What is My Search Dock?

My Search Dock is an application that should become helpful for those users who want to get information about best online offers and sales. This tool also collects results from several search engines providing the most relevant results and making process of search faster. Nevertheless, the application is not as useful as it seems. Instead of showing useful links, My Search Dock inserts on pages ads of all sorts. The ads are difficult to avoid, unless you remove My Search Dock.

My Search Dock ads

How My Search Dock gets on your PC?

My Search Dock doesn’t require any special permissions to crawl into computer. In fact, it uses tactics in which users themselves let the malware in. The most widespread method is bundling. Bundling describes the technique of putting several programs into one setup. So, when users install one application they get several. Luckily, there is always an opportunity to change the installation type to Advanced and decline the unwanted components.

How to remove My Search Dock from your computer?

To uninstall My Search 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 My Search Dock

Or uninstall My Search Dock manually.

Step 1: Remove My Search Dock from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove My Search Dock from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

no information

Remove following files:

uninstaller.exe
mysearchdock.dll

Remove following folders

C:\Program Files\MySearchDock\

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