Tips to get rid of docksearch.net page
docksearch.net is a web resource that is presenting itself as a search engine. Some users think of it as a helpful tool that helps you to find answers. But in truth, this web resource uses tricky methods of installation and starts to show you a lot of different ads on its home page and search results page.
Once docksearch.net is inside, you will see that your homepage and default search engine were changed to docksearch.net website. Besides that, clicking on adverts will only bring you more malicious viruses on your system. These are main reasons why it is advised to remove docksearch.net from your computer.
How does docksearch.net get into my system?
docksearch.net uses a lot of ways to be installed into the system. Email junk emails and torrents are among them, but the most effective is bundling method. This way of installation is so popular among software spreaders because users are not paying attention to the installation process of different software, which lead to the installation of several programs.
Removal tool for docksearch.net:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with docksearch.net in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):