Delta-homes.com is an untrustworthy search site that is promoted with the help of freeware and shareware. As soon as it gets inside the system, this browser hijacker takes over the start page, default search engine and a new tab page. Delta-Homes.com hijacks each of web browsers, including IE, Mozilla, Chrome, etc, so avoiding it becomes not an easy task. If you decide to ignore these changes and use this search engine for your browsing, be aware that it can easily display for you altered search results. Besides, it may show you annoying pop-up advertisements and may also be set to track your browsing on the Internet. We must say that technically this is not a virus, but it should be avoided because it may redirect you to malicious site that promotes serious viruses. If you have noticed Delta-homes.com on some of your browsers, you should firstly eliminate freeware that has brought this hijacker on your computer. Also, don't forget to run a full system scan with reputable anti-spyware to make sure that there are no malicious files on your computer.
UPDATE: Delta Homes renewed its activity in the middle of 2014. We received massive reports about this infection from Poland and other Europe's countries. At the moment of writing you should be very careful when downloading Softonic, Babylon Toolbar, uTorrent, Any.Do, BeeLine Reader, etc. because these programs have been involved to its distribution.
As we have said, Delta-homes.com virus is distributed with the help of freeware and shareware. For avoiding this and other unplanned downloads, you should remember that you MUST choose Custom/Advanced installation method when installing freeware from questionable developers. In addition, check additional downloads and opt out of unknown add-ons, extensions, toolbars, etc. If you miss the check mark that allows installation of this questionable program, you can expect Delta-homes.com redirects, slow downs and similar issues. Be sure that this is done for the only reason – this hijacker seeks to make you visit related websites. If you have already noticed annoying activities that are related to this search engine, you should follow the guide given below and remove Delta-homes.com.
If you want to get rid of Delta-homes.com, you are recommended following these steps:
You can remove Delta-homes.com automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
Browser hijacker is a malicious program, usually a web browser plug-in or add-ons, which modifies web browser settings in order to change default search page, home page, new tab or error page. After that, it starts unwanted redirects to undesirable Internet sites. A browser hijacker also can record all web pages the user visits and send gathered information out through a background Internet connection.
Practically all browser hijackers are created for commercial, advertising or marketing purposes. However, there are lots of malicious versions of these programs that similarly to spyware or adware threats can be installed on the system without user's consent and often hide deep inside the system for avoiding their removal.
Symptoms showing that your computer was infected by Delta-homes.com:
• Changes in homepage and/or default search engine
• Redirects to websites that are unknown and suspicious
• Appearance of new tabs
• Unknown sites in Bookmarks and Favorites list
• Decreased speed of every Internet browser
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than
standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.
The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Delta-homes.com are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Delta-homes.com right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2014-08-12 09:42
Information updated: 2014-08-12 09:42