Delta Search virus, also known as Delta Search and Delta-search.com redirect, is a popular infection that keeps spreading around at this moment. Typically, it is categorized as a browser hijacker because it alters computer's settings once it gets on its target PC and starts annoying redirections to delta-search.com or other sites that try to become more popular. In order to make you visit these domains against your will, Delta Search virus starts its activity with some changes made in computer's DNS settings, default search engine's settings and home page settings. It can be said that this virus affects all browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome) that are installed on the PC and finally makes you search the web using delta-search.com only. While it may seem for you that this domain is like a normal search engine, we don't recommend trusting it because it may track your browsing habits and return altered search results.
Delta Search virus is distributed similarly to other cyber infections. You can download this threat accidentally, together with freeware and shareware, or simply get it on your machine after entering infected site. However, you should know that malware or rogue anti-spyware can also install such browser hijacker on your computer, that's why we always recommend using automated methods for virus removal. Once this virus infects the system, it changes existing settings there. Typically, it modifies the settings of Internet browsers, home page and the default search provider. If you have also noticed these changes and suffer from annoying redirections to delta-search.com, you should check your PC for Delta Search virus. Do that without any delay in order to avoid getting infected with more serious infections.
If you think that you may be infected with this virus, check your computer with updated anti-spyware. We recommend running a full system scan with SpyHunter or STOPzilla and remove what it detects. Additionally, uninstall Delta Search from Add/Remove Programs list by following these steps: Click 'Start menu' -> 'Control Panel' -> 'Uninstall a Program' or 'Add/Remove Programs' and choose 'Uninstall' button if you see the Delta Search toolbar in the list. Finally, remove Delta-search.com from your browsers.
For more information about Delta Search virus removal, look at the guide below:
You can remove Delta Search 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 Search:
• 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 Search virus 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 Search virus right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2014-08-14 02:08
Information updated: 2014-08-14 02:08