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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Hijacks homepage is another search engine which might appear instead of your regular homepage and search provider. In most cases, computer users who do not have a security tool installed on their systems experience these unauthorized changes. If you are one of them, it is not surprising that you see the presence of The search engine itself might look decent; however, we still do not recommend keeping it. It is because it might cause harm to your system. If you do not want to encounter security-related problems, you should remove browser hijacker as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it is impossible to fully remove this threat via Control Panel; however, you will be able to do that by using our manual removal instructions. Do not forget to read through this article first.

Even though looks like a powerful search engine at first sight, you should know that it might cause harm to your PC if you decide to keep this search engine. We do not recommend using on a daily basis because it might redirect you to unreliable places on the web. Keep in mind that it is not so easy to remove malicious software from the system; thus, we suggest removing as soon as possible in order to reduce the possibility to encounter malware. Continue reading if you want to find out how to remove it.

Researchers working at have found out that will not only make different changes without a user‘s permission, but it might also install an extension to Mozilla Firefox. This extension will be installed on your computer in order to modify the New tab. In order to fully remove this browser hijacker, you should not forget to remove this extension from your system. In addition, it is very important that you install a trustworthy tool as well in order to prevent threats similar to browser hijacker from entering in the future. If you need a good piece of advice, we recommend installing the SpyHunter antimalware suite.

You should remove as soon as possible because it is not the most reliable search engine. You can do that manually or automatically; however, we do not think that the manual method is suitable for less experienced computer users. If you do not have much knowledge about computers as well, you should know that you can remove browser hijacker automatically. You simply have to install a trustworthy antimalware tool and then scan your system. As has been already mentioned, we recommend using SpyHunter because we know that it can remove existing threats very quickly and protect your PC from malware in the future.

How to remove

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the undesirable software and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the unwanted program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key + R.
  2. Type in control panel and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the program and click Uninstall.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Click Reset browser settings.
  4. Click the Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox (or Refresh Firefox if you use a newer browser).
  4. Click on the same button in the dialog box.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T and open Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  4. Check the box next to Delete personal settings.
  5. Click the Reset button once again.
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  1. mark Mar 31, 2015

    "remove Dregol" from Control does NOT work. It says I do not have access - contact system administrator. I AM the administrator. The above instructions do NOT work.

  2. Paul Apr 7, 2015

    Thanks for helping how to get rid of "dregol" from the computer. Hope I am successful !

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