Video Update Recommended Popup - How To Remove?

Type: Adware

Video Update Recommended popup is a fake message that was designed by cyber criminals in order to distribute various adware to random computers. The message can be displayed on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. It appears out of nowhere and says that it is recommended to install a new video update for you. Here’s how the Video Update Recommended popup looks like:

Video Update Recommended
Please install the new Video Update (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
Updating takes a few seconds and no restart needed after installation

If you click on “Update” or “Install” button. You will actually agree to install some adware to your system. Many computer users end up getting Babylon or Delta Toolbar or some other potentially unwanted program, such as Yontoo or CouponBuddy. These applications bring lots of problems for the ones infected. You will be flooded with various advertisements and have to deal with attempts to redirect you to commercial websites.

If you want to avoid displaying of Video Update Recommended popup, make sure you are more attentive when downloading various freeware from the Internet. Many potentially unwanted programs, including the one bringing Video Update Recommended popups come bundled with free PDF creators, video players, etc. Make sure you follow every installation step and refuse downloading any additional applications that can be listed in the information text during the installation process.

If your system has already been affected, remove Video Update Recommended popup and the adware that is responsible for it. Use a reputable antispyware software, for example, Reimage, SpyHunter, hitman or other legitimate tool that you trust and run a full system scan. They will eliminate these annoying messages easily. Don’t forget to upgrade your antispyware to its newest version to ensure detection and removal of the most recent unwanted programs.

Automatic Video Update Recommended popup removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Video Update Recommended popup, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


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January 9, 2014 04:48, January 11, 2014 16:38

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