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Sep 21, 2013

Dogpile.com Redirect Removal

Do you know anything about browser hijacker? Is Dogpile.com Redirect take over your browser and replace your original search engine? Do you need to trust its search result? What problem will it cause if you leave it in your browser? Is it adding plug-in or add-on to your browser? How to get rid of it if you cannot use tools to remove? Read the post here and you will know how to get rid of this browser redirect completely.

Dogpile.com Redirect Instruction:

Dogpile.com Redirect is a fake search engine which shows a colorful background and a search box in it. It also has attractive promoting ads like ‘Are you ready for some football, get the latest NFL news and highlights’ under the search box. When you are using its domain to search for something, it will show you the result. But the search result is provided by Google, Yahoo and Yandex. The result it provides are mixed with some unwanted websites, you may mess it with the one you want if just take a glance to it. And some of the website it lists are not safe, they may have ads plug-in.

This redirect is categorized as a browser hijacker that infects your computer without consent. It replaces the original search engine so you can use only the one it set. Changing browser settings is not help because it has patched itself to registries and runs when the browser starts. Browser hijacker is annoying to computer users because it contains lots of annoying pop up advertisement, causes slower PC performance decelerates network speed and disables network connection all the time. Clicking the ads could be a trap which points you to Trojan or key logger downloading links as well. If this redirect has already taken place of your browser, please remove it as soon as possible.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

 Screen Shot Of This Redirect

www.dogpile.com_redirect

Manual Removal Guides:

Dogpile.com Redirect is a browser hijacker which will change the homepage and browser settings, and redirect your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the computer threat accurately and timely or remove it permanently. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have this virus removed instantly.

1. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link

(3). Click on the Folder Options link

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

2. Delete Viral Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries virus through Registry Edit

Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files.

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random“.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

Dogpile.com Redirect is not an easy browser hijacker that simple tools can deal with. With the help of ads on some unknown domain, it can spread by email attachment or some easily access to target browser. When you are trying to close pop-up ads that show on the webpages, it may also direct you to download this redirect. The first thing it will do is to kidnap the victim browser to make sure you cannot use the original search engine. You cannot get the desired search engine or homepage and the victim computer is poisoned due to this dangerous redirect.

Manual removal requires expert skills. If you are not sure what to do, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on September 21, 2013 5:21 am

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