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How to get rid of Ads by DNS Unlocker on my browser?

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These ads are coming up every now and then and ruin the entire browsing experience. I desperately need to get rid of these ads due to the nature of my work.

These ads are coming up every now and then and ruin the entire browsing experience. I desperately need to get rid of these ads due to the nature of my work.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • ActiveTouch General Plugin Container Version 105
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.12
  • Facebook Video Calling Plugin
  • Gaaiho Doc Plugin
  • Version 5.4.2.18903
  • Google Update
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • The plugin allows you to have a better experience with Microsoft Lync
  • The plugin allows you to have a better experience with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Picasa plugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 18.0 r0
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:40.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/40.0

More Information

FredMcD
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You may have ad / mal-ware. Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.


Adblock Plus {web link} Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more. Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon {web link} Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon extends the blocking functionality of Adblock Plus to those annoying pop-up windows that open on mouse clicks and other user actions.

Forum; Adblock Plus Homepage {web link}

You may have ad / mal-ware. Further information can be found in the [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware]] article. Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up. ------------------ '''[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ Adblock Plus]''' {web link} Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more. Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable). '''[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus-pop-up-addon/ Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon]''' {web link} Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon extends the blocking functionality of Adblock Plus to those annoying pop-up windows that open on mouse clicks and other user actions. Forum; '''[https://adblockplus.org/forum/ Adblock Plus Homepage]''' {web link}
cor-el
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See also: *http://malwaretips.com/blogs/?s=%20DNS%20Unlocker

Question owner

Hi Fred!

It seems that Malwarebytes software has removed DNS Unlocker for now. I can't thank you enough. Hope this was the last time I saw these annoying ads. Thank you!

Hi Fred! It seems that Malwarebytes software has removed DNS Unlocker for now. I can't thank you enough. Hope this was the last time I saw these annoying ads. Thank you!
FredMcD
  • Top 10 Contributor
4398 solutions 61703 answers

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Glad to help. Hello, I am glad to hear that your problem has been resolved. If you haven't already, please select the answer that solves the problem. This will help other users with similar problems find the solution more easily. Thank you for contacting Mozilla Support.