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Danger level 4
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission

Software Version Updater

Software Version Updater is an application which is installed with various programs that have to be updated regularly. It can be installed alongside free browser browsers extensions and browsers add-ons, which display various coupons and offers. The updates are necessary for the application to run properly, so Software Version Updater search for relevant updates and installs them automatically.

Software Version Updater is not a standalone application. It is installed alongside the major application, and the user is partially informed about the installation. In the license agreement, it is usually stated that the application will be updated regularly. If you accidentally install, for example, a browser add-on which displays coupons and offers and want to remove it, it is also important to remove Software Version Updater. The updater is located in the %LOCALAPPDATA% directory as Updater.exe. You can also check your Task Manager and look for the process that has the same name Updater.exe.

It has been found that Software Version Updater can be installed by White Smoke, which is a browser toolbar; CouponDropDown, which is a browser add-on that displays various coupons and ads; Search Protect by Conduit, and by many other applications. Do you want to get rid of the unwanted browser application? Do not forget to remove Software Version Updater, which is already flagged as malicious by many computer security applications.

The unwanted application creates a registry entry in HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run in order to start running whenever the system starts. What is more, you should keep in mind that after you uninstall only the unwanted browser add-on, Software Version Updater may download the same application and you will again be exposed to, for example, annoying pop-up coupons and third-party advertisements.

In order to remove Software Version Updater, implement SpyHunter, which is a highly powerful spyware prevent tool. Install it right now if you want to be sure that you can browse the Internet safely, because it can easily maintain the security of the system. The software will also save your time because it runs automatic system scans, so if you want to be protected by a professional program, SpyHunter is all that you need.

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  1. husain Aug 10, 2018

    My phone is very slow

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