Delta-homes.com. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

Delta-homes.com is also known as Delta Homes redirect | Type: Browser Hijackers
Severity scale:  
  (68/100)

What is Delta-homes.com?

Delta-Homes.com is browser hijacker, which is capable of hijacking Windows operating system. We have already received hundreds of reports about this program from USA, Poland, UK, France and other world's countries. Here, it's important to realize that Delta Homes is not a virus. It's just a suspicious search engine, which has been used for showing sponsored content. The most important thing is that you can hardly know what kind of website it seeks to promote. It can be used for redirecting people to legitimate sites as well as tricking them into visiting really suspicious places that are used just for spreading malware. When infected, this page appears instead of your start page and the default search engine on each of your web browsers because it is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and other ones. If you want to avoid Delta-Homes.com redirects to suspicious and dangerous websites, you should remove it from your computer. Beware that the removal of this browser hijacker is not an easy task because it relies on Search Protect application, which protects altered browser's settings and prevents the removal of this program. That's why the most of security experts recommend using automatic removal method. 

If you have been suffering from redirects to delta-homes.com, it might be that there is one thing that you have missed. If you would try to check what is said in its Privacy Policy, you would see that it can be used for tracking PC users and collecting information about their browsing habits. As the developers of this program claim, they are interested in people's personally non-identifiable information. However, you can never know what parties are capable of reaching it. If you don't want to let unknown parties know what your mostly visited websites are, what data you add when visiting them, what your PC's IP address is or what your email address is, you should stay away from Delta-homes.com virus. As we have already mentioned, we think that automatic removal is the best way to get rid of this browser hijacker because it may reappear on your computer right after updating it. In this particular case, we recommend you to use SpyHunter that will help you to get rid of this program and other suspicious components, such as Search Protect. If you don't know how to install this program and use it for the removal of unwanted app, check this post: SpyHunter tutorial.

 

Delta-Homes.com

How can Delta-Homes.com hijack my computer?

Delta-homes.com browser hijacker is one of these potentially unwanted programs that are spread using bundling. This distribution technique has been discussed by various security researchers. However, it's still legitimate and allowed. If you want to avoid it, you need to be careful when installing freeware on your computer. Make sure that you double check installation of Softonic, Babylon Toolbar, uTorrent, Any.Do, BeeLine Reader, Foxit Reader and similar freeware. While people can set this page as their start page and/or the default search engine consciously, in most of the cases they are tricked into installing this program as an optional component of the freeware. For avoiding this and other unplanned downloads (Conduitwww-searching.com, mystartsearch.com, v9.com, sweet-page.com, mystartwebsearch.fixsearch.info, genieo.com, etc.), there is one thing that you should remember: you MUST choose Custom/Advanced installation method when installing freeware from questionable developers. In addition, check what additional components it offers and opt out of unknown search engines, add-ons, extensions, toolbars, etc. If you are looking at a pre-checked sentence that says 'Make Delta-homes.com my start page' or 'Make Delta-homes.com my default search engine', you should uncheck it. Of course, having a reputable anti-spyware that could warn you about the infiltration of such suspicious programs is also recommended..

How to remove Delta-Homes.com?

If you have already been affected by this potentially unwanted program and you want to get rid of Delta homes, you should rely on these steps that are given in Automatic and Manual delta-homes.com removal guides below.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Question. I need assistance removing Delta-homes.com Search from my browser (I use Google Chrome). Could you help me? 

Answer. You can get rid of Delta Homes using automatic removal method or manual removal steps. Both of them are given below. Beware that the safest and the most effective way to do that is by running a full system scan with updated anti-spyware. This will help you to avoid reappearance of this browser hijacker in the future.

Question. Help me! I think I am infected with www.delta-homes.com virus. It showed on my computer right after rebooting it...

Answer. No, delta-homes browser hijacker is only a potentially unwanted program, which seeks to hijack all web browsers that are installed on your computer. You most likely downloaded this PUP in a bundle with some free application from the Internet. If you want to delete www.delta-homes.com from your computer completely, you should use steps below.

Question: I am worried because all of my searches are interrupted by delta-homes.com redirection. This page has also appeared as my homepage and default search site. I thought that I fixed my computer because I tried to remove delta homes, delta search, conduit and other extensions from my browsers. Unfortunately, they showed up again right after rebooting my PC... Could you help me? I don't want to see popping up the www.delta-homes.com as my homepage anymore... 

Answer: The removal of Delta Homes Search page requires lots of knowledge because it relies on Search Protect feature. This feature protects hijacked system settings and prevents delta-homes.com elimination from computer. If you need a full removal of this browser hijacker, you should opt for Automatic removal method. Of course, you can also rely on Manual removal steps that were designed by 2-spyware security experts. However, you should be really careful when performing each of these steps. Make sure you follow them attentively and perform them in right order to prevent additional issues on your computer. 

Question. Got infected with www.delta-homes.com search virus and now I am suffering from constant redirects and ads. They are telling me that I should fix my registry errors or repair windows errors. Should I trust them? Also, could you help me with delta-homes.com removal? It seems it's very complicated..

Answer. First of all, you should stay away from delta-homes.com ads because they are misleading. After clicking them, you can easily infect your PC with additional threats, like adwares, browser hijackers, suspicious PC optimizers and similar applications. In addition, when trying to remove www.delta-homes.com hijacker from the system, you should know that it travels around in a bundle with additional components that can hardly be detected if you are using manual removal option. That's why you should think about updated anti-spyware. Please, check the guide below to get more information about that. 

Question. How can I remove www.delta-homes.com completely? It seems that it keeps infecting my computer again and again and again.

Answer. If you want a full delta-homes.com removal guide, you should scroll down and check the guide below. Make sure you are very careful when performing manual removal steps! 

Automatic Delta-homes.com Removal Guide

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Delta-homes.com manual removal

Kill processes:
delta-homes.exe
DeltaTB.exe
SearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
MainProduct.exe
Setup.exe
MyBabylonTB.exe
BUSUninstall.exe
SetupAuto.exe
deltasrv.exe
ccp.exe
GUninstaller.exe
uninstall.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
SetupUpdater.exe
BabMaint.exe
temp_000.exe
newgdp_xb.exe
Delete registry values:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\d
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Delta
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{1185823F-F22F-4027-80E5-4F68ACD5DE5E}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Babylon
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{C1AF5FA5-852C-4C90-812E-A7F75E011D87}
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BrowserProtect
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\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
Unregister DLLs:
BrowserProtect.dll
BrowserProtect-19.0.dll
escortShld.dll
deltaEng.dll
deltaApp.dll
delta.dll
CrxInstaller.dll
ChromeToolbarSetup.dll
IEHelper.dll
BExternal.dll
BUSolution.dll

Delete files:
newgdp_xb.exe
%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
temp_000.exe
delta-homes.exe

Manual Delta-homes.com Removal Guide

Quick menu:

Step 1: Uninstall Delta-homes.com and related programs

Windows Mac OS X Step 2
Windows 7 / Vista / XP
  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
Windows 10 / Windows 8
  • If you are Windows 10 / 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.
Uninstall Delta-homes.com and related programs
  • Here, look for Delta-homes.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
Windows Mac OS X Step 2

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Delta-homes.com or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Step 2: Remove Delta-homes.com from Windows shortcuts

Step 3
  • Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties.
Right click on browsers' icon and select 'Properties'
  • Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus.
Select 'Shortcut' tab and delete 'http://isearch.babylon.com...' or other suspicious URL

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.

Step 3: Remove Delta-homes.com from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Delta-homes.com and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Delta-homes.com removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select Delta-homes.com and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  • Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  • Click OK to save these changes.
When in 'General' tab, delete malicious URL from 'Home Page' section or click on 'Restore to Default' button. Click 'OK' to save changes Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Delta-homes.com removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select Delta-homes.com and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
  • Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  • Here, look for the Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup option and click on Set pages.
After clicking on menu and 'Settings', select 'Set pages'
  • Now you should see another window. Here, delete malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Delta-homes.com removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extentions and look for Delta-homes.com or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Open your Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu section. Here, select Preferences as it was displayed previously and select General.
  • Here, look at the Homepage field. If it was altered by Delta-homes.com, remove unwanted link and enter the one that you want to use for your searches. Remember to include the "http://" before typing in the address of the page.
When in 'General', delete malicious URL and enter your desired domain name Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Delta-homes.com removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

Step 4: Complete Delta-homes.com removal

After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of Delta-homes.com registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.

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Geolocation of Delta-homes.com

Map reveals the prevalence of Delta-homes.com. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Poland, Brazil, Taiwan, Turkey and Italy.

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Information added: 08/13/15 05:35; information updated: 08/13/15 05:35

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