What is VideoAccelerator.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 VideoAccelerator.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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VideoAccelerator.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with VideoAccelerator
VideoAccelerator.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Speedbit Video Accelerator or SpeedBit Video Accelerator or Video Accelerator UI or Video Accelerator for YouTube

belongs to software SpeedBit LTD VideoAccelerator or Video Accelerator or Video Accelerator for YouTube

by Speedbit ( or SPEEDbit ( or SpeedBit LTD (

Description: VideoAccelerator.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file VideoAccelerator.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,494,216 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 1,427,112 bytes and 8 more variants. 
The software can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The VideoAccelerator.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. VideoAccelerator.exe is not a Windows core file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run). VideoAccelerator.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with SpeedBit Video Accelerator or Video Accelerator for YouTube occur, you can use the software publisher's support [1][2] or safely remove the program using the uninstall program of (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify VideoAccelerator.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VideoAccelerator.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the VideoAccelerator.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.


User Comments

Used ot accelerate videos. Not a virus at all but can hog ram.
no download youtube downloader

Summary: Average user rating of VideoAccelerator.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think VideoAccelerator.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving VideoAccelerator issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with VideoAccelerator. 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 VideoAccelerator.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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