DNSChanger Malware Fix Procedure

When you are affected by the DNS Changer Malware because of which FBI will shutdown Clean DNS Servers on July 9th, 2012 so as to clean the mess created by this Trojan, its necessary to get rid of it. Here is the DNSChanger Malware Fix Procedure(via FBI) step by step from Top Anti-Malware Companies like Microsoft, McAfee, Kaspersky and other. Before we proceed further you must first check whether you are affected by DNS Changer Malware or not and in case you are then do follow the solution given below:

  • First of all confirm whether you are affected by DNS Changer Malware or not. Use our guide to check DNS Changer Malware infection automatically or check DNS Changer Malware infection manually.
  • If you are then do backup all your important files to some external storage like Portable hard drive.
  • Now take help from some trusted Computer Professional who will clean up your PC from the DNS Changer Malware infection using the DNSChanger Malware Fix given below. Use any of the free tools given and clean up the mess:
Name of the Tool URL
Hitman Pro (32bit and 64bit versions) http://www.surfright.nl/en/products/
Kaspersky Labs TDSSKiller http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208283363
McAfee Stinger http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx
Microsoft Windows Defender Offline http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline
Microsoft Safety Scanner http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
Norton Power Eraser http://security.symantec.com/nbrt/npe.aspx
Trend Micro Housecall http://housecall.trendmicro.com
MacScan http://macscan.securemac.com/
Avira (Avira’s DNS Repair-Tool) http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-home-knowledgebase-detail/kbid/1199

After fixing the Computer System, you may need to fix any home router if present and assure that they must use automatically DNS provided by ISP.

DNSChanger Fix

You may use Self Help Malware clean Security guides given by Top Companies like Microsoft, Apple, and other Security Firms. Read there Security and Safety Guidelines to keep your System unaffected and secure:

Guide How to Use Language
Microsoft’s Safety and Security Center Microsoft’s authoritative portal for all their security guidance, tools, and capabilities. English
Apple’s Security Page with pointers to keep your MAC safe Scroll down to the section on “Checking Security in your System.” This has the pointers to insure your MAC is as secure as possible. English
DSL Report’s Security Cleanup FAQ A community driven self help guide to fix malware problems on your systems. English
Andrew K’s Malware Removal Guide Andrew K is an individual who share’s his experience on-line. This guide is an often referenced guide to remediate malware problems on a computer. English
Public Safety Canada’a Malware Infection Recovery Guide The Canadian Public Safety office (publicsafety.gc.ca) has a malware removal guide updated and focused to help the general population. English
Australia’s Stay Smart Online Factsheet to help Remove Malware Stay Smart Online Factsheet 11, Part 1 – You suspect your computer is infected with malicious software – what should I do? English