How to uninstall (remove) Software Updater

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What is Software Updater?

Software Updater is a program that comes to your computer in the form of browser extensions. Software Updater gets into PC without user consent, via freeware’s downloaders and installers. This program is a potentially unwanted program. At first glance, it seems Software Updater very comfortable, but in fact, it can harm your PC. Software Updater displays banner ads, coupons and links to partner sites. According to the developers, this program is designed to help users timely update drivers and software version. In fact, this program is designed only to make money. This program can gain access to your personal data, collect your user private data and transfer this information to third parties for further analyses. Do not waste your time. If you found Software Updater – you should uninstall it immediately.

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How Software Updater gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Software Updater, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Software Updater completely.

How to remove Software Updater from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Software Updater – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Software Updater.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Software Updater

Or uninstall Software Updater manually.

Step 1: Remove Software Updater from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Software 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 Software 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 Software 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 Software 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 Software Updater from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Software Updater from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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