 1.60%
  DK 0.80%
  JE 0.80%
  Kazakstan 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.65%
ASUS 21.43%
Acer 19.39%
Lenovo 15.31%
Medion 6.12%
Dell 3.06%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 3.51%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.63%
ASUS All Series 2.63%
ASUSTeK GL752VW 1.75%
ASUSTeK X553MA 1.75%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 15... 1.75%


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