Remove Registry Doctor

What is Registry Doctor

Registry Doctor stands for the application advertised as an excellent system optimization utility. It is presented by its creators as a powerful tool to get rid of junk files, repair registry issues, enhance browser performance and essentially boost up the speed of your PC. Unfortunately, Registry Doctor is not what it claims to be. According to the report of many reputable security utilities, Registry Doctor is classified as Trojan.Clicker, extremely malicious software used by online criminals for click fraud purposes. In other words, Trojan.Clicker threat wears the mask of Registry Doctor promoted as a helpful system optimization application. Trojan.Clicker infection integrated into Registry Doctor will keep repeatedly generating its associated pop-ups and will click on them without your direct intention. This is done for the purpose of generating revenue for the host websites, or for draining revenue from the advertisers. Because of browser redirections caused by Trojan.Clicker, your system may become exposed to other more severe infections. For this simple reason, the only right decision is to remove Registry Doctor immediately from your computer.

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How does Registry Doctor damage your PC

Registry Doctor is typically advertised on certain websites of not really good reputation. As soon as the software is downloaded and installed, it launches its specific process in the Task Manager called “EpizyCleanerâ€, even though the name of it may be changed with future updates of the program. At first glance, EpizyCleaner looks legitimate, but this is definitely the first impression. The analysis of EpizyCleaner file and its detection by several reputable security programs (Avira, ESET-NOD32, Kaspersky and Anti-Malware Tool) clearly identifies the process as involved in click fraud activities. EpizyCleaner is interconnected with many third-party resources and advertisement banners placed on various associated websites. So, by clicking on these ads, EpizyCleaner, the part of Registry Doctor, generates profit for various companies on a pay-per-click (PPC) basis. In fact, the revenue is generated for the benefit of online frauds specifically. Note that such activities are considered to be totally illegal. Thus, the presence of Trojan.Clicker (masked under the GUI of Registry Doctor) on your system means that your computer is now illegally used by Internet frauds. Hence, Registry Doctor and all its malicious components must be immediately deleted from your system.

Finally, it is quite obvious that Registry Doctor is a fake system optimization program. It simply claims to identify some issues with your system, however, it does not really fix them. In fact, most of the errors identified by Registry Doctor are actually fake (invented by it). The program was simply elaborated to make you think it is beneficial so that you would not get rid of it immediately and would tolerate its presence on your system. However, remember that because of Trojan.Clicker component active within your PC, online frauds illegally use your system for click fraud purposes.

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Registry Doctor distribution channels

Registry Doctor installer may be contained in suspicious email attachments containing the executable that automatically injects the program into PC. Referring to freeware download resources may also result in intrusion of Registry Doctor. This method is often referred to as “bundlingâ€. Some free applications may by default be interconnected with other unwanted extras. The installers may not clearly mention this fact or provide it in small print. Failure to pay attention to these important details may result in intrusion of other third-party utilities. Many of them are fairly considered as potentially dangerous.

Registry Doctor is also promoted by means of malicious websites that may contain misleading links leading you to its landing page. At any rate, you ought to be very careful when surfing the web today. Use only reliable resources that are not flagged as suspicious by online website analysis tools.

How to delete Registry Doctor

It is definitely good that Registry Doctor is mentioned in the list of available applications of your Windows computer. So, access this list, check Registry Doctor in it and remove the program right away. Note that you might need to additionally end the task of EpizyCleaner through the Task Manager before uninstalling Registry Doctor.

Regretfully, manually getting rid of Registry Doctor does not guarantee that your system is absolutely clean. Considering the fact that your system was illegally used by online criminals for click fraud purposes, it is definitely important that you additionally inspect how safe your computer is. We recommend that you refer to the help of reliable anti-malware programs for this purpose.

Stage 1: Delete Browser Extension

First of all, we would recommend that you check your browser extensions and remove any that are linked to Registry Doctor. A lot of adware and other unwanted programs use browser extensions in order to hijacker internet applications.

Remove Registry Doctor Extension from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. In the address bar, type: chrome://extensions/ and press Enter.
  3. Look for Registry Doctor or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Remove’.

Uninstall Registry Doctor Extension from Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. In the address bar, type: about:addons and press Enter.
  3. From the menu on the left, choose Extensions.
  4. Look for Registry Doctor or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Remove’.

Delete Registry Doctor Extension from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Press on the Safari Settings icon, which you can find in the upper-right corner.
  3. Select Preferences from the list.
  4. Choose the Extensions tab.
  5. Look for Registry Doctor or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Uninstall’.
  6. Additionally, open Safari Settings again and choose Downloads.
  7. If Registry Doctor.safariextz appears on the list, select it and press ‘Clear’.

Remove Registry Doctor Add-ons from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. From the menu at the top, select Tools and then press Manage add-ons.
  3. Look for Registry Doctor or anything related to it, and once you find it, press ‘Remove’.
  4. Reopen Internet Explorer.In the unlikely scenario that Registry Doctor is still on your browser, follow the additional instructions below.
  5. Press Windows Key + R, type appwiz.cpl and press Enter
  6. The Program and Features window will open where you should be able to find the Registry Doctor program.
  7. Select Registry Doctor or any other recently installed unwanted entry and press ‘Uninstall/Change’.

Alternative method to clear the browser from Registry Doctor

There may be cases when adware or PUPs cannot be removed by simply deleting extensions or codes. In those situations, it is necessary to reset the browser to default configuration. In you notice that even after getting rid of weird extensions the infection is still present, follow the below instructions.

Use Chrome Clean Up Tool to Delete Registry Doctor

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. In the address box, type: chrome://settings/ and press Enter.
  3. Expand Advanced settings, which you can find by scrolling down.
  4. Scroll down until you see Reset and Cleanup.
  5. Press on Clean up computer. Then press Find.

This Google Chrome feature is supposed to clear the computer of any harmful software. If it does not detect Registry Doctor, go back to the Clean up computer and reset settings.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

If you still find Registry Doctor in your Mozilla Firefox browser, you should be able to get rid of it by restoring your Firefox settings to default. While extensions and plug-ins will be deleted, this will not touch your browser history, bookmarks, saved passwords or Internet cookies.

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  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox
  2. Into the address box, type: about:support and press Enter.
  3. You will be redirected to a Troubleshooting Information page.
  4. From the menu on the right side, select Refresh Firefox.
  5. Confirm your choice by clicking Refresh Firefox in the new window.
  6. Your browser will close automatically in order to successfully restore the settings.
  7. Press Finish.

Reset Safari Browser to Normal Settings

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Press on the Safari Settings icon, which you can find in the upper-right corner.
  3. Press Reset Safari.
  4. A new window will appear. Select the boxes of what you want to reset or use the screenshot below to guide you. Once you have selected everything, press ‘Reset’.
  5. Restart Safari.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. From the top menu, press on Tools and then Internet Options.
  3. In the new window that opens, choose the Advanced tab.
  4. At the bottom of the window, below Reset Internet settings, there will be a ‘Reset’ button. Press that.

While extensions and plug-ins will be deleted, this will not touch your browser history, bookmarks, saved passwords or Internet cookies.

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