Remove pop-up ads (Removal Guide)

Oyodomo is an advertising platform, which is used by adware and other malicious programs to display popup ads from within Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

The Oyodomo popup ads happens regardless of the web browser or search engine, and if you are seeing ads from whenever you are doing a Google search or visiting a website, then your computer may be infected with Pihar, Tracur, ZeroAccess/Sirefef rootkit, adware or a potentially unwanted program.
This infection is designed specifically to make money. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser.

Oyodomo virus is distributed through several means. Malicious websites, or legitimate websites that have been compromised, may drop this Trojan onto a compromised computer. This drive-by-download often happens surreptitiously. Another method used to propagate this type of malware is spam email containing infected attachments or links to malicious websites. The threat may also be downloaded manually by tricking the user into thinking they are installing a useful piece of software.

Oyodomo virus is also prevalent on peer-to-peer file sharing websites and is often packaged with pirated or illegally acquired software.
Once install on a computer, the Oyodomo will display pop-up ads within your browser and Flash update boxes with the sole purpose of generating revenue for the cyber criminals.

The text of this pop-up is:
A Flash Player Update is Required to View this Content
  • 100% Free Update
  • Experience the Web at its fullest
  • Beautiful HD video, faster graphics rendering, and high performance
  • Richer, more immersive user experiences
See details….
This update will only take a couple of minutes. is not a malicious domain itself, however this website is used by cyber criminals as a tracking website for their affiliate programs.Before traffic is delivered to advertisers, Oyodomo is used as a network referral ID to identify and qualify traffic sent by traffic partners.
Depending on what is causing the Oyodomo popup ads, the malware removal process can be different for each particular case, however using the below guide, you should be able to remove this infection from your computer.

You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this Oyodomo adware. Be very careful what you agree to install.
Always opt for the custom installation and deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place. It goes without saying that you should not install software that you don’t trust.

Oyodomo popup ads – Virus Removal Instructions

STEP 1: Remove Oyodomo registry keys with AdwCleaner

STEP 2: Remove Oyodomo malicious files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware FREE

STEP 3: Remove Oyodomo malicious files with HitmanPro

STEP 1: Remove Oyodomo registry keys with AdwCleaner

  1. You can download AdwCleaner from the below link. 
  2. Before starting this utility, close all open programs and internet browsers.
  3. Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  4. Click on Delete, then confirm each time with Ok.

     5.Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.

STEP 2: Remove Oyodomo malicious files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware FREE

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a powerfull on-demand scanner which will remove Oyodomo malicious files from your computer.
  1. You can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free from the below link, then double click on it to install this program.
  2. When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the setup process. DO NOT make any changes to default settings and when the program has finished installing, make sure you leave both the Update Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malwarechecked,then click on the Finish button.

     3.On the Scanner tab,select Perform quick scan and then click on the Scan button to start scanning your computer.

  4.Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware will now start scanning your computer for Oyodomo malicious files as shown below.

      5.When the Malwarebytes scan will be completed,click on Show Result.

    6.You will now be presented with a screen showing you the malware infections that Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware has detected.Please note that the infections found may be different than what is shown in the image.Make sure that everything is Checked (ticked) and click on the Remove Selected button.

  7.After your computer restarts, open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and perform a full system scan to verify that there are no remaining threats.

STEP 3: Remove Oyodomo malicious files with HitmanPro

Oyodomo may also install a rootkit on victims computer, to remove this malicious program we will use HitmanPro.
  1. You can download HitmanPro from the below link, then double-click on it to start this program.
    HITMANPRO DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a new web page from where you can download HitmanPro)
    IF you are experiencing problems while trying to start HitmanPro, you can use the Force Breach mode.To start HitmanPro in Force Breach mode,  and all non-essential processes are terminated, including the malware process. 
  2. HitmanPro will start and you’ll need to follow the prompts (by clicking on the Next button) to start a system scan with this program.

  3.HitmanPro will start scanning your computer for Oyodomo malicious files as seen in the image below.

  4.Once the scan is complete,you’ll see a screen which will display all the infected files that this utility has detected, and you’ll need to click on Next to remove this malicious files.

    5.Click Activate free license to start the free 30 days trial and remove all the malicious files from your computer.

News article is edited by: oyodomo - 14-04-2018, 13:58

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