About this infection

Software-updatecheck.com is thought to be a hijacker, a rather minor infection that shouldn’t do direct damage to your computer. Many users may be puzzled about how installation occurs, as they do not realize they themselves by chance set it up. Redirect viruses like to spread through a free program bundles. No direct damage will be done your PC by the hijacker as it is not considered to be malware. Nevertheless, it might be capable of causing redirects to promoted sites. Browser hijackers do not check the pages so you might be redirected to one that would authorize malevolent program to infect your device. We don’t advise keeping it as it will present no good features. To go back to normal browsing, you must uninstall Software-updatecheck.com.
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Browser hijacker travel methods

Free programs usually come together with added offers. It could have advertisement-supported applications, hijackers and various unnecessary utilities attached to it. Users frequently end up installing reroute viruses and other unwanted items because they do not select Advanced (Custom) settings when setting up free software. If you note something attached, all you should do is uncheck the boxes. They will set up automatically if you use Default mode as they fail to inform you of anything attached, which allows those items to set up. If it entered your PC, terminate Software-updatecheck.com.

Why should I uninstall Software-updatecheck.com?

When a hijacker arrives in your machine, changes to your browser will be performed. The hijacker’s performed modifications include setting its advertised portal as your homepage, and it will be capable of doing that without your permission. All main browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. And it might block you from changing the settings back unless you first terminate Software-updatecheck.com from your PC. A search engine will be displayed on your new home web page but we don’t encourage using it since advertisement results will be inserted into results, so as to redirect you. This would be happening because reroute viruses want to to get money from increased traffic. The reroutes will be terribly aggravating because you will end up on strange portals. Those redirects also pose a certain risk to you as they are not only irritating but also pretty harmful. Be careful of harmful redirects because they may lead to a more serious threat. If you want to safeguard your machine, delete Software-updatecheck.com as soon as you notice it occupying your PC.

Software-updatecheck.com uninstallation

Acquiring anti-spyware application and having it remove Software-updatecheck.com ought to be easiest as everything would be done for you. If you opt for by hand Software-updatecheck.com removal, you will have to identify all related applications yourself. Nevertheless, a guide on how to delete Software-updatecheck.com will be displayed below this report.Download Removal Toolto remove Software-updatecheck.com

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Learn how to remove Software-updatecheck.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Software-updatecheck.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove Software-updatecheck.com

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Software-updatecheck.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Software-updatecheck.com from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Software-updatecheck.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to remove Software-updatecheck.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to remove Software-updatecheck.com

Step 5. Remove Software-updatecheck.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to remove Software-updatecheck.com

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to remove Software-updatecheck.com

Step 6. Remove Software-updatecheck.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to remove Software-updatecheck.com
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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