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Should I remove Speed Test Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.94 days
249.08 days >
Average installed length: 130.87 days


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Speed Test Desktop


Speed Test Desktop is a software program developed by Nimitech ltd. The primary executable is named SpeedAnalysis.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. The installed file AutoUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 25% of users of Speed Test Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and Malaysia.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Speed Test Desktop.
SpeedAnalysis.exe (ef472eb53456347f2d282af9c622e326) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0619
Speed Test Desktop has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Speed Analysis
URL: nimitech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speedanalysis
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpeedAnalysis\uninstall_nsis.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Speed Test Desktop

Program executable:SpeedAnalysis.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\speedanalysis\SpeedAnalysis.exe
Additional files:
  • SpeedAnalysis.exe - SpeedAnalysis
  • uninstall_nsis.exe
  • AutoUpdate.dll (by Eduardo Olivera) - AutoUpdate
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)

How do I remove Speed Test Desktop?

You can uninstall Speed Test Desktop 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 Test Desktop, 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 Test Desktop.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 18.75%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.75%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%
Windows 8 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  DZ 10.00%
  Malaysia 10.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  CW 5.00%
  Iran 5.00%
  IS 5.00%
  Kuwait 5.00%
  ME 5.00%
  NP 5.00%
  Peru 5.00%
  Qatar 5.00%
  SY 5.00%
  TT 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 13.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Dell 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Sony 13.33%
Acer 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
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HP 2000 Notebook PC 7.14%


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