There are many active Internet surfers today whose PCs got contaminated with a serious adware. Its name is docassistant. This is why they see plenty of intrusive Ads by docassistant to pop up in their browsers.
It is important to mention that browsers like Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer are the most vulnerable ones to the risk of being contaminated with this particular adware, and other adware samples. The quicker you get rid of Ads by docassistant, the better.
However, you cannot easily remove docassistant adverts manually. You will not find any particular program mentioned in the list of legally installed software of your system. What you should do is to scan the system with a proven antispyware called GridinSoft AntiMalware as explained below.
Docassistant automatic removal tool:
Docassistant removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Docassistant in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):