DNS Unlocker is an adware program that displays pop-up ads on different web pages that you visit. DNS Unlocker displays coupons pop-up ads for sites that you are visiting whether you want or not. This might sound appealing but in most cases it’s not. It is considered as PUP i.e. Potentially Unwanted Program.

The users unaware of a DNS unlocker would be anxious to know how does it work? It is a deceptive software and the developers market this software in bundles method and adds this adware in the package of some other free software, and when you download them, it is automatically downloaded.

The users, while downloading their required software are not well versed with some other free software, they have downloaded. It helps generate money for cyber criminals by infiltrating web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and many others. Once, you got DNS Unlocker in your system, you may have third party software ads, videos, and banners to encourage you for installing them.

This third-party software can be malicious and can put your system at high risk if you open and unintentionally install them. So, you should immediately uninstall DNS Unlocker if ever you install it accidentally.

First, you need to check whether your system is secure from the access of Cyber Criminals. For this purpose, you should call at 1 – 866 – 521 – 2427 for Tech Support.

DNS Unlocker Example Pic

How to Remove DNS Unlocker

1- How To Uninstall it From PC

If you want to uninstall it, you should follow some directions given below. You can uninstall it manually from your system and the web browser you are using currently.

  • Click “Start” button and once, the menu is open, search for “Control Panel.

Start menu

  • Now, a window will pop up on your screen. Select “Programs” from the list of categories and click “Uninstall a Program” from the content of that category.

Programs in Control Panel

  • In the next window, you will see the list of installed apps. You need to look for the DNS unlocker app that was installed unintentionally.


Uninstall DNS Unlocker Photo

  • When you get it, you need to select it in order to delete from the list of installed apps. Once you click on it, the option “Uninstall” appear on the top of the list as it has been shown in the image below.


  • You need to select the unwanted app and then click “Uninstall” option to remove it from your system.

That’s all you had to do in order to get rid of the unwanted DNS Unlocker app.

2- Remove DNS Unlocker Attachments From a Web Browser (Google)

  • You can also delete all of the DNS Unlocker attachments from Google. It just needs a couple of minutes. You should open your browser and go to the icon “Customize and Control Google Chrome”. It can be seen on the right top of your browser. Click on it in order to open its content.

Web Browser

  • Now, look for “More Tools” option from the list. Select once you get it.

More Tools in Google

  • It will show its content as you move the cursor of your mouse on it. Click “Extensions”. Now a window will pop up on your screen where you can see the web content. You can view and delete the unwanted content from the list.

More Extensions Google

DNS Unlocker Chrome Extension

Note: If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and check the folders one by one.

In the latest version of Google Chrome, you can also delete the user and can add the other one at the same time.

Reset the Google Chrome by removing the default user to make sure that DNS Unlocker is no more alive now.

Go to the settings of Chrome (chrome://settings/) and navigate to the – “Add Person” option. Click on it and choose a name of your choice.

Remove Current User From Google Chrome
– Now go back again to the same point and remove the default user now your Google Chrome should be 100% free from adware.

Google Chrome Person 2


3- Remove DNS Unlocker Directly From Windows Registry

Click Windows key + R to start the run command.
Type “Regedit.”


Remove the following registries to get rid of DNS Unlocker

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Muvic_RASMANCS] [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EAF386F0-7205-40F2-8DA6-1BABEEFCBE89}] “DisplayName”=” DNS Unlocker version 1.4”

[HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3825580999-3780825030-779906692-1001\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{50f25211-852e-4d10-b6f5-50b1338a9271}] “DisplayName”=” DNS Unlocker version 1.4”


Now restart your computer to take effect of all the settings.


4- Remove “Ads By DNS Unlocker” Adware with AdwCleaner

The AdwCleaner is the most effective solution that I found myself while removing this adware. AdwCleaner scans your whole computer for malicious adware, registry keys, browser extensions of all the main browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) and other Hijacker (Hijack of the browser’s homepage and showing different search engines or web pages as home page)

1- First Download the AdwCleaner from the below link and install it.

2- AdwCleaner will not start unless you closed all the running browsers or programs first. Close everything and then double-clicks to open it.

3- The program should start now, and you will see four different options.
Click on the Scan button as shown below:


AdwCleaner will now search for the malicious files that may be installed on your computer in our case its DNS unlocker.

4- It will take some time to complete the scan wait for it and then click on the cleaning option.
(Before cleaning you can manually check the files that will be deleted after we hit the clean button)


5- Now Close your all tasks before hitting the ok button because it will restart the computer. (So the settings can take the effects accordingly)


6- When your computer will be started after the restart process you will see the text log file of all the files that has been deleted.

Now open your browser to check everything.


5- Remove DNS Unlocker with CCleaner by Piriform

CCleaner is the number-one utility program or tool for cleaning and repairing the computer files. It helps us to compete with the registry problems as well as with other PC issues.

1- Download CCleaner by Piriform here and install it.

2- Now open the CCleaner tool, you will see the two options on the bottom side:
2-Run Cleaner

Click on the Analyze button and wait for the analyze process to be completed when its finished enter the “Run Cleaner” option to run the cleaner.


3- Now go to the Registry option and select the “Scan for Issues” button.
It will take some time to complete the scan process, afterward click the “Fix selected issues option” and it will fix all the registry issues that are present in the computer and will remove DNS unlocker registry files also.
CCleaner Registry Issues Process

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