What is Software Version Updater?

Software Version Updater is promoted as an optimization tool that will collect information on updating the software and inform the user. However, the program does not fulfill its promises, instead it acts as any other adware. After integrating to the system the malware will start exasperate you with loads of advertisement. Not only these ads are annoying, they also are filled with links that lead to the malware customers’ websites, therefore increasing their pagerank. You should remove Software Version Updater promptly, since it raises the risk of other malware infiltrating your computer.

Software Version Updater

How Software Version Updater gets on your PC?

Software Version Updater is rarely installed by itself. More often it sneaks into the system being inserted into other freeware and shareware installers. Still, this method of distribution is legal, since users are provided a means for making a decision whether to accept or decline the installation of Software Version Updater. Nevertheless, many users do not use this opportunity and ignore the option offering additional software, as it can only be seen in Custom or Advanced installations, or because the users are confused with the attractive descriptions of a product.

How to remove Software Version Updater from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Software Version Updater

Or uninstall Software Version Updater manually.

Step 1: Remove Software Version Updater from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Software Version Updater from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Software Version Updater\

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