Outdated Browser Detected Popup shows up within Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Chrome. This article explains on this issue and how to get rid of this such a misleading popup ads.
What is Outdated Browser Detected Popup?
Recently many PC users have detected that the Outdated Browser Detected pop up makes an appearance on their web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Be aware that this web browser needs to be updated is a misleading pop ads that one you click to install, other infections like adware or potentially unwanted programs would be installed to override your web browsing and slow down your system running.
Typically, it claims that you use the old browser’s version and offer to download the latest version on computer, However, those you will fall for clicking the “Recommended Download” button won’t download the update for browser. They will download some kind of adware which can bring the consequence of getting infected by babylon toolbar, delta search, Yontoo, Dealply ads and the like.
The Outdated Browser Detected Pop up can look like this:
Any attempt by victims to close the “Your Current Browser Is Outdated” message will trigger more troubles. A smaller window will popup for your confirmation to leave, another message telling that java page stays open will show up after the click on yes to leave the page. “Your Current Browser Is Outdated” message is hard to get rid of no matter what you do including reopen the browser after closing it down and restarting the computer as a whole.
And often, it claims that like that:
Outdated browser detected, you are using Chrome which is now outdated
Please update the latest version of Chrome (Recommended).
You can also see the alert like this:
It is recommended that you update your browser to the latest version to view this page.
Please update to continue.
Certainly, these alerts worthy no trust. They are not real notifications of the web browser for updated version. Never click to install, otherwise you will get infected with various issues like multiple pop up ads or stubborn yet annoying toolbars, unwanted programs which will degrade your computer security level.
How to Tell If the Outdated Browser Detected Is Real or Not
It is easy to know if the outdated browser detected is real or not when you check both the current version you installed and the latest version on the official site.
From the above screenshot, you can also easily identify that this pop up alert is not real because how could the Chrome update notification come from the Mozilla Firefox web browser.
Therefore, never click the links to install. Otherwise the payloads of certain virus would be loaded to initialize the infiltration and corrupt your web browser as well as the computer system.
Symptoms of “Your Current Browser Is Outdated” Popup
♦ It ceaselessly consumes the target computer’s recourse in a bid to make the computer become unable to process other running processes, which leads to the endless loop of displaying “Your Current Browser Is Outdated” popup.
♦ “Your Current Browser Is Outdated” popup encompasses vicious code which enables it to wipe out online data so as to threaten PC users to follow its instruction and download the virus themselves.
To get rid of Outdated Browser Detected popup, you can follow below removal guide:
How to Remove Outdated Browser Detected Popup from Your Computer and Web Browser (Removal Guide)
Important note: The Outdated Browser Detected Popup can not be completely removed by going through all steps here if the web browser is open during the removal.
Step 1. Run an Antimalware to Full Scan Your Computer System
Since the vicious folders of “Your Current Browser Is Outdated” popup are capable of automatically re-injecting malicious components to help its survival, it is highly recommended you to use a powerful antimalware or antivirus for a full scan in order to differentiate and remove these vicious files and folders. And here we use the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender as an example for demonstration purpose.
Anvi Smart Defender download: www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html
Tips: to avoid the interrupt of constant popups of Oudated Browser Detected, you can boot your infected computer into safe mode, in order to facilitate the virus removal. See instructions on how to boot Windows to safe mode
Instructions: 1. Download and install. 2. Switch to the second tab-the scan tab and click on Full Scan button. 3. Remove the malicious results scanned by Anvi Smart Defender antimalware.
Step 2. Uninstall PUP from Control Panel
Choose an option to uninstall below:
Tips: Manu PUPs or adware can be installed if you just recklessly click the install button on the Outdated Browser Detected popup. These PUP and adware can be Dealplay, babylon toolbar, delta search, Yontoo and the like. You are always recommended to remove all PUPs on your computer’s control Panel to keep safe away from any risks of getting infected.
Option 1. Uninstall PUP using Anvi Uninstaller
Please note the Anvi Uninstaller is integrated in the system cleaner Cloud System Booster, which can also help you remove the leftovers and maintain the system after the removal. The Anvi Uninstaller which contains a Recently Installed Tab can help you conveniently find the related PUP from recently installed program list to uninstall.
To use Anvi Uninstaller, you can follow below steps:
- 1. Download and install the Cloud System Booster. (Safe download link: www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html)
- 2. Start it and click on Expert on the main screen to open Expert interface where you can locate Toolbox tab and select Anvi Uninstaller to Run.
- 3. Locate the Recent Installed tab and then find the Delta Search toolbar and the related programs to uninstall.
Please note that here the process 3 is only available for Pro version users. This step can help you clean out those left files, mainly registry entries of the uninstalled PUP.
And if you want this, you can conveniently purchase the Cloud System Booster here: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php
Some adware or PUP related will install its program to the Control Panel. To remove it, you can:
For Win 8 users: Press Windows key or hover the cursor in the bottom left of the screen to access Start Menu →locate the related PUP → right click on the icon→ Click Uninstall from the appeared toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
For Windows 7/Vista: Click Start →Click Control Panel → Locate Programs, and click Uninstall a program→ find the related PUP from the opened list → Locate the item you want to uninstall and right click to open the dropped menu, where you need to click Uninstall/Change. If there comes an confirmation, click Yes to proceed.
For Windows xp: Click Start → Select Control Panel → Click Add/Remove Programs → Find the related PUP from the opened list → locate and right click the item which you want to uninstall → click Remove to proceed the uninstall.
For Win 8: Press Windows key or hover the cursor in the bottom left of the screen to access Start Menu →locate the related PUP → right click on the icon→ Click Uninstall from the appeared toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3. Remove Outdated Browser Detected Popup from IE, Firefox and Chrome
To get rid of Outdated Browser Detected Popup from your web browser, you are recommended to reset the web browser.
1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon (Tools for IE 8 and below users) at the top (far right), then click again on Internet Options.
2. In the Internet Options dialog box, locate the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.
3. In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.
4. When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the confirmation dialogue box and then click OK.
1. Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu, and select Troubleshooting Information.
2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
3. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish.
1. Access to below file:
The folder “Default” contains all of the requisite settings. To reset Chrome, close it and change the folder name of “Default” to anything else…”Default old” or “Default broken” or whatever else you like. Once you reopen Chrome it will be reset!
If you want to retain some settings (especially things like bookmarks and login info) you can copy (don’t just move them because they should be kept intact as backups; copy them) those files into your new Default folder any time that Chrome is closed.
Note: The current version of Chrome does not provide the reset function in its settings list and you can sue the above method to set it to default settings in order to fix the browser issues without reinstall it.
However, in Chrome 15,16,17, you can go to: Options →Personal Stuff → Users→Delete User.
If you are the only chrome user, you will be the only user in the list. Click on “DELETE THIS USER” and viola…. You have reset Google Chrome to default settings.
Step 4. Remove Leftovers and Maintain System Performance (Important)
See to remove the leftovers of Outdated Browser Detected popup to avoid its survival.
PUP install and adware popup can jam the system and degrade the system performance. It is necessary to clean the system from all those junks. Yet, you can use some system cleaner like Cloud System Booster for both tasks ( cookies cleaning and junks removal).
Cloud System Booster Download: www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html
Instructions: 1. Download and install.
2. Click Boost button the main screen to process the system cleaning.
More recommended: if you want a deep optimization, then hard disk defragmentation would be a good idea. As for this, Anvi Ultimate Defrag is available for your nice try.
This is a trial version of Anvi Ultimate Defrag download: www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html
Prevent Tips — Block Popup Ads using Anvi Ad Blocker
To block up annoying and risky pop up ads from web browsers, basically you are supposed to turn on security features of web browsers. (See instructions to turn on security features in IE, Firefox and Chrome)
And also some tools like Anvi Ad Blocker would help you to block pop up ads from web browser. This tool attaches a large online database to help you filter most malicious/phishing websites and annoying advertisements.
Anvi AD Blocker download: www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html
Please note this is a trial version of Anvi Ad Blocker for 15 days free use. If you want it for longer time, you can conveniently buy it here.
If any question in the removal process, contact us at any time for timely help.