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Discount Dragon

Discount Dragon.dll

Adware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari


Discount Dragon is a program that can be installed into the system with different freeware, downloaded from any unofficial websites. This program can harm the security of the PC, where it is installed, being the unwanted program. It is advised not use Discount Dragon or any other adware, because clicking on the shown advertisements, the user can land on some malicious websites. Discount Dragon like any other adware can be installed by the user himself, or together with freeware. If you will click to any of the demonstrated pop-up windows, then the vendors of the adware will get their earnings. Every computer guide will advise to remove Discount Dragon.


Discount Dragon intrusion method

Discount Dragon

Discount Dragon gets installed on your PC along with free software. Discount Dragon copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Discount Dragon.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Discount Dragon and value Discount Dragon.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name Discount Dragon.dll or Discount Dragon. Also, it can create folder with name Discount Dragon under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Discount Dragon starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Discount Dragon immediately.


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How to remove Discount Dragon manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Discount Dragon, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Discount Dragon.

To get rid of Discount Dragon, you should:


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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


• Updater12751.exe
• ButtonUtil.dll
• uttonUtil64.dll
• Discount Dragon-bg.exe
• Discount Dragon.dll
• Discount Dragon.exe
• Discount Dragon64.exe
• Uninstall.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Discount Dragon Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


• %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gb5e8gtn.default\extensions\crossriderapp12751@crossrider.com\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\hakhkaeielkhkblhahccoanmajfmckph\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_hakhkaeielkhkblhahccoanmajfmckph_0\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Updater12751\
• %PROGRAMFILES%\Discount Dragon\


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Updater12751.exe
    Value: Updater12751.exe
    Data: Updater12751.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271151}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220122272251}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550155275551}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660166276651}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440144274451}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.BHO
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.Sandbox
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271151}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Discount Dragon
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Crossrider
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Cr_Installer
  • Key: HKCU\Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\215 Apps
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Discount Dragon

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Discount Dragon Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Discount Dragon related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Discount Dragon entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Discount Dragon won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Discount Dragon Removal Tool.


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Windows 8


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Discount Dragon or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


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Windows 7


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Discount Dragon

  • Click Uninstall button.


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Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Discount Dragon related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Remove Discount Dragon extension from your browsers

Discount Dragon in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Discount Dragon. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:


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Internet Explorer


  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Discount Dragon or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Discount Dragon removal use Discount Dragon Removal Tool.


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Google Chrome


  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Discount Dragon and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Discount Dragon removal.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Discount Dragon.

  • Click Remove button near it.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Discount Dragon are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Discount Dragon.

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