What does the speedupmypc.exe file do?
The speedupmypc.exe process is also known as SpeedUpMyPC and is a part of Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC (Version 3). This software is produced by Uniblue Software (www.uniblue.com) or, as the case may be, Uniblue Systems (www.uniblue.com). An obsolete or defective version of speedupmypc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SpeedUpMyPC has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SpeedUpMyPC has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- speedupmypc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module speedupmypc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about speedupmypc.exe SpeedUpMyPC
speedupmypc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file speedupmypc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 9,442,584 bytes (40% of all these files), 4,820,992 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The speedupmypc file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. Speedupmypc.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes, monitor other applications, hides its presence from system tools as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 7% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves speedupmypc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about speedupmypc?
|This startup item is necessary if you want to control and monitor your resources and memory automatically. |
|It's a leftover file or something, from uninstall, and I can't get rid of it booting up. |
|its a software by Uniblue. (further information...) |
|It's left over from the trial version of SpeedUpMyPC. After uniinstall it leaves the C:\programfiles\uniblue directory populated with a few files including speedupmypc.exe. I deleted this folder and the annoying popup at start up doesn't occur anymore. |
|It cannot be uninstalled |
Summary: 2 users judge speedupmypc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 4 users have already deleted speedupmypc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC
To remove SpeedUpMyPC from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if speedupmypc.exe (SpeedUpMyPC) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of SpeedUpMyPC. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SpeedUpMyPC or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or speedupmypc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.