SpeedCheckApp is a program that claims usefulness for checking internet speed. Though, it is also adware program responsible for ads displayed in Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. It is not a virus, but computer users often think that because SpeedCheckApp can suddenly appear in your web browser. The way of installing SpeedCheckApp is often deceptive because computer users do not expect bundled programs when they download needed ones. SpeedCheckApp adware is often distributed with popular programs, and it is preset for automatic installation. SpeedCheckApp consists of various program components such as one installed as Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that work together for running adware activities.
Therefore, if you want to remove SpeedCheckApp, then you need to uninstall SpeedCheckApp application and remove extensions related to SpeedCheckApp from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following SpeedCheckApp removal guide placed below.
This guide helps to remove SpeedCheckApp manually or using special security software designed for SpeedCheckApp removal. SpyHunter not only removes malicious programs. It offers a real-time protection against malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) that are not removed by anti-virus software.
What is SpeedCheckApp?
SpeedCheckApp is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks. While it is not malicious, it traces your web browsing history and might cause some problems related to your privacy and security of your computer system. Adware wastes your web traffic for running its activities. SpeedCheckApp is often deceptively installed with free programs if you miss signs of adware present in download client or a setup wizard for a program that you download. SpeedCheckApp is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing SpeedCheckApp more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than SpeedCheckApp removal.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like SpeedCheckApp, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save you a lot of time needed for removing unwanted adware applications… or use SpyHunter for real time protection, reliable virus detection, and clean removal. Use it as a SpeedCheckApp removal tool instead of wasting your time with manual removal of bunch of adware programs waiting to infect your computer with virtually any free download.
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Remove SpeedCheckApp from Windows
First, you need to uninstall SpeedCheckApp application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to SpeedCheckApp adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall SpeedCheckApp on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "SpeedCheckApp" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall SpeedCheckApp on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight SpeedCheckApp program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall SpeedCheckApp on Windows XP
Uninstalling SpeedCheckApp from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on SpeedCheckApp program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove SpeedCheckApp from Chrome
Remove SpeedCheckApp extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find SpeedCheckApp extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove SpeedCheckApp from Firefox
Remove SpeedCheckApp add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find SpeedCheckApp add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove SpeedCheckApp from Internet Explorer
Remove SpeedCheckApp extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on SpeedCheckApp, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Now SpeedCheckApp adware should be removed. Other adware and malware can still be present and cause similar problems or compromise your system security. You can detect such threats with a free scanner offered with SpyHunter. Then you can use comprehensive scan results for manual SpeedCheckApp removal or opt for an automated removal process, protection, and professional support.
Remove SpeedCheckApp Adware Infection Completely
SpeedCheckApp adware might be spread in a bundle with other like and even some malicious programs. They might be used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities on the Internet. After you remove SpeedCheckApp, run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and use SpyHunter for anti-malware protection.
Find more about safe practices that can help to prevent computer infections and protect your system against malicious programs.