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Should I remove Speed Analysis 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,292
United States Rank #9,333
Reach 0.0719%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.43 days
809.33 days >
Average installed length: 425.24 days


VersionDistribution 1.76% 74.19% 0.14% 23.91%

Speed Analysis 2

What is Speed Analysis 2?

Speed Test Analysis is a 'free' web browser add-in, a BHO for Internet Explorer, that is designed to help analyze your Internet Connection speed. However, the purpose of the software is to bundle and promote the PC Performer product, a registry fixer utility that requires purchase.

About  (from PerformerSoft)

The Software may collect, store, and periodically send information back to Speed Test Analysis or third party servers. In addition, the Software collects certain registration information during the installation process. Use of certain feedback features in the Software may require you to submit certain personal informat...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is BackgroundHost.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,560,056 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SpeedAnalysis.com
URL: www.speedanalysis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speed analysis 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Speed Analysis 2\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Analysis 2

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Signed by:PurpleTech Software Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\speed analysis 2\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll (by SpeedAnalysis.com) - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll (by SpeedAnalysis.com)
  • AddonsFramework.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Analysis 2' with the class of {18DBB6CE-3148-4FEC-B481-103CB3290427}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000475726%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000978%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003779%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:111,369
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:27 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Speed Analysis 2?

You can uninstall Speed Analysis 2 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 Speed Analysis 2, 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 Speed Analysis 2.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Speed Analysis 2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.23%
Windows XP 11.64%
Windows 10 10.30%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.59%
  Brazil 9.62%
  Germany 7.15%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  India 3.45%
  France 3.25%
  Indonesia 2.21%
  Canada 2.21%
  Italy 2.21%
  MK 2.02%
  Iran 1.56%
  MA 1.37%
  Czech Republic 1.17%
  Japan 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.42%
Acer 22.61%
Dell 18.65%
Toshiba 7.23%
ASUS 5.94%
Samsung 5.36%
Lenovo 3.73%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Sahara 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.93%
Positivo MOBILE 3.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.70%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.21%

About PerformerSoft

PerformerSoft products bundle one or more of the following potentially unwanted software programs including Babylon Toolbar from Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers, Searchcore Toolbar, DealFinder add-on, PriceGong, Findamo, and many others.
Publisher URL: www.performersoft.com


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