“You are currently using an old operative system” pop-up. How to get rid of it?
If you have noticed the pop-up message with the following content: “You are currently using an old operative system and your player might be outdated” on your screen, it means that annoying adware has managed to attack your browser. This adware may also generate the pop-ups where you are instructed to update video player, Flash player, Java, or ‘operative’ system. We warn you not to blindly follow these instructions. It is trap, prepared by the hackers.
The first sign that this message is fake one is the incorrect word combination ‘operative system’ instead of ‘operating’ system in this notification. The software developers with the good reputation do not make such fluff. It is recommended to keep away from clicking on these windows, because they may distribute the installers of various potentially unwanted programs or even dangerous viruses.
Although, the potentially undesired programs are not as dangerous as virus or rootkits, they cannot corrupt any system files or block any programs by themselves but they may “invite” such dangerous applications, having made system vulnerabilities before. If you do not want to expose your computer system to such risks, it is advised to scan your PC by means of the powerful anti-virus and remove this adware and the components relevant to it. The guide below will provide you with the step-by-step removal instructions.
Removal tool for “You are currently using an old operative system” pop-up:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with Trojan Killer and click “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click Reset browser settings” button again:
- Restart your PC.