SpeedMaxPc is a downloadable software system that claims to give users “High Tech PC Optimization” by scanning their computer, identifying the “bugs,” cleaning their system, and then protecting them from future problems.
SpeedMaxPc is free to download and, once downloaded, will conduct a free scan of your computer, both hard drive and registry, to see where there are areas that could be addressed to have your computer run more efficiently.
In addition, SpeedMaxPc will scan your computer for spyware and malware and show you the specific issues that can be treated with their software.
However, these problems and areas of inefficiency will not be fixed by SpeedMaxPc unless you decide to purchase the software at a price of $29.99. Once you have purchased the software, SpeedMaxPc will begin fixing the issues so your computer can more efficiently.
And once your current problems are corrected, SpeedMaxPc also offers continual protection against spyware and malware so that future viruses cannot affect your computer’s performance.
I installed SpeedMax on my laptop a few days ago and it has delivered it's promise and I am pleased with the results.
I was surprised to see the registration requires anual payment. I used PayPal and I have cancelled the ongoing payment cycle:
To change or cancel your agreement, log in to your PayPal account, go to your Profile, and click My money. Then in the "My pre-approved payments" section, update the agreement.
This product is itself a malware.
For a start.. why is this the first listing in the highlighted part of my google search.. i guess i stupidly thought that these companies had to adhere to some kind of trading standards??
was a micro second from downloading this, and thought i smelled a rat when i read the user agreement and buried in there was a lot of garb about them having permission to use your data, that they could not be held liable if loss of your data incurred loss of amongst other things money..
nothing that isn't corrupt anymore..
The site I found this on appeared to be promoted by Microsoft . It was on fox 59.com during the DTWG malware scare.I did allow the initial scan but when the FREE became Buy I stopped. So glad I did . I removed the download from my computer but should I be concerned now about malware?
I too found that the product didn't live up to the advertising on P C Max. I called the phone number shown on other comments on this site an promptly was told I wouldn't have a problem for a refund. I did not use Pay-Pal but used A T M Bank America Visa. I also unchecked Auto renewal when I paid. PHONE USED IS 855-432-0727
Yep, you do everythig the instructions say, then you have to "call" to get the license key. After 10 minutes (not exaggerating) I got a prompt to leave a message to be called back. Yep, no call ! I learned the hard way. STAY AWAY FROM THEM! Hey SpeedMaxPc, Karma is a B!TCH!
This was pathetic please make it easier to remove from your computer i shouldn't have to go into control panel to delete this piece of crap.
I was suspicious when I googled speedmax having responded to an advert of its wonderful attributes. There was no hint of having to pay for it. That's what got me. It looks like its free until you are almost through the downloading stage. I did download it and it scanned/found 600+ errors. I've seen this before on scam sites - I know my pc doesn't have that many errors.
Anyway, I got as far as the surprise payment page - 45 dollars or something and thats when I reared up and thought - SCAM. It prompted me to look for reviews - THANKS GUYS YOU SAVED ANOTHER SOUL.
Don't even think about it - please.
I have a runtime error warning preventing me viewing certain online pdf's
Looking online for a solution, I came upon Speedmaxpc. It promised to specifically resolve the runtime error problem. Like a fool (to be honest, in retrospect, can't believe my naivete) I paid and downloaded this junk softwear. No solution to my problem - and when it scans the computer it tells me there are 1000+ problems to fix - claims to have 'fixed' them, and then within hours of the scan it finds another 1000+ 'problems'
But it don't do anything which improves the operation of my computer.
What is more - by paying with PayPal (not PayPal's fault - I guess) but I can't register with Speedmax to get back up or answer my questions - very annoying!! Don't waste your money. Scam it is! As I say should be illegal - probably is. I am now going to remove it all from my computer and wave bye-bye to 25 quid and several hours of my time. (NB: you can stop the direct debit in your PayPal account)
I sadly bought it couple of months ago and since then my PC has been running really slow and freezing often, i got really frustrated and started using my ipad, the strange thing is that i started having problems with my online shopping payments where the transaction freezez or doesn't go but goes easily when i make it using the ipad. I wouldn't be surprised if this is also a spyware made to steal your info. I just deleted the entire software and the additional things i bought from them and hope i wouldn't be charged again next year for a ripoff software.
Btw, my computer started running perfectly after i removed speedmax.
Please be careful and hope no one will be fooled to purchase the software again.
Failed to remove ALOT toolbar as advertized on there website.
Will not respond to e-mail or support request.
Unable to get refund.
I signed up for Speedymax because my pc was slow. My total bill came to a lot more than yours did, which my credit company is disputing. My pc is still slow. When the speedymax screen comes up, it tells me I have a horrendous amount of errors. When I click Fix All, it fixes nothing. When I run the scan again, I have even more errors. I did call the tech number, and the pc speeded up for a few hours. Then it was back to low again. I want to uninstall this software and never buy any more promises on the internet. I think this is scam software. I thought it would be safe because oft the Norton secured tic on this site. I was wrong.
DON'T BUY IT!!
This is a truely great product. It scammed me of all my money spent on this "program" and 30$ for a license key? i dont think so! But guess what i fell for it! huh..708 errors i dont think theres any possible way it could have that many i mean....i just got my computer cleaned a few months ago but it was still running slow and it didnt occur to me when i was registering but what happened I GOT SCAMMED.
DONT MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE I DID
I was having trouble with the Microsoft updates and found SpeedMaxpc which promised that its program would fix the problem. I stupidly bought it -- MADE SURE TO UNCHECK THE AUTO RENEWAL BOX -- and when the email receipt came it said that I had purchased an auto renewal version. Which I did not. I called them immediately and was told that the person was only a tech guy who knew nothing about the billing end. I also ran the program and it did nothing to fix the program. I also realized that it was a low end version of what I already owned. The next day (Monday) I tried to call the company, but got a recording to use their email contact system on line -- which I did. Since then I have gotten the run-around trying to get a refund. I put a dispute in with my credit card company. Hopefully I won't have to do this next year when it auto renews.
I stupidly downloaded and paid for this with Paypal, I know find that I can not get a refund (i can not get in contact with anyone) Not only that but I am locked into paying them every year. HELP
This program is just scareware, there are also other programs such as Speedy PC Pro that look and act identically to this one.
Don't waste your money on this! Just find a real program that does what this claims to do for free.
Hi, I am a malware tester and downloaded this program only to find out that it, as I thought was just another scareware program. It pretends to find errors (it does find some errors, but way more than are actually there), and then when you go to fix them it tells you that you can only remove the errors if you pay $30 for a license key. Also there are other programs that look ant act identical to this one; if you don't believe me just check out Speedy PC Pro.
Don't waste your money on this, there are other programs that will actually do what this program claims to do for free.
DON'T BUY THIS PROGRAM - YOU WILL GET SCREWED! Customer Support will drag their feet with all sorts of explanations until your 60 day "satisfaction guarantee" expires. I have filed complaint after complaint requesting a refund which 20+ days later, I received an email about a refund being processed - HMMMMM.....WE'LL SEE! I filed a complaint with PayPal about this company.
I was just about ready to reformat my harddrive but
decided to try speedmax as a last resort. I can't say
how happy I was to spend the 29.95 after the great results.
Didn't have to call customer support because it did it's
job very well.
For those who want to rely on Microsoft to solve your
problems I strongly suggest you get a life, or keep using
Have been using Microsoft since the DOS days and can't praise
this program enough.
After getting a pop up bad image (win32) virus on my computer i googled to find out the problem, apparently Speedmax can fix this and have reviews saying how wonderfull this is for cleaning up the PC and getting rid of these types of viruses, well after purchase i still have the same problem, over to the Speedmax guys........ i won't hold my breath!!