How to delete PC Speed Test

April 22, 2021

What is PC Speed Test

How does PC Speed Test works

PC Speed Test is an application that employs social engineering to ploy users onto installing debatable software. This is the ad-sustained-classification possibly unneeded application which can also provoke alters to web browser installation mode and adjust preferences like a search tool, default home page, new tab. Pop-ups and routing along with this exact proposal to investigate the PC speed, pop-up out of nowhere, and the speed of the device pc suffers notably because of supplementary procedures and promotional material showcase regularly. The software is created to generate revenue, and that may occur through pay-per-press approaches.

How to delete PC Speed Test


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Stage 1: Delete Browser Extension

First of all, we would recommend that you check your browser extensions and remove any that are linked to PC Speed Test. A lot of adware and other unwanted programs use browser extensions in order to hijacker internet applications.

Remove PC Speed Test Extension from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. In the address bar, type: chrome://extensions/ and press Enter.
  3. Look for PC Speed Test or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Remove’.

Uninstall PC Speed Test Extension from Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. In the address bar, type: about:addons and press Enter.
  3. From the menu on the left, choose Extensions.
  4. Look for PC Speed Test or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Remove’.

Delete PC Speed Test Extension from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Press on the Safari Settings icon, which you can find in the upper-right corner.
  3. Select Preferences from the list.
  4. Choose the Extensions tab.
  5. Look for PC Speed Test or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Uninstall’.
  6. Additionally, open Safari Settings again and choose Downloads.
  7. If PC Speed Test.safariextz appears on the list, select it and press ‘Clear’.

Remove PC Speed Test Add-ons from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. From the menu at the top, select Tools and then press Manage add-ons.
  3. Look for PC Speed Test or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Remove’.
  4. Reopen Internet Explorer.In the unlikely scenario that PC Speed Test is still on your browser, follow the additional instructions below.
  5. Press Windows Key + R, type appwiz.cpl and press Enter
  6. The Program and Features window will open where you should be able to find the PC Speed Test program.
  7. Select PC Speed Test or any other recently installed unwanted entry and press ‘Uninstall/Change’.

Alternative method to clear the browser from PC Speed Test

There may be cases when adware or PUPs cannot be removed by simply deleting extensions or codes. In those situations, it is necessary to reset the browser to default configuration. In you notice that even after getting rid of weird extensions the infection is still present, follow the below instructions.

Use Chrome Clean Up Tool to Delete PC Speed Test

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. In the address box, type: chrome://settings/ and press Enter.
  3. Expand Advanced settings, which you can find by scrolling down.
  4. Scroll down until you see Reset and Cleanup.
  5. Press on Clean up computer. Then press Find.

This Google Chrome feature is supposed to clear the computer of any harmful software. If it does not detect PC Speed Test, go back to the Clean up computer and reset settings.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

If you still find PC Speed Test in your Mozilla Firefox browser, you should be able to get rid of it by restoring your Firefox settings to default. While extensions and plug-ins will be deleted, this will not touch your browser history, bookmarks, saved passwords or Internet cookies.

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox
  2. Into the address box, type: about:support and press Enter.
  3. You will be redirected to a Troubleshooting Information page.
  4. From the menu on the right side, select Refresh Firefox.
  5. Confirm your choice by clicking Refresh Firefox in the new window.
  6. Your browser will close automatically in order to successfully restore the settings.
  7. Press Finish.

Reset Safari Browser to Normal Settings

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Press on the Safari Settings icon, which you can find in the upper-right corner.
  3. Press Reset Safari.
  4. A new window will appear. Select the boxes of what you want to reset or use the screenshot below to guide you. Once you have selected everything, press ‘Reset’.
  5. Restart Safari.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. From the top menu, press on Tools and then Internet Options.
  3. In the new window that opens, choose the Advanced tab.
  4. At the bottom of the window, below Reset Internet settings, there will be a ‘Reset’ button. Press that.

While extensions and plug-ins will be deleted, this will not touch your browser history, bookmarks, saved passwords or Internet cookies.

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