PC Speed Up PUP – how to delete it?

PC Speed Up is a misleading program which was designed specifically to trick you into wasting your money, without actually rendering any decent services for your PC. It is commonly integrated with installers of other free programs. What you should understand is the fact that this particular software was simply not designed to make your PC work faster or better.


PC Speed Up

As soon as you start your PC, this PC Speed Up will come up and will start its fictitious scanning of your computer. Later on you will be told about various fake threats supposedly found by it. This is done to scare you into thinking that your PC is in danger. When you click on Fix or Repair buttons, the program will tell you to purchase its full version, which is not really different from the trial one.

We suggest that you immediately follow the removal guide below that will assist you in removal of PC Speed Up malware from your computer. What you should do is to scan the system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware, remove the infections it finds and to reset your browsers with its help. Feel free to contact us if you need any further help on our part.


PC Speed Up automatic removal tool:

PC Speed Up removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with PC Speed Up in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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