How to remove (uninstall) Dozen Search

Dozen Search is a virus program. It can hijack Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Mozilla Firefox. The most important action for this malware is to alter your browser homepage and search engine. After that, nothing could stop Dozen Search from showing you commercials everywhere.

Dozen Search adware

Likely, Dozen Search was installed on PC in addition to other free utility, which you have found on suspicious file sharing service. This program is very similar to another one that we described lately: Dozensearch.com. You can remove both of these viruses using similar techniques. If you failed to uncheck the risky items in installation menu, probably, you have agreed to install Dozen Search or another adware to your PC. As long as it's installed, the security of your workstation will be in endangered. If you like shopping, these coupons and offers might look profitable to you, but be warned that not all coupons are useful. It's reasonable to uninstall Dozen Search and any adware that may have penetrated your PC. It must be done to protect your private information from hackers. This guide contains all advices that can help you to restore your privacy.

 

For most of us it's very hard to recognize, that a program is exactly harmful. It is predictable, because the major task of malware is to remain stealthy. But if you look closely, you'll realize, that dozens of tools on your workstation actually do nothing, and there are no fruits of their actions, besides hype and commercial banners. These programs just want to manipulate you, but you don't have to agree with them! Every time, when you pass the link given by malicious program, you are giving money to the makers of viruses. There's no necessity to make any new soft for web-shopping. The trusted IT corporations have made that soft years ago. But, you exactly have to clean your workstation from Dozen Search, and stop using the questionable utilities and extensions.

Software that can remove Dozen Search

If you had already seen such programs earlier, it will be easy for you to get rid of Dozen Search by yourself. If you've faced this earlier - take a look at the given advices to refresh your memory, and proceed to the removal. But, if you're not confident that you will succeed, it will be wise to download the trusted software like Spyhunter, which will clean your computer from suspicious programs.

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Dozen Search removal instructions

When you will remove the malicious program you not only disable the control it has over your browser, but you uninstall the marketing elements of it. Look for the main folder of malware and use uninstall file, or eliminate it in the Control Panel. And when you do this, begin to clean the browser. When you remove all remains of Dozen Search from the Control Panel - turn your browser settings to default. If you think you're clean, perform the full anti-viral scanning.

Brief removal steps

Step 1. Uninstall Dozen Search from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Dozen Search from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

Step 3. Scan computer with antimalware scanner to remove malware completely (optional)

We have two removal techniques for those, who encountered an adware infection. Manual deletion is one of them. And also, it has one important requirement: customer's hard skills and experience. There are no-cost programs that promise to uninstall Dozen Search from your computer, but be advised, that they might not be able to do this. The highly effective, and simultaneously the most pricy decision is to take your PC to the specialized PC-repair services. The help of specialists will be complete and professional, but you surely don't wish to pay that much every time, when you pick up the malware. The majority of users use the paid anti-virus tools, which guard their computers for the lesser price.

Advantages of different removal methods

 

How to uninstall Dozen Search from Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Dozen Search from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Dozen Search and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Dozen Search
  • C:\ProgramData\Dozen Search
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Dozen Search

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Dozen Search" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Dozen Search from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Dozen Search and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Dozen Search from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Dozen Search and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Dozen Search from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

How to delete Dozen Search from different browsers

How to remove Dozen Search from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Dozen Search

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Dozen Search from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Dozen Search

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Dozen Search from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Dozen Search

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Dozen Search from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Dozen Search and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Dozen Search from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

How Dozen Search infects your computer and how to defend the system

On the Web you might find dozens of useful toll-free programs or extensions that you wanted to add to your PC. It's a shame, that, Dozen Search distributes itself in “bundles” of other malicious programs in addition to these seemingly good looking free applications. The only possible method to defend your PC from adware is not to pick them! Use the "advanced mode" of installation every time! The by-hand option permits you to review the full list of elements of the bundle that you are trying to install. And if you see the suspicious programs - just abort their installation and go further.

If you did not clicked the proper items in the installation menu, you might have agreed to download Dozen Search and other viruses to your PC. The installation of Dozen Search lets it to obtain control over your PC without any problems. It will switch your homepage and reset your preferred search engine, as well as flood you with ads during the web-surfing. In fact, any kind of products or services that are advertised so aggressively, are low-quality, and just can't get the user's attention in more dignified manner. The overall cleaning of your PC from undesired tools, and from Dozen Search is the proper choice to ensure your privacy. This is because Dozen Search collects your information, mostly your searches and shopping habits. Follow our guide to remove Dozen Search from your computer.

Since you simply don't want to see adware on your workstation, you have to realize how to defend yourself from Dozen Search without help of any anti-viruses. Here are few advices to follow:

  • Use secure antimalware programs and make a full PC scan at least once a week.
  • Do not visit unreliable websites and never download anything from them.
  • Don't download any dubious material.
  • Pick the advanced options, when installing or downloading a program to see any additional problemware.

The swift response to malware contamination is the fastest way to delete adware. Look at these marks, on which you may realize, that there's a virus on your computer.

100% guarantee Dozen Search removal

It's normal, if you failed to remove Dozen Search by hand. But then you should delete it in some way, and the wisest option is to install Spyhunter. This tool is well-known by professionals to decrease the threats and shield your system in the future. Spyhunter can even shield your workstation from threats that other so-called trustworthy anti-viruses cannot even see.

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