DNS Unlocker is a utility program that also displays unsolicited advertising content during web browsing.
Once detected, the block it from running and prompt you for a desired action.
If you are aware of and accept the potential risk associated with this program, you can configure the F-Secure security product to exclude it from further scanning.
You can remove the program manually if you no longer want it on your computer.
Note You will need administrator rights to manually uninstall the program.
Uninstall the program
Flush the local DNS cache
Flush the computer's DNS cache to remove any changes the program made to saved website information before it was uninstalled. Flushing will clear all the saved details, so that the computer can check and re-save a website's details the next time it tries to load the site during a web browsing session.
Clear the browser DNS cache
You may also elect to clear the browser's DNS cache to remove any changes the program made before it was uninstalled. Clearing will reset your browser's DNS cache to its default settings.
DNS Unlocker is typically distributed bundled together with other software. It is promoted as a utility program that gives users more control over the DNS settings used by their computers (so that users may, for example, bypass content controls that restrict web browsing).
When installed and run, the program also injects advertising content during the web browsing session. These ads are marked as 'Ads by DNS-Unlocker', but may be considered unsolicited and annoying to the user.
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