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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

Social Privacy DNS

(*.*)

Adware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari



Social Privacy DNS intrusion method

Social Privacy DNS

Social Privacy DNS gets installed on your PC along with free software. Social Privacy DNS copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (*.*). Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Social Privacy DNS and value (*.*). You can also find it in your processes list with name (*.*) or Social Privacy DNS. Also, it can create folder with name Social Privacy DNS under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Social Privacy DNS starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Social Privacy DNS immediately.


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* Technical details of Social Privacy DNS threat.

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How to remove Social Privacy DNS manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Social Privacy DNS, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Social Privacy DNS.

To get rid of Social Privacy DNS, you should:


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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


• dnswatch.exe
• Uninstall.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Social Privacy DNS Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


• C:\Program Files\social privacy dns\


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: dnsshield
    Data: C:\Program Files\Social Privacy DNS\dnswatch.exe

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Social Privacy DNS Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Social Privacy DNS related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Social Privacy DNS entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Social Privacy DNS won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Social Privacy DNS Removal Tool.


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Windows 8


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Social Privacy DNS or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


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Windows 7


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Social Privacy DNS

  • Click Uninstall button.


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Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Social Privacy DNS related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Remove Social Privacy DNS extension from your browsers

Social Privacy DNS in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Social Privacy DNS. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:


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Internet Explorer


  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Social Privacy DNS or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Social Privacy DNS removal use Social Privacy DNS Removal Tool.


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Google Chrome


  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Social Privacy DNS and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Social Privacy DNS removal.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Social Privacy DNS.

  • Click Remove button near it.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Social Privacy DNS are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Social Privacy DNS.

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