Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector

Simple-to-configure and handy tool worth having in case you want to find out if your computer is infected with the DNSChanger malware, and fix DNS settings
Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector is a lightweight Windows application designed specifically for helping you scan your computer for the DNSChanger malware and fix your DNS settings.

The threat is able to modify your Domain Name System (DNS) configuration so attackers are able to steal sensitive data (including authentication parameters) about your banking accounts, email clients, or social networking utilities.

Simple looks and performance

You are welcomed by a minimalistic UI that allows you to trigger the scanning operation with minimal effort. The tool was designed with an overall simplicity in mind, so even less experienced users can master the entire process in no time.

The program offers support for a single scanning mode which allows you to look for the DNSChanger virus. At the end of the scanning task, you are offered details about your DNS settings.

In case, the virus is found present on your system, the Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector tries to automatically adjust your DNS settings. Depending on the connection type, the tool restores the recommended DNS settings and informs you if the problem has been solved or not.

During our testing we have noticed that Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector carries out the scanning operation pretty quickly. It doesn’t eat up a lot of CPU and memory, so the overall performance of the computer is not affected.

Bottom line

All in all, Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector comes with a simple yet useful software solution for helping you assess the status of the DNS settings, find out if the DNSChanger malware is present on your system, as well as fix DNS settings so as to reconnect the infected PC to the Internet.

Reviewed by , last updated on May 1st, 2014


file size:
1.3 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Bitdefender LLC
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ Antivirus \ Removal Tools

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Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector - Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector scans your PC and fixes it if the DNS-Changer trojan is found
 

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Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector is a dedicated tool that scans your computer looking for damage caused by the DNS-Cha...

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