How to uninstall (remove) SpeedGuard

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What is SpeedGuard?

SpeedGuard – is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. The main objective of this program is the dissemination of advertisements. After penetrating the computer, SpeedGuard begins to display a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on. These promotional products may refer to popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay, AliExpress and others. Also, SpeedGuard can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. SpeedGuard significantly reduces the performance of your PC and increase traffic. SpeedGuard is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should delete it immediately.

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How SpeedGuard gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as SpeedGuard, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove SpeedGuard.

How to remove SpeedGuard from your computer?

To uninstall SpeedGuard remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have SpeedGuard in their database. You can try to use them for removing SpeedGuard.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SpeedGuard – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as SpeedGuard.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove SpeedGuard

Or uninstall SpeedGuard manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find SpeedGuard.
  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 SpeedGuard 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 SpeedGuard, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove SpeedGuard from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find SpeedGuard.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose SpeedGuard.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable SpeedGuard.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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