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Remove Online.theupdatercheck.net From Your Browser

rogue antivirus programsOnline.theupdatercheck.net is classified as a bogus update website. Its developers are trying to mislead the user into thinking that an update is needed for a program. However, clicking the suggested page will not produce any updates – it will only compromise the computer’s safety. Any updates suggested by unknown websites should be treated as suspicious. Legitimate and free software updates are easy to recognize. They never come via email and are not generated by browser pop-up windows.

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Online.theupdatercheck.net Distribution Method

The ad-supported application is likely to have been installed alongside other freeware/ shareware apps. The process is known as bundled downloading and means that the initial application was packed with third-party software. Keep in mind that bundling is often employed to cover financial development losses. The good news is it could be avoided if the user always opts for the advanced installation option. The custom installer gives him the opportunity to uncheck any suspicious applications that were added to the package.

Online.theupdatercheck.net General Description

Online.theupdatercheck.net may generate fake update alerts that are not to be trusted. It is also important to note adware is often associated with the addition of tracking cookies to the browser. To stay safe, the user should not click anything generated by Online.theupdatercheck.net.

Online.theupdatercheck.net Removal Manual

Due to the suspicious character of Online.theupdatercheck.net, its removal is advisory.
To remove it, the user may perform a full system scan with the help of a frequently updated anti-adware tool. Another option to clean the system is via the manual guide – just follow the steps given below. Restoring the browser’s settings is also crucial to recovering the system.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Online.theupdatercheck.net

1. Remove/Uninstall Online.theupdatercheck.net in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Online.theupdatercheck.net.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Online.theupdatercheck.net from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Online.theupdatercheck.net and click “Remove

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    After Online.theupdatercheck.net is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Online.theupdatercheck.net and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Online.theupdatercheck.net is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Online.theupdatercheck.net to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Online.theupdatercheck.net has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Online.theupdatercheck.net
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Online.theupdatercheck.net. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Online.theupdatercheck.net will be removed.

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