Do you know what Update Windows Drivers Pop-up is?
Update Windows Drivers Pop-up is one of the annoying pop-ups that interrupt you while you browse the Internet. There might be two reasons as to why this pop-up appears on your screen. One, you may open an adware-related website that displays this pop-up accidentally. Two, you may have an adware program installed on your computer, and this program generates Update Windows Drivers Pop-up. In order to remove Update Windows Drivers Pop-up from your browser, you either need to close the website you are currently on or remove all the potentially unwanted applications from your computer.
The most important thing you have to understand is that the message delivered by Update Windows Drivers Pop-up is false. This pop-up tells you to update your Windows 7 drivers or Windows 8 drivers, but the truth is that you should not download anything that is offered for free. If you click the link on Update Windows Drivers Pop-up, you will most definitely download more adware onto your computer, and you will be constantly assaulted by numerous annoying pop-ups. It is also possible to get infected with a browser hijacker if you click on Update Windows Drivers Pop-up.
Although it is not easy to pinpoint the exact program that comes with Update Windows Drivers Pop-up, we can assume that a lot of adware applications distributed via third-party websites come with such additional annoying features. Our research lab team says that you should be careful when you download freeware apps from such websites as filehippo.com, malavida.es, filewin.com, brothersoft.com, and others. These websites may not try to infect you with malware on purpose, but they certainly do not check what kind of content gets uploaded onto their servers, so you might install a program that displays Update Windows Drivers Pop-up without even realizing it.
As mentioned above, it is not a good idea to click Update Windows Drivers Pop-up. You can never know what website you will be redirected to. On top of that, if you must really update your operating system’s drivers, refer to the official Microsoft website and NEVER trust third-party distributors. The main security issue with third-party websites is that they can be easily exploited by cyber criminals for adware and malware distribution. Having Update Windows Drivers Pop-up on your computer is the first sign that your system security might have been breached.
To get rid of Update Windows Drivers Pop-up, uninstall all the unwanted applications and run a full system scan with the SpyHunter free scanner. If there are any malicious programs on-board, the scanner will detect them immediately. Acquire a licensed antispyware application to terminate all the threats automatically.
How to remove unwanted programs
- Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- When Charm bar appears click Settings and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove unwanted adware applications.
- Click Start button and navigate to Control panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall unwanted apps.
In non-techie terms:
Update Windows Drivers Pop-up is more of an annoying nuisance than an actual computer security threat, but it indicates that there might be some unwanted programs installed on your computer. You have to delete all the unnecessary programs in order to get rid of Update Windows Drivers Pop-up for good.