How to remove DNS Unlocker

DNS Unlocker is a software that will display coupons at sites that you visit or will compare prices when you are viewing a product on a site like Amazon. Although it sounds good, DNS Unlocker will infiltrate and display ads no matter what you want.

Once installed, it will display banner ads, pop up ads, or run text with information such as “Powered by DNS Unlocker“, “Brought to you by DNS Unlocker“, “You’ve received a premium offer from DNS Unlocker“. These ads are intended to “lure” users to add tools, extensions, and rootkits to the DNS Unlocker that will benefit from user clicks.

When your computer encounters malicious program DNS Unlocker, your computer will have the following number of expressions:

  • The banner ads will be put into the websites that you visit
  • Text on random webs will turn into links
  • Popup ads on the browser will introduce you to fake updates or other software.
  • Other unwanted adware will automatically install.

1. How did DNS Unlocker access your computer?

DNS Unlocker usually comes with other freeware that you download from the internet. You should be careful when installing a software because it has a lot of options such as DNS Unlocker.

2. How to remove, Uninstall DNS Unlocker

Step 1: Remove DNS Unlocker from Windows

You access the Control Panel, select Program and Feature.

Here you find the software called DNS Unlocker and then click Uninstall. Malware may have a different name on your computer, to view recently installed software, you can click on the Installed On column to sort by date. Look in the list and remove any software you do not know or do not use.

Next, in the Control Panel, open the View network status and tasks view, click Connections.

In the dialog box that opens, click Properties> Internet Protocol version 4.

Next, check the Obtain DNS Server address automatically and click OK.

If you still do not find the software “suspicious” then go to the next step.

Step 2: Remove DNS Unlocker with AdwCleaner software

Before opening AdwCleaner, close all other programs and web browsers running. When you open AdwCleaner, you click Scan as below.

AdwCleaner will start to look for the DNS Unlocker files that are installed on your computer. To remove the DNS Unlocker files, click Cleaning.

Then, click OK when the program requires to save the file, the file is open before rebooting.

Step 3: Remove DNS Unlocker with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware employs state-of-the-art technology to detect and destroy malware, including worms, Trojans, spyware. It is important to note that it works well and should run in tandem with the software. Do not worry about viruses.

After the installation is complete, to scan the system, click Scan Now.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will start scanning your computer for DNS Unlocker.

Once the scan is complete, the list of malware will be displayed on the screen. To remove them, click Remove Selected.

Malwarebytes will isolate the malicious files and registry keys. When removing the files, Malware will require a reboot. Click Yes to restart your computer.

After reboot, you should scan again to ensure that the DNS Unlocker has been removed completely.

Step 4: Double check DNS Unlocker with Hitmanpro

Hitmanpro is the second defense to save computers infected with malware (Trojan, …) even though you have implemented all security measures. Hitmanpro is designed to work with existing security programs without the hassle. It scans fast (under 5 minutes) and does not slow down the computer.

After successful installation, Hitmanpro will start scanning for DNS Unlocker.

Once the scan is complete, the list of malware is displayed, click Next to remove them

Next, please click Active free license to try for 30 days and remove the malware in the computer.

Step 5: Reset the installation of Chrome and Firefox to remove DNS Unlocker

If you still have problems with DNS Unlocker, please reset your browser to default.

In the Google Chrome interface, click Settings, select the Extensions tab. On the Extensions tab, delete the DNS Unlocker or any extension that you do not know about.

Here are the full steps to completely remove the DNS Unlocker malware we guilder to you.