How to Remove Delta-search.com from My Browser New Tab (A Complete Removal Guide)

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How to Remove Delta-search.com from My Browser New Tab (A Complete Removal Guide)

Postby Ocean » 2013-01-28 3:34


Is delta-search.com captures your browser and sets itself as your default homepage without asking for permits, even without notifying you? You might be more annoyed with the display of this stuff whenever click to open a new tab. If your browser has been taken over by delta-search.com, and you are searching for solutions to fix the redirect problem, keep reading the article. We provide a quick and valid removal guide to help you solve the poser, hope it’s workable to your situation.

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Patience is what can help you make through a complete removal of http://www.delta-search.com/.

A quick guide of delta search removal.

Step 1: Run your installed anti-malware program or download Anvi Smart Defender to scan your computer system for virus and malware infection.
Step 2: Remove delta search toolbar from the control panel.
Step 3: Remove delta-search.com from the homepage of IE/FF/Chrome.
Step 4: Remove delta-search.com from the new tab of IE/FF/Chrome.
Step 5: Check Windows HOSTS file and remove potential malicious entries.
Step 6: Remove delta-search.com associated add-ons/extensions from IE/FF/Chrome.
Step 7: Clean out corrupt registry entires left and fix registry errors caused by the removal. (Very Important)
Step 8: Restart your computer.


Delta-search.com Removal Guide:

Method One:

Step 1: To make the removal easier, run your installed anti-malware program or download Anvi Smart Defender to disable virus, and malware process.

    Anvi Smart Defender Official Download:

    Free version: (Full ability in detecting and removing virus, rootkits, Trojan, and other malware)

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    Pro version: (+ Real-time guard of your PC.+ automatic malware database update, and other extra benefits.)

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Step 2. Remove Delta Search associated items from the Control Panel

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    For Windows 7:
    Click Windows Start button> Navigate to Control Panel> Locate and hit Programs and Features> Find Delta Search associated associated programs> Uninstall them

    For Windows XP:
    Click Windows Start button> Choose Settings>Navigate to Control Panel> Locate and click on Add or Remove Programs> Look for Delta Search associated associated programs> Uninstall them

Step 3: Remove Delta-search.com from the homepage of IE/FF/Chrome.

    Internet Explorer:
    Click on Tools> Select Internet Options> On the General interface> Type the desired website in the Home page area> Click Apply to complete the operation

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    Google Chrome:
    Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon> Settings> In On startup section click Set pages> mouse-over to the Delta-search.com and click the x symbol to remove it> Add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.

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    Mozilla Firefox:
    Click Tools> Options> Switch to General in the opened window> Remove Delta-search.com from the homepage box and enter a preferred domain > Click OK to complete the change.

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Step 4: Remove Delta-search.com from the new tab of IE/FF/Chrome.

    Internet Explorer:
    Tools> Internet Options> General> Find the Tabs area, and click on Settings> Click on the button under: When a new tab is opened, open: > Select A blank page> Hit OK to complete the operation.

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    Google Chrome:
    Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon > Settings > Search > Manage search engines > Check the list of Default search engines, Other search engines> Remove Delta-search.com> Click OK to complete the change.

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    Mozilla Firefox:
    Type about:config into the address bar> Press Enter> Accept the Warning> Type browser.newtab.url in the search bar >Right click on the result to reset. (Remove Delta-search.com whether by setting it a blank page, or typing the desired website in the box,) > Hit OK to apply the change.

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Step 5: Check Windows HOSTS file and remove any additional malicious entries. (View the guide in details)

    Go to: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts.

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    Open the hosts file with Notepad, and you should see below image.

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    For Windows XP or for Windows Server 2003, there should be only:
    127.0.0.1 localhost

    For Windows 7, there should be only:
    # 127.0.0.1 localhost
    # ::1 localhost


    For Windows Vista or for Windows Server 2008, there should be only:
    127.0.0.1 localhost
    ::1 localhost


    If you see more lines of code and IPs, delete them

Delta-search.com is supposed to disappear from view. However, your browser may still act weirdly due to corrupt registry entries left and plug-ins/extension added by this hijacker. Then go further steps with step 6-8.

Step 6: Remove Delta-search.com related add-ons/extensions from IE/FF/Chrome

    Internet Explorer:
    Tools > Manage Add-ons > Find and delete Delta-search.com related toolbar/add-on/extension

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    Google Chrome:
    Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon> Tools > Extensions > Find and delete Delta-search.com related toolbar/add-on/extension

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    Mozilla Firefox:
    Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A) > Find and delete Delta-search.com related toolbar/add-on/extension

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Step 7: Scan your computer with a system cleaner tool, such as Cloud System Booster.

    Important Note: You should never skip or overlook this operation since your browser might act strangely after the removal due to some registry errors or corrupt registry entries left. Scan your system with Cloud System Booster to remove such corrupt remnants and fix the errors in one-click.

    If you skip this step, you will find your browser may take a long time to load a page, such condition will persist until you fix the registry error caused by the removal.

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    Click here to download Cloud System Booster to fix the problem.

    Free version Download

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Step 8: Restart your browser.

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Method Two

For Internet Explorer User:

Step 1: Download Anvi Smart Defender (Tool needed for this fix) by clicking the Download Now button below.

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You will be taken to CNET Download site (Expert trusted), Click Download Now to continue the operation.

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Step 2: Find and install the program.

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Step 3: Switch to ToolBox. (The last option)

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Step 4: Click on Anvi Browser Repair Tool (Enabled in ASD Free/Pro)

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Step 5: Change the homepage by putting the preferred URL in the blank space circled in Read.

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Step 6: Check the options according to your needs. (Default settings recommended)

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Step 7: Click Fix.

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Step 8: Reboot your PC to enjoy a disinfected system. Delta-search.com is supposed to be completely removed.


Note: Browser Repair Tool currently only supports Internet Explorer Redirect Fix. For Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, the function will be launched in next version.

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Method Three

For IE, Firefox and Chrome:

Tool Needed for This Fix:

Anvi Smart Defender (Free/Pro)

Anvi AD Blocker (Free/Pro Version enabled in Anvi Smart Defender Pro Version)-------- Block any websites that you think are dangerous or suspicious.

To remove this annoying, cluttered and suspicious domain, you need to do the followings:

Step 1: Download Anvi Smart Defender.

Anvi Smart Defender Official Download Site: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/asd/

Step 2: Install Anvi Smart Defender, and run a full scan.

This is to ensure your computer is disinfected with malware, Trojan, rootkits, etc.

Step 3: Find the AD Blocker icon (Located on the right side of the task bar). ---Enabled only when you are using Anvi Smart Defender Pro. Or you can choose to have a 15 days trial here.

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Step 4: Run AD blocker> display Blocked Count> click on Blacklist.

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Step 5: Choose to Add URL> add www.delta-search.com to block list> click Add

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Make sure the words you put in the block list are exactly www.delta-search.com .

Step 6: Hit Apply to complete the change.

Now, since you've got Anvi AD Blocker, you can block any website that annoys you. Enjoy our service for free, or you can get Pro version for more benefits. See more here.

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Alternative Way to remove this redirect virus:


Step 1: Open your Internet Explorer> press the Alt key on the keyboard to reveal the Menu bar.

Step 2: Select Tools> click on Internet Options.

Step 3: Choose General, and change delta-search.com into a new, preferred web website as your default homepage, or directly choose to Use blank.

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Step 4: Click on Advanced, and choose Reset.

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Step 5: Label the option: Delete personal settings after Reset Internet Explorer Settings window pops up; later click Reset to apply all changes.

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If this guide won’t fix the issue on your computer, please go on with step 6 to fix problems that might prevent you removing delta-search.com.

Step 6: Manage Internet Explorer add-ons. Find and remove SweetIM toolbar.

Open Internet Explorer>Tools>Manage Add-ons>Uninstall SweetIM toolbar.

Step 7: Check Windows HOSTS file for additional malicious entries.

Go to: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts. Open the hosts file with Notepad, and you should see below image.

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If you see more lines of code and IPs, delete them.

Step 8: Check DNS settings to make sure they are set to obtain address automatically.

Windows Start icon> Control Panel> Network Connections> Local Area Connection and select Properties> Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) > Properties> choose Obtain DNS server address automatically.

Step 9: Reset your Router back to the factory default settings, and reboot your computer to enjoy a clean system.

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About Delta-search.com:

Delta-search.com is classified as a dangerous browser hijacker as Click.livesearch.com (http://forums.anvisoft.com/viewtopic-53-3399-0.html?refer=forums-o-), which may throw your PC into risks of catching other malware once penetrates your system. It's variant, for example, it may appear as http://www.delta-search.com/?affID=119776&babsrc=HP_ss&mn, It's able to affect all major browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. It will do series modifications to your browser, such as change your homepage as delta-search.com, install suspicious toolbars, add-ons, etc. Worse still, the redirect virus may transfer and record your online searching habits and other more private information. Such information are collected and sold to third parties for illegal commercial benefits.

Delta-search.com Image:

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It provides images, videos, news, and dictionary search:

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Although delta-search.com looks like a normal search engine which provides you search results closely related to your queries, yet, such "losely related" only works as "seems related". Searching for something via this search engine may cause browser redirects to unwanted websites, as well as automatic installation of unwanted, even malicious programs. Delta-search.com is very stubborn, thus, the removal is difficult to accomplish. You might pin your hope on the antivirus program installed on your PC, but only ends with your antivirus program failed the task. We have good news for you- Anvi Browser Repair Tool is designed for such fix. Get one to terminate the redirect virus.

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Re: How to Remove Delta-search.com? (Removal Guide)

Postby Ocean » 2013-01-28 20:26

Check to see whether this removal guide will help solve your problem. Anvi Browser Repair Tool is still improving. If you have any suggestion or question, please leave a comment below. :mrgreen:
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