Get rid of do-search.com redirects from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Do-search.com is a site developed by hackers with an objective to infect users with browser hijacker and make profits. This browser hijacker is spread via freeware applications by bundling with the installer. There are also other ways of spreading, through spam emails attachments, fake updates, etc. Once infiltrated user’s pc it will alter default search engine and homepage to do-search.com. All of the web browsers may be exploited and affected by this hijacker, including the most popular browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

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A lot of users reported that they got infected with Do-search.com hijacker after installing FileZilla freeware from official website. We don’t know how happened but somehow cyber criminals managed to hack legitimate website and inject their malware into FileZilla installer. This proves that users should always pay attention when installing any software, even from reliable developers and downloaded from respectable websites. During the installation be patient, read the EULA carefully and look for the lines about third party usage of personal information. Also, choose Custom or Advanced installation method to be able to select components and programs that you want to install. This way you will save yourself from installing bundled adware along with the main program.

Search engine provided on do-search.com will not help you to find anything on the Internet. All of your search queries will be collected and transferred to the third parties to study your interests in order to provide you with ads based on your preferences. All of the search results will be bogus and irrelevant. Also, the list of search results will be filled with pop-up ads, in-text links and other types of advertisements. The main objective of do-search.com browser hijacker is to generate traffic to sponsored websites by redirecting users. So, this hijacker will use any legitimate or illegal methods just to redirect you to third party websites, every redirected user brings revenues to the hijacker developers through various affiliate programs.

Do-search.com will greatly reduce the performance of your computer and will be always spying on you. Your personal data is not in safety while do-search.com hijacker is installed in the system. You are risking to expose your usernames and passwords to third parties and your computer can become a part of botnet and will send spam emails and messages from your email and social media accounts to the list of your contacts. We recommend to avoid using the infected computer before you clean it completely from do-search.com browser hijacker. If you want to safely and quickly get rid of do-search.com redirects from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer you should follow our step-by-step removal instructions provided below. This guide was tested by many users and helped most of them. Just perform all of the steps in the correct order and read attentively what you have to do, there is no need to rush. You can also download automatic removal tool – it will perform removal process of do-search.com hijacker automatically, all you have to do is just to press start scan button and clean in the end.

Do-search.com Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Do-search.com

Symptoms of Do-search.com infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Do-search.com threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for Do-search.com

Step 1
UNINSTALL DO-SEARCH.COM AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Do-search.com remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Do-search.com remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Do-search.com and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Do-search.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Do-search.com remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE DO-SEARCH.COM FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Do-search.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Do-search.com and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Do-search.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Do-search.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Do-search.com completely.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Do-search.com and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Do-search.com completely.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Do-search.com and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Do-search.com completely.
  • Remove Do-search.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL DO-SEARCH.COM REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the DO-SEARCH.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 12/03/2015 07:07 PM;