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PUA.SpeedyPCPro

PUA.SpeedyPCPro

Updated:
June 29, 2015
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Speedy PC Pro
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.SpeedyPCPro is a potentially unwanted application that displays misleading information about issues it claims are slowing down the computer. It may then ask the user to pay to fix the issues.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as SpeedyPCPro.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 28, 2014 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 10, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
The application can be manually installed or it may come bundled with third-party installers.

Once executed, the application creates the following files:
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\dc_db.db
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\License_Time.rdat
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\RB.rdat
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\tfn.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Master.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Patch.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Database.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Master.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Patch.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Update.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Update.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\LiteUnzip.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\settings.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC_Update3.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\UUS3.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\7ZipDLL.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\colors.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\CommonLoggingExtension.pxt
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\CommonSpecialist.pxt
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\ExtensionManager.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\FSSC.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\HandleUpdate.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\License_Time.rdat
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\LiteUnzip.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\LiteZip.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\LogSettings.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\MyResources.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\privacy.db
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\RB.rdat
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\RegHookSpecialist.pxt
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SandBoxer.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SBTE.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\scan_results.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\settings.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpursDownload.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\sqlite3.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\uninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\unrar.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\UNS.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\Utility.pxt
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\vipre.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\whitelist.dat
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\SpeedyPC Pro.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\dc_db.db
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\License_Time.rdat
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\RB.rdat
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\tfn.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Master.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Patch.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Database.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Master.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Patch.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC\Update.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Update.xml
  • %SystemDrive%\Tasks\SpeedyPC Pro Startup.job
  • %SystemDrive%\Tasks\SpeedyPC Pro_sch_DC194442-3307-11E4-9C91-000C290060C7.job
  • %SystemDrive%\Tasks\SpeedyPC Registration3.job
  • %SystemDrive%\Tasks\SpeedyPC Update Version3.job
  • %SystemDrive%\Tasks\SpeedyPC Update Version3_triggeronce.job
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\SpeedyPC Pro.lnk

It also creates multiple files within the following folders:
  • %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Images
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\Definitions
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\html
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\Images

Next, the application creates the following registry entries:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\uus3url-spc\shell\open\command\"[DEFAULT]" = ""%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC_Update3.exe" %1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\uus3url-spc\"URL Protocol" = ""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"InstallLocation" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayName" = "SpeedyPC Pro"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayIcon" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"UninstallString" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\uninstall.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayVersion" = "3.2.8.0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"URLInfoAbout" = "http://www.speedypc.com"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"Publisher" = "SpeedyPC Software"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"VersionMajor" = "3"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"VersionMinor" = "2"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Preset\SpeedyPC\"AppExe" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Preset\SpeedyPC\"PID" = "1F"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\"Version" = "3.0.3"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\"Installed" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Updates" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Desktop" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Login" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Quick" = "0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Silent" = "0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"InstallTime" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\uus3url-spc\shell\open\command\"[DEFAULT]" = ""%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC_Update3.exe" %1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\uus3url-spc\"URL Protocol" = ""
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"InstallLocation" "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayName" = "SpeedyPC Pro"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayIcon" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"UninstallString" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\uninstall.exe"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayVersion" = "3.2.8.0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"URLInfoAbout" = "http://www.speedypc.com"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"Publisher" = "SpeedyPC Software"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"VersionMajor" = "3"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"VersionMinor" = "2"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Preset\SpeedyPC\"AppExe" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Preset\SpeedyPC\"PID" = "1F"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\"Version" = "3.0.3"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\"Installed" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Updates" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Desktop" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Login" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Quick" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Silent" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"InstallTime" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\TFN\"ExpiresOn" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\TFN\"ScanCountDelay" = "4"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\TFN\"LStatus" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\TFN\"ServerDiff" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC UNS\SpeedyPC Pro\"SettingsFilename" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC UNS\SpeedyPC Pro\"RegisterUrl" = "http://redirect31.paretologic.com/?aid=4&vid=1&lid=en&uid=0&cpid=186&pid=31&trackingID=spcp&ep=EB4F7969-313F-4C37-967D-7DC55ABB5101&key="
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC UNS\SpeedyPC Pro\"CancelUrl" = ""
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC UNS\SpeedyPC Pro\"AppState" = "unreg"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC UNS\SpeedyPC Pro\"TimeStamp" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Settings\"CloseUpdateWindow" = "00 00 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"ScanOnStartup" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"DefaultSchedule" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"ADDONCE" = "SpeedyPC Update Version3_triggeronce"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"LaunchOnStartup" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"TrackingID" = "spcp"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"EndPointID" = "EB4F7969-313F-4C37-967D-7DC55ABB5101"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"XPos" = "D9"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"YPos" = "28"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Width" = "3E8"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Height" = "2BC"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"INSTALLDATE" = "[TIME AND DATE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"INSTALLDATELOCAL" = "[TIME AND DATE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"RunCount" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"FROMSCHEDULE" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"OUTDATED_COUNT" = "BE"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"MALWARE_COUNT" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"ScansStarted" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"SYSTEMRATING" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"SCANCOUNT" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"LASTSCAN_STATE" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001\Software\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"LastScanTime" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\uus3url-spc\shell\open\command\"[DEFAULT]" = ""%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC_Update3.exe" %1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\uus3url-spc\"URL Protocol" = ""
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"InstallLocation" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayName" = "SpeedyPC Pro"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayIcon" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"UninstallString" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\uninstall.exe"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"DisplayVersion" = "3.2.8.0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"URLInfoAbout" = "http://www.speedypc.com"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"Publisher" = "SpeedyPC Software"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"VersionMajor" = "3"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CD5A1-4520-4844-B064-A3D884B77E91}\"VersionMinor" = "2"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Preset\SpeedyPC\"AppExe" = "%ProgramFiles%\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC\SpeedyPC.exe"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\Preset\SpeedyPC\"PID" = "1F"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\"Version" = "3.0.3"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\"Installed" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Updates" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Desktop" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Login" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Quick" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"Silent" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3598304965-2135194631-3668321749-1001_Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SpeedyPC Software\SpeedyPC Pro\"InstallTime" = "[HEXADECIMAL VALUE]"

SpeedyPCPro uses task scheduler in order to run every time Windows starts. This feature can be configured in the application's settings.

When the application is executed, it will perform a scan of the computer.

The application scan the computer for issues found under the following headings:
  • System Problems
  • Privacy Items
  • Junk Files
  • Malware
  • Performance Problems

The application displays a list of problems found on the computer with an associated risk level ranging from Good to Critical; however, some results are exaggerated.



If the user chooses to fix the issues, the application displays a pop-up window asking the user to subscribe to the full version.

The application may also connect to the following remote location:
  • definitions.paretologic.com
You may have arrived at this page either because you have been alerted by your Symantec product about this risk, or you are concerned that your computer has been affected by this risk.

Before proceeding further we recommend that you run a full system scan . If that does not resolve the problem you can try one of the options available below.



FOR NORTON USERS
If you are a Norton product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


Removal Tool

If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


How to reduce the risk of infection
The following resources provide further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.


FOR BUSINESS USERS
If you are a Symantec business product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


Identifying and submitting suspect files
Submitting suspicious files to Symantec allows us to ensure that our protection capabilities keep up with the ever-changing threat landscape. Submitted files are analyzed by Symantec Security Response and, where necessary, updated definitions are immediately distributed through LiveUpdate™ to all Symantec end points. This ensures that other computers nearby are protected from attack. The following resources may help in identifying suspicious files for submission to Symantec.


Removal Tool

If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


How to reduce the risk of infection
The following resource provides further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.
Protecting your business network



MANUAL REMOVAL
The following instructions pertain to all current Symantec antivirus products.


1. Performing a full system scan
How to run a full system scan using your Symantec product


2. Restoring settings in the registry
Many risks make modifications to the registry, which could impact the functionality or performance of the compromised computer. While many of these modifications can be restored through various Windows components, it may be necessary to edit the registry. See in the Technical Details of this writeup for information about which registry keys were created or modified. Delete registry subkeys and entries created by the risk and return all modified registry entries to their previous values.