Threat Database Adware 'Update Windows Drivers' Pop-Up

'Update Windows Drivers' Pop-Up

By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 20
First Seen: November 17, 2014
Last Seen: October 28, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up is a misleading notification that may appear on a PC that is housing an adware application. The 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up warning is intended to prompt computer users to install a fake update for their Windows 7 or 8 drivers. However, if the computer user clicks on the 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up message and attempts to install the suggested update, they may, in reality, allow the 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up to download and install various Potentially Unwanted Programs on their computer. The 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up alert was developed to probably disseminate various plug-ins, toolbars, add-ons, browser extensions, browser hijackers and PUPs. 'The Update Windows Drivers' pop-up-related adware may enter your machine bundled with freeware from ambiguous sources. Computer users should disregard the 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up and take pertinent measures to remove the 'Update Windows Drivers' pop-up from their machines.


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