How to remove Dregol.com page

What is Dregol.com?

Dregol.com is a page that in its look closely resembles the google search page with the only difference that Dregol.com has advertisements. This detail should strike as suspicious, as well as the fact that usually the page installs itself as the main without user’s permission. And these are exactly the attributes of a browser hijacker. Dregol.com can infect Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Microsoft Edge and override their settings, so that user couldn’t change them back. This includes installing drecol.com as the homepage and main search engine, while others, like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, are blocked. To get the control over your browsers back, you need to remove Dregol.com, until then the hijacker will keep causing redirections to third-party sites with low-quality content or other malware.

Dregol.com page

How Dregol.com got installed on your computer?

To prevent Dregol.com and other malware of this type from landing on your system, you should know how it is distributed. The danger mostly comes bundled inside download pachages, that include malware in exchage for revenue from their developers. To prevent threat from sneaking into, go for Advanced or Custom installation mode, and then look for steps enlisting the setup components. If there is something that looks malisious, simply deselect it.

Symptoms of Dregol.com infection

  • First and the most striking proof of having a browser hijacker is change of the main page. Usually it is a search engine page that is designed so that user would believe in its legitimacy.
  • Generally, hijackers cause redirections when user makes a search query on its page or tries to reach a blocked site (usually another search engine or anti-malware sites)
  • Another indicator of hijacker infection is appearance of new programs, toolbars and browser extensions that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for malware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides, hijacker infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Dregol.com?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Dregol.com completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Dregol.com files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Dregol.com. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Dregol.com, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Dregol.com manual removal

Uninstall Dregol.com from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Dregol.com you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Dregol.com from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Dregol.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Dregol.com from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Dregol.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Dregol.com from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Dregol.com

How to remove Dregol.com from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Dregol.com and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Dregol.com from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Dregol.com from browsers

Since some of hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Dregol.com from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Dregol.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Dregol.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Dregol.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Dregol.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Dregol.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Best Price Ninja from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near Best Price Ninja or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Reset your browsers

How to reset settings in Google Chrome

  1. Click on the icon in the right-upper corner
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Click Show advanced settings
  4. Click the Reset Settings button

How to reset settings in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose Help
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information
  4. Click the Reset Firefox… button

How to reset settings in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the Tools button
  2. Go to Internet options
  3. Go to the Advanced tab
  4. Click Reset

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Settings
  4. Under the Clear browsing data category select Choose what to clear
  5. Select everything and click Clear

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