Avira DNS Repair is a free portable DNS repair tool which was designed specifically in order to fix problems caused by DNSChanger. DNSChanger is a DNS hijacking malware that has infected over 4 million computers in the last couple of years. Computers infected with this DNS malware would point to the DNS servers of the creators of the virus. DNS servers would then modify web pages that victims visited and further exploited them by injecting advertising and other types of malware into the website that victims visited.
What you see on the image down below is what you’re gonna see when everything is OK with your computer, when there’s no infections present. Application is portable, which means that you don’t have to install it in order to use it.
In case that you are infected, you’re gonna see a different message, one where you’re gonna be told that infection has been removed.
Key features of Avira DNS Repair are:
- Free and simple to setup: easily repair DNS issues in just one click
- Fixes DNS problems caused by the DNSChanger malware
- Portable: works without installation, just one click on the executable and your done
- Works with all versions of Windows: starting with Windows XP
Similar software: Anvi Browser Repair.
Avira DNS Repair works only with the DNSChanger malware. That means that you can’t count on it and expect it to detect DNS changes made by other DNS malware that exists out there. Only changes made by DNSChanger are gonna be corrected. Here’s a few pointers to help you get started.
How to fix DNSChanger malware infections with Avira DNS Repair
DNSChanger infection can be picked up by clicking on the wrong thing when browsing the web, which is true for every other malware infection when you think about it. In this particular case, it was a pop-up message telling you that a video codec has to be installed in order to view video on the website.
Once that you clicked on that link, you would then download the virus, infect your computer and change DNS servers to that of the hijackers, the owners of the DNSChanger virus. In order to fix this issue and repair DNS settings, you just have to click on the Avira DNS Repair executable. Once you do that, the DNS settings should be fixed right away. If there’s no infection present, you will get the message that your system hasn’t been manipulated by DNSChanger, so that you don’t have to worry about anything.
Avira DNS Repair is a great way how you can at least make sure that there’s no DNSChanger infections present on your system. Of course, if you did pick up an infection, you’re gonna know about it and not just that, but it’s also gonna repair and restore the DNS settings so that when you’re browsing the web everything works as it should. It’s very easy and you should try it out and check your computer even if you think that you are not infected.