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SpeedswitchXP V1.5

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What is SpeedswitchXP?  (from Christian Diefer)

SpeedswitchXP is a small applet that sits in the system tray and allows dynamic switching of the frequencies of mobile Intel and mobile AMD CPUs under Windows XP. During the development of Windows XP, Microsoft decided to integrate dynamic frequency switching into the operating system itself. On a default Windows XP in...  Read more


SpeedswitchXP V1.5 is a software program developed by Christian Diefer. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named SpeedswitchXP.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,067,674 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of SpeedswitchXP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diefer.de/speedswitchxp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\speedswitchxp
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SpeedswitchXP\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedswitchXP V1.5

Program executable:SpeedswitchXP.exe
A CPU frequency applet for Windows XP
Path:C:\Program Files\speedswitchxp\SpeedswitchXP.exe
Additional files:
  • SpeedswitchXP.exe - SpeedswitchXP (A CPU frequency applet for Windows XP)
  • SpeedswitchXPDEU.dll - CPU-Frequenzkontrolle für Windows XP
  • SpeedswitchXPENU.dll
  • SpeedswitchXPJPN.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • sswitchxp152.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SpeedswitchXP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SpeedswitchXP' and executes as C:\Program Files\SpeedswitchXP\SpeedswitchXP.exe.

How do I remove SpeedswitchXP?

Quickly and completely remove SpeedswitchXP V1.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SpeedswitchXP 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 SpeedswitchXP V1.5, 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 SpeedswitchXP.

Win XP 79%
Win 10 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 79.41%
Windows 7 14.71%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Windows 10 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 81.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.06%
Windows 8 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.50%
  Germany 10.00%
  United Kingdom 7.50%
  Romania 5.00%
  BA 2.50%
  CY 2.50%
  Spain 2.50%
  France 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.50%
  Singapore 2.50%
  Slovakia 2.50%
  UA 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 46.67%
American Megatrends 13.33%
Lenovo 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 6.67%
Sahara 6.67%
Sony 3.33%
ASUS 3.33%
Acer 3.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.45%
Dell Computer Latitude D6... 6.45%
MSI MS-7673 3.23%
MEDION WIM2180 3.23%
LENOVO 7661WGK 3.23%
LENOVO 765912G 3.23%


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