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Danger level 5
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Delta-Search.com

Delta-search.com is a webpage that you get redirected to when you install Delta Search browser plugin on your computer. This application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Although very often Delta-Search.com is considered to be a browser hijacker, it does not infect your computer in secret. Users often install Delta-Search.com themselves either from official website that is managed by Conduit Ltd or via bundled downloads. Such browser plugins are often packed together with free software that you download from various websites. If you do not want your home page changed to Delta-Search.com, be more attentive during the installation or remove the plugin altogether.

Since it can often be bundled with other freeware, Delta-search.com is commonly associated with babylon.com and Babylon Toolbar. What is more, it is also directly related to a whole family of Conduit toolbars, such as Eazel Toolbar, Cool Mirage Ltd and so on. If you check the EULA agreement at the official website you will see that Delta-search.com informs users about the use of cookies in order to store information that is distributed and provided via Delta-search.com or Delta Toolbar:

We use the cookies to store a code designating a distribution source for the Delta Toolbar. This information allows us to properly distinguish Software for purposes of compensating third parties who distribute our product and to analyze retention and usage on an aggregated basis.

Generally, Delta-search.com is a wide spread browser plugin, that has mostly been downloaded and installed by users in Europe, although users in Canada, the United States, Argentine, India and Australia also have complained about this add-on.

You can actually choose whether you want your home page changed or not during Delta-Search.com installation. The full installation installs the Delta Search Toolbar and changes your home page to Delta-Search.com. What is more your default search engine is also changed for Delta Search. Since this browser plugin is not a computer virus, it's websites are not extremely dangerous as well. Nevertheless, Delta-Search.com does pose a number of security threats you should be aware of.

For example, it can collect your web browsing data and if it gets exploited by a third party, you could be flooded by pop-up advertisements that carry links to corrupted websites. Also, the plugin can be related to websites that use pay-per-click system for financial gain and so they need to increase their traffic. As a result, Delta-search.com can customize your search results so that you would land on these particular websites. Unfortunately, it is quite often that these commercial websites with various pop-ups are commonly full of malware. Thus, from there it is very easy to get infected with malware that can seriously damage your system and steal your money. Therefore, to avoid any security threats, you should remove Delta-Search.com from your PC.

Manual Delta-search.com Removal

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. Press Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Delta Search.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove Delta Search.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Delta Search.

Reset your browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
  2. Click Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Select Delete my personal settings and press Reset.
  4. When reset is complete, click Close and OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Press Reset Firefox on a new tab.
  4. Click Reset Firefox again and when the reset is complete click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions and remove Delta Search.
  3. Click Settings on the left.
  4. Select Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set Pages.
  5. Delete delta-search.com and enter a new home page address. Click OK.
  6. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  7. Set a new default search engine and remove Delta-search.com from the list. Click Done.

After manual removal you need to scan your computer with SpyHunter free scanner to make sure that you have no other malicious files left to remove.

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How to manually remove Delta-Search.com

Files associated with Delta-Search.com infection:

%WINDOWS%\Tasks\BrowserProtect.job
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\uninstall.exe
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\GUninstaller.exe
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\escortShld.dll
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaTlbr.dll
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltasrv.exe
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaEng.dll
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaApp.dll
%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\bh\delta.dll
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\uninstall.exe
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\content\BrowserProtect.js
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-3.6.xpt
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-19.0.dll
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.settings
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.exe
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.dll
%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.crx
Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect\Uninstall BrowserProtect.lnk
Local Settings\Temp\SetupUpdater.exe
Local Settings\Temp\SetupAuto.exe
Local Settings\Temp\SearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
Local Settings\Temp\nsl47.tmp\Time.dll
Local Settings\Temp\MainProduct.exe
Local Settings\Temp\DeltaTB.exe
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\Setup.exe
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\MyBabylonTB.exe
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\delta.crx
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\CrxInstaller.dll
\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ChromeToolbarSetup.dll
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ccp.exe
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\IEHelper.dll
Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\BExternal.dll
%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe
%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BUSUninstall.exe
%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BUSolution.dll
%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BabMaint.exe
%Application Data%\BabSolution\CR\Delta.crx
XingHaoUpdater.exe
DeltaTB_cln(1).exe
DSearchLink.exe
DeltaTB_cln.exe
DeltaToolbar.exe

Delta-Search.com DLL's to remove:

BrowserProtect.dll
BrowserProtect-19.0.dll
escortShld.dll
deltaEng.dll
deltaApp.dll
delta.dll
CrxInstaller.dll
ChromeToolbarSetup.dll
IEHelper.dll
BExternal.dll
BUSolution.dll

Delta-Search.com processes to kill:

DeltaTB_cln.exe
DSearchLink.exe
DeltaTB_cln(1).exe
DeltaToolbar.exe
DeltaTB.exe
SearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
MainProduct.exe
Setup.exe
MyBabylonTB.exe
BUSUninstall.exe
SetupAuto.exe
deltasrv.exe
ccp.exe
uninstall.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
SetupUpdater.exe
GUninstaller.exe
BabMaint.exe
XingHaoUpdater.exe

Remove Delta-Search.com registry entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\d
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Delta
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{1185823F-F22F-4027-80E5-4F68ACD5DE5E}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{C1AF5FA5-852C-4C90-812E-A7F75E011D87}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Babylon
HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\BrowserProtect
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BrowserProtect
HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Delta
HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000}\iexplore\AllowedDomains\delta-search.com
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECT
HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\BabylonToolbar
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECT
HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\DataMngr
HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Soft
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