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What is pcspeedscan.exe?

Part of PCSpeedScan by Ascentive LLC

What is it?

PC SpeedScan Pro from Ascentive, the group that does the FinallyFastPC informercials, is a PC optimization program. PC SpeedScan Pro has also been included with bundled installations as well as bundles the Ascentive Performance Center product which is not uninstalled when PC PC SpeedScan Pro is uninstalled.
Description of pcspeedscan.exe from Ascentive LLC
It always surprises people to discover that a computer can have hundreds of Registry Errors and Invalid Files lurking behind-the-scenes on their PC. These registry errors often go unnoticed because they do not appear on the screen. Over time, registry errors can build up and destabilize your system, causing programs to freeze and crash. With our simple PC Performance Scan you can find out how many registry errors and invalid files it found that may be corrupting your PC. Ascentive’s PC SpeedScan Pro software is easy to download and install, and even easier to use. There are no complicated settings, no confusing manuals to read and no annoying 3rd party ad popups. With a simple one-click download and step-by-step Easy-Install, our registry cleanup software is the perfect solution to get your PC up to speed. Paid activation is required to remove detected errors.
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How does pcspeedscan.exe run?

Process - pcspeedscan.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does pcspeedscan.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - pcspeedscan.exe is registered with the run identifier 'PC SpeedScan Pro' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Ascentive\PC SpeedScan Pro\PCSpeedScan.exe -m' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the pcspeedscan.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of pcspeedscan.exe users, 91.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pcspeedscan.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.03221% CPU322135.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.29 MB RAM47.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
4,200 /min186.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
475 GDI objects316.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ascentive\pc speedscan pro\pcspeedscan.exe

Are there other versions of PCSpeedScan?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by PCSpeedScan.

What programs install pcspeedscan.exe?

PC SpeedScan Pro by Ascentive
Program URL: www.ascentive.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ascentive\PC SpeedScan Pro
Size: 3.15 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)

About Ascentive LLC

Ascentive LLC, maker of Finallyfast software, is an U.S. company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . The company offers a variety of products and services int More...
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File details

File name: pcspeedscan.exe
Publisher: Ascentive LLC (verified)
Name: PCSpeedScan
Version: 7.06.0007
Size: 1.77 MB
Original file name: PCSpeedScan.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Ascentive LLC
Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network
Expiration date: 11/16/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0334002715%
Privileged CPU: 0.0011866978%
User CPU: 0.03221357369851%
Privileged CPU time: 6549.42 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 12 ms
CPU cycle count: 922,316,732
CPU cycle count /min: 59,382,707
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 126.18 MB
Peak committed memory: 135.8 MB
Paged memory: 10.29 MB
Peak paged memory: 11.21 MB
Paged system memory: 109.03 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.86 KB
Working set memory: 1.48 MB
Peak working set memory: 24.25 MB
Min working set memory: 672 KB
Private memory: 10.29 MB
Page faults: 79,345
Page faults /min: 141
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 117,793
Read operations /min: 209
Total read transfer: 2 MB
Read transfer /min: 3.65 KB
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 103 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 52,312
Other operations /min: 93
Total other transfer: 1.53 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.79 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 475
Peak GDI objects: 600
USER objects: 125
Peak USER objects: 172
Handle count average: 335
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Ascentive\PC SpeedScan Pro\PCSpeedScan.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: PC SpeedScan Pro
Command: C:\Program Files\Ascentive\PC SpeedScan Pro\PCSpeedScan.exe -m

Image hashes

MD5: bc0d9b29f4ffe1a2d7b12e59881b96db
SHA-1: 7a62fcc7c7e95166b24f40929a76e62b9430f1f4
SHA-256: 5388650732002d0b5f5a2f77d63f2e27b43d235c0e429a1c2f9f6cae4ac1521f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual Basic
File packed: No
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