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Should I remove SpeedUpMyComputer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,202
United States Rank #17,409
Reach 0.0588%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.52 days
516.92 days >
Average installed length: 271.60 days


38.1 68.42% 19.41% 0.43% 0.26% 0.17% 0.09%
0.0 11.22%

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What is SpeedUpMyComputer?

This is a registry cleaner the is typically bundled with download manager such as Somoto's BetterInstaller. Upon installation it will do a scan of the user's PC and report a number of errors and will require the user to register the software for a fee in order to 'clean' these errors. In many cases the errors are erroneous.

About  (from SmartTweak Software)

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The most used version is 38.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is SpeedUpMyComputer.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.39 MB (3,555,696 bytes).
  • 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!
SpeedUpMyComputer 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

URL: www.speedupmycomputer.net
Help link: www.smarttweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SmartTweak Software\SpeedUpMyComputer
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{9F3B34E5-5A8B-47B4-94FF-DC419138ED47}\setup_dt.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 3.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedUpMyComputer

Program executable:SpeedUpMyComputer.exe
Signed by:SmartTweak Software Ltd
Path:C:\Program Files\SmartTweak Software\SpeedUpMyComputer\SpeedUpMyComputer.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SpeedUpMyComputer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SpeedUpMyComputer' and executes as C:\Program Files\SmartTweak Software\SpeedUpMyComputer\SpeedUpMyComputer.exe /ot /as.
Network connections
  • SpeedUpMyComputer.exe connects to smarttweak.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0037951932%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00265281%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00114239%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,460,937
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:33 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:24.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SpeedUpMyComputer?

You can uninstall SpeedUpMyComputer 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 SpeedUpMyComputer, 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 SpeedUpMyComputer.
  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) 56%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.70%
Windows 10 24.59%
Windows XP 5.78%
Windows Vista 2.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.23%
Windows 7 Professional 10.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.80%
Windows 8.1 5.19%
Windows 8 Pro 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 12.26%
  Israel 8.36%
  India 6.18%
  Saudi Arabia 5.99%
  Brazil 4.72%
  MA 4.18%
  Turkey 4.09%
  Czech Republic 3.91%
  Italy 3.72%
  Netherlands 2.18%
  United Kingdom 2.00%
  Romania 1.91%
  Germany 1.91%
  Thailand 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.54%
Acer 20.05%
Dell 17.28%
ASUS 10.42%
Toshiba 10.16%
Samsung 4.49%
Lenovo 3.83%
Intel 2.37%
American Megatrends 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.83%
Dell Inspiron N5010 5.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.45%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.15%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.84%

About (from SmartTweak Software)

Our company is currently one of the leading developers of software products in the area of computer security, protection of confidential information and optimization of computer systems.
Publisher URL: www.smarttweak.net


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