What is Ads by SpeedCheck?
SpeedCheck is a program created by Virtue Interactive Ltd. This potentially unwanted application, often classified as adware, is promoted as a tool that can help you measure your Internet speed. The reason why SpeedCheck is classified as an ad-supported application is because it starts generating various adverts as soon as it gets installed onto your PC.
In fact, that is the main reason the software was created. Moreover, the program that is supposed to check your Internet speed will in fact slow down your system by using a lot of its resources. It is clear that a program like that should not be kept on your computer. If you want to uninstall Ads by SpeedCheck, you will have to uninstall the adware from your system.
How does SpeedCheck work?
Ads by SpeedCheck will appear in your browser no matter which one you use, because the adware is compatible with all of them. The program shows you random advertisements no matter which page you visit. The ads will include banners, pop-ups, sponsored links, interstitial adverts and so on. They will be labeled “brought by SpeedCheck”, “Ads by SpeedCheck” and similar. Clicking on them is not something we would recommend as they may turn out to be fake. If you follow a corrupted link, you will be redirected to a page that contains some kind of a virtual scam. You could be tricked into downloading malware, sharing your personal details, etc. That is why it is best to terminate Ads by SpeedCheck as soon as possible.
If you are not sure how you acquired SpeedCheck, that is because the adware tends to travel with other free third party software. When you install freeware, you need to pay attention to the installation wizard, otherwise you will often end up with potentially unwanted applications. To avoid them all you need to do is select Custom or Advanced installation and un-check the boxes with additional offers.
How to remove Ads by SpeedCheck?
As it has already been mentioned, in order to eliminate Ads by SpeedCheck from your browsers, you need to delete SpeedCheck from your system. Fortunately, that should not be too difficult to do. You can uninstall the adware via Control Panel or you could download an anti-malware tool. If you choose manual Ads by SpeedCheck removal, you can follow the instructions presented below. If, however, you want to ensure your system’s safety in the future, you should install the malware prevention and removal utility. It will help you delete Ads by SpeedCheck and other infections that may be on your PC.
Ads by SpeedCheck Removal
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → SpeedCheck → Remove
Windows 7/Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → SpeedCheck → Uninstall
- Win+S → input Control Panel → Uninstall a program → SpeedCheck → Uninstall.
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