“Update Available” Popup - How to remove?


The “Update Available” Popup is a fake notification displayed by the fake antispyware program WinPC Antivirus. This is done in order to mislead the user into purchasing the rogue’s “licensed version”. The popup reads:

“Update available. WinPC Antivirus has detected that new threat database is available. Would you like to download and install update now? Installation is recommended.”

Do not trust this popup and remove WinPC Antivirus immediatelly upon detection.


Automatic “Update Available” Popup removal tools

  Download Spyhunter for “Update Available” Popup detectionNote: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like “Update Available” Popup and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
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Manual “Update Available” Popup removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove “Update Available” Popup, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.


It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other “Update Available” Popup infected files and get help in “Update Available” Popup removal by using Spyhunter scanner. 

May 4th, 2016 10:23, May 4th, 2016 10:23
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