What is PC Accelerator?

PC Accelerator is undesirable software that comes to the PC without the user’s consent, most often, bundled with freeware via web downloaders and installers. According to the developers, this is a very useful program that allows you to monitor the status of your PC. PC Accelerator checks the status of your registry, cluttered hard drives, and much more. You in one click can perform registry defragmentation or delete all unnecessary files, releasing a few gigabytes on the hard drive. All this sounds wonderful, but in fact, PC Accelerator is one of the potentially unwanted programs that bring a lot of trouble. This PUP slows down the PC, can damage your registry by deleting important records. You need to get rid of this useless and malicious software. To do this, you need to use our recommendations.

PC Accelerator PUP

How PC Accelerator gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness users. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that might contain a consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select the Advanced type of installation. If PC Accelerator has already penetrated your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove PC Accelerator from your computer?

To uninstall PC Accelerator remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and reg keys.

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Or uninstall PC Accelerator manually.

Step 1: Remove PC Accelerator from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PC Accelerator.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PC Accelerator and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PC Accelerator, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate PC Accelerator apps and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program (PC Accelerator changes it’s name every so often), sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed and unknown programs. Here’s a list of other names to look for:

  • Tsapri.Speedup
  • Silver Speedup
  • NoblePCAP
  • Volatile Speedup
  • MBSilverSpeedUp
  • SilverSpeedup Logic
  • iPcap
  • YixSpeedup
  • YixSpeedup Soft

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of PC Accelerator:

Remove following registry entries:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Accelerator_is1]
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PC Accelerator]
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SoftwareMarketing\PC Accelerator]

Remove following files:

C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Accelerator\PCACSmartScan.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Accelerator\PCAccelerator.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Accelerator\PCACLauncher.exe
C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\PC Accelerator.lnk

Remove following folders

C:\Users\{username}\Documents\PC Accelerator
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\PC Accelerator
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PC Accelerator
C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Accelerator

One comment

  1. There was no pc accelerator app but there is a VemoPCAP app but the modify and uninstall buttons are greyed out, which makes it impossible to uninstall. Any suggestions?

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