Adware programs and adware helpers are not computer viruses, but it is clear that nothing good come of having some on your system. DolkaRu is one of these applications that should not be allowed to remain on your system. It usually arrives bundled with freeware, and it means that you most probably have more than just one potentially unwanted application on board. So you need to remove DolkaRu and all the other unnecessary programs from your computer because you have to ensure that you do not get exploited by cybercriminals, and your personal information does not get leaked.
According to the security research performed by our technicians, DolkaRu mostly targets computer users in Russia and other Russian-speaking countries, but it does not mean that you may not get infected with this adware. You need to realize that adware applications might be just as risky and serious computer infections. DolkaRu illustrates that perfectly because not only does the application travel bundled with freeware – it may also be part of Trojan infection. Some Trojans carry this adware application within their installer files, and when users accidentally run the Trojan infection, they subsequently install DolkaRu onto their computers as well.
It is clear that if you were infected with a serious computer threat, you need to invest in a reliable antispyware application to remove it automatically. However, the Trojan infection aside, you need to take care of DolkaRu as well. Thus, you need to know what this program does.
The application is directly related to dolka.ru and superpromokody.com websites. The uninstaller lists the latter as the main homepage, but when we tried to access it, we found out that the website does not work anymore. Nevertheless, even if it were possible to download DolkaRu directly, it is a lot more likely that users download the application bundled with other freeware programs.
When the program gets installed onto target computer, it adds extensions to all main browsers on the market, and before you know it, it starts displaying commercial advertisements. DolkaRu shows annoying pop-ups and banner ads on supported websites. Most of the advertisements are in Russian because Russian users are DolkaRu’s target audience. What is more, when you visit selected commercial websites, you will see dolka.ru banner on top. It will offer you discount coupons, but you should know better than to click them.
DolkaRu displays third-party content on its ads, and that content might be embedded malevolent third parties. Clicking DolkaRu ads may redirect you to dangerous websites that would involve you in online marketing schemes, or even infect you with malware. Hence follow the manual removal instructions below to get rid of this application.
After manual removal you should invest in a reliable antispyware application because there might still be some unwanted files or programs left. You should do everything to prevent dangerous programs entering your PC. Please do not hesitate to leave us a comment if you have any further questions.