Registry Doc, also known as RegistryDoc, stands for a tool supposed to essentially boost up the system performance, get rid of junk data, fix registry issues, enhance the functionality of browsers and help people to access their documents in a more faster way. The first impression of the program is pretty positive when looking at its design and the described features only. Nevertheless, the software is clearly reported as a PUP (potentially unwanted program), which is confirmed by its detection by several anti-virus programs on VirusTotal.
Registry Doc quicklinks
- How dangerous is Registry Doc
- Registry Doc most common distribution channels
- How to remove Registry Doc effectively
- Automatic Malware removal tools
- How to remove Registry Doc using Windows Control Panel
The main reason why Registry Doc is classified as a PUP is that it is spread using various deceptive techniques. The users may install applications like Registry Doc without their direct intention. Furthermore, RegistryDoc works like a Trojan.Clicker, i.e. a malicious utility with the main purpose to cause click fraud. We recommend you to immediately remove Registry Doc and additionally examine your device to discover other threats that may be in place.
How dangerous is Registry Doc
Registry Doc is very similar to Registry Doctor previously described by us. When the software developed for the purpose of click fraud activities is installed, it gets connected to several malicious websites and produce random clicks on several links and ads. The online frauds force people into installing applications like Registry Doc in order to use their devices for the purpose of generating revenue based on the PPC (pay-per-click) scheme. It’s worth saying that click frauds activity is absolutely illegal. If you do not want your PC to be related to it, it’s strongly advised that you uninstall this Trojan.Clicker malware tool that masks itself under the name of Registry Doc.
Registry Doc also promises to enhance the system performance, repair your registry issues and perform other important optimization. The truth, however, is that all the troubles reported by this utility are most often fake, whereas the software does not fix any real troubles. The main intention of Registry Doc is to force the users into keeping this program active for as much time as possible so that they could obtain the revenue from the click frauds activities.
Registry Doc most common distribution channels
Trojan-type utilities similar to Registry Doc are developed to stealthily inject PCs and secretly perform the malicious activities, without any clear symptoms of suspicious behavior. The research of such applications shows that they are spread through the following channels:
- infected email attachments from suspicious senders;
- malicious online ads;
- social engineering;
- downloading cracked software.
Your personal caution in preventing the installation of Registry Doc and other similar unwanted software is very important. You should stay away from downloading any illegal (pirated) software using the torrent download resources since they are typically bundled with many unwanted utilities. When installing decent free software, pay attention to important details that may be mentioned during the setup process. We recommend you not to trust the default installation option, instead, switch to the “Advanced” or “Custom” menu where you may clearly see additional extra programs and uncheck the boxes responsible for their automatic intrusion.
How to remove Registry Doc effectively
Uninstalling Registry Doc is not a complex procedure. Luckily, this unwanted program provides you with a direct uninstaller. You may access the Control Panel, check your available applications and get rid of Registry Doc just as you delete other software you no longer need.
Remember that intrusion of Registry Doc without your direct intention could be the evidence of some other unwanted applications active. It’s good when you may visually identify and delete them, however, may adware-type programs stealthily run in the background, so you may not manually discover their presence. We strongly advise that you additionally perform the checkup of your computer with SpyHunterthat will detect and fix other system-related issues and protect your device from similar malware attacks.
Automatic Malware removal tools
How to remove Registry Doc using Windows Control PanelMany hijackers and adware like Registry Doc install some of their components as regular Windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from the Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
- Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel and then press Enter (Windows 8, Windows 10).
- Choose Uninstall Program (if you don't see it, click in the upper right next to "View by" and select Category).
- Go through the list of programs and select entries related to Registry Doc . You can click on "Name" or "Installed On" to reorder your programs and make Registry Doc easier to find.
- Click the Uninstall button. If you're asked if you really want to remove the program, click Yes.
- In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.