Remove Dowmi.pro virus

About this contamination

Dowmi.pro virus is is a redirect virus contamination that could invade your machine without you noticing. It is added to free software as an extra item that is set to install alongside the free software. Thankfully, the browser intruder is not believed to be a harmful computer virus, nor will it endanger your OS directly. That does not indicate, however, that it you should give it authorization to stay on your machine. You will discover that your browser’s settings have been changed and redirects to sponsored sites are occurring. You should be be careful to bypass those reroutes since you may end up on malware pages. It is recommended that you eradicate Dowmi.pro virus as it presents no useful traits and puts your PC in avoidable danger.


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Redirect virus distribution methods

The most probable way you got the contamination is via freeware, as they are added as additional offers. The usage of Default settings is generally the reason why so many users set them up, even if they do not need to. You will discover everything in Advanced (Custom) settings so if you want to bypass unnecessary offers, ensure that you pick those settings. There are a lot of free software that arrive with added offers, so always choose Advanced to prevent unwanted set ups. Those offers can be fully non-dangerous, but they can also bring about severe malware contaminations. We strongly recommend that you abolish Dowmi.pro virus.

Why should you remove Dowmi.pro virus

Upon arrival, the browser hijacker will promptly alter your browser’s settings. Whenever your net browser is opened, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, it will load the redirect virus’s sponsored website instead of your regular homepage. It will be evident somewhat quickly that adjustments will be irreversible unless you first abolish Dowmi.pro virus. The set homepage is somewhat basic, it will present a search box and possibly ads. You should know that the search tool you are presented might be embedding sponsored sites into the search results. Be careful of being rerouted to malicious domains since you can get malicious applications. In order to stop this from happening, eradicate Dowmi.pro virus from your system.

Dowmi.pro virus removal

You could try by hand Dowmi.pro virus termination, just keep in mind that you will need to find the hijacker yourself. You can also use professional deletion tools to erase Dowmi.pro virus and it should be the easiest method as it will do everything for you. No matter which method you choose, make sure that you uninstall the hijacker fully.

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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove Dowmi.pro virus from your computer

Step 1. Dowmi.pro virus Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program Remove Dowmi.pro virus

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program Remove Dowmi.pro virus

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program Remove Dowmi.pro virus

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Dowmi.pro virus from browsers

a) Remove Dowmi.pro virus from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Dowmi.pro virus from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Dowmi.pro virus from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
Download Removal Toolto remove Dowmi.pro virus

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Dowmi.pro virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Remove Dowmi.pro virus

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Remove Dowmi.pro virus

k) Remove Dowmi.pro virus from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu Remove Dowmi.pro virus
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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