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Docksearch.net – How to remove?

Docksearch.net is an unreliable website that can replace your home page and default search provider after you install a potentially unwanted or an ad-supported application onto your PC. It is often referred to as a browser hijacker, because it alters your settings without permission. In addition to these modifications, the hijacker also adds an extension to your browsers, floods you with advertisements, reroutes you to unfamiliar pages, and causes other unnecessary disruptions. The program may appear to be useful at first, but we assure you that the best thing you can do for your online security is to terminate Docksearch.net. Read more...

ssfk.exe – How to remove?

Ssfk.exe is a process that is linked to several intrusive browser hijackers. It is usually stored in C:\Program Files\SFK folder along with such processes as SFKEX.exe and SFKEX64.exe. All of three of them are aimed at preventing you from uninstalling the unwanted browser hijacker from your computer. The file has been linked to such hijackers as Omniboxes, Oursurfing, MyStartSearch, Mysearch123, Delta-Homes, and some others. Fortunately, finding out which one of these unwanted programs has taken over your browsers is not at all difficult. All you need to do is open one of your browsers and check the home page. Regardless of which hijacker it turns out to be, one thing is clear: you have to get rid of Ssfk.exe related software as soon as you can. Read more...

UpdateTask.exe Removal

UpdateTask.exe is an executable file that may appear on your computer after you install a potentially unwanted or an ad-supported application. It has been linked to a variety of programs including Pandora TV Toolbar, Ask Toolbar, Support.com Toolbar, Dictionary.com Toolbar, and others. The file is signed by VeriSign and it has more than 30 different variants. It is responsible for searching and downloading the latest updates for the application to which it belongs. In order to get rid of UpdateTask.exe, you need to properly eliminate its associated program from your PC. Read more...

Google Chrome Redirect Virus Removal

Google Chrome is a legitimate browser, but if you experience unauthorized redirections all the time, there is a very huge possibility that you have Chrome redirect virus on board. It is known that this threat has many variations, which means that you might experience those redirections if you use other browsers too. Unfortunately, it might be really difficult to remove Chrome redirect virus because this threat modifies a huge part of system’s settings. Luckily, we know what to do if this threat is on your system and we are ready to help you with the Chrome redirect virus removal. Read more...

kmsemulator.exe Removal

KMSEmulator.exe is a file that belongs to Win32:Malware-gen, BackDoor.Hackdoor.R, Trojan.Gen, and a bunch of other serious computer infections, so if you have already noticed its presence or your security software informed you about it, there is no doubt that you have one of the aforementioned infections on board. Of course, you might not know about them because Trojans and other serious threats usually hide deep on the system and they often sneak onto computers unnoticed. If you want to remove KMSEmulator.exe, you will have to detect and erase other serious infections it is associated with. We have to upset you by saying that the KMSEmulator.exe removal is a really challenging process. Do not worry; we still know what you have to do to get rid of it and we are ready to share our knowledge with you in this article. Read more...

igfxpers.exe Removal

Igfxpers.exe is an executable file that originally belongs to Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Driver in most cases. In other words, it is responsible for graphics. If you have detected it in the C:WindowsSystem32 folder and its size is about 240, 128 bytes (the size might slightly change depending on the version of the operating system), there is no need to worry because it is a legitimate file. Unfortunately, in some cases Trojans use files with the same name in order not to be recognized by automatic malware tools and users themselves. Thus, if you have detected igfxpers.exe in another location, it is very likely that you have a Trojan on board. If you get rid of it, you will remove igfxpers.exe too. We will explain you how you can do that easily and quickly in this article, so make sure that you read it from beginning till end. Read more...

CrossBrowser Removal

CrossBrowser is a potentially unwanted application that travels in freeware bundles. It usually enters your PC together with such unwanted programs as DesktopDock, WordProser, VuuPC, PicColor, and some others. The software is presented as an Internet browser. It looks very similar to Google Chrome, because it is based on the Chromium platform. The two browsers are not related in any way. The unwanted application is used to generate web traffic by exposing you to various online advertisements. You should delete CrossBrowser from your computer and go back to using your regular web browser. Read more...

Remove Easy Calendar

Easy Calendar can be classified as an adware-type application and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). That is because once it gets installed onto your computer, it begins displaying a huge amount of commercial advertisements that will definitely make your browsing experience worse. But, at first, we should look at the application itself and why it can be considered useful by some people. On its official website, the program is presented as a tool that can make your time planning a lot easier. Read more...

Dota2game.org Removal

If you have noticed the presence of the page by the name of Dota2game.org, you have definitely been infected with an adware-type application and a browser hijacker. It is also classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) because of various risks it exposes your personal computer to. So, what are the main thing that you should know about this program which you should eliminate later on? Well, firstly, being a suspicious adware, it will surely display a lot of ads when you use your browser. More precisely, you will see commercial advertisements everywhere, whether you visit your usual pages or open a new tab. What is more (and you have probably noticed that), the website is in Russian. Read more...

Dns Unlocker Ads Removal

If you have opened your Windows Task Manager and noticed an active process Dnspalenville.exe, there is no doubt that you have installed DNS Unlocker software on your computer, or it has entered your system without your consent. The Dnspalenville.exe file itself is located in the DNS Unlocker folder in Control Panel, so it might seem that you can erase it by clicking on it and selecting Delete. Yes, it is possible to do that but we still highly recommend that you fully get rid of DNS Unlocker program. If you do that, you will remove Dnspalenville.exe too. In other words, Dnspalenville.exe will be no longer seen in the Task Manager. The Dnspalenville.exe removal will be explained thoroughly in this article. Read more...