Max Driver Updater is a potentially unwanted program that most probably entered your computer uninvited. Please do not panic because this application is not a genuine computer virus. Not to mention that you can uninstall Max Driver Updater through your Control Panel, so it should not cause you any problem. However, it would not be a good idea simply to ignore this application and just go about your usual routine. Potentially unwanted programs need to be taken care of as soon as possible because they could be associated with harmful applications. That is actually the main reason you should be wary of such pieces of software.
Whether you have downloaded Max Driver Updater from maxdriverupdater.com or this program came bundled with freeware, the final result is still the same. You have a program that does not deliver and, on top of that, it exposes you to potential security risks. According to our researchers, Max Driver Updater can easily install additional adware programs on your computer. This happens when the application connects to the Internet to update itself. In other words, along with the update configuration files, Max Driver Updater downloads adware onto your computer, and it is clear that a program which exhibits such behavior cannot be tolerated.
In general, Max Driver Updater is very similar to PC Optimizer, Super Optimizer, PCSpeedUp, and many other applications that offer you to clean your system and improve computer performance. Max Driver Updater is a little bit different because it says it can keep all your drivers up to date. So it focuses on the drivers. The official website says that it “operates and controls a hardware set, that is associate to your PC.” The poor English in the official website should be enough to convince you that there is nothing reliable about this application.
What’s more, were you to run a full system scan, Max Driver Updater would provide you with a list of fake scan results. It says that you need to update multiple drivers, but if you try to do that you are asked to purchase the License Key. You will see a pop-up box that asks you to enter your email address and the license key number. If you do not have one, you will be asked to buy one immediately. Unfortunately, our research suggests that users might be scammed by Max Driver Updater over a phone call, so whatever you do, DO NOT reveal your personal and financial information to unreliable third parties.
It obviously would be for the best to delete Max Driver Updater from your system. This application is more annoying than useful, and its association with adware programs makes it an unwelcome guest on your computer. Since Max Driver Updater does not infect you like a genuine malware program, it is possible to uninstall it via Control Panel. However, when it comes to other potential threats that might have been installed along with this fake optimization tool, it would be a lot easier to remove them all automatically.
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