SpeedyResults Removal Guide

Do you know what SpeedyResults is?

SpeedyResults is the newest addition to the fleet of adware just waiting to dock and hoist its banner on your computer. But fear not fellow surfers, as all is not lost, because you can and ought to remove it before it receives reinforcements in the form of various infections. All joking aside, SpeedyResults is an application unworthy of your trust simply because it has been created specifically to display advertisements in the form of pop-ups, coupons, banners, in-text ads, and so on.

The adware poses as a useful application that enables the user to accurately measure his Internet speed. Yet the application only serves as a platform to promote various advertisements. Advertising on the web is nothing new; however, over the years we have witnessed a dramatic increase in ad-supported applications that often promote websites that distribute malicious content. By malicious content we mean that an accidental click on a SpeedyResults ad may download anything, ranging from adware to Trojans, rogue antimalware scanners and ransomware, and that is why you ought to delete it. You may ask yourself, why would anyone promote dangerous ads? The answer is simple, the developers of SpeedyResults do not check whether the content they promote is legitimate or not, because the developers get paid either way.

Typically of adware, the developers of SpeedyResults use bundling to distribute it. Yes, the user has the option to decline the offer to install an application, which claims to measure the Internet speed. However, most do not, because it’s too good of an offer to pass on. We think that users should not install, but delete it because it may pose a serious security threat. It must be mentioned that SpeedyResults comes in the form of a browser extension and is compatible with the most recent versions of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Once again, typically of an adware application, SpeedyResults has the ability to collect information about the user’s browsing habits, his search queries, browsing history, and so on, to make changes to its advertising tactics.

We at Spyware-Techie.com know very well the dangers that adware such as SpeedyResults may subject your system to. This application will not measure your Internet speed accurately; in fact, it will not measure it at all because its primary purpose is to collect information about you and display advertisements. It goes without saying that the promoted content may infect your system with various malware that will seriously jeopardize your comptuer’s safety. To stay safe, we recommend users to remove SpeedyResults as soon as you finish reading this article.

How to remove SpeedyResults from your operating system

Windows 8 or 8.1

  1. Open the Start Screen.
  2. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  3. In the search results, click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find SpeedyResults and click Uninstall.

Windows 7 or Vista

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find SpeedyResults and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find SpeedyResults and click Uninstall.

Remove Ads by SpeedyResults from your web browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons.
  3. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Remove SpeedyResults.
  5. Click Close.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Click More tools.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Find SpeedyResults.
  5. Click the trashcan symbol to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Remove SpeedyResults.

In non-techie terms:

SpeedyResults is an adware program that may severely jeopardize the security of your system. Even though the application itself in not malicious, the ads that it promotes certainly are, because the user might get infected with dangerous malware, such as Trojans, rogue antimalware scanners and ransomware. Furthermore, SpeedyResults might to collect information about the user’s browsing habits, his search queries, browsing history, and so on. Thus we suggest removing it as soon as possible.