How to Remove Software-updatecheck.com? Adware applications are known to redirect users to Norton Antivirus expired advertisements that are not suitable for all audiences or trying to scam the user. Software-updatecheck.com is just one of those domains that act as a landing page redirect by an ad-rotator service.
What is Software-updatecheck.com? Software-updatecheck.com wants the user to subscribe to online services in order to earn revenue for adware publishers. Software-updatecheck.com is involved in an intrusive malvertising campaign set up by suspicious advertisers and is potentially dangerous for the user’s online privacy.
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Adware applications trigger new web browser windows and web browser new tabs. These new windows are redirected through many advertising networks before settling at the Software-updatecheck.com pop-up.
How to prevent Software-updatecheck.com redirect
Do not install free software downloaded from the internet without an overview of the entire installation process. Also, stay away from sites offering free downloads, free movies, piracy, etc.
Doing so might prevent adware applications and potentially other unwanted (PUP) software from infecting your computer with malicious software and display the intrusive Software-updatecheck.com ads.
How to remove Software-updatecheck.com?
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Uninstall malicious adware from your computer
In this first removal step, we will attempt to identify and uninstall any adware applications that might have been installed without your knowledge on your computer.
Right-click the Start button and open Run from the Windows start menu.
Type: appwiz.cpl to open Windows Control Panel / uninstall programs and features
Find recently installed adware applications and uninstall the apps.
In the image, you see recently known adware applications related to Software-updatecheck.com pop-up.
Information: Click the column “Installed On” to sort installed software by date, doing so makes it easier to detect recently installed adware applications and uninstall them.
Continue to step 2.
Remove Software-updatecheck.com redirect with Malwarebytes
Remove adware, other viruses, and malware responsible for the Software-updatecheck.com pop-up with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is always free to use, detect and remove the Software-updatecheck.com redirect in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Edge web browser.
Malwarebytes will remove adware, viruses, and malware and is compatible with any pre-installed antivirus software.
No worries, Malwarebytes is free to detect and remove adware for 14 days.
Run the Malwarebytes installation and proceed as described in the installation process. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Get started to start your 14-days of free premium features.
- Protects your online privacy and identity from cybercriminals.
- Protects your devices and personal data against Ransomware.
- Protects your device from redirects to malicious and shady webpages.
- Stops malware that tries to compromise or infect your device through malicious webpages.
After 14 days of your free Malwarebytes Premium trial, Malwarebytes reverts to the Malwarebytes Free version. Malwarebytes free is still able to scan, detect, and remove any malware from your device.
In the free version, you need to start a scan manually. Real-Time protection against online threats is not available in the free version of Malwarebytes.
Click Scan Now to start scanning your PC for adware, malware, trojan horses, spyware etc.
Malwarebytes will now start scanning your PC for malware, hang on, the malware scan usually takes about 2 to 5 minutes to complete.
When the scan is finished you’ll be presented with the malware scan results. Review the malware scan results and click the Quarantine Selected button to continue.
Hang on. Malwarebytes is moving the detected malware to quarantine.
In order to complete the Malwarebytes removal scan, you should reboot your computer.
The adware is now removed from your computer, enjoy!
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