How to remove oyfile.com scam (pop-up)

If you are constantly getting the following pop up from oyfile.com site saying “Video Update Recommended” probably your computer is infected with adware or potentially unwanted programs. But don’t get upset, this entry contains removal instructions for the adware which generates these fake notifications. Under no circumstances do what you are instructed in this pop-up message because if you click “Install” or “Download” buttons you will allow the installation of other potentially unwanted programs or even serious viruses. So, keep away from doing this.

Oyfile.com pop-up

Oyfile.com pop-up removal menu:

Example of scary oyfile.com pop-up and its misleading message:

Video Update Recommended
Recommended Download
Please install the Video Player (Recommended)
– Based on ffmpeg the leading Audio/Video codec library
– Supports *.FLV, *.AVI, *.MOV, *.MKV, *.SWF and more
– Super fast and user-friendly interface
– 100% Free & Safe-share it with your friends
Downloading takes a few seconds and no restart needed after installation

Remember! Install any updates for your PC from the official sites only! Never open an email or click on links sent by unfamiliar people. Be careful visiting any suspicious domains, they may be flooded with malware of different sorts. If you download anything carefully read the ‘end user agreement’ window on your screen and uncheck any extra installations.

In order to stop “Video Update Recommended” pop-ups on your computer from oyfile.com website you need to remove adware and the components relevant to it. The guide below will show you how to do it. The best removal solution is automatic one. Download the reliable antivirus and arrange the full system checkup to completely erase this annoying adware. Of course the manual solution is available for you also. Note that it requires some technical skills and computer knowledge to perform this task. So, the choice is all yours! Good luck and be safe online!


Software to get rid of oyfile.com pop-ups automatically.

Oyfile.com pop-up removal tool

Important milestones to delete oyfile.com pop-ups automatically are as follows:

  1. Downloading and installing the program.
  2. Scanning of your PC with it.
  3. Removal of all infections detected by it (with full registered version).
  4. Resetting your browser with Plumbytes Anti-Malware.
  5. Restarting your computer.

Detailed instructions to remove oyfile.com pop-ups automatically.

  1. Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware through the download button above.
  2. Install the program and scan your computer with it.
  3. At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with oyfile.com pop-ups and related adware:
  4. Anti-Malware Scan Completed - Apply actions

  5. Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with Plumbytes Anti-Malware after this particular adware removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
  6. In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
  7. Built-in tool of Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  8. Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options.
  9. Options to reset browsers with Anti-Malware

  10. Click on “Reset” button.
  11. You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  12. Reboot your PC now.

Video guide explaining how to reset browsers altogether automatically with Plumbytes Anti-Malware:


Detailed removal instructions to uninstall suspicious adware manually

Step 1. Uninstalling this adware from the Control Panel of your computer.

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected with adware are shut down (closed).
  2. Click on “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Start - Control Panel

  4. To access the Control Panel in Windows 8 operating system move the computer mouse towards the left bottom hot corner of Windows 8 screen and right-click on it. In Windows 8.1, simply right-click on the “Start” button. Then click on “Control Panel“:
  5. How to access the Control Panel in Windows 8 and 8.1

  6. In Windows XP click on “Add or remove programs“:
  7. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  8. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 click on “Uninstall a program“:
  9. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista, 7 and 8

  10. Uninstall suspicious adware. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 right-click on this adware with the PC mouse and click on “Uninstall / Change“.

Step 2. Removing adware from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.

In addition to removal of adware from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove this adware from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this adware and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected:

Plumbytes Anti-Malware offers a superb service to prevent malicious programs from being launched in your PC ahead of time. By default, this option is disabled once you install Anti-Malware. To enable the Real-Time Protection mode click on the “Protect” button and hit “Start” as explained below:

Enable protection by Anti-Malware

Once this option is enabled, your computer will be protected against all possible malware attacking your PC and attempting to execute (install) itself. You may click on the “Confirm” button to continue blocking this infected file from being executed, or you may ignore this warning and launch this file.

Malicious item blocked by Anti-Malware

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