What is Cat Dog?

Cat Dog – a program that is installed on the computer as an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). After penetration on the PC, Cat Dog begins to spread promotional products of partner companies (eBay, Amazon, and others.). Cat Dog displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and links to ad sites. Advertising can appear at any time during browsing, it very much prevents for the user. Also, Cat Dog can change the search results, redirect the user to other sites, bring in another unwanted software, and more. Cat Dog change your browser settings and homepage. Cat Dog threatens the security of your personal information. It reviews the history of your browsing, collects your personal information and this can be transferred to third parties. Cat Dog is a potentially unwanted program, so you need to remove it immediately.

How Cat Dog gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Cat Dog, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infectedby Cat Dog, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Cat Dog from your computer?

To uninstall Cat Dog remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Cat Dog

Or uninstall Cat Dog manually.

Step 1: Remove Cat Dog from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Cat Dog.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Cat Dog and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Cat Dog, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Cat Dog and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Cat Dog from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Cat Dog from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Cat Dog.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Cat Dog.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Cat Dog.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Cat Dog:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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