How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

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How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby Autumn » 2013-09-25 4:31


Homepage is stealthily changed to Dosearches.com? Default search engine disappears out of sudden? Browser begins to work weirdly? Want to change them back? This post provides you an instruction on effectively removing Dosearches.com. Read more.

Basic information of Do Searches and Dosearches.com

You may never know Do Searches and Dosearches.com before they capture you. Dosearches.com is classified as browser hijacker, which is compatible with almost all browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Therefore, all browsers installed on the infected computer are attacked by Dosearches.com.

What does Dosearches.com do to your computer? Once in, Dosearches.com modifies internet browser settings including homepage and default search engine. The primary purpose of Dosearches.com is to promote advertisements and generate traffic by modifying browser settings. Dosearches.com collects terms of search queries, records browser history and assembles personal data by using the strange search engine provided by Do Searches.

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Dosearches.com is able to send the collected information to third parties. As a result, your privacy data are totally exposed, such as IP address, email address, telephone number and even important financial data.

Furthermore, you should be especially cautious about the popup ads from Dosearches.com. These random popups are very possible to redirect your to unknown or even malicious websites. In such case, Trojans are easy to capture you.

Therefore it is highly recommended you to get rid of Dosearches.com as soon as possible.

It is difficult to remove Dosearches.com completely using manual removal method only. When Dosearches.com enters into targeted computer, it not only changes the browser settings but also modifies registries. To inexperienced computers, registries repair is a little bit complicated. The following removal guide helps you fix this problem. Read more.

Symptoms of Dosearches.com

Inexperienced computer users are very confused about the infection of Dosearches.com redirect. How can you tell the existence of Dosearches.com redirect? The following symptoms can help you figure out the Dosearches.com. Keep reading.

1) Homepage is redirected to Dosearches.com whenever you launch the browsers installed on your computer.
2) Default search engine is replaced with a strange web search.
4) Unknown add-ons and extensions are created on browser.
5) Browser crashes and other applications freeze.
6) Computer becomes slower and slower.

If you come across these computer problems, you should immediately take actions. The longer the Searchgol.com stays in your computer, the more dangerous your computer is.


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How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?


    Step 1 Remove Dosearches.com from control panel
    Step 2 Remove Dosearches.com from browser
    Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

(Important Step: It is necessary for you to clean leftovers and caches of Dosearches.com redirect virus for these junks especially caches have the ability of reviving Dosearches.com redirect. That's why some computer users find that Dosearches.com redirect takes a comeback. therefore, you are recommended to remove caches and leftovers related to Dosearches.com completely by using a free optimizer-Cloud System Booster.)

Step 1 Remove Dosearches.com from control panel

Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove Dosearches.com related programs.

Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find Dosearches.com related programs, and hit Remove.

Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find Dosearches.com related programs, and click on Uninstall.

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Step 2 Remove Dosearches.com from browser

Internet Explorer

1 Reset homepage

Tools> Internet Options> General > replace Dosearches.com with a desired domain like www.google.com> Click Apply to complete the operation

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2 Reset the settings

Go to Tools> Internet Options. In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

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In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, and then click on Reset button.

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After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click on Close and then click OK.

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3 Please close your Internet Explorer, right click on the shortcut, in the drop-down menu, please select Properties.

In Shortcut tab, please remove “http://dosearches.com….” from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to Internet Explorer executable file. Nothing more.

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Mozilla Firefox

1 Reset homepage

Tools> Options> General> replace Dosearches.com with a desired domain like www.google.com > Click OK to complete the change.

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2 Reset settings

Click the Firefox button on the top left corner, go to the Help sub-menu (on Windows XP, click the Help menu at the top of the Firefox window), and hit Troubleshooting Information.

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Click on the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

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Click on Reset Firefox in the confirmation window. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish.

3 Right-click on the Mozilla Firefox shortcut you are using to open your web browser and select .

In Shortcut tab and remove "http://dosearches.com...." from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to Firefox executable file.

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Google Chrome


1 Remove Dosearches.com related extentions

Click on the Chrome menu > tools> Extensions > Find and delete Dosearches.com related add-ons from the list.

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2 Remove Dosearches.com from the Startup pages of Chrome.

Click on the Chrome menu>tools>Settings> In On startup section click Set pages> mouse-over to the Dosearches.com and click the X symbol to remove it> Add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.

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3 Remove Dosearches.com from the homepage.

Click on Settings> In Appearance section click Change

Remove Dosearches.com from Startup pages by clicking the X symbol, you can also choose to add a new page by entering its URL and hit OK to complete the modification.

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4 Change default search provider and remove Dosearches.com from the search engines list.

Click on the Chrome menu> Settings> In Search section click Manage search engines…> Choose to set another preferred one as the default search engine by clicking Make default> Remove Dosearches.com from the list.

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5 Please close your Google Chrome, right click on the shortcut, in the drop-down menu, please select Properties.

In Shortcut tab, please remove "http://dosearches.com...." from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to Chrome executable file. Nothing more.

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Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

After removing Dosearches.com redirect virus, there are invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers left in the computer. These junks files will slow down the computer or leave hide danger in your computer. It is highly recommended that you get rid of the junks files using Cloud System Booster—a computer cleaner initially designed to clean and optimize your computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files. If you have any question, please feel free to get in touch for help.


1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Official site: http://www.anvisoft.com/cloud-system-booster.html

2. Run the Cloud System Booster

Click on the Boost button on the main screen to run a full scan, and hit Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.

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Malware prevention tips

Dosearches.com redirect may bring you to infectious websites. In this case, you are exposed to other horrible computer viruses. Cyber criminals are very possible to drop Trojans or rootkits on your computer through malicious websites. Therefore, it is necessary for you to scan your computer using an antivirus program to make sure the nonexistence of other malware after you remove Dosearches.com.

Anvi Smart Defender is a powerful antivirus tool, which can help users prevent malicious software such as virus, Trojan, adware, spyware and so on. The light and smart swordfish scan engine will not consume extra resources to influence the operation of the computer. And here we recommend you the Anvi Smart Defender antimalware and use it for demonstration.

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BTW, if you choose the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender, AD blocker capable of effectively blocking malicious advertisements and fishing websites is available for you. Compared with free version, the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender increases the functions of Web Guard, Behavior Guard, USB guard and Adware Guard, which prevents you from computer viruses in all directions.

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Or you can Download Anvi AD Blocker (http://www.anvisoft.com/ad-blocker.html)> Install and run the program> Click MORE on top right of the main screen then select Settings> Click on Blacklist> Hit Add URL>Hit Add and close the window> Click Apply to save all changes.

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Re: How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby madmonkey » 2013-10-30 22:09

Hello,

I'm still having problem with removing dosearches from control panel. I have tried to find in search box for dosearches.com but the result was negative. Non of the files named dosearches.com exist.

And also I have tried about:config and reset everything I've read in websites on how to remove and reset my search engine back to normal. How can I delete or uninstall dosearches if the file didn't exist anywhere in my computer?

Can you please advice? Please help.

Thank you
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Re: How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby Ivy » 2013-10-30 22:17

Hi,

Do you find any program named delta, delta toolbar, browser defender, bitguard etc, please make sure to uninstall them all.

By the way, if you still have problem on your Firefox, please reset your browser settings with following steps:

1. Please open your Firefox, at the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, and go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
3. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.
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Re: How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby Winger » 2013-12-01 22:44

Hey, ive done everything that you told me to do on here but it still comes up. help?
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Re: How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby Ivy » 2013-12-02 0:54

Winger wrote:Hey, ive done everything that you told me to do on here but it still comes up. help?


Hi Winger,

What browser do you use and still experience the dosearches.com redirect?
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Re: How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby Winger » 2013-12-02 15:39

I use google chrome, but ive checked the other web browsers and they still have it as well.
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Re: How to Remove Do Searches and Dosearches.com from Your PC Completely?

Postby Ivy » 2013-12-02 21:29

Winger wrote:I use google chrome, but ive checked the other web browsers and they still have it as well.



Hi Winger,

I highly recommend you follow steps here to repair your problem.

http://blog.anvisoft.com/redirect-virus-removal/how-to-remove-do-searches-browser-hijacker-and-dosearches-com-redirect-from-ieffchrome/
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