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Should I remove Speed Test App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,250
United States Rank #14,867
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.51 days
221.57 days >
Average installed length: 116.42 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.1.0.0 35.60%
4.0.0.2 4.40%
4.0.0.0 60.00%

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Speed Test App

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Overview

Speed Test App is a program developed by BestOffersApp.com. The most used version is 4.0.0.0, 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. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 3.11 MB (3,260,451 bytes). updater.js is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 34% of users of Speed Test App come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Canada.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Speed Test App.
BackgroundHost.exe (81635b942800b3f0c1969290a05c1762) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1486 Adware.Win32.Besttoolbars.bG
ESET-NOD32 8.10133 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.G
Malwarebytes v2014.08.06.09 PUP.Optional.Besttoolbars
McAfee 5600.7046 Artemis!81635B942800
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7046 Artemis!81635B942800
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.218 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0619
ScriptHost.dll (0540540e6f9359a143310390d53cdfe5) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Besttoolbars (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 PUA.Win32.Besttoolbars.BJ
ESET-NOD32 10654 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.J
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.axk
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!0540540E6F93
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 Artemis
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.62995 Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.deiqbl
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA AD
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0917
VIPRE Antivirus 34424 Besttoolbars (fs)
       View all 17 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Speed Analysis
URL: www.bestoffersapp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speed test
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Speed Test\uninstall_nsis.exe
Estimated size: 3.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Test App

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Add-ons Framework
BackgroundHost
Path:C:\Program Files\speed test\BackgroundHost.exe
MD5:81635b942800b3f0c1969290a05c1762
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll
  • (Malware detected) BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • BackgroundHost64.exe
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • ButtonSite64.dll
  • button.js
  • content.js
  • jquery-1.9.1.min.js
  • json2.min.js
  • rjs.js
  • uninstall.exe
  • uninstall_nsis.exe
  • updater.js
  • updaterWrapper.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ScriptHost64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test' with the class of {1B084C86-9657-42F9-A5E5-AC8DD832CDE9}.
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Speed Test' with the class of {319A461D-5202-4578-9EDC-CA35B9C0B561}.

How do I remove Speed Test App?

Quickly and completely remove Speed Test App from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Speed Test App from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Speed Test App 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 Speed Test App, 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 Speed Test App.
  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 Test App you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,250

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.49%
Windows 10 26.59%
Windows XP 4.40%
Windows Vista 3.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.35%
Windows 7 Professional 11.73%
Windows 8.1 10.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.42%
  India 5.54%
  Canada 5.16%
  Germany 2.68%
  Australia 2.29%
  IQ 2.29%
  DZ 2.10%
  Iran 2.10%
  Philippines 1.91%
  Indonesia 1.72%
  Russia 1.53%
  DK 1.53%
  United Kingdom 1.53%
  Portugal 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.71%
Dell 22.61%
Acer 21.02%
ASUS 8.28%
Toshiba 6.05%
Lenovo 5.10%
Samsung 4.14%
GIGABYTE 2.55%
Medion 1.27%
American Megatrends 0.64%
Intel 0.64%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.79%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.59%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.59%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.40%

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