Remove Speed Dial Ads (Permanent Removal)

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Speed Dial ads will appear on your screen if the Speed Dial adware program has been installed on your system. The ads you will come across will be random and will surely not be of any use to you. What is more, they are extremely intrusive and will keep popping up on every web page you access, no matter if you use Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. It is of great importance to your virtual security to remove Speed Dial from your computer immediately along with any other ad-supported program you discover there.

How did I get infected with Speed Dial?

There is no information about any official representation of Speed Dial, which means that the application must be distributed using other software marketing methods. The most common of these methods is known as software bundling and includes silent installation of additional software. It occurs when users download freeware from unreliable file sharing websites and do not pay attention to the installation of the chosen app. They skip all the notifications informing them about additionally installed programs and end up with a bunch of them on their system.

Why are Speed Dial ads dangerous?

The greatest risk that Speed Dial ads pose to your system is associated with redirection to malicious third-party websites. Interacting with the ads will send you to various web pages that belong to unfamiliar third-party advertisers. Their identity is not revealed, so there is no guarantee that it is not cyber criminals hiding behind those ads. Please note that it may sometimes be enough to enter a web page to get infected with malware. Do not let yourself be annoyed by Speed Dial ads any longer and delete the application right away.

How Can I Remove Speed Dial Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Speed Dial infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Speed Dial from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Disable Speed Dial from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Speed Dial from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Speed Dial from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Speed Dial program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

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STEP 2 : Remove Speed Dial from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extensionby clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove the unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Speed Dial\or C:\Program Files\Speed Dial\ and delete the folder.

Clean your TEMP folder as well as erase the C:\programdata\Speed Dial folder

Permanently Remove Speed Dial Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, I recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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