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Should I remove SpeedyPC Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,624
United States Rank #3,511
Reach 0.0850%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.39 days
394.93 days >
Average installed length: 207.51 days


VersionDistribution 0.06% 0.06% 0.12% 0.06% 0.18% 0.18% 0.36% 0.18% 0.18% 0.06% 0.54% 8.42% 1.79% 0.66% 1.73% 0.30% 1.37% 0.54% 2.93% 10.09% 3.52% 4.48% 4.54% 2.15% 0.06% 0.42% 23.46% 1.19% 1.13% 0.18% 1.97% 7.04% 4.96% 15.04%

SpeedyPC Pro

What is SpeedyPC Pro?

SpeedyPC Pro is registry cleaner utility whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. SpeedyPC Pro automates the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them. The necessity and usefulness of registry cleaners is a controversial topic, with experts in disagreement over their benefits.

About  (from SpeedyPC Software)

A variety of things can cause your PC to be sluggish and erratic or to crash and freeze. SpeedyPC Pro is an advanced program that solves the common problems that diminish your computer’s performance. It only takes a few minutes to download, install and scan with SpeedyPC Pro to see what could be causing your computer...  Read more


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 26 files and is usually about 10.68 MB (11,203,385 bytes). Update.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
  • Starts automatically
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SpeedyPC Pro.
SpeedyPC.exe (4778afc5fa46d3a9aeea2ac9f4c8c267) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Dr.Web Program.Unwanted.126
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 SpeedyPCPro
VIPRE Antivirus 34812 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
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

URL: www.speedypc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpeedyPC Pro

Program executable:speedypc.exe
Name:SpeedyPC Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\speedypc software\speedypc\speedypc.exe
SpeedyPC Pro is a Windows registry repair software utility designed to fix potentially damaged registry entries by scanning for entries that point to various files that are no longer active on the PC.
Additional files:
  • DC_offer.exe - SpeedyPC Pro Upgrade Offer (DC_Offer)
  • MyResources.dll - SpeedyPC Pro
  • uninstall.exe
  • Update.exe - SpeedyPC Pro Installer
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll - HandleUpdate
  • 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_ED8F8B0C-D437-11E6-99E8-AC162D4EEC4C' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 1:42 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SpeedyPC.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SpeedyPC Pro Startup.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • SpeedyPC.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'SpeedyPC Pro' which loads as C:\Program Files\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe.
Network connections
  • SpeedyPC.exe connects to h66-38-130-201.gtcust.grouptelecom.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0631480109%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02321555%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.03993246%
0.015104% average
70 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) 58%
Win Vista 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.04%
Windows 10 20.44%
Windows Vista 9.21%
Windows XP 8.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.85%
Windows 7 Professional 9.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.12%
Windows 8.1 7.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.56%
  United Kingdom 4.64%
  Australia 2.34%
  Canada 2.18%
  Iran 1.46%
  Germany 1.00%
  Israel 0.71%
  India 0.67%
  France 0.63%
  Mexico 0.50%
  Brazil 0.50%
  Saudi Arabia 0.50%
  South Africa 0.46%
  Belgium 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.06%
Hewlett-Packard 30.88%
Acer 13.82%
Toshiba 9.34%
ASUS 5.21%
Lenovo 2.06%
Intel 1.62%
Samsung 0.99%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.02%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.61%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.41%

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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