Guide on Java Software Critical Update Removal
Java Software Critical Update is a fake alert. It indicates that your computer is infected with an adware application or a potentially unwanted program. Through it this bogus message was able to appear in your browser. It affects all major browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Even if this alert is fake, to ignore its existence is hardly a good choice.
You need to deal with a problem that is indicted via this fake alert, namely an adware or PUP that is inside your PC. The best course of action would be to delete Java Software Critical Update and its related program.
What does Java Software Critical Update do?
This pop-up tries to convince you that your Java needs an update.
WARNING: Your Current Java is Outdated!
A critical security update has been released and you are required to update Java!
Do not follow the provided link, because it is a sure way to invite more malware inside your computer. The creators of Java Software Critical Update related program do not monitor the pages they promote, so you may end up in a website which has a potential to infect your PC with something that can collect your personal information. To prevent this you need to terminate Java Software Critical Update.
Since Java often sends system updates, it would be easy to believe this fake alert. However, you should notice that the update is offered from updatejavas.com. In reality, Java updates come from java.com and there is no need for a secondary source. Be attentive and do not let yourself be fooled. If you go to page indicated by this fake alert, you will end up with more adwares or other potentially unwanted programs. This pop-up is known to install PC Speed Maximizer and MyPCBackup which are PUPs and a browser add-on called Storimbo. They will be impossible to miss, because they will flood you with advertisements the moment they get inside your system. There is also a possibility to get infected with something even more serious, like Trojan, virus or other highly damaging malware. Take care of your computer’s security and uninstall Java Software Critical Update and the associated program.
Of course, you can avoid this issue by not allowing the program that brings Java Software Critical Update to enter your PC in the first place. These applications usually travel bundled with freeware that you download from unreliable websites. If you decided to install something from such source, make sure to monitor installation closely and to deselect boxes that suggest additional applications.
How to remove Java Software Critical Update?
Since it is clear that Java Software Critical Update is a fake message, you should not let the program that brought it to you, stay inside your computer. You need to remove Java Software Critical Update as soon as possible. If you do not know with which program Java Software Critical Update entered your system, scan your PC with licensed anti-malware tool. If you decide to uninstall Java Software Critical Update by yourself, instructions on how to do that are given bellow this article.
Delete Java Software Critical Update
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Click Start and choose Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and choose the suspicious program.
- Click Uninstall.
- Go to the bottom right corner of the screen and click Settings.
- Choose Control Panel and choose Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on the suspicious program and click Uninstall.
- Click Start and choose Control Panel.
- Choose Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the suspicious program and click Remove.
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