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Should I remove SpeedMaxPc?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,530
United States Rank #8,961
Reach 0.0389%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.52 days
487.40 days >
Average installed length: 256.09 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 0.13% 0.13% 1.17% 4.05% 13.97% 7.31% 1.70% 1.83% 3.92% 3.26% 7.83% 23.11% 18.80% 2.48% 10.18%

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What is SpeedMaxPc?  (from MaxTuneup)

Specializes in windows registry optimization, high performance defragmentation, junk file removal, duplicate file finder and Malware/Spyware protection!


SpeedMaxPc is a program developed by MaxTuneup. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is speedmaxpc.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 11.56 MB (12,121,534 bytes). HandleUpdate.dll 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 47% of users of SpeedMaxPc come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
SpeedMaxPc 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: SpeedMaxPc
URL: www.SpeedMaxPc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SpeedMaxPc\SpeedMaxPc
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpeedMaxPc\SpeedMaxPc\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedMaxPc

Program executable:speedmaxpc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\speedmaxpc\speedmaxpc\speedmaxpc.exe
This is the main process of SpeedMaxPc. It will automatically launch throuh a Scheduled task that is setp on install. By using a Scheduled task as opposed to a startup run registry entry, Scheduled task is able to by pass normal Windows UAC...
Additional files:
  • MyResources.dll - SpeedMaxPc
  • uninstall.exe
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll - HandleUpdate
  • 7ZipDLL.dll
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extrahieren Sie den Inhalt aus einem ZIP-Archiv.
  • LiteZip.dll - ZIP-Archiv erstellen

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SpeedMaxPc.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SpeedMaxPc_sch_A89DFC35-3F73-11E5-9AF8-50E549BD39EE' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SpeedMaxPc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SpeedMaxPc Startup.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • SpeedMaxPc.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'SpeedMaxPc' which loads as C:\Program Files\SpeedMaxPc\SpeedMaxPc\SpeedMaxPc.exe.
Network connections
  • SpeedMaxPc.exe connects to h66-38-130-201.gtcust.grouptelecom.net ( port 80).
  • SpeedMaxPc.exe connects to static-209-139-220-151.gtcust.grouptelecom.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:26.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0184304139%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00913337%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00929705%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,128,914
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:54.95 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.34 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SpeedMaxPc?

You can uninstall SpeedMaxPc 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 SpeedMaxPc, 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 SpeedMaxPc.
  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.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.01%
Windows Vista 15.67%
Windows 10 14.88%
Windows XP 10.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.13%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 8.1 6.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.74%
  Germany 17.65%
  United Kingdom 8.88%
  Australia 5.88%
  France 5.45%
  Canada 5.03%
  South Africa 2.14%
  Austria 1.93%
  New Zealand 1.60%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Switzerland 0.75%
  Ireland 0.75%
  Luxembourg 0.32%
  Singapore 0.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.96%
Dell 22.79%
Acer 18.36%
Toshiba 6.42%
Medion 4.42%
ASUS 3.98%
Samsung 2.88%
Lenovo 1.55%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Sahara 1.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.22%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.53%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.11%


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