What is One Click Speedup? One Click Speedup is an unwanted application, which tries to scare users in installing a full, paid version.
One Click Speedup is considered to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that is spread via software bundles. It can get inside a computer system without the knowledge or permission of the computer’s owner. Its primary purpose is to get users to install its paid version. That’s why it displays lots of unexisting issues on the affected computer.
For the removal of One Click Speedup, we recommend that you try the removal steps underneath.
|Name||One Click Speedup|
|Short Description||Potentially unwanted program that generates scare messages, trying to trick you to install more rogue apps.|
|Symptoms||A rogue system optimizer that detects fake issues on your computer. Generates lots of pop-up boxes, messages, and other ads.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Suspicious Sites|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss One Click Speedup.|
One Click Speedup PUP – Why Do I Have It and What Can It Do?
The One Click Speedup is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that claims to be a system optimizer. Once installed on your PC it performs a scan that generates results with several fake issues on your computer. However, the moment you try to fix these issues, One Click Speedup will state that you need to purchase the full version before becoming able to do so.
It is being effectively distributed across the web via freeware installers, bundled packages, and corrupted websites. All these shady techniques of distribution aim to trick you into installing the PUP thinking of it as a useful and legitimate tool. At worst, you might get tricked into allowing its installation without even noticing its presence. You might avoid this, by selecting the Advanced or Custom configuration tab available in almost every app installer.
One Click Speedup is also known to show advertising pop-ups as well as other types of online advertisements. In fact, it is a program that can actually slow down your computer and make your browser sluggish. Furthermore, the ads it pushes may endanger the overall security of your computer and personal data.
Remove One Click Speedup PUP
To remove the One Click Speedup unwanted software from your computer we recommend that you use a specific anti-malware software. With such an anti-malware program, your computer will be fixed and protected against future malware intrusions. The One Click Speedup PUP removal guide below you will show you all necessary removal steps in their precise order.
- Guide 1: How to Remove One Click Speedup from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of One Click Speedup from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove One Click Speedup from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase One Click Speedup from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall One Click Speedup from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove One Click Speedup from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate One Click Speedup from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove One Click Speedup from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove One Click Speedup
Step 2: Uninstall One Click Speedup and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by One Click Speedup on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by One Click Speedup there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of One Click Speedup from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall One Click Speedup and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove One Click Speedup via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove One Click Speedup from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase One Click Speedup from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall One Click Speedup from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove One Click Speedup from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the One Click Speedup will be removed.
Eliminate One Click Speedup from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.