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Should I remove Oxy updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,163
United States Rank #30,039
Reach 0.0045%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.87 days
84.73 days >
Average installed length: 44.52 days

Oxy updater

What is Oxy updater?

The Oxy updater adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links and some popup/popunder ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements. This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers that may include it as an additional or sponsored offer.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is updater.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 5.19 MB (5,441,944 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Oxy updater.
updater.exe (45785480ccd105c206b4838ec2039a6f) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 1011 Adware.Downloader.AA
avast! 2014.9-140430 Win32:Adware-BLB [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3489 MalSign.Generic
Bitdefender Adware.Downloader.AA
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Downloader.AA
F-Secure 11.2014-30-04_4 Adware.Downloader.AA
G Data 14.4.24 Adware.Downloader.AA
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.Downloader.AA
McAfee 5600.7145 Artemis!45785480CCD1
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7145 Artemis!45785480CCD1
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Downloader.AA
nProtect Adware.Downloader.AA
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.120 TROJ_GEN.F47V0301
VIPRE Antivirus 28678 PileFile Downloader (fs)
Loader.exe (f472a68bac8e63fa4cb834d00f1dbe72) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Adware.Zusy.98733
AhnLab-V3 2014.07.17.00 PUP/Win32.Graftor
Avira AntiVir Adware/Zusy.98733.1
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG Generic5.AZGJ
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.OxyPumper.BB
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Zusy.98733
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Zusy.98733 (B)
ESET-NOD32 10106 a variant of Win32/AdWare.OxyPumper.B
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/OxyPumper
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Zusy.98733
G Data 24 Gen:Variant.Adware.Zusy.98733
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.OxyPumper
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Zusy.98733
Qihoo-360 HEUR/Malware.QVM10.Gen
       View all 30 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AGILITY
Help link: www.products-placement.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\oxy
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Oxy\Updater.exe" --uninstall
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 5.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Oxy updater

Program executable:updater.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:LADY'S WOOD 2013 LIMITED
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Loader.exe - Updater
  • oxyinst.exe - Fast File Downloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Loader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Oxy Updater' (runs daily at 8:30 PM).
  • Updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Oxy' (runs daily at 12:06 AM).

How do I remove Oxy updater?

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Or, you can uninstall Oxy updater from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Oxy updater, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Oxy updater.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.49%
Windows 8 26.98%
Windows XP 4.76%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8.1 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.94%
Windows 8 Pro 6.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.28%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  Finland 2.99%
  Australia 2.99%
  India 2.99%
  Indonesia 2.99%
  Canada 2.99%
  Turkey 2.99%
  Italy 2.99%
  Hong Kong 1.49%
  MA 1.49%
  RW 1.49%
  Vietnam 1.49%
  CY 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Lenovo 17.78%
Dell 15.56%
Acer 15.56%
ASUS 6.67%
Gateway 4.44%
American Megatrends 4.44%
Intel 2.22%
Medion 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.00%
LENOVO 20042 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-A 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 2.00%


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