How to remove Discount Dragon

Discount Dragon is an adware that can be installed into all the popular browsers and can annoy users with different pop-ups. These pop-ups can contain the most popular coupons and deals on some commercial websites. This adware begins to work when a user of the infected computer visited any web store, such as Ebay, Amazon, Walmart. If you do not want to see these pop-ups, then you should remove Discount Dragon from your computer.

Automatic solution

This browser add-on can be installed by you, if you like to go shopping online. But also Discount Dragon will show you the advertisements in the moment when you do not want to buy anything on the Web. There are also cases when users complain that Discount Dragon was installed by a virus or by itself. This statement is not right, because usually adware is installed in the system together with freeware, downloaded from some suspicious websites. It is advised to download software from the official web stores of vendors. But if you have not such an opportunity, then you should use any well-known and authoritative website to download any programs.

Video Guide: How to remove Discount Dragon”:

To the most common symptoms of Discount Dragon we should refer the appearance of different advertisements with sponsored links in your browser. You should remember that Discount Dragon is not a virus; it is just a program that is considered to be unwanted. If you are tired of the pop-ups, then you should remove Discount Dragon.

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Remove Discount Dragon manually

Perform the following instructions if you want to remove Discount Dragon from your computer.

  1. Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
  2. Then you should remove the following folders of Discount Dragon:

  3. %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\

    If you do not know how to find these folders in your system, then you should just use the search option in Start menu.

  4. Remove the following registry entries:

  5. SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271151}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220122272251}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550155275551}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660166276651}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440144274451}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.BHO
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.BHO.1
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.Sandbox
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.Sandbox.1
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012751.Sandbox.1\CLSID
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271151}
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Discount Dragon
    SOFTWARE\Discount Dragon
    Software\Crossrider
    Software\Cr_Installer
    Software\Discount Dragon
    Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\215 Apps

    So, you should use Command Prompt in order to open Registry Editor. Just type regedit in the window and press Enter. Do not forget to create the backup copy of the registry before you will remove the registry keys.

  6. Scan your computer for infections. It is advised to use the antivirus software that was just installed and updated, because only updated antivirus can detect and remove infections from the system.

How to remove Discount Dragon from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open your browser, then click Tools=> Safety=> Delete browsing history
  2. Then put the tick in cookies and click Delete.
  3. Click Tools=> Manage add-ons=> Toolbars and Extensions
  4. Remove the annoying extension.

How to uninstall Discount Dragon from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open your browser, then find Tools=> Options=> Privacy=>Remove All Cookies
  2. Choose Tools=> Add-ons
  3. Uninstall Discount Dragon here

How to delete Discount Dragon from Google Chrome:

  1. Open your browser, after that select Tools=> Options=> Under the Bonnet=> Privacy=> Clear browsing data.
  2. Select Delete cookies and other site data.
  3. Type the following in the address bar of Google Browser: chrome://extensions/.
  4. Remove Discount Dragon here.

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