How to Remove “Reader SpeedUp.exe”

What is Reader SpeedUp.exe?

Reader SpeedUp.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Adobe Reader Speed-Up . It belongs toAdobe Reader Speed-Up  and was developed by Adobe. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\pdfkiller\pdfhurry\reader speedup.exe  Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Reader SpeedUp.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Reader SpeedUp.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with Reader SpeedUp.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Reader SpeedUp.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Reader SpeedUp.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\pdfkiller\pdfhurry\reader speedup.exe then it is likely that the system is affected with Reader SpeedUp.exe malware.

How to remove Reader SpeedUp.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Reader SpeedUp.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Reader SpeedUp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 December 2010 at 10:13 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable 1c0143a575a040ea
0e46e9a5cfdaf61c
cfe0162b
f208e8d90057a58f
eb6f14b246a2e6c5
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 1.32.0235 1.32.0235 Indonesia N/A
2 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable 6572dab3657da93f
37cc7cc32fe626eb
15b87f4e
d5d649938c42825c
aac854d09be7f536
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.31.0210 1.31.0210 Russian Federation N/A
3 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable c7111d1c1af8c193
eb4c084caa69f6e3
f555114f
f9a01ae31b24ce6e
6ad27fa76eaf627b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 1.32.0235 1.32.0235 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 February 2009 at 8:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable 6b41966ca0935bd1
9fd4ceb22b37cd08
4c7e5846
e68319598dc4b6e6
8c597eef9c5a8eec
No 1.36.0242 1.36.0242 Netherlands
2 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable 131cd39b9f5349e0
5de2c7e2e5a5b29b
a4db57d1
27d15008bd647406
36b8942a471f8fff
No 1.32.0235 1.32.0235 United States
3 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable 04b66ffcda8b618c
b25be98b6df2f549
4d7fda28
7e5dcbcfb9f7f27b
24f912feaf79aafe
No 1.21.0128 1.21.0128 Internal Submission
4 http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk Executable d91619dc9409cf5c
7862d097e53b2fcc
402d78be
1beeb3babf65db22
159af322f55ccb80
No 1.35.0241 1.35.0241 United Kingdom
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  • 32 items per page
 
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