My Net Speed

What is My Net Speed?

My Net Speed is a piece of software compatible with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It promises to make it possible to test the Internet connection speed with the click of a button, so we are sure there are people who install it consciously. No matter if you are one of them, or if you have discovered My Net Speed installed on your computer without your knowledge, you should get rid of it because it is not trustworthy software. Our malware researchers have even categorized it as a browser hijacker because it applies changes to browsers without the users’ knowledge. Speaking specifically, you will find a new homepage set on the browser you use if you ever install this piece of software, or if it somehow manages to enter your system illegally. You could undo these changes only by removing it fully. Since My Net Speed is not as beneficial as it claims to be, we are sure you will not miss it. If you feel that you need more information about it, continue reading this article. We hope that your final decision will be to remove this browser extension from all affected browsers.

What does My Net Speed do?

Even though My Net Speed is promoted as beneficial software, we cannot call it like that because it does not work beneficially. It only sets a new page as a homepage on users’ browsers. It has an appearance of an ordinary search provider, but it is not a legitimate search tool, we can assure you. Yes, it contains a search box and some easy-access buttons opening Amazon, Gmail, Facebook, and other popular websites below it. At the top of the page, you will find such buttons as Tips to Increase Speed and Speed Guide. They open and respectively. Of course, these websites can be opened by simply typing their URLs in the browser’s address bar. Since My Net Speed only sets a new page as a homepage, we cannot call it very beneficial software. As research conducted by malware researchers working at has shown, the search tool it promotes might even expose users to potential threats. This might happen when users click on untrustworthy search results provided to them.

What you should also know about the search tool promoted by My Net Speed is that it records some information about users. If you check its Privacy Policy document, you will find out that it collects a bunch non-personal details automatically, e.g. IP address, websites users visit and have visited, geographic location, operating system type, version of the Windows OS, etc. In addition, it records all personal details entered in the search box. All these personal details will be recorded together with other search queries, so you should not enter anything personal.

Where does My Net Speed come from?

Some users install My Net Speed consciously. This piece of software can be installed directly from the Chrome Web Store ( and or its official website Without a doubt, not all users install it on their PCs willingly. Others say that they do not know anything about its installation, which clearly shows that it might be installed on users’ PCs without their knowledge as well. Most probably, it is spread bundled with various free programs users can download from the web. In addition, users might install it by clicking on ads promoting it accidentally. There are hundreds of similar extensions that act as browser hijackers, so you should not leave your system unprotected if you do not want to find your browsers’ settings changed without your knowledge again. We recommend installing reputable security software immediately after getting rid of My Net Speed.

How to delete My Net Speed

You will remove My Net Speed as an ordinary browser extension. That is, you need to access the add-ons manager, find this extension on the list, and click the Remove button. You should follow our removal guide if you do not consider yourself very experienced in undesirable software removal. It is also possible to delete My Net Speed automatically, so if you cannot get rid of it in a manual way, you should scan your system with a reputable antimalware scanner. We can assure you that your system will be clean after a single scan.

My Net Speed removal guide

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Locate My Net Speed and select it.
  3. Click Remove.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Press Alt+F.
  3. Click More tools.
  4. Click Extensions.
  5. Select My Net Speed.
  6. Click the trash button next to it. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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