Should I block it?
No, this file is 100% safe to run.
(Note, SmartTweak Software Ltd publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)
By SmartTweak Software Ltd (Signed)
speedupmycomputer.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges usually within the context of Windows Explorer. It is set to be run when the PC boots and the user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the current user). This is typically installed with the program SpeedUpMyComputer published by SmartTweak Software and is most likely removed by most users once installed (66% removed). The file is digitally signed by SmartTweak Software Ltd which was issued by the Thawte certificate authority (CA).
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\smarttweak software\speedupmycomputer\speedupmycomputer.exe|
|Size:||1.96 MB (2,054,776 bytes)|
|Build date:||1/10/2013 2:53 PM|
|Issued to:||SmartTweak Software Ltd|
|Effective date:||Monday, May 9, 2011|
|Expiration date:||Thursday, May 9, 2013|
|PE subsystem:||Windows GUI|
|Code language:||Microsoft Visual C++|
The following program will install this file
This is a registry cleaner the is typically bundled with download manager such as Somoto's BetterInstaller. Upon installation it will do a scan of the user's PC and report a number of errors and will require the user to register the software for a fee in order to 'clean' these errors. In many cases the errors are erroneous.
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'SpeedUpMyComputer' → C:\Program Files\SmartTweak Software\SpeedUpMyComputer\SpeedUpMyComputer.exe /ot /as
[TCP] smarttweak.com (188.8.131.52:80)
(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
|Kernel CPU time:||29,016,186 ms/min|
|Private memory:||19.38 MB|
|Private (maximum):||22.34 MB|
|Private (minimum):||14.41 MB|
|Non-paged memory:||19.38 MB|
|Virtual memory:||107.16 MB|
|Virtual memory (peak):||122.51 MB|
|Working set:||20.73 MB|
|Working set (peak):||27.61 MB|
|I/O read transfer:||33 Bytes/sec|
|I/O read operations:||1/sec|
|I/O write transfer:||24.22 KB/sec|
|I/O write operations:||12/sec|
|I/O other transfer:||2.89 KB/sec|
|I/O other operations:||157/sec|
|GUI GDI count:||471|
|GUI GDI peak:||484|
|GUI USER count:||75|
|GUI USER peak:||79|
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 8.1 Pro
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows 8 Pro
|Windows 7 Ultimate
Distribution by country
India installs about 50.00% of speedupmycomputer.exe.
Distribution by PC manufacturer