How to Remove Do-search.com Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 17, 2013

Is your home page changed to Do-search.com? Do you receive lots of sponsored links and numerous pop-up ads? Are your search results redirected to irrelevant web pages? This post will do you a favor to solve all problems.

Is Do-search.com a dangerous virus?

Do-search.com, also known as dosearches.com or Do Search, is a tricky website which can be regarded as a malicious browser hijacker. This unknown program is always bundled with some unverified shared programs and gets into the target computer. Besides, Do-search.com malware can intrude in your machine when you visit porno websites or open spam email attachments. Hence, it is highly advised to pay much attention during online activities.

After infiltration, Do-search.com browser hijacker first adds malicious files to the Windows registry. By doing so, it can be activated no matter when the machine is launched. After then, this pesky browser hijacker will attack your web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Do-search.com sets itself as the default home page and search provider without your consent. When you try to search something as before, this baleful browser hijacker always offers you a lot of sponsored or commercial links. In addition, you’ll frequently get to Do-search.com or similar commercial websites when clicking links, opening new tabs or typing correct addresses. Furthermore, some unfamiliar ad windows will pop up on the screen during your web browsing activities.

If you keep Do-search.com hijacker long in the system, you’ll suffer from more troubles. It will take a lot of time for you to launch the machine, execute applications and connect to the Internet. What’s worse, Do-search.com browser hijacker can trace your online activities and keystrokes to gather important information for unknown purposes. Thus, it is strongly recommended that you remove Do-search.com hijacker once you find it.

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Do-search.com virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Do-search.com Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides numerous sponsored links
4. It causes frequent web redirects to suspicious websites and displays lots of annoying ads
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the Internet connection freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Do-search.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Do-search.com redirect is caused by search.us.com toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And search.us.com toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Do-search.com virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Do-search.com malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Do-search.com toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Do-search.com toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Do-search.com toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Do-search.com virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Do-search.com virus

HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Do-search.com malware

%CommonPrograms%\Startup\Launch\[random].lnk

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Do-search.com virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of Do-search.com virus.

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