What is Doseofhealthy.com
If your homepage, new tab page and search engine by default has been changed to doseofhealthy.com/search.php or you get a large number of advertising banners popping up on your computer then it is a sign that your PC is infected with malicious software from the browser’s hijacker family. Browser hijacking is a form of unwanted software that changes a Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge ‘s settings without a user’s permission, to redirect on malicious, unwanted and misleading sites. Also, if you seeing that the existing start page, error page, or search page has been replaced with with Doseofhealthy startpage, then you do not need to wait, you need as quickly as possible following the instructions below and uninstall Doseofhealthy.com browser hijacker.
The Doseofhealthy.com hijacker can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge, but often that a parasites like this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the web-browser to see Doseofhealthy.com annoying page.
When your computer is infected, every time you start your internet browser you will see this web-site. Of course you can setup your startpage again, but next time you launch a browser you will see that Doseofhealthy.com homepage return. As mentioned above, the infection may change the default search engine on this annoying web page too, so all your search queries will be redirected to Doseofhealthy.com. Thus the authors of the hijacker infection may collect the search terms of your queries, and redirect you to malicious sites.
Also on the computer together with Doseofhealthy.com browser hijacker can be installed an adware, which will insert a lot of advertising directly to the sites that you view, creating a sense that advertisements has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal advertisements may be replaced on the fake advertising, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the Doseofhealthy.com browser hijacker has the ability to collect a huge amount of personal information about you, which can later transfer to third parties.
How to Doseofhealthy.com hijacker get installed onto personal computer
How to manually remove Doseofhealthy.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually delete Doseofhealthy.com startpage from Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
- Remove Doseofhealthy.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Doseofhealthy.com search
- Delete Doseofhealthy.com from Chrome
- Delete Doseofhealthy.com startpage from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove Doseofhealthy.com from IE
Remove Doseofhealthy.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Doseofhealthy.com new tab
During the installation, this hijacker infection may also change the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding “http://doseofhealthy.com/search.php” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will open this annoying web-site.
To clear the internet browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://doseofhealthy.com/search.php” that has been added here. You need to remove it. When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Delete Doseofhealthy.com from Chrome
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Delete Doseofhealthy.com startpage from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings such as start page, search provider by default have been changed by the hijacker infection, then reseting it to the default state can help.
Run the Firefox and press button to open the Tools menu. It displays the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type about:support in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will open the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Doseofhealthy.com hijacker. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Remove Doseofhealthy.com from IE
Run Internet Explorer, press ). Click “Internet Options” as shown below. In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next press Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open
the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button. You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove Doseofhealthy.com hijacker infection, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s homepage to default state.
Remove Doseofhealthy.com with MalwareBytes Anti-malware.
Remove Doseofhealthy.com browser hijacker infection manually is difficult and often infection is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free software will help you to remove adware and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-malware (MBAM) from the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all programs and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-malware on your system.
Once installation is complete, you will see window similar to the one below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your PC for the infection that cause a redirect to Doseofhealthy.com. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
When the scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware will start to remove Doseofhealthy.com browser hijacker infection related files, folders, registry keys. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
How to block Doseofhealthy.com
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying advertising banners and malicious web-sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertising links and pages. Moreover, the software can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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- After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, web sites such Doseofhealthy.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Remove Doseofhealthy.com hijacker and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove this browser hijacker infection, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for browser hijackers, adware, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see a icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Start” button to perform a system scan for Doseofhealthy.com adware and malicious extensions. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will display a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your personal computer.
When your PC system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for Doseofhealthy.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with Doseofhealthy.com removal.
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.