How to remove My Search Dock Ads from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

My Search Dock is a software developed by Buzzbox Media PA, LP. It is widely advertised as a world’s best search enhancer that will change user’s browsing experience. The developers of this program are promising that it will help users to save time by performing a search on the web leading websites and search engines and save money by showing various retailer offers with the best price. A lot of useful features are promised by the Buzzbox Media, however there are a lot of hidden pitfalls that proves that My Search Dock is an adware and was developed with only one objective – to generate web traffic and bring revenues to the developers of this program.

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In Terms of service of My Search Dock we found few statements that already proves that this program is dangerous. Firstly, this software may offer the user to install other sponsored applications, also it can create virtual layers that can change the appearance of the websites and provide automatic redirects to potentially dangerous websites of the third party. Secondly, My Search Dock may show various advertisements within web pages rendered by browser with the plug-in enabled. Also, during the installation of My Search Dock user will automatically install additional programs without their consent. Those programs may change system and network settings, collect personal data including browsing history, cookies, user’s full name, browser version, OS version, emails and even logins and passwords. User’s confidentiality might be compromised and personal information may be exposed to the third party.

My Search Dock adware is aggressively distributed on the Internet through various gray methods, including bundling. Of course, the program might be downloaded from its official website, however mostly users getting it without their knowledge by installing some freeware programs from unofficial websites or downloading via torrents. We recommend to avoid visiting dubious websites and especially downloading freeware application from those. To avoid the installation of bundled programs we recommend to always check what is included in the program installer. To be able to see that you should always choose custom or advanced installation. It is also important to read the EULA of the software that you pretend to install, you may find a lot of useful information that will help you to decide whether it worth to install the program or not.

To completely uninstall My Search Dock malware, you just need to follow our step-by-step removal guide provided below. Execute all of the steps in the correct order and after that we recommend to scan your computer with automatic removal tool. It will help you to get rid of additional programs installed together or by My Search Dock adware.

My Search Dock Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for My Search Dock

Symptoms of My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for My Search Dock

Step 1
UNINSTALL MY SEARCH DOCK 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).
    My Search Dock 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.
    My Search Dock remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall My Search Dock and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the My Search Dock or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    My Search Dock remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE MY SEARCH DOCK 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 My Search Dock from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the My Search Dock and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock completely.
  • Remove My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select My Search Dock and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock completely.
  • Remove My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the My Search Dock and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock 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 My Search Dock from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove My Search Dock completely.
  • Remove My Search Dock from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL MY SEARCH DOCK REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the MY SEARCH DOCK 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: 01/18/2016 08:33 PM;