What is Dashlane? (How to Remove)

16 Mar

Depth Analysis on Dashlane

Few days back when I was using my browser, suddenly noticed few extension and add-ons related to Dashlane. I realized that pop-ups and ads are appearing on the visited webpage and they says that “powered by Dashlane” or “Ads by Dashlane” and on. It has few weeks since then and PC performance has degraded significantly. I have tried multiple times to uninstall the plug-ins but it shows error message and suddenly browser get restarted automatically. Please help to fix this endless alerts and commercial pop-ups. Any kind of suggestion or removal process will be appreciable.

Depth Analysis of Dashlane

This application is a potentially unwanted program that gets installed secretly and degrades the performance of browser by creating issues such as webpage redirection, bogus alerts, commercial ads bombarding and so on. It illegally modifies the basic configuration of browsers including its default homepage, search-engine provider, new-tab URL and so on. Due to modification in these settings, the access to so many legitimate websites is blocked. The ads related to Dashlane claims to provide tools and programs to enhance the overall experience of using PC. It offers short-cut links, freeware/shareware like media player, video player and so on. Installing the recommended programs or clicking on the links is very risky because this may install additional malware infection in the backdoor. The terms and agreement of offers and deals, promoted through Dashlane is questionable.

Dashlane drops plug-ins and add-ons in the browser in order to spy on user’s activities. It records browser cookies and history in order to get details about users browsing and Online shopping pattern. These sensitive data could be shared with third-parties and they illegally use it for their own benefits.  Remember that it also promotes itself as a password manager but it should never be trusted.

Why am I noticing Dashlane if I have not Installed it in my PC?

In most cases, the victims don’t even realize when and how their work-station got infected with malware. It comes secretly and does unwanted modification in the important registries and System files in the backdoor. It usually comes bundled with freeware/shareware, peer-to-peer file sharing networks, spam email attachments etc. In all of these tricks, the malware doesn’t take any direct approval to install the payloads. The bundlers and installers never reveals about the attachment. It is always advised to use advance/custom installation set-up so that any unwanted additional components could be uninstalled. Use a powerful anti-malware tool to get protection all the time.

Remove Dashlane using powerful Windows Scanner
Download Automatic Removal Tool to eliminate infectious threat

Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with Dashlane then you were highly suggested to delete Dashlane by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like Dashlane. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove Dashlane. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall Dashlane from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete Dashlane using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of Dashlane manually?

Eliminate Dashlane by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out Dashlane as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove Dashlane entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete Dashlane.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\Dashlane.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=http://random.com
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent Dashlane and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like Dashlane infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by Dashlane again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

Click here to Download Automatic Removal Tool to Uninstall Dashlane

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