Written by Tomas Meskauskas
Damage level: Low
Dsparking.com - how to remove browser redirect to this website?
The Dsparking.com website is a directory containing entries related to health, games, auto, etc. The website alone is not malicious, however, the owners employ some deceptive promotion techniques. Often, Internet users are redirected to this website without their consent. Such redirection is caused by malicious software and Trojans, and therefore, using the Dsparking.com website is not recommended. Furthermore, the site is known to collate users' personal information and sell it to third parties. This situation can lead to identity theft and other privacy-related issues.
If you encounter frequent redirects to Dsparking.com, check your computer for security-related issues, since these redirects are often caused by Trojan infections. Leaving this malware on your computer could lead to serious problems. Your computer may be infected with Trojans whilst visiting malicious websites, opening infected email attachments, or using P2P networks. Redirects to Dsparking.com are not desirable and related to malware infections.
Browser redirects are commonly related to malware or unwanted browser add-ons. To avoid these problems, carefully check each installation window of any free software you choose to download. Internet browser plug-ins often modify your browser homepage to dubious websites. Always use antivirus and antispyware programs to protect your Internet browsing. If your computer is infected with the Dsparking.com browser hijacker, use this removal guide to eliminate it.
Dsparking.com redirect removal:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Dsparking.com redirect from Internet Explorer:
Check for Dsparking.com related extensions: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Dsparking.com related entries and disable them. To change your homepage from Dsparking.com to your preferred domain: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window, remove Dsparking.com and enter your preferred domain, which will open each time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue to have problems with redirects to this website, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove Dsparking.com redirect from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable any entries related to Dsparking.com. To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove Dsparking.com and enter your preferred domain.
If you continue to have problems with redirects to this website, reset your Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu, choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click the "Reset FireFox" button.
Remove Dsparking.com redirect from Google Chrome:
Click on the wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate entries related to Dsparking.com, select them and click the trash can icon. To change your homepage from Dsparking.com to your preferred domain - click on the wrench (bars) icon, select "Settings". In the "On startup" section, click "set pages", hover your mouse over the unwanted URL and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
After removing Dsparking.com redirect, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended malware removal software.