What is Do-search.com?

Do-search.com is a browser hijacker and a web page used by this browser hijacker. Though the hijacker’s activity is not harmful by itself, there still can be system problems connected with it. The most apparent thing that Do-search.com does is the adjustment of the start page and main search engine of your browsers. Do-search.com may seem a common search domain, nevertheless it blends the normal results with links to third-party sites of unknown origin. You should remove Do-search.com unless you want to land on a malicious site and get your system infected. To simply avoid the results given by Do-search.com is almost impossible, as it blocks all other search engines.

Do-search.com

How Do-search.com gets on your PC?

Do-search.com, as many other hijackers, is rarely installed solely. More often it is presented in a way of some nice complementary components that are added to the setup of another software. So, there are two options why users install it. In the first case, people get deceived by the hijacker’s description and install it as something beneficial. In the second and most common case, users don’t even notice that packed with the basic software they get something additional. So, we recommend to pay more attention to the installation process and deselect the components you don’t want to have on your computer.

How to remove Do-search.com from your computer?

To uninstall Do-search.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Do-search.com in their database. You can try to use them for removing Do-search.com.

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You can try both of these products to remove Do-search.com

Or uninstall Do-search.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Do-search.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Do-search.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Do-search.com.
  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 Do-search.com.
  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 Do-search.com.
  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: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Do-search.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

492.json
559.json

Remove following folders

users\user\appdata\roaming\do-search

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