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What is Speed.exe?

Speed.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if Speed.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


Speed.exe file information

The process known as Speed belongs to software Need for Speed™ Most Wanted or SilverSoft Speed (version [6.35] Freeware) by SilverSoft.

Description: Speed.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file Speed.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 7,250,800 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 7,250,899 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/speed.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. The Speed.exe file is not a Windows core file. Speed.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous.
You could completely remove Need for Speed™ Most Wanted or SilverSoft Speed [6.35] Freeware (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify Speed.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Speed.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Speed.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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