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Should I remove SpeedZooka?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,666
United States Rank #8,913
Reach 0.0194%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.20 days
271.48 days >
Average installed length: 142.64 days


4.55.14 100.00%

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What is SpeedZooka?

SpeedZooka is marketed as a PC performance optimizer that utilizes several techniques to attempt to increase the speed of the user's PC include registry tuning (which is a practice that is often criticized by experts as producing no results) as well as hard drive scrubbing. The overall value of such PC performance optimization is questionable yet might offer some benefit depending on the overall usability of the PC.

About  (from ZookaWare)

SpeedZooka speeds up, optimizes and fixes errors on your PC with these easy to use features: SpeedZooka's registry cleaner scans for and repairs 15 types of registry errors. We recommend running the registry defragmenter next to further optimize your registry. To speed up your Windows startup we created Startup Optimiz...  Read more


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 SpeedZooka.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 24.75 MB (25,950,702 bytes). speedzookaupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SpeedZooka.
SpeedZooka.exe (4d46e96b1c90a57fcd92ea9e883b393a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 19657 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.10484 a variant of Win32/Adware.RegGenie

Program detailsProgram details

URL: zookaware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speedzooka
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpeedZooka\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 24.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedZooka

Program executable:SpeedZooka.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\speedzooka\SpeedZooka.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SpeedZooka.exe - SpeedZooka
  • speedzookasetup_99791111176458773411.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • SpeedZookaCleanup.exe
  • SpeedZookaScheduler.exe
  • speedzookaupdater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SpeedZooka.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{160A4451-2579-49D7-822B-C28767E96127}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • SpeedZooka.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SpeedZooka' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SpeedZooka\SpeedZooka.exe".
  • SpeedZookaCleanup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SpeedZooka Defragmenter' and executes as C:\Program Files\SpeedZooka\SpeedZookaCleanup.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SpeedZookaScheduler.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SpeedZooka Scheduler' which loads as C:\Program Files\SpeedZooka\SpeedZookaScheduler.exe.

How do I remove SpeedZooka?

You can uninstall SpeedZooka 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 SpeedZooka, 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 SpeedZooka.
  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) 49%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.48%
Windows 10 40.89%
Windows Vista 5.47%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.55%
Windows 8.1 16.09%
Windows 10 Home 12.66%
Windows 7 Professional 11.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.60%
Windows 10 Pro 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.33%
  United Kingdom 8.53%
  Canada 3.91%
  Australia 2.84%
  New Zealand 1.07%
  Ireland 0.71%
  Spain 0.36%
  Hungary 0.36%
  Russia 0.36%
  South Africa 0.36%
  AL 0.18%
  Austria 0.18%
  BG 0.18%
  Czech Republic 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.87%
Dell 26.29%
Acer 14.34%
Toshiba 8.37%
ASUS 5.58%
Lenovo 4.38%
Samsung 1.59%
Intel 1.20%
American Megatrends 0.80%
MSI 0.80%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.74%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.05%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.05%
ASUSTeK M32CD_A_F_K20CD_K... 2.05%


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