What is Max Driver Updater?

Max Driver Updater is a potentially unwanted program that claims to be a handy application monitoring the condition of your devices and launching automatic updates when it is needed. However useful it seems, we recommend removing Max Driver Updater as is does not perform its functions. Once launched Max Driver Updater will start a scan for outdated drivers, and no matter how new the software is, the program will declare that some of your drivers are too old and pose a threat to the computer security. But instead of providing available updates it offers to buy the program, while drivers updating should be performed for free. All that makes installing Max Driver Updater on your computer totally pointless, so don’t hesitate to remove Max Driver Updater if you have it already.

Max Driver Updater

How Max Driver Updater gets on your PC?

In order to distribute Max Driver Updater, authors of Max Driver Updater insert it into legitimate programs setups. In Default mode its installation is turned on and most of the users won’t even notice that the installation suggest additional software. That’s why choosing the Advanced type of installation and unselecting unfamiliar software checkboxes help to avoid many threats. Max Driver Updater is also can intrude the system after a user has clicked on an ad and has been redirected to a malicious website.

How to remove Max Driver Updater from your computer?

To uninstall Max Driver Updater remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Max Driver Updater

Or uninstall Max Driver Updater manually.

Step 1: Remove Max Driver Updater from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Max Driver Updater.
  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 Max Driver Updater 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 Max Driver Updater, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Max Driver Updater and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Max Driver Updater from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Max Driver Updater from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Max Driver Updater.
  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 Max Driver Updater.
  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 Max Driver Updater.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Max Driver Updater:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

C:\Program Files\Max Driver Updater\

Written by Rami Douafi

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