What is Golden Dock?

Golden Dock – is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Golden Dock constantly displays banner ads and coupons that are popular online shopping. Golden Dock comes to the computer without the user’s consent, complete with free programs. Many users perceive Golden Dock as a useful program. It is not so. Golden Dock is a potentially unwanted program. Golden Dock analyzes your browsing history to find exactly the information that might interest you most. Also, Golden Dock can change your browser settings to change the home page, or redirect the user to other sites. This program can replace the search results. Many anti-virus software can not find this program, so is can easily cause harm to your computer. If you find Golden Dock on your PC, then you need to remove this program right now.

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How Golden Dock gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Golden Dock.

How to remove Golden Dock from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Golden Dock

Or uninstall Golden Dock manually.

Step 1: Remove Golden Dock from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Golden Dock from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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