What Is YixSpeedUp?
YixSpeedUp is a program that has been classified as riskware and may be indirectly dangerous for your computer. This application is a part of the PC Accelerate Pro family of PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) and may only be after your money.
The way YixSpeedUp works is once it gets in your computer, this software could begin to show multiple different error detections to convince you that your computer is full of problems. The program may appear like a legitimate fix tool for PC, but it may be nothing more than a hoax in reality. Read this removal guide to learn more about this software and understand how you can remove it from your computer.
|Name||YixSpeedUp, also known as PcAcceleratePro, SilverSpeedup, PerecSpeedup, NobleCap, YixSpeedUp, VixSpeedup, OnrymSpeedup, NoblePCAP, EsphenacyASP|
|Type||PUP / Hoax System Optimizer|
|Short Description||May seem to find many different errors on your computer in order to get you to purchase the full version.|
|Symptoms||You may start seeing YixSpeedUp or PC Accelerate Pro to start automatically on your PC and run automated scans that catch errors almost every time.|
|Distribution Method||Bundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.|
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YixSpeedUp – Activity Report
YixSpeedUp can end up being on your computer as a result of being downloaded from a web page you may have been redirected to. Such pages often pretend to be fake BSOD (blue screen of death) or pages that say your computer is at risk or has an error.
To fix the errors the page may prompt you to download YixSpeedUp, that once added, may look like the following:
Be advised that it is not a good idea to trust YixSpeedUp or any of the errors it shows on your computer. The main reason for that is these errors may not even be actual ones and maybe just a big show to trick you. The goal of this program is for you to buy its full version, and it does not allow you to fix the “errors” unless you pay. And if you do pay, this software may also subscribe to an automatic renewal scheme that may drain money from your account over periods of time.
Also, if you have downloaded YixSpeedUp as a result of being redirected to a page, then you may have another problem with your computer. Such apps often get pushed as a result of adware that may be showing redirects to their scammy pages. If you do have adware, then you probably have already started seeing the following types of promotions on your browsers:
- Pop-up adverts.
- Push notifications.
- Banner ads.
- Browser redirects.
- Highlighted text promotions.
And these are not your ordinary ads, too. They may be very aggressive and slow your computer’s performance significantly. And YixSpeedUp may be just a consequence of seeing these ads. This is why it is strongly recommended to remove YixSpeedUp altogether with any adware that may have led you to such scammy apps.
How to Remove YixSpeedUp from Your Computer
YixSpeedUp can be gotten rid of from your PC if you follow the steps below. They are made to help you clean up your computer and your web browsers from any risky software that may be lying around in it. For best results, security professionals strongly advise running a scan of your computer using an anti-malware program. Such an application has the power to detect even the most hidden files and get rid of them while ensuring real-time protection against adware and malware in the future.
- Guide 1: How to Remove YixSpeedUp from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of YixSpeedUp from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove YixSpeedUp from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase YixSpeedUp from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall YixSpeedUp from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove YixSpeedUp from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate YixSpeedUp from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove YixSpeedUp from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove YixSpeedUp
Step 2: Uninstall YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of YixSpeedUp from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as YixSpeedUp, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp 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 YixSpeedUp will be removed.
Eliminate YixSpeedUp 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.