PC Speed Cat Removal Process (remove PCSpeedCat)

September 21, 2018

The application PC Speed Cat is a potentially unwanted program as defined by computer security experts. The classification of PC Speed Cat comes about as the application performs annoying activities to most where it will scan a computer automatically without the PC user’s interaction and then return several results that may be bogus.

The results that PC Speed Cat finds are claimed to be performance hindering issues and PC Speed Cat will claim to fix those issues after redirecting computer users to other sites that may also have unwanted content. Thus far, PC Speed Cat hasn’t proven to provide many useful features and may warrant removal, which may be done by simply uninstalling the application. However, completely removing PC Speed Cat and its associated components may require using an antispyware application.

Are you getting popups from PC Speed Cat? Have you identified that you have PC Speed Cat installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove PC Speed Cat completely from your computer?

Why should you remove PC Speed Cat?

If PC Speed Cat resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that PC Speed Cat may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking PC Speed Cat removal process.

How can you manually remove PC Speed Cat

Manual removal of PC Speed Cat may not be for everyone. Each manual PC Speed Cat removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic PC Speed Cat removal process.

PC Speed Cat can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate PC Speed Cat in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find PC Speed Cat, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing PC Speed Cat. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with PC Speed Cat from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with PC Speed Cat, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with PC Speed Cat by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\PC Speed Cat folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed PC Speed Cat completely from your computer. If you find that PC Speed Cat is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic PC Speed Cat removal process.

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