Remove DotCom Toolbar from Chrome, Firefox, IE
Name of the threat:DotCom Toolbar
Command or file name:srng.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
DotCom Toolbar intrusion method
Usually DotCom Toolbar comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to DotCom Toolbar. DotCom Toolbar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is srng.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name DotCom Toolbar and value srng.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name srng.exe or DotCom Toolbar. Also, it can create folder with name DotCom Toolbar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about DotCom Toolbar, please ask below. You can use programs to remove DotCom Toolbar from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with DotCom Toolbar, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by DotCom Toolbar.
To get rid of DotCom Toolbar, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
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2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall DotCom Toolbar related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for DotCom Toolbar 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 DotCom Toolbar 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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
Remove DotCom Toolbar related extensions from your browsers
DotCom Toolbar in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to DotCom Toolbar. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective DotCom Toolbar removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
DotCom Toolbar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to DotCom Toolbar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:
Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Here are the descriptions of problems connected with DotCom Toolbar and srng.exe we received earlier:
I can't access my classroom with Explorer and I can't access my test with Google. I can get into my class with Google. But it won't let me open my tests.
Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.
There is a requisting from windows to install file from
Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.
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