Title: 'Ads by Discount Dragon' virus
Type: Adware
Also known as: Discount Dragon ads, Discount-Dragon

Remove 'Ads by Discount Dragon' virus
Removal instructions

Severity scale:'Ads by Discount Dragon' virus severity is 10  (10 / 100)

Discount Dragon is annoying program, which may hijack your browsers and start displaying its ads that cause annoying redirects to unknown websites. This program is not a virus or malware, so you can install it just like any other program. In fact, it has tricked many PC users because it promises to help people save the money by showing them biggest discounts, coupons and other offers. In reality it's just an image, which helps to hide real Discount Dragon's intentions.. This program is designed specifically to make money, so beware that it mostly shows links that seek to make you visit related websites. In addition, it may start displaying its ads whenever it wants and make your browsing a total mess.

How can Discount Dragon infiltrate my computer?

We have already mentioned that Discount Dragon can be downloaded from the Internet just like any other application. However, if you noticed continuous messages that say 'Ads by Discount Dragon', it means that it has infiltrated your computer in a bundle with freeware and shareware. That's why there are many security vendors who decided to include this program to PUP or adware categories. If you want to avoid Discount Dragon virus, you should pay more attention to freeware's installation. By saying that we mean that you should choose Custom or Advanced installation and opt-out from this freeware. If you want to remove this program from your computer, you should follow this guide:

How to remove Discount Dragon?

We don't recommend ignoring 'Ads by Discount Dragon' messages because they may trick you into installing more dangerous programs on your computer. In order to get rid of this adware, you should follow this guide:

  • Scan your computer with a reputable anti-spyware. We recommend using SpyHunterSTOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
  • Uninstall Discount Dragon via Add/Remove Programs list. For that, use these instructions:
  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for Discount Dragon, LyricsViewer, LyricXeeker, Plus-HD 1.3, LyricsGet, BetterSurf, Downloadkepper, SurfEnchance, Feven 1.7, LyricsWoofer, LyricsFan, SimpleLyrics a and similar entries and select 'Uninstall/Change'.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.
  • Reset your browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer):

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ -> 'Internet Options'.
  2. Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
  3. Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' -> 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
  4. Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section -> 'Troubleshooting Information'.
  2. Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select Settings -> Show Advanced Settings.
  2. Here, look for 'Reset browser settings' button.
  3. Click 'Reset' to complete this task.

Automatic 'Ads by Discount Dragon' virus removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall 'Ads by Discount Dragon' virus. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove 'Ads by Discount Dragon' virus using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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Information added: 2014-02-20 06:45:48
Information updated: 2014-02-20 06:45:48

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