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removed dregol via controls, programs & regedit; dregol still 1 click search

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running Win7; firefox 38.0.1. have used 2 programs to remove dregol:Control Panel & Advanced Uninstaller Pro. Used regedit to remove all references to dregol. It does not appear in Chrome. Removed it as default search. However, it's still there as a 1 click search engine and occasionally used as the search engine.

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Hi, You could try this link: http://keonesoftware.com/guides/dregol/

B.R.

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Auto fix is an ad for Skyhunter. Manual fix doesn't work. THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT! Note: reply sent by robot!

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Have you uninstalled Dregol from the control panel already? If Dregol, is still taking over Firefox, please follow the instructions on the latter half of the article mentioned. Sometimes traces of malware and bits and pieces are left. Here are a few recommended malware solutions to completely removed Dregol from your computer.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one. Windows 8 has antivirus built-in already.

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Ran full deep scan and not threats found. Microsoft Security Essentials had already been installed.

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guigs2 said

Instructions to remove search engines is out of date. I highlighted the bad search and found REMOVE at bottom of page. It seems to work. Many thanx.