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Oasis Space Description and Removal Instructions

NameOasis Space
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionThe application may promise to enhance the user’s browsing experience.
SymptomsThe display of advertisements.
Distribution MethodVia freeware packages (bundling), unsafe browsing habits, etc.
Detection toolDownload SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Oasis Space

Oasis-space-siteIn case you see pop-ups with any indication on them, similar to ‘Ads by Oasis Space’, ‘Oasis Space Ads’ and such, you may have an unwanted program, otherwise known as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Application) on your computer. The app portrays itself as the browsing experience improving kind however it may be exactly the opposite of that since many have reported it do display intrusive ad-supported content in the form of pop-ups, highlighted text.

How Did Oasis Space Get in My PC?

There are several ways this PUP may have installed itself on your computer. You may have been redirected to their download page, believing it is a useful solution for what you seek and may have installed a file called “Oasis SpaceSetup.exe”. Another method that is widely applied when it comes to such unwanted apps is the bundling strategy. It involves including this app as a ‘free extra’ in the setup program of another program you may have downloaded from a third party software provider. Such programs may be your favorite media player, photo conversion software or any other free app you use on a daily basis.

More About Oasis Space

Once on your computer, Oasis Space may employ tracking cookies, as mentioned in their privacy policy. This may be performed with the purpose of aggregating information about your browsing interests and display targeted advertisements based on those:

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More so, in their privacy policy the company mentions that they may share certain information with partners, affiliates and subsidiaries. It is well known to experts that affiliates of such companies may or may not participate in affiliate schemes to generate traffic and hence profits to any such parties.

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More to it than that, the software is believed to employ several different types of advertisements linking to third-party content:

  • Fake virus alerts.
  • Fraudulent customer support numbers.
  • Fake prize winnings.
  • False product trial.
  • Non-existent shopping ads.
  • Suspicious online flash games.
  • Other products or services according to the user’s interests.

These advertisements are the main reason for considering these apps as unwanted because they may redirect to dangerous third party sites. Those sites may either scam the user out of funds using different methods to steal his information, including social engineering (soc.eng.).

They also may infect PCs with different malware, such as viruses, trojans, worms, keyloggers and others. In fact, most of the attacks nowadays may have originated from such pop-up advertisements, because these ads are not officially checked and confirmed to be safe. This is the main reason it is essential for you to keep track with the latest threats so that you are prepared, and it doesn’t have to come to anti-malware programs to detect the risk.

How to Remove Oasis Space?

To completely get rid of this software, you should take several important actions. First, you should follow the step-by-step guide below to uninstall the app manually. After that, you should make sure you install a professional anti-malware program that will protect you from any future threats by immediately detecting anything out of the ordinary.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Oasis Space

1. Remove/Uninstall Oasis Space in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Oasis Space.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Oasis Space from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Oasis Space and click “Remove

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    After Oasis Space is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Oasis Space and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Oasis Space is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Oasis Space to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Oasis Space has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Oasis Space
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Oasis Space. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Oasis Space will be removed.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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