Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 (Uninstall Guide)

Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 is a system optimizer utility, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it claims that several issues were been detected on your computer.
However, if you try to fix these issues, Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 will state that you need to buy its full version before being able to do so.
[Image: Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 system malware]
Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 is a paid system optimizer program that is typically added when you install another free software (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators) that had bundled into their installation this program. Very often users have no idea where did it come from, so it’s not surprising at all that most of them assume that Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 is a virus. This program is also bundled within the custom installer on many reputable download sites, so if you have downloaded a software from these websites, chances are that Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 was installed during the software setup process.

Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 it’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities to hook deep into the operating system, browser hijacking, and in general just interfering with the user experience. The industry generally refers to it as a “PUP,” or potentially unwanted program.
Some examples of the interface, alerts, scanning results, and pop-ups displayed by Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 are shown below:
[Image: Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 virus]
The Windows registry is a database that Windows and its applications store their settings in. It contains hundreds of thousands of entries. Some of the entries may be slightly outdated — maybe you’ve uninstalled a program and it left a key or two behind, or maybe a there’s a file extension with no associated application.
Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 scan your registry for these outdated entries and offer to remove them. Because there are so many registry entries to go through, this program may sometimes also remove useful registry entries, causing you problems. The Web is full of stories from people who have run a registry cleaner and encountered problems. In a best case scenario, Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 will remove a few hundred unnecessary entries and reduce the size of your registry by a few kilobytes. This makes no different in perceptible performance.
If you must use a registry cleaner, you don’t have to pay anything. Using a free registry cleaner, such as the registry cleaner included with the respected CCleaner utility, is good enough.

You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014. Be very careful what you agree to install.
Always opt for the custom installation and deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place. It goes without saying that you should not install software that you don’t trust.

How to remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 (Virus Removal Guide)

This page is a comprehensive guide, which will remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 from your computer, and any other adware program that may have been installed during the the setup process.
Please perform all the steps in the correct order. If you have any questions or doubt at any point, STOP and ask for our assistance.
STEP 1: Uninstall Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 program from your computer
STEP 2: Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 adware with AdwCleaner
STEP 3: Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 potentially unwanted programs with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
STEP 4: Double-check for the Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 infection with HitmanPro

STEP 1 : Uninstall Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 programs from your computer

In this first step, we will try to identify and remove any malicious program that might be installed on your computer.

  1. To uninstall the Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 program from Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, click the Start button, then click on the Control Panel menu option.
    [Image: Control Panel in Windows Start Menu]
    If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for “control panel” .Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control Panel from there.
    [Image: Control Panel in Windows 8]
  2. When the Control Panel window opens click on the Uninstall a program option under Programs category. This option is shown by the arrow in the image below. If you are using the Classic View of the Control Panel, then you would double-click on the Programs and Features icon instead.
    [Image: Uninstall a program]
  3. When the Programs and Features or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and uninstall Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 by Uniblue Systems Limited and any other recently installed or unknown programs from your computer.
    To view the most recently installed programs, you can click on the “Installed On” column to sort your program by the installation date. Scroll though the list, and uninstall any unwanted or unknown programs.
    [Image: Uninstall Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 program from Windows]If you are having issues while trying to uninstall the Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 program, you can use Revo Uninstaller to completly remove the unwated programs from your machine.

STEP 2: Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 adware from your computer with AdwCleaner

The AdwCleaner utility will scan your computer and web browser for the “Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014″ malicious files, browser extensions and registry keys, that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge.

  1. You can download AdwCleaner utility from the below link.
    ADWCLEANER DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will automatically download AdwCleaner on your computer)
  2. Before starting AdwCleaner, close all open programs and internet browsers, then double-click on the AdwCleaner icon.
    AdwCleaner Icon
    If Windows prompts you as to whether or not you wish to run AdwCleaner, please allow it to run.
  3. When the AdwCleaner program will open, click on the “Scan” button as shown below.
    Click on Scan button to find Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 virus
    AdwCleaner will now start to search for the “Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014″ malicious files that may be installed on your computer.
  4. To remove the “Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014″ malicious files that were detected in the previous step, please click on the “Clean” button.
    Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 virus with AdwCleaner
  5. AdwCleaner will now prompt you to save any open files or documents, as the program will need to reboot the computer. Please do so and then click on the OK button.
    AdwCleaner removing Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 virus

STEP 3: Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 potentially unwanted programs with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free uses industry-leading technology to detect and remove all traces of malware, including worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware, and more.
It is important to note that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware works well and should run alongside antivirus software without conflicts.

  1. You can download download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from the below link.
    MALWAREBYTES ANTI-MALWARE DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a new web page from where you can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free)
  2. Once downloaded, close all programs, then double-click on the icon on your desktop named “mbam-setup-consumer-2.00.xx” to start the installation of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware setup program]
    Picture of User Account Control You may be presented with a User Account Control dialog asking you if you want to run this file. If this happens, you should click “Yes” to continue with the installation.
  3. When the installation begins, you will see the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Setup Wizard which will guide you through the installation process.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Setup Wizard]
    To install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware on your machine, keep following the prompts by clicking the “Next” button.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Final Setup Screen]
  4. Once installed, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will automatically start and you will see a message stating that you should update the program, and that a scan has never been run on your system. To start a system scan you can click on the “Fix Now” button.
    [Image: Click on the Fix Now button to start a scan]
    Alternatively, you can click on the “Scan” tab and select “Threat Scan“, then click on the “Scan Now” button.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Threat Scan]
  5. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will now check for updates, and if there are any, you will need to click on the “Update Now” button.
    [Image: Click on Update Now to update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware]
  6. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will now start scanning your computer for the Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 virus. When Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is scanning it will look like the image below.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware while performing a scan]
  7. When the scan has completed, you will now be presented with a screen showing you the malware infections that Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware has detected. To remove the malicious programs that Malwarebytes Anti-malware has found, click on the “Quarantine All” button, and then click on the “Apply Now” button.
    [Image: Remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware]
    Please note that the infections found may be different than what is shown in the image.
  8. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will now quarantine all the malicious files and registry keys that it has found. When removing the files, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware may require a reboot in order to remove some of them. If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot your computer, please allow it to do so.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware removing Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014]
    After your computer will restart, you should open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and perform another “Threat Scan” scan to verify that there are no remaining threats

STEP 4: Double-check for the Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 infection with HitmanPro

HitmanPro is a second opinion scanner, designed to rescue your computer from malware (viruses, trojans, rootkits, etc.) that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken (such as anti-virus software, firewalls, etc.). HitmanPro is designed to work alongside existing security programs without any conflicts. It scans the computer quickly (less than 5 minutes) and does not slow down the computer.

  1. You can download HitmanPro from the below link:
    HITMANPRO DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a new web page from where you can download HitmanPro)
  2. Double-click on the file named “HitmanPro.exe” (for 32-bit versions of Windows) or “HitmanPro_x64.exe” (for 64-bit versions of Windows). When the program starts you will be presented with the start screen as shown below.
    [Image: HitmanPro start-up screen]
    Click on the “Next” button, to install HitmanPro on your computer.
    [Image: HitmanPro setup options]
  3. HitmanPro will now begin to scan your computer for Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 malicious files.
    [Image: HitmanPro scanning for malware]
  4. When it has finished it will display a list of all the malware that the program found as shown in the image below. Click on the “Next” button, to remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 virus.
    [Image: HitmanPro scan results]
  5. Click on the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial, and remove all the malicious files from your computer.
    [Image: HitmanPro Activate Free License]

Your computer should now be free of the Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 infection. If your current anti-virus solution let this infection through, you may want to consider purchasing the Premium version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to protect against these types of threats in the future, and perform regular computer scans with HitmanPro.
If you are still experiencing problems while trying to remove Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2014 adware from your machine, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.

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  • LoneWolf

    thanks men your a PC saver.

  • De Df

    great post thanks

  • hunkadan

    Thank you very much for your candor and honesty with your website. I’ve never understood the mentality that drives people to generate damaging software. Uniblue surely did not convince me to patronize them again. I’ve been chasing the crashing and redirection for weeks. Your site was the only one I found help on. Your instructions thoroughly did the job! Thanks again!

  • Vladimir

    Thank u!!, one step was ineed not enough, step 4 and 3 alone from onother guied did not fisnished it. After adwcleaner it wa finally down. Such a deep s..t

  • Kristian Hartlev Johansen

    Thx – good tips