The majority of Internet browsers these days under the attack of a special type of computer virus referred to as browser hijacker. Its name is dosearches.com (also known as Do Searches). This is a special malicious application which penetrates into the settings of a browser and amends them, causing search redirection via this particular domain dosearches.com. This guide contains instructions and the video presentation on how to effectively get rid of dosearches.com from your computer.
The problem of dosearches.com browser hijacker is specifically peculiar to browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, of course. However, other browsers aren’t an exception and can become vulnerable as well. So, if you have this malware in your system this is how your start page of the browser will look:
The hijacker, as clear from the screenshot above, is revealed in each new search tab user opens. So, it obviously becomes the default or start page of your affected browser. Plus, all search queries are also redirected via this domain, so dosearches.com is also a primitive form of a search engine. In some cases the search is forwarded via another domain called govome.com.
Dosearches.com browser hijacker has been developed and is owned by a Chinese company. This hijacker is the same as qvo6.com, qone8.com, etc. The methods of their infiltration into PCs are basically the same – their installer is bundled with many freeware programs users can find and download online.
If you are an active Internet user and download free programs from online resources please always read the instructions of the setup wizard carefully. Make sure you don’t install any other unwanted stuff. Always uncheck the option where such extras are offered to be installed by default. If you have your browser already hijacked by this nasty malware it’s time to remove it with effective weapon against viruses, malware and all forms of adware. Please follow the guidelines below.