How to uninstall (remove) Dragon Branch

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What is Dragon Branch?

Dragon Branch adware extension for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. Its publisher is famous adware developer Yontoo Inc. Dragon Branch is promoted as helpful add-on that can save you money on online shopping or enhance search engine results. However quality of this advertising is doubtful. In fact ads are intrusive and futile. In addition Dragon Branch won’t uninstall from your PC normal way. Here I will explain how can you remove stubborn Dragon Branch adware from computer on Windows.

Dragon Branch ads

How Dragon Branch gets on your PC?

Dragon Branch infiltrates your PC using sneaky methods. As a rule, along with free software. In is called “freemium” or “adware bundling”. During install process of some programs that you’ve downloaded from the web you can be offered to install additional software. Sometimes such offers are useful and can contain antivirus or useful utility. Dragon Branch is pure adware and it is strongly recommended not to install it. However, using vague wording, small fonts, or hiding opt-out options developers mislead users and make them install such software on their PCs. Besides, antivirus you have installed cannot prevent such installation and alert you. To remove adware or unwanted apps like Dragon Branch you have to use Norton or SpyHunter AntiMalware that handle actual database of typical threats.

How to remove Dragon Branch from your computer?

To uninstall Dragon Branch remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Dragon Branch in their database. You can try to use them for removing Dragon Branch.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Dragon Branch – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Dragon Branch.

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove Dragon Branch

Or uninstall Dragon Branch manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Dragon Branch.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Dragon Branch and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Dragon Branch, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Dragon Branch from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Dragon Branch.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Dragon Branch.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Dragon Branch.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


DragonBranch.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Dragon Branch

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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