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Should I remove SpeedyPC Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,725
United States Rank #15,396
Reach 0.0112%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.13 days
711.84 days >
Average installed length: 374.02 days


VersionDistribution 0.90% 1.81% 29.41% 67.87%

SpeedyPC Pro

What is SpeedyPC Pro?  (from SpeedyPC Software)

Thanks to SpeedyPC Pro, it is now easy to find out. This innovative software scans your PC in search of ActiveX and Windows registry errors, process performance problems, dangerous malware, privacy files and junk files. It then goes about eliminating these problems, which means no more slow computer, clutter, error mes...  Read more


SpeedyPC Pro is a program developed by SpeedyPC Software. 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 speedypc.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 10.65 MB (11,170,906 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 60% of users of SpeedyPC Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
SpeedyPC Pro 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: SpeedyPC Software, Inc.
URL: www.speedypc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedyPC Pro

Program executable:speedypc.exe
Name:SpeedyPC Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\speedypc software\speedypc\speedypc.exe
Additional files:
  • MyResources.dll - SpeedyPC Pro
  • uninstall.exe
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll (by Paretologic) - PGsurfer
  • 7ZipDLL.dll
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extract the contents from a ZIP archive
  • LiteZip.dll - Create a ZIP archive

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SpeedyPC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SpeedyPC Pro_sch_7B9F70DD-0169-11E5-BF1F-5063139F48A0' (runs weekly on Sundays at 04:07).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SpeedyPC.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SpeedyPC Pro Startup.
Network connections
  • SpeedyPC.exe connects to h66-38-130-201.gtcust.grouptelecom.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:28.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0352807665%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01415236%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02112841%
0.015104% average

How do I remove SpeedyPC Pro?

You can uninstall SpeedyPC Pro 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 SpeedyPC Pro, 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 SpeedyPC Pro.
  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) 52%
Win Vista 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.99%
Windows XP 13.57%
Windows 10 12.67%
Windows Vista 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.64%
Windows 8 3.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.93%
  United Kingdom 5.67%
  Germany 2.84%
  Australia 2.48%
  Canada 2.13%
  Brazil 1.77%
  Indonesia 1.42%
  Iran 1.42%
  Czech Republic 1.42%
  Italy 1.42%
  South Africa 1.06%
  Sweden 1.06%
  France 0.71%
  India 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.35%
Dell 24.32%
Acer 20.95%
Toshiba 10.14%
Sahara 2.70%
Sony 2.70%
Lenovo 2.03%
Intel 1.35%
American Megatrends 1.35%
Gateway 0.68%
Compaq 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.35%
Gateway NV73 1.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.74%
Dell Dimension E521 1.74%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.74%

About (from SpeedyPC Software)

SpeedyPC Software is proudly located in Victoria, B.C., Canada, one of the largest and most advanced technical development hubs in North America.
Publisher URL: www.speedypc.com


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