Windows 10: Very suspicious update popups on Windows 10
Very suspicious update popups on Windows 10
I have been getting a strange popup for update without any update about what it's about.
It also want's to install Yahoo search
It has happened few times so far and I am unable to figure out which program is it related to.
I used process explorer and to find out that it's mshta.exe - but not anything more than that.
Could anyone suggest what it could be?
I am attaching a screenshot for your reference
Run the following in Command Prompt (Admin)
How to run
How to run
Thanks Dencal for your reply.
Could you please explain what those commands do?
They repair corrupted Registry.
Thanks again Dencal.
Does the issue look like a corrupted registry related issue?
Have you come across such issues before?
It would be helpful if you could give some more information about it.
You have requested advice, I have given it, do as requested then post back result for further info if needed.
Check you system with Malwarebytes (install free version) and ADWcleaner. That update window doesn't look good to me. Don't know nothing about any Yahoo software, but if you can, get rid of it.
Edit: here is one similar user report on reddit
I, too, suspect you have a virus. It is most likely the Chromium Browser virus/malware.
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Can't find the source of this weird update dialogue
Thanks a lot AndreTen , philc43 and Bree for support and the links.
I ran ADWcleaner and that seems to have have resolved the issue!
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