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Should I remove Speed Analysis Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.86 days
467.94 days >
Average installed length: 245.87 days


VersionDistribution 22.22% 3.70% 74.07%

Speed Analysis Plus

What is Speed Analysis Plus?

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 SpeedAnalysis 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 information su...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named BackgroundHost.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 1.48 MB (1,556,074 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Speed Analysis Plus.
ScriptHost.dll (a96fd1a371fd75d3775b25d12aed5ce4) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 8/2/2013 rev. 6 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.9 TROJ_GEN.F47V0702
Speed Analysis Plus has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SpeedAnalysis.com
URL: www.speedanalysis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speed analysis plus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Speed Analysis Plus\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Analysis Plus

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\speed analysis plus\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll (by SpeedAnalysis.com) - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • 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 Plus' with the class of {8582B176-B96B-4EA3-AD69-8F51C8EB514C}.

How do I remove Speed Analysis Plus?

You can uninstall Speed Analysis Plus 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 Plus, 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 Plus.
  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 Plus you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 10 7%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.48%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.63%
Windows 7 Professional 18.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.70%
Windows 8 Pro 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.67%
  Italy 10.00%
  RS 6.67%
  Greece 6.67%
  TT 3.33%
  South Africa 3.33%
  Brazil 3.33%
  Taiwan 3.33%
  Colombia 3.33%
  SN 3.33%
  Russia 3.33%
  DZ 3.33%
  Pakistan 3.33%
  Romania 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.09%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
ASUS 13.04%
Samsung 8.70%
Toshiba 8.70%
Intel 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Dell 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Common models
Samsung X320/X420/X520 ... 5.56%
Samsung RV410/RV510/S3510... 5.56%
MSI MS-7636 5.56%
LENOVO Brazos 5.56%

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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