dosearches.com

Dosearches.com is a search engine which can be set as your default search engine, and one of the ways to do so is by installing a free program which promoted this search engine. Very often people do not read the terms of use they are provided with, which ends up with the alterations of the home page, new tabs, and search provider. It is called browser hijacking, and if you have found that your browsing tools are hijacked, you should react immediately to remove the unwanted browser hijacker  from the PC and restore the former settings.

Dosearches.com is a search engine which is said to be capable of retuning search results from Google and Yahoo. It is associated with v9.com, portaldosites.com, and some others browser hijackers that may be difficult to remove from the browser, be it Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

Like the search engine mentioned above, dosearches.com contains four links to 9hoho.com, games337.com, amazon.com, and ebay.com. The startup page may remind you of Google because it contains a picture which is similar to Google doodles. Even though Amazon.com and Ebay.com are not dangerous websites, you should keep in mind that you should ignore the very search engine and the suspicious links that it promotes.

What is more, it has been found that dosearches.com returns results from the Yahoo Search. The search result page contains various advertisements that are presented in separate blocks, which you should ignore in order not to be taken to insecure websites. Note that the search engine may monitor your browsing habits, which means that it may record how much time you spend on different website, what you are interested in, and so.

In order to restore the settings of the browsers, you should implement a reliable spyware removal tool. Our advice is to use SpyHunter as this application can easily terminate the infection and protect the PC from similar and even more dangerous computer infections.

Below you will find the manual removal guide which should help you reset the settings of the browsers. Note that it is also advisable to check the Target line in the properties of the browsers, in order to make sure that the so-called browser hijacker is fully removed. The instructions on how to edit the Target line are presented below, too.

How to remove dosearches.com from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset.
  4. Select the tick box and click Reset.
  5. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click the Reset Firefox button.
  3. Click Reset Firefox and then click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Point to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted extension.
  4. Click Settings on the left side of the browser window.
  5. Under On start-up, select the third option and then click Set page.
  6. Remove dosearches.com and enter a new URL of your startup page.
  7. Under Search, click Manage search engine and change the search provider.

If you want to remove dosearches.com manually, do not forget to scan the computer once you completed the removal. Implement the recommended spyware prevention program to find out whether some other measures have to be taken.

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Danger level 8
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow internet connection
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Slow Computer

How to manually remove dosearches.com

Files associated with dosearches.com infection:

sof_ar_2013927182230_dosearches.exe
swe_ar_dosearches.exe
bdo_ar_dosearches.exe
dosearches.xml
dosearches.exe

dosearches.com processes to kill:

dosearches.exe
sof_ar_2013927182230_dosearches.exe
swe_ar_dosearches.exe
bdo_ar_dosearches.exe
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