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Danger level 4
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Speed Test

Speed Test is a software application that will help you to access the website speedanalysis.com where you could check your internet connection speed. After you perform a test, you will see the results on your screen, which seems rather convenient. However, not everything is so perfect about this application. The specialists of pcthreat.com have found out that this program might install various additional programs together with it, which is why it is classified as a potentially unwanted program. Speed Test is not a very serious threat itself; thus, it is not obligatory to rush to delete it. However, if it happens that you notice any of the annoying activities of Speed Test, you should get rid of it without any further considerations.

It has been found out that Speed Test can be installed on Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox; thus, you are going to notice the presence of these programs on the above mentioned browsers. After the installation, the button will be added to these browsers and it will allow you to access the speed test very quickly; you will just have to click on the button once. However, you should be also aware that Speed Test might collect information related to your browsing habits. As it states in its Privacy Policy, this application might collect information about the websites you visit and the advertisements that you see on those websites as well as the searches that you perform. If it is rather unacceptable for you, you can always remove Speed Test without any further considerations; if you change your mind, you will be able to get it from speedanalysis.com again.

Some of the computer users report that they have noticed various additional programs that, very probable, came together with Speed Test. These programs include PC Performer, MyPCBackup, FreePDFReader, and Conduit. We recommend removing them from your system the moment you notice their presence because you are going to notice various undesirable activities. For instance, if you keep PC Performer on your system, it might slow your system down. Other applications might act similarly as well.

If you are not satisfied with Speed Test, you can remove it from your system whenever you want to. We have provided the manual removal instructions to help you to get rid of Speed Test. However, we strongly recommend scanning your system with a reliable antimalware tool like SpyHunter to make sure that there are no other threats and delete those existing ones straightaway. Besides, you will not need to take care about the security of your system because this antimalware suite will do this work for you.

How to remove Speed Test

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser and then tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons.
  3. In the section Toolbars and Extensions, select the extension that you want to remove.
  4. Click the Disable button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and then press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions from the menu on the left.
  3. Click on the unwanted extension and then select Remove.
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How to manually remove Speed Test

Files associated with Speed Test infection:

AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll
BackgroundHost64.exe
ButtonSite.dll
ScriptHost64.dll
ScriptHost.dll
BackgroundHost.exe
PropertySync.exe
AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll
ButtonSite64.dll

Speed Test DLL's to remove:

ScriptHost.dll
ScriptHost64.dll
ButtonSite64.dll
ButtonSite.dll
AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll
AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll

Speed Test processes to kill:

BackgroundHost.exe
PropertySync.exe
BackgroundHost64.exe
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