(from Update Wrapper) is part of an adware program (Rocket Tab), that displays pop-up ads and advertisements on web pages that you visit. Though this may sound like a useful service, the program can be intrusive and will display ads whether you want them to or not.
Unfortunately, some free downloads do not adequately disclose that other software will also be installed and you may find that you have installed without your knowledge.
Most commonly is bundled within the installers from Cnet, Softonic or other similar custom third-party installers.
You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this adware. Always opt for the custom installation and deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place.
It goes without saying that you should not install software that you don’t trust.
This page is a comprehensive guide, which will remove “Updater.exe” virus from your computer and any other adware program that may have been installed during the setup process. If you have any questions or doubt at any point, STOP and ask for our assistance.
STEP 1: Remove adware with Adw Cleaner STEP 2: Remove pop-up virus with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware STEP 3: Remove with browser hijacker with Hitman Pro STEP 4: Double-check for the malware infection with Zemana Anti Malware The Adw Cleaner utility will scan your computer and web browser for the “Updater.exe” malicious files, browser extensions and registry keys, that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free uses industry-leading technology to detect and remove all traces of malware, including worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware, and more.
It is important to note that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware works well and should run alongside antivirus software without conflicts.
Hitman Pro is a second opinion scanner, designed to rescue your computer from malware (viruses, trojans, rootkits, etc.) that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken (such as anti-virus software, firewalls, etc.).
Hitman Pro is designed to work alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.
It scans the computer quickly (less than 5 minutes) and does not slow down the computer.