SpeedItUp is a program presented as a tool for checking speed of your browsing used also for displaying ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Adware programs are often bundled and distributed with popular free programs and automatically installed if you fail to block its installation. If you occasionally installed such program, then ads will appear in your web browser. The option for installing SpeedItUp is usually shown with a marked check box in a download client or setup wizard screens that comes with a free download.
If you want to get rid of or SpeedItUp ads and remove this adware, then you can easily do that by following this guide. For this, you need to remove SpeedItUp components installed as Windows application, BHO (browser helper object) and other web browser extensions related to SpeedItUp adware. Certainly, it is possible there is more malicious programs on your computer and adware programs similar to SpeedItUp. In this case, it is better to use special removal tools for uninstalling all dangerous programs and removing other computer infections.
This removal guide will help you to remove SpeedItUp manually. If you want to get rid of ads in your web browser and malicious programs that are spying on you, then you need some detection tool like SpyHunter anti-malware scanner that offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is SpeedItUp?
SpeedItUp is an adware that offers you to check the speed of your internet connection for localizing problems and negotiating with your web providers. It however can deceptively infect your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. SpeedItUp consists of a Windows application and similarly named browser extensions specific for web browsers installed on your computer. These adware components are designed for spying on your web browsing and displaying ads related to your browsing history. When you click on such ads, SpeedItUp owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While SpeedItUp is not malicious, the downside of using it is wasted web traffic and your compromised privacy that put you at risk of sharing your user’s profile among various sales companies. SpeedItUp is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for SpeedItUp before installing a program or update that you download. Removing SpeedItUp is quite easy, but other adware programs that might come bundled with it are often tricky and stubborn for your removal effort.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware products like SpeedItUp, then you need to remember that adware programs are delivered with other free programs, set for automatic installation, and installed unless you disable such optional items. Pay attention to marked check boxes placed in setup wizard screens and disable additional software unless you know it. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs. Read EULA that might inform you about adware programs and terms of their use.
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand.
SpeedItUp Adware Removal ToolSpeedItUp Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove SpeedItUp and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to SpeedItUp malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete SpeedItUp components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against SpeedItUp and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove SpeedItUp from Windows
First, you need to uninstall SpeedItUp application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to SpeedItUp 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 SpeedItUp 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 "SpeedItUp" 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 SpeedItUp 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 SpeedItUp program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall SpeedItUp on Windows XP
Uninstalling SpeedItUp 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 SpeedItUp program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove SpeedItUp from Chrome
Remove SpeedItUp 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 SpeedItUp extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove SpeedItUp from Firefox
Remove SpeedItUp 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 SpeedItUp add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove SpeedItUp from Internet Explorer
Remove SpeedItUp 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 SpeedItUp, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is simple but your computer might have other similar infections. If want to make it clean and value your time, then use SpeedItUp Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and get rid of other computer infections.
Remove SpeedItUp Adware Infection Completely
SpeedItUp adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove SpeedItUp adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.