How to uninstall (remove) Dregol.com

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What is Dregol.com

Dregol.com – is a delusive browser application and search hijacker, that may be embedded into many internet browsers, like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Developers say, that their product improves browsing experience and helps user a lot. However, Dregol.com is classified as malware, because it replace users homepage and default search engine by its own search engine. This search engine has bad results and a lot of commercials on the main page. Most of this advertisements redirect user to harmful websites. It is recommended to remove Dregol.com from computer.

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How is Dregol.com installed on my PC?

Programs, like Dregol.com, are classified as hijacker. Those programs use “bundling” to get installed on PC. It is a method of PC infection, where malware is bundled to free or share software. So, when user installs this freeware or shareware, he installs malware too. To prevent this, don’t download free software, it usually has bundled potentially unwanted program. Also, pay attention to every step while installing freeware. Most installing settings can be hided in custom/advanced setup settings.

How to remove Dregol.com?

To delete Dregol.com use special removal tool, that fully removes malware. Also you can use manual removal guide, but it takes time and knowledge.

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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Manual Dregol.com Removal Guide

Dregol.com may create 2 entries in Programs and Features: “Dregol” and “Run_Dregol

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Dregol.com;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Dregol.com;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Dregol.com and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click a link Show advanced settings;
  5. Turn down and click Reset settings;
  6. Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “about:support” in address bar.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+H;
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information;
  4. At the Right-Top Corner click Reset Firefox;
  5. Click Reset Firefox.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt, click Tools, or Click on Gear Icon;
  3. Click Internet Options;
  4. Click Advanced tab;
  5. Click Reset;
  6. Mark Delete Personal Settings, Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Dregol.com – is a hijacker type of malware. It may be the reason of many problems in future, so we recommend you to remove it.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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