PaceItUp is and adware application, which is considered dangerous, because it promotes various third-party advertisements. We advise users to remove this infection in order to prevent it from compromising your system’s security with its malicious activities. PaceItUp is advertised as a Broadband quality tester, but its functionality is questionable to say the least, since the results it displays are inaccurate. But, it does, however, perform one function flawlessly. And that is to nag you with commercial advertisements. Our analysts warn that PaceItUp could be used by cyber criminals and scammers to promote fake content in order to extract money from you. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you remove this infection.
Indeed this application is very vulnerable as cyber criminals could get a hold of it and with the right know-how reprogram it to display fake content. Oftentimes, cyber criminals create fake online shopping websites so that unwary online shoppers could reveal their online banking credentials. In other cases, PaceItUp could be used to promote fake Java, Adobe update messages that in reality contain malicious applications.
You should remove PaceItUp, because you might get your computer infected with various malicious applications. Fake advertisements might redirect you to a website, which could contain download links to Trojans, Spyware, fake antimalware scanners, and so on. In more extreme cases, an infection might lock your computer in order to demand a ransom to unlock it. Furthermore, Trojans could be used to encrypt your documents and demand that you pay a ransom in order to receive decryption software. Note that there might not be any decryption software and you could be left with no money and your documents irreversibly damaged.
PaceItUp has the ability to collect information about the user. It is mostly done for marketing purposes as most advertisers need feedback so they could make changes to their advertising strategies. The application collects information such as browsing and search history, IP addresses, and so on. However, cyber criminals could reprogram it to record keystrokes in order to get online banking credentials, logins, passwords and so on. Therefore, we encourage you to remove this infection as soon as possible.
Indeed, we encourage you not to hesitant and remove PaceItUp, because failure to do so might inflict unforeseen consequences. Your PC might be infected with all kinds of malicious applications that pose a threat to personally identifiable information, or could severely damage your documents and other files. So, if you wish to remove PaceItUp right now, please follow our manual removal guide below.
Windows 8 and 8.1
Windows 7 and Vista