What is there to know about DriverAgent Plus?
Even though calling the DriverAgent Plus virus would not be completely adequate, it can still be listed as a potentially unwanted program due to the suspicious activities once it gets in your PC. A creation of eSupport.com, Inc, this program is a system tool that scans your computer in search of the drivers which need to be updated. It sure seems like a useful application. Not until you try updating the drivers. To do so, you will be asked to obtain the full version of DriverAgent Plus. For this reason, we can claim that the promised functionality of this programs is not fulfilled. It is also not clear, whether the drivers which this program claims to be supposedly out-of-date really need updating. It might be one of the tricks to persuade users into purchasing the full version of the program. We question this functionality of this program also because it is available to check the information about your driver status and new updates on the official website of your hardware manufacturer. You should think about whether you want to pay for additional services when it is not that difficult to find old drivers and update them yourself. However, we understand that some users will still want to use this tool. Despite the fact that this program’s sudden appearance on your computer may be concerning, we again emphasize that it is not a virus, and you can use it for your purposes if you like to. But you can still remove DriverAgent Plus if it does not satisfy your expectations. If you are in doubt about your computer’s safety, you always run a scan of your system using some reputable anti-malware software, for instance, Reimage.
How did this program get into my computer?
Programs like DriverAgent Plus travel around the Internet attached to some popular freeware programs. DriverAgent Plus can be downloaded along with some software from reliable download sites. Usually, PUPs like these come bundled with audio/video recording or streaming applications, download managers, PDF creators and other programs. The additional content gets installed on the users’ computers without asking the permission. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that some users may think it is an infection. This PUP is not dangerous, but you can contaminate your system with some more serious viruses if you do not pay attention to what software you are downloading and installing. The best way to avoid it is to run antivirus software while browsing and always check the installation settings. Using “Custom” or “Advanced” installation settings will help you to monitor all the installation steps and to prevent unwanted programs from entering your system,
How can I remove DriverAgent Plus from my PC?
Since it is not a virus, the DriverAgent Plus removal process is rather simple. You can simply uninstall it using the Programs and Features Manager in your Control Panel. The more detailed instructions on how to do that are provided below. However, be sure to double-check your system for the possible threats using your reliable antivirus software.
To remove DriverAgent Plus from your computer:
1. Click ‘Start’ and select ‘Control Panel.
2. Click ‘Uninstall a Program’ under ‘Programs’.
3. Choose ‘DriverAgent Plus’ and select the ‘Uninstall/Change’ option.
4. Click ‘Yes’ and ‘OK’ to save the changes.