What is Extended Update?

Extended Update is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. This program hijacks popular browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). Extended Update displays advertising content, such as banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertisements. According to the developers, this program is designed to help users to find the most profitable and popular offers of online stores. Not many people know that most of these offers are false. The main task of the developers is to make money. Also, Extended Update changing your browser settings, such as your homepage. Extended Update also changes search engine on the Rocket Search. This program puts your personal data at risk. Rocket Search can access your browsing history, passwords, and more. This information may be disclosed to third parties. Rocket Search is not a virus, but it can significantly degrade the performance of your computer, so you need to remove it right now.

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How Extended Update gets on your PC?

Extended Update is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software. Extended Update is not a virus, but it can cause a number of inconveniences. Extended Update refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. It displays a large number of banners, coupons and other advertising. Extended Update is designed to help the user to find the best deals on the internet and save money. That’s a lie! The main task at the Extended Update is to make money. Most of the proposals are not relevant or do not exist. Extended Update can analyze your browsing history and pick exactly the advertising that will interest you. Extended Update slows down your PC, change the settings of your browser homepage. If you find Extended Update on your computer, then you should remove it immediately.

How to remove Extended Update from your computer?

To uninstall Extended Update remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Extended Update in their database. You can try to use them for removing Extended Update.

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Extended Update.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Extended Update

Or uninstall Extended Update manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Extended Update.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Extended Update and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Extended Update, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Extended Update from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Extended Update.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Extended Update.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Extended Update.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

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Written by Rami Douafi

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