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Should I remove Dregol?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,480
United States Rank #8,263
Reach 0.0336%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.17 days
63.99 days >
Average installed length: 33.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
45.0.2448.0 6.78%
45.0.2423.0 46.19%
44.0.2397.0 23.94%
43.0.2342.0 23.09%

Dregol

Overview

Dregol is a program developed by Chromium. The most used version is 45.0.2423.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is chrome.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 279.91 MB (293,503,464 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of Dregol come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Chromium\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Chromium\Application\43.0.2342.0\Installer\uninstall.exe" --uninstall 0C1M1C1F1H1L2Y1H
Estimated size: 279.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dregol

Program executable:chrome.exe
Name:Chromium
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe
MD5:8e356b1298b71a83e99352250b18f7c1

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • chrome.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_1973C6F453602765B9BA77D32D9B976A' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe" --auto-launch-at-startup --profile-directory="Default" --restore-last-session.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • chrome.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session d.7769domain.com/r/rd.html#http%3A%2F%2F7769domain.com%2FAd%2FGoP%2F15124%.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • chrome.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe'.

How do I remove Dregol?

Quickly and completely remove Dregol from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dregol from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dregol, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Dregol.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 55%
Win 8.1 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 55.08%
Windows 7 40.68%
Windows Vista 2.54%
Windows XP 1.27%
Windows 8.1 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 36.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.52%
Windows 7 Professional 9.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.30%
Windows 10 Home 4.45%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.58%
  United Kingdom 9.58%
  France 6.07%
  Italy 4.79%
  Canada 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Spain 1.76%
  Germany 1.60%
  Sweden 1.44%
  Finland 0.96%
  Indonesia 0.96%
  Singapore 0.80%
  India 0.80%
  Mexico 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.20%
Acer 18.55%
Dell 15.07%
ASUS 12.75%
Toshiba 8.12%
Lenovo 7.83%
Samsung 2.03%
GIGABYTE 0.87%
Medion 0.58%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 11.35%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.70%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.70%
LENOVO 20354 2.16%

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