What is Delta Search?
Delta Search (delta-search.com is a web search engine which uses aggressive marketing tactics in order to force visitors pay for the software Delta Search may advertise. You may also have a Delta Search toolbar installed in your browser, which displays annoying advertisements making you believe you need a "special" anti-virus or registry cleaner to have your PC problems removed.
Delta Search engine should be immediately removed from your computer, including its' Toolbar and any other traces of the invasive add-on. You may get the search and toolbar installed on your PC along with certain software downloaded from well-known websites such as Cnet or Softonic. Once installed, Delta Search sets itself as the primary search engine in your browser as well as the home page and a new tab page. It is also known to perform redirects and display additional advertisements while you browse the web.
Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers are all vulnerable to this virus.
How to remove Delta Search redirect and toolbar?
Automated Delta Search Virus removal instructions
Download SpyHunter to remove Delta Search Virus:
- Install SpyHunter by double-clicking on the installed file and follow the on-screen instructions.
- Please note that once installed, SpyHunter will ask you if you want to protect your home page. Delta Search page is pre-selected as your home page, therefore change it to your liking or choose from the list of known and safe pages.
Manual Delta Search Virus removal instructions
Note: proceed only if you know what you are doing. Accidental removal of critical files may lead to your browser's inoperability thus having to reinstall it.
To remove Delta Search Virus and all traces of the infection, carefully follow these steps:
- Open Control Panel and choose Uninstall a program (if on Windows Vista/7/8) or Add/Remove Programs (if on Windows XP). In the list, select and uninstall any applications with Delta Search in its' name.
Remove the following remaining Delta Search folder from your system:
Remove Delta Search registry keys:
In order to prevent from getting Delta Search and other similar toolbars and search engines installed into your system, always pay close attention to what the dialog windows say while installing any application. An option to install such toolbars is usually pre-checked so you WILL get one on your computer unless you un-check the designated checkbox.