What is Fake Google Chrome Update?
Fake Google Chrome Update is a vicious online scam which can be used to expose the security cracks of your operating system and infiltrate all sorts of malicious computer applications. The clandestine threat is initiated once you land on a corrupted page which belongs to the nv83.info domain. You may visit the page accidentally after clicking on a corrupted link. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers warn that you need to be extra cautious about any attachments and links presented through social networking sites, spam email, or IM. One click could be enough to route you to a completely unfamiliar website claiming that you need to update your Google Chrome browser. Do you know what to do to remove Fake Google Chrome Update related threats? Continue reading to find out.
How does Fake Google Chrome Update act?
Depending on the presented link and the browsers you run you may face a Fake Google Chrome Update, Fake Mozilla Firefox Update or Fake Internet Explorer Update. The scam is begun with an alarming notification recommending you to update browsers. If you click OK, which is the only option you are provided with, you are urged to replace the supposedly outdated browser with the latest version. Whether you wish to enable browser security and speed some processes, you should not click the Accept and Install button before reading the Disclaimer below. This disclaimer is presented in extremely fine print and is almost invisible; however, our researchers wish to present you with a few statements:
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Modified Installer: This website is distributing custom installers which are different from the originally available distribution. These new installers comply with the original software manufacturers’ policies and terms & conditions, however, they are not the originals.
Clearly you do not need to install this update because it is extremely suspicious. If you had an option to update your browsers you should do it using official sources and links. If you install this ridiculous update, you are asked to accept the Premium Installer by Tiny Installer. Afterwards you are presented with a number of empty windows asking you to Accept; however, you should not click this button at any point. There is no way of telling what sort of stuff you are agreeing to or what applications you are allowing to be installed onto the PC. Researchers indicate that you may be presented with File Opener Pro, PC Optimizer Pro, MyPCBackup and a number of other suspicious applications. Even though these are not extremely malign we recommend that you delete Fake Google Chrome Update related software.
How to remove Fake Google Chrome Update?
If you wish to remove Fake Google Chrome Update related applications you need to follow the manual removal instructions below or, better yet, install automatic malware detection and removal software. Reliable security tools like SpyHunter can delete unreliable applications, remove dangerous malware and then ensure that Windows protection is no longer an issue. Have you decided to proceed with the manual removal? Then compete the steps below, reinstall existing browsers and examine the system with an authentic malware scanner.
Delete potentially unwanted programs
Delete from Windows 8:
- Access the Metro UI start screen and right-click on the background.
- Select All apps, move to Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the application you want to remove and click Uninstall.
Delete from Windows Vista or Windows 7:
- Move the cursor to the left of the Task Bar and click Start.
- Select Control Panel and then go to Uninstall a program.
- To remove the undesirable application right-click on its icon and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows XP:
- Open the Start menu from the Task Bar click Start.
- Move to Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the unwanted application and click Remove.
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