What is FilesFrog Update Checker?
FilesFrog Update Checker is a software updater that was created in order to look for updates for programs that you download at filesfrog.com. It launches automatically every time you turn on your computer and works in the background. FilesFrog Update Checker is classified as a potentially unwanted application. It was developed by Somoto Ltd.
This company is responsible for various unwanted programs such as Bundled Software Uninstaller, FLV Player, DealBulldog, Apps Hat and more. The application usually comes together with other freeware that you can download at filesfrog.com. If you never wanted to have the software in the first place you should delete FilesFrog Update Checker immediately.
How does FilesFrog Update Checker work?
As it has already been mentioned, FilesFrog Update Checker usually comes bundled with potentially unwanted software. The reason you may not want that software on your PC is simple: it will not add any value to your computer and will only disturb your Internet browsing. Most of the above mentioned applications will fill your browsers with ads and pop-ups that you will have no use for. Moreover, those adverts may actually turn out to be dangerous as adware programs do not endorse the pages they promote. Cyber criminals can easily take advantage of that and present you with false content in order to trick you into downloading malware onto your PC which will do much more damage than the adware.
FilesFrog Update Checker can also be installed without additional programs. After the installation the software will scan your system to check for freeware updates. It will then prompt you with notifications about these updates. FilesFrog Update Checker will urge you to download them from filesfrog.com. That is not something we would recommend. Instead, we advise you ignore all notifications provided by the program and delete FilesFrog Update Checker from your PC.
How to remove FilesFrog Update Checker?
It is possible to get rid of FilesFrog Update Checker manually via Control Panel. However, as the application usually does not travel alone there may be other programs that you should uninstall as well. In order to detect those programs you can use an anti-malware tool that will perform a system scan and help you find the potentially unwanted applications. You can also use the malware removal tool to eliminate FilesFrog Update Checker and other PUAs. If, however, you are determined to uninstall FilesFrog Update Checker manually you can use the FilesFrog Update Checker removal instructions that we have prepared and presented below the article.
Manual FilesFrog Update Checker removal
- Move cursor to the bottom right
- Once the Charm bar appears click on Settings
- Select Control Panel
- Go to Uninstall a program
- Choose the PUA and click Uninstall
Windows 7 and Vista/Windows XP
- Click Start and go to Control Panel
- Pick Uninstall a program/Add or remove programs
- Select the unwanted application
- Click Uninstall/Remove
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