What is DNSBlock?

DNSBlock – a browser extension that hijacks browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. DNSBlock is an advertising program. Technically, this program is not a virus, but it is a potentially unwanted program. After penetration, DNSBlock begins to display banners and coupons, which may refer to a popular partner sites, such as Amazon, AliExpress, Walmart and so on. According to the developers, DNSBlock helps the user to find the best offers. In fact, it is a fraud, because most of the proposals are not real. Also, DNSBlock can change your browser settings and dramatically reduce your computer’s performance. Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. DNSBlock not do anything useful, so you should remove it immediately.

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How DNSBlock gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as DNSBlock, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select Advanced installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer at risk. If your system has been infected by DNSBlock, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove DNSBlock from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove DNSBlock

Or uninstall DNSBlock manually.

Step 1: Remove DNSBlock from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find DNSBlock.
  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 DNSBlock 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 DNSBlock, 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 DNSBlock 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 DNSBlock from your browser.

Step 2: Remove DNSBlock from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find DNSBlock.
  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 DNSBlock.
  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 DNSBlock.
  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 DNSBlock:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

DNSBlock.dll

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\DNSBlock\

Written by Rami Douafi

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