Delta Search is a search engine that has clearly gone too far. It's obvious that this potentially unwanted program is used by its owners to promote commercial sites that try to sell useless goods and services. For that, Delta Search returns forged search results that clearly differ from the ones that are displayed by Google. Besides, it initiates annoying redirections what lets us put it not only to the category of adwares, but to the list of browser hijackers as well. As soon as this virus gets inside the system, it alters the part of computer's settings, such as the default search engine, bookmarks or homepage. Besides, it affects all Internet browsers and displays its 'official' site Delta-search.com every time you open a new tab on IE, Google Chrome, Safari or Mozilla Firefox. Keep in mind: we don't recommend using Delta Search for your search session because it's a potentially unwanted application that gives forged search results. Most importantly, you must remove Delta Search if you haven't installed it by yourself.
note: People related to Delta search are writing comments in various forums, that they are not related to malware and they give their own email to help to remove it. This is a fake defensive strategy, as delta search uses sneaky malware related techniques to infect computer systems. The same engine is used for several parasites on different subdomains: mixidj, visualbee.
This Virus can be installed by using two different methods. You can either download it from its 'official' site manually or find it on your computer out of nowhere. This method includes the third party software, which is always packed with such or similar adware. In order to avoid finding Delta Search on your PC out of nowhere, you should always pay attention to each of installation windows of the software. We must say that infection looks very similarly to Yahoo!.. However, it's used to redirect people to delta-search.com and then return forged search results for them. If you want to avoid discovering delta-search.com instead your homepage or search engine and you don't want to receive its misleading pop-up ads, you must remove Delta Search from the system.
Delta Search virus: This virus is one of Delta Search variations causing browser's redirections to delta-search.com malicious search engine. As a result, the owners of this website get ability to return altered search results and make people visit related websites. In most of the cases, this virus infiltrates computers in a bundle with freeware and shareware, but it may also be caused by malware, such as rogue anti-spyware or ransomware. If you think that your PC may be infected with Delta Search virus, you should check your PC for this infection.
Delta-search.com redirect: Delta-search.com redirect is the issue, which is usually caused by Delta Search virus. It starts manifesting when virus infiltrates the PC and alters the part of computer's settings. In most of the cases, it affects start page. default search engine and new tab page, so it can hardly be missed or mixed with other infection. We highly recommend scanning computer with updated anti-spyware when suffering from Delta-search.com redirect.
yhs.delta-search.com: This search engine is a clear copy of Delta-search.com, which has been causing various problems. It seems that scammers have altered its address in order to trick more PC users, who have already been notified about issues that can be caused by this unfair search engine. We highly recommend staying away from yhs.delta-search.com because it returns forged search results that may redirect users to infected websites just like its previous variant.
mixidj.delta-search.com: Mixidj.delta-search.com is the mostly-spread variation of Delta Search virus, which uses a slightly altered address but acts identically as previously released variants of this virus. It can appear on each of your web browsers after downloading freeware and shareware, so be very careful when letting such program inside your machine. The clearest sign, notifying that your machine is infected with this redirect virus, is discovering this site instead of your start page and default search engine.
visualbee.delta-search.com: This search site belongs to the category of potentially malicious websites and is closely related to Delta Search. It is typically used to increase visitors traffic to specific domains, so you should be aware that it may return altered search results and show annoying pop-up advertisements. If you want to avoid this DeltaSearch-related website, you should be very careful when downloading freeware on your computer. If you noticed visualbee.delta-search.com on your PC, you should remove it without a delay.
When trying to remove Delta Search virus from the system, you should firstly eliminate it from Add/Remove Programs list. For that, click the Start button and then select Settings -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs. Besides, remove these entries as well, if they appear in the list: Delta Chrome Toolbar, Delta toolbar, Yontoo, Browser Protect and Mixi.DJ. Additionally, remove Delta Search from your browsers. For more information about removal of this potentially unwanted program, follow these steps:
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.
Uninstall Delta Search and related programs
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.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Delta Search or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Delta Search from Windows shortcuts
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.
Remove Delta Search from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
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 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 right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2014-08-14 02:58
Information updated: 2014-08-14 02:58