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Boost Updater

Posted: August 11, 2014

Threat Metric

Ranking: 8,752
Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 1,747
First Seen: August 11, 2014
Last Seen: October 3, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Boost Updater is a program that has proven to potentially be an unwanted application. The Boost Updater program may offer various add-on functions for your web browser, which could cause annoying things to take place. Some of those actions may include loading of other sites causing redirects to questionable sites or offering quick access buttons through a toolbar loaded on your web browser application. Boost Updater may also render fake notifications, ads or sponsored links through pages it lands you on. In the case that you wish to remove Boost Updater and stop its activities on your system while you are surfing the internet, you may find all of its components or plugins and remove each of them manually. Automatically removing Boost Updater from your computer may involve use of an updated antispyware application.