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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:PC Fix Speed

Command or file name:PCFixSpeed.exe

Threat type:Adware

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari


PC Fix Speed intrusion method

PC Fix Speed

PC Fix Speed installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (PC Fix Speed). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. PC Fix Speed copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is PCFixSpeed.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name PC Fix Speed and value PCFixSpeed.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name PCFixSpeed.exe or PC Fix Speed. Also, it can create folder with name PC Fix Speed under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about PC Fix Speed, please ask below. You can use programs to remove PC Fix Speed from your browsers below.


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  • Removes all files created by PC Fix Speed.
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  • Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.
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  • Removes all files created by PC Fix Speed.
  • Removes all registry entries created by PC Fix Speed.
  • Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.
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How to remove PC Fix Speed manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with PC Fix Speed, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by PC Fix Speed.

To get rid of PC Fix Speed, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • PCFixSpeed.exe
  • PCFixTray.exe
  • unins000.exe
  • Optimize Your PC.lnk
  • PC Fix Speed.lnk
  • PCFixSpeed.com.url
  • Uninstall PC Fix Speed.lnk

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use PC Fix Speed Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %APPDATA%\PCFixSpeed\
  • %PROGRAMS%\PC Fix Speed\
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\PCFixSpeed\

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: PCFixSpeed
    Data: C:\Program Files\PCFixSpeed\PCFixTray.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\PCFixSpeed
  • Key: HKCU\Software\PCFixSpeed

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use PC Fix Speed Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall PC Fix Speed related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for PC Fix Speed entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If PC Fix Speed won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use PC Fix Speed Removal Tool.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find PC Fix Speed under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with PC Fix Speed or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to PC Fix Speed
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find PC Fix Speed related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove PC Fix Speed related extensions from your browsers

PC Fix Speed in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to PC Fix Speed. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to PC Fix Speed or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective PC Fix Speed removal use PC Fix Speed Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to PC Fix Speed and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm PC Fix Speed removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to PC Fix Speed.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like PC Fix Speed are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like PC Fix Speed.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with PC Fix Speed and PCFixSpeed.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: cant uninstall pc fix speed

it wil not allow me to delete PC fix speed and i need it off my computer for free

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cant uninstall PCFixSpeed

When attempting to uninstall msg reads "Messages File "C:ProgramFiles(x86)PCFixSpeedunins000.msg" is missing
I also have a seperate user account currently logged on and locked and I dont know the password.
What should I do to correct both problems

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: PC Fix Speed, I CAN'T get rid of this BEAST!!

This program CAME intentionally with NO uninstall method. It is in the Program Files(x86)I WANT it OFF my computer

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: PC Fix Speed

Can you remove this virus free of charge?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: I keep getting PC fix errors

now my computer is being sucky. Like the sound stopped working and some files I think it's because of PC fix so help?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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