- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Shows commercial adverts
- Cant change my homepage
- Annoying Pop-up's
Oscar Delta Toolbar
Perhaps you are a member of Oscar Delta DX Group for international radio communication, but that does not mean that you need to install Oscar Delta Toolbar on your browser, because it hardly has anything to do with the community. The toolbar comes from Conduit family of browser extensions and it is basically identical to such browser add-ons as VisualBee Toolbar, Freecorder Toolbar, Travelocity Toolbar and many others. Although Oscar Delta Toolbar cannot be considered a computer malware application, it is still not recommended to keep it on your browser.
As one can see from the official website for this application at oscardelta.ourtoolbar.com, the toolbar is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari browsers. The toolbar claims to add various functions to your browser, and that is absolutely true. Once Oscar Delta Toolbar is added to your browser you get instant access to various lists of radio communication coverage, maps and what not. However, there is always a catch when you use a freeware application.
Although Oscar Delta Toolbar can be downloaded at its official website, more often than not it comes bundled with other shareware apps. Consequently, the extension falls into the potentially unwanted program category, because it can also modify your browser settings, especially if you go through the installation process automatically. If you do not choose the custom installation, Oscar Delta Toolbar will add Conduit Search to your browser, and search.conduit.com will be set as your default home page and search engine.
Naturally, Conduit Search can function as a genuine search engine and provide you with relevant search results, but that is not everything to it. Conduit Search obviously collects information on your web browsing habits in order to display relevant content in the form of commercial advertisements. As you can see, Conduit Search homepage always has an interactive advertisement displayed under its search box.
It would not be as dangerous if Oscar Delta Toolbar was actually responsible for the ad content. However, it makes use of a third party advertising networks to displays the aforementioned advertisements, and thus they may contain even dangerous outgoing links that might lead you to corrupted websites.
Installing Oscar Delta Toolbar on your browser is not a definite way to malware infection, but since such a possibility exists you must not ignore it. Therefore, it is for the best to uninstall Oscar Delta Toolbar from your computer right now. If it came with additional freeware, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to determine which other programs should be removed from your PC. Do not hesitate to invest in a licensed antimalware tool if need be.
How to remove Oscar Delta Toolbar
Windows Vista & Windows 7
Remove Conduit Search from browser