Remove/ Get Rid of Dss.drivefor.net Redirect Virus Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 29, 2013

Web Browser controlled by Dss.drivefor.net? Home page changed to Dss.drivefor.net? Annoyed by numerous redirects and popup ads? Here is the solution to your problem.

Is Dss.drivefor.net a dangerous virus?

Dss.drivefor.net is an irritating redirect malware which has the capability to cause lots of chaos and even damage to the compromised Windows system. It is reported that this annoying malware is spread into the target workstation in ways of junk e-mail attachments, suspicious links or popups, unverified websites or free programs, and other peer-to-peer networks. Dss.drivefor.net hijacker has the capability to attack all your Internet browsers such as Google Chrome, IE and Firefox.

Dss.drivefor.net malware will first change the system registry values once it intrudes in your machine successfully. As a result, it will be executed each time the system is started up. Besides, this annoying hijacker makes some modifications to the default browser settings without asking for any approval. Dss.drivefor.net can take the control of your home page and search provider. It reroutes your search results to some irrelevant and suspicious web pages which possess numerous ads. Besides, you will receive a lot of popups when surfing the net. By doing so, Dss.drivefor.net redirect helps its designers gather benefit.

Apart from causing constant redirects and annoying popups, Dss.drivefor.net hijacker virus will degenerate the PC performance by eating up lots of system resources. Furthermore, it can play as a spyware to trace your keystrokes and gather your sensitive information. In such case, your privacy will be no longer safe. Thus, we strongly recommend that you remove Dss.drivefor.net redirect to stop further damage.

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Disadvantages and risks of Dss.drivefor.net Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and attacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides lots of sponsored links in the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to misleading websites and displays lots of annoying ads
5. It records online activities and collects Personal user 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 browser freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Dss.drivefor.net Virus

According to our research, we found that Dss.drivefor.net 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 Dss.drivefor.net virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Dss.drivefor.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Dss.drivefor.net 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 Dss.drivefor.net toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Dss.drivefor.net toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Dss.drivefor.net virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Dss.drivefor.net virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Dss.drivefor.net malware

%UserProfile%\[random].exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\

%Windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\[random].exe

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

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