What is Speed Up My Computer?
Speed Up My Computer is classified as a potentially unwanted program. It was developed by SmartTweak Software and is promoted as an application that will better your computer performance. It is said to increase your PC speed and that is why a lot of users may think that it is actually useful. It is not. We will explain in detail why in the next paragraph. Speed Up My Computer comes bundled with other software or it can be downloaded at Cnet.com.
It is never a good sign if a program comes bundled with freeware as usually it is done in order for the unwanted application to access your PC without you even noticing it. Speed Up My Computer has been associated with such suspicious programs as Delta Search Toolbar, Movies Toolbar, Ask.com and other potentially unwanted applications. We recommend to delete Speed Up My Computer from your system as there is nothing beneficial about it.
Why should I uninstall Speed Up My Computer?
Speed Up My Computer may not be a malicious program itself, but it does provide you with false information in order to benefit from it. Once the program is installed on your PC, Speed Up My Computer starts scanning your system and afterwards it claims that there are certain registry errors, malicious files, network problems or other system issues that you should fix. It does not matter if the computer is actually infected or not the program will always display the supposed threats and will even provide you with a list of the non-existent malicious files. Then it will suggest a solution to your computer problems by offering you to buy a full version of Speed Up My Computer. Needless to say, all of this is done in order to make profit by tricking a computer user into purchasing something he does not need at all.
Other symptoms of Speed Up My Computer include your browser settings such as home page and default search engine to be replaced by Ask.com. It may also install various toolbars that have been mentioned above. If you want to keep your computer safe and not be tricked into spending your money on something completely useless you should remove Speed Up My Computer from your PC as soon as you can.
How to remove Speed Up My Computer?
Fortunately, Speed Up My Computer is not malware which means it can be deleted manually via Control Panel. This task should not be too complicated since we have provided easy-to-follow instructions for all Windows systems below. However, if you want to be sure to remove Speed Up My Computer and all of its components you can use a malware removal tool. This option is always more reliable. Or you can scan the PC with a free scanner after Speed Up My Computer deletion to make sure that it has been fully eliminated.
Remove Speed Up My Computer from Windows XP
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel
- Choose Add or Remove programs from the list
- Afterwards, select Speed Up My Computer
- Click Remove
Remove Speed Up My Computer from Windows 7 and Vista
- Click and Start and select Control Panel
- Open Uninstall a program
- Remove Speed Up My Computer from your PC
Remove Speed Up My Computer from Windows 8
- Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right
- Wait for the Charm bar to appear
- Click Settings and select Control Panel
- Access Uninstall a program
- Delete Speed Up My Computer
Reset Internet Explorer
Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced tab -> Reset -> Reset -> Close
Reset Mozilla Firefox
Help -> Troubleshooting Information -> Reset Firefox – > Reset Firefox – > Finish
Reset Google Chrome
Google Chrome menu -> Settings -> Show Advanced Settings -> Reset browser settings -> Reset
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