DNSAdware Removal Guide – How To Remove DNSAdware

Are you getting unwanted advertisements on your system from DNSAdware virus? Is your system working slower than earlier? Are you facing some weird system behavior problems? Is your browser getting filled with lots of annoying pop-up ads by DNSAdware infection? Is your anti-virus program is not able to detect or remove this infection from your machine? Do you need help to delete DNSAdware from your computer? Go through this guide to easily remove this threat from your PC.


DNSAdware is a malicious PC threat that falls into the adware category. This potentially unwanted program silently get inside your computer without your permission and start doing malicious activities to downgrade your system performance. it will show tons of annoying ads on your computer screen and forcibly redirect your browser on unknown and unsafe websites. This malign threat will also infect your browser to accomplish its criminal goals. DNSAdware is able to work with all famous web browser like IE, Chrome, Edge, Firefox and others. Once your browser got infected by this threat, then you will find lots of unwanted ads on every website that you visit. If you click on any advertisement shown by this adware then you browser will get redirected to some unknown and questionable website.

DNSAdware is a major threat for your computer system. It will cunningly attack your PC using disguising tricks. It may get inside your machine bundled with free third party programs and application that you download from Internet. It can also get distributed via spam emails, suspicious websites and shareware. Once this nasty threat manages to infect your PC, it will also contaminate the Windows registry editor. It will create some new entries that will help this threat to get started automatically when you boost your system. DNSAdware has only motive to make illegal profit by showing third party ads on your computer. It mainly wants to redirect the web traffic on dubious websites to earn commission. It can also track your online habits to gather your personal information and send to remote hackers. It is important to permanently delete DNSAdware from your PC as early as possible.


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How to Uninstall DNSAdware from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from DNSAdware

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall DNSAdware from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for DNSAdware or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall DNSAdware ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove DNSAdware from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious DNSAdware entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove DNSAdware from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove DNSAdware and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove DNSAdware from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the DNSAdware extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall DNSAdware from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select DNSAdware related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove DNSAdware
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block DNSAdware on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select DNSAdware or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to DNSAdware.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete DNSAdware permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of DNSAdware on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking DNSAdware. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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