DNS Changer Virus scanning & removing procedure
What is DNS Changer Virus
DNS changer is actually a malware that redirects you to another DNS. FBI had installed a safety net to avoid this redirect. But today they will switch of the net for maintenance purpose. If your are prone to DNS changer virus then the effect will be shown on Monday. So on Monday if your PC is affected you cannot access any sites like Google, Yahoo, Bing etc. You will be marked as unauthorized user if this malware affects your PC. Reports by FBI says that more than 41 lakh PC were affected by this malware counting from the year 2007.
This Virus will be active on Monday and many PC's will affected by this attack. Media says that it was done by set of 7 Black Hats. Read the below things to stay protected. You can defend this dnschanger virus by reading the below procedure.
How to check if my PC is affected by DNS changer virus
There is specially created website to check is your system is affected by DNS changer virus. Your PC is not affected by this virus if DNS Changer Check-Up site shows you green signal. If the DNS Changer Check-Up site show red signal then your PC will be in trouble on Monday. To check your PC go to the below given link.
Link to check DNS Changer Malware: http://www.dns-ok.us/
How to remove DNS changer Virus from my PC
FBI have given a separate helpline form to remove this DNS changer malware from your PC. You need to fill the form in this link forms.fbi.gov/dnsmalware. They will provide details like how to remove the DNS malware from you PC running Window XP or Widows Vista or Windows 7 or MAC OS. In the internet service provider column fill whether you are using BSNL broadband or Airtel broadband or any broadband you use.
How to remove DNS changer Malware from Windows OS
To remove DNS changer virus from Windows OS any version you should download Avira DNS Repair software available in internet. After downloading that exe file you need to double click on it to install. This will automatically fix your problem.
Link to download Avira DNS Repair software: http://avira-dns-repair-tool.en.softonic.com/
How to remove DNS changer Malware from MAC OS
MAC also got special software to remove this virus from your PC. The name of the software is DNSChanger Removal Tool. It is available for free in internet.
Link to download DNSChanger Removal Tool software: http://download.cnet.com/DNSChanger-Removal-Tool/3000-8022_4-179204.html
You can download from the above link. This software is compatible only for MAC OS.
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Good article on how to remove DNS changer Virus from my PC. What about Anti-virus usage on our PC/System? Do we still face the virus issue as such even if we have anti-virus in our system?
I forget to include it. Antivirus will also defend it. But most of the Indians don't use Antivirus or they wont update regularly. If you are using PC with fully protected Antivirus then you can defend this DNS changer Virus.