Hi! What can I do to remove this docksearch.net webpage from my browser? Now this webpage still on my browser, I can’t change my homepage back. I don’t know what this webpage is. I just open my browser as usual then this webpage pop up. It won’t go away. I tried to restart my computer. It didn’t work. What should I do now? Is it able to remove this webpage from my browser? Is it any risk for my computer now? I will appreciate if you could help me get this webpage off of my browser.
Brief introduction of docksearch.net
docksearch.net is a malicious browser hijacker that can change your browser settings and take over your browser. Once the computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, your browser default homepage will be changed and when you open your browser, this browser hijacker will pop up and never go away by itself. In addition, your search engine will also be changed. If you want to make a search on this docksearch.net webpage, you will see many unrelated results and many ads. If you access those unknown results, you may get infections like Trojan virus, malware and spyware. If you do want to get rid of this browser hijacker, you need to remove this browser hijacker from your computer.
The Screenshot of This docksearch.net Hijacker
This docksearch.net browser hijacker contains shortcuts of Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, Amazon, Coupons and Gmail. This browser hijacker looks like a normal website and many people just ignore it when it appears on their computer. I may tell you here that this webpage is actually a browser hijacker, you are supposed to remove this browser hijacker immediately from your computer instead of ignore it. If you ignore it, this browser hijacker will add some tool bars to your browser. These tool bars will eat up your computer resources then slow down your computer. If you keep ignoring this browser hijacker, your computer may crash down. Furthermore, this docksearch.net browser hijacker is able to get your personal information like your location, banking detail, contracts and email. It can make a record of your online activity. This browser hijacker maker may sell your personal information to third party. In this case, it is unsafe for your personal information and you should remove it as soon as you can.
The properties of Browser Hijacker
– Can change the browser settings and it is so hard to change back.
– Could make your browser slower and slower then crash down
– Change the search engine, when you search on this docksearch.net hijacker, the results are not you wanted.
– Can get your sensitive information like credit card accounts, phone call number and your home address
– May add some weird tool bars to your browser, and these tool bars may link to many ads websites.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this docksearch.net. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:
The way to remove Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of docksearch.net Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
1st Press Ctrl, Shift and Esc keys at the same time to open the Windows task Manager. Then click the “Processes” tab at the top to find the suspicious processes to stop them.
2nd Go back to desktop and then click “start” at the left hand angle then type “regedit” in Search programs and files box, then press Enter key and you will open the “Registry Editor”
3rd In Registry Editor, please find the suspicious registry files related to this docksearch.net browser hijacker. They are usually in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. If you can’t find the suspicious registry, you are welcome to contact our expert for help.
4th After you find the suspicious registry files, you need to find the location of the .exe files of the docksearch.net browser hijacker. In general, they will be located in operating system drive. Click start >> Computer or My computer. Usually, the operating system drive is Local Disk (C:)
5th All the files related to the browser hijacker will be in Windows >> System 32. Find all the related files of docksearch.net browser hijacker and then delete them. Just make sure that what you delete is not the operating system or your computer system will crash. If you are not good at it, we are welcome you to ask for an expert for help.
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You don’t need to be a cyber security expert to understand that this docksearch.net webpage is an unreliable browser hijacker. You should know that this browser hijacker should be removed immediately. This browser hijacker can take over the browser as it can change the browser settings, homepage and search engine. Once the computer gets infected by this docksearch.net browser hijacker, you will get this webpage as your browser homepage and you can’t change your homepage back. When you make a search on this webpage, you will get many sponsored products and annoying ads. This browser hijacker also can add some tool bars to your browser which will take up your computer resources and make your computer slow down. What’s more, this browser is able to record your browse habit and get your personal information like banking detail, location, contracts and email. As these abilities of this docksearch.net browser hijacker, you’d better remove it as soon as possible.
Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on August 30, 2016 2:56 pm