PUP.Optional.DriverUpdate is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), specifically a system optimizer. It belongs to the Slimware Utilities family.
Common infection method
PUP.Optional.DriverUpdate is usually installed by the users themselves, who may be prompted by heavy online advertising.
- Malwarebytes Anti-Malware completely removes this threat, unless specifically pointed out in a dedicated removal guide. No further clean up is required.
- A removal guide for DriverUpdate can be found on our forums.