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Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts

Updatecomputerfast.net

Users often underestimate the significance of pop-up ads that appear on their browsers. You might think that constant notifications via Updatecomputerfast.net inform you about the latest Adobe software updates, and you can choose to ignore them, but that is not exactly the case. You will see the Updatecomputerfast.net pop-up on your screen when you have at least one adware program installed on your PC. This means that your system’s security has been compromised, and you must remove the program at once; otherwise you will not get rid of Updatecomputerfast.net. You have to take care of any potential threats that might be running on your PC at once.

You might say that the Updatecomputerfast.net pop-up appeared on your screen when you opened a specific website, and it has nothing to do with the programs installed. That COULD be true. You could have opened an adware-related website that is part of online marketing networks, and thus the pop-up sprang into action. However, it is far more likely that the Updatecomputerfast.net domain is being used by a particular adware program that tries to promote third-party content. While there is no specific adware program associated with the Updatecomputerfast.net pop-up, you have to take all the potential risks into consideration and delete all unfamiliar apps.

Adware programs present a variety of security risks, although they are not particularly dangerous by themselves. The problem is that they can always be exploited by cyber criminals to promote corrupted content or redirect users to unfamiliar and sometimes dangerous websites. What’s more, users are seldom aware that they install adware programs on their computers willingly. The same could be said about the program behind the Updatecomputerfast.net pop-up. Chances are you have installed it yourself while you were browsing some adware-related web page. It might have also arrived in a software bundle with some program you wanted to install.

This only shows how important it is to go through each and every installation carefully. Please take your time to read all the installation steps, especially if you have downloaded the program from a third-party website. You might be presented with an offer to install additional applications, and if you breeze through the setup wizard, you may miss your chance to reject them.

On top of that, even if you DO install adware on your PC, you can still avoid serious computer infections, as long as you do not click any of the Updatecomputerfast.net pop-ups. The notification on the pop-up might tell you that you need to install or upgrade your Java software, but you should download software installation packs from their official websites only.

Clicking download and installation buttons on such pop-ups will only result in the installation of more adware on your PC. In the long run, you might suffer a severe computer infection. Therefore, the sooner you remove the program behind Updatecomputerfast.net, the better.

To determine which unwanted application you need to remove from your system, please run a full PC scan with the SpyHunter free scanner. A list of potential threats will be generated for you at once. Usually, it is possible remove the unwanted programs via Control Panel, but, if you feel that this is too much of a task for you, you can always rely on SpyHunter to remove the unwanted programs for you automatically.

How to Delete Unwanted Programs

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Move the mouse cursor to the bottom right of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall unwanted applications.
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How to manually remove Updatecomputerfast.net

Files associated with Updatecomputerfast.net infection:

applications.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
UpdateTask.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
CompTmp.exe
plura_autorun.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
webmakerplus.exe
PCProtect.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
ContentHost.dll
PlusMo.exe
regCheck.vbs
wirtual.exe
PackerV2.exe
DeltaFix.dll
upr.exe
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
IEError.exe
brfilterdrv.sys
update1.dll
VideoUsage.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
VideoEklenti.exe
fiber.js
MAJTuto.exe
optimizer.exe
Assistant_x64.dll
BDL.dll
PCProtect.dll
kometaup.exe
usetting.exe
stprss.exe
NCdownloader.exe
contentagent.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
flashEnhancer.dll
bi_client.exe
toolserv.exe
uninstaller.exe
TimeTasksSetup.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
ALiBaBar.dll
systerm32.exe
dnkt.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
monitorsvc.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\BrowserProtect
R003.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
TorrentStat.exe
MSLSService.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
inspasio.exe
browsemngr.exe
UpdateService.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
winclient32.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
ScriptHost.dll
OptimizerMonitor.exe
Sixth.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Browser Manager
lmservice.exe
playsetup.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\????????????????
windhcpclient.exe
Client.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
update.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
Autoload.exe
timetasks.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
LiveUpdate.exe
litefile.bin
dlprotect.exe
safetynut.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
psupport.dll
Seventh.exe
host.exe
ieplug.dll
VirusRemover.exe
wabEventSupport16.dll
BitGuard.exe
Toast.exe
openinst.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Browser Manager
Downloader.dll
smp2.exe
Bind.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
Updater.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
DFService.exe
sv.exe
mngr.exe
NTS.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\BrowserProtect
chrome-links.exe
lsdprn.exe
safebrowser.exe
openinstall.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
Win_Updater.exe

Updatecomputerfast.net DLL's to remove:

update1.dll
ScriptHost.dll
PCProtect.dll
ieplug.dll
flashEnhancer.dll
DeltaFix.dll
psupport.dll
Assistant_x64.dll
ALiBaBar.dll
ContentHost.dll
BDL.dll
wabEventSupport16.dll
Downloader.dll

Updatecomputerfast.net processes to kill:

stprss.exe
Autoload.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
chrome-links.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
contentagent.exe
systerm32.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
IEError.exe
windhcpclient.exe
TimeTasksSetup.exe
kometaup.exe
playsetup.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
UpdateService.exe
update.exe
applications.exe
PackerV2.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
openinst.exe
toolserv.exe
MAJTuto.exe
PCProtect.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
Client.exe
Sixth.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
smp2.exe
safebrowser.exe
BitGuard.exe
VirusRemover.exe
PlusMo.exe
uninstaller.exe
lsdprn.exe
Bind.exe
dnkt.exe
wirtual.exe
host.exe
CompTmp.exe
sv.exe
VideoUsage.exe
timetasks.exe
TorrentStat.exe
safetynut.exe
openinstall.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
dlprotect.exe
Updater.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
monitorsvc.exe
MSLSService.exe
UpdateTask.exe
DFService.exe
R003.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
Toast.exe
plura_autorun.exe
usetting.exe
lmservice.exe
VideoEklenti.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
inspasio.exe
NTS.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
bi_client.exe
Win_Updater.exe
webmakerplus.exe
NCdownloader.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
optimizer.exe
mngr.exe
browsemngr.exe
Seventh.exe
upr.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
winclient32.exe
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Comments

  1. tom Aug 18, 2015

    please remove watchdog from this computer

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