What is avira_system_speedup.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the avira_system_speedup.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Avira_system_speedup.exe file information

The process known as Avira System Speedup belongs to software Avira Product Family or Avira System Speedup by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG or Avira.

Description: Avira_system_speedup.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file avira_system_speedup.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 5,395,192 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 10,350,176 bytes and 7 more variants. 
The avira_system_speedup.exe file is digitally signed. The avira_system_speedup.exe file is not a Windows core file. It is a Verisign signed file. The program is not visible. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: DEFAULT\Run, Run, MACHINE\Run). Avira_system_speedup.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications, connect to the Internet and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: The developer Avira provides a support site for assistance, and an uninstaller (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program ⇒ Avira System Speedup).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avira_system_speedup.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avira_system_speedup.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving avira_system_speedup issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with avira_system_speedup. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the avira_system_speedup.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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