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Question

Driver Navigator

Jan 2, 2017 12:13PM PST

I had a pop up yesterday from Driver navigator. I've not installed this to my knowledge. Ran a Panda virus scan and all was good. Noticed that in my programs Driver Navigator is there. Went to uninstall it and another box popped up saying 'are you sure you want to remove this application and related blah, blah, blah' I didn't click yes b/c I wanted to be sure that wasn't suspicious. Anyone have this show up on their PC?

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Re: driver navigator
Jan 2, 2017 12:24PM PST

If you don't need it (and why should you?) it should be safe to uninstall.

Post was last edited on January 2, 2017 12:34 PM PST

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No.
Jan 2, 2017 12:27PM PST

I run a tight ship and will look over not only the installed apps in the control panel but check the Program Files for rogues.

If I don't use an app, it's gone.

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Driver Navigator
Jan 2, 2017 12:32PM PST

Thanks for my peace of mind. It's gone bye bye.

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Driver navigator
Jan 2, 2017 2:50PM PST

Unless you downloaded this product then more than likely it came bundled with some other software you did download.

It is best whenever you install a new piece of software to not use the default install but rather to click on the advanced install.

This might allow you to see if there is going to be something extra included and the ability to opt out of the extra.

Some of that extra stuff can be a stinker to remove if you let it install.