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I can't remove Delta Search Engine or Toolbar, and I've deleted them from my control panel, reset Firefox, removed the Extentions, and changed the auto:config.

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I've done everything! I've tried everything, and it seems to work at first. But when I close Firefox and then re-open it later, there Delta is, and I have to redo what I did before. It just keeps replacing itself! I have McAfee, but it hasn't done anything or even detected a problem. What should I do? I REALLY want this off my computer.

I've done everything! I've tried everything, and it seems to work at first. But when I close Firefox and then re-open it later, there Delta is, and I have to redo what I did before. It just keeps replacing itself! I have McAfee, but it hasn't done anything or even detected a problem. What should I do? I REALLY want this off my computer.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Google Update
  • Picasa plugin
  • McAfee MSC FF plugin DLL
  • 5.1.20125.0
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.11.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • SiteAdvisor
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • NPWLPG
  • Pando Web Plugin
  • Office Live Update v1.5
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:20.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/20.0

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cor-el
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17526 solutions 158458 answers
If you do not keep changes after a restart, see: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Preferences_not_saved See: *https://info.delta-search.com/uninstall/firefox.html * [[/questions/949921]] * [[/questions/943111]] *http://malwarefixes.com/remove-delta-search-virus/
Giedrius_M 15 solutions 158 answers

Go to control panel. Uninstall BrowserProtect or similar program (run anti-malware scan to identify them). Then repeat resetting browser . Delta Search installs programs that restores browser settings even when plugin is uninstalled. Here a video on how to find that program.

Go to control panel. Uninstall BrowserProtect or similar program (run anti-malware scan to identify them). Then repeat resetting browser . Delta Search installs programs that restores browser settings even when plugin is uninstalled. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JDJiz4I2WvE Here a video on how to find that program].
kobe 441 solutions 5048 answers

Try to uninstall Delta or any other suspicious programs thru the control panel, then run a Adware/Malware Cleaner such as MalwareBytes Anti-Malware OR AdwCleaner

Make sure to close any affected browsers during uninstall, and right after that scan with MBAM then AdwCleaner. Another Warning is that Adwcleaner will auto-reboot your computer, which is a safe thing to do now. After that, hopefully Delta is gone from everywhere, even regedit.

Try to uninstall Delta or any other suspicious programs thru the control panel, then run a Adware/Malware Cleaner such as [http://www.malwarebytes.org/ MalwareBytes Anti-Malware] OR [http://download.cnet.com/AdwCleaner/3000-7786_4-75851221.html AdwCleaner] Make sure to close any affected browsers during uninstall, and right after that scan with MBAM then AdwCleaner. Another Warning is that Adwcleaner will auto-reboot your computer, which is a safe thing to do now. After that, hopefully Delta is gone from everywhere, even regedit.
Delta_Search 1 solutions 4 answers

Hello emwaller96,

I am from Delta Search Support Department.

I am sorry to hear about your frustrations with the removal of Delta Search, if you already tried the instructions provided on our website (info.delta-search.com), we also provide email assistance and live chat assistance.

For further information please send us an email to support@delta-search.com

We are always happy to help!

Hello emwaller96, I am from Delta Search Support Department. I am sorry to hear about your frustrations with the removal of Delta Search, if you already tried the instructions provided on our website (info.delta-search.com), we also provide email assistance and live chat assistance. For further information please send us an email to support@delta-search.com We are always happy to help!
Neilfox 6 solutions 42 answers

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Try this:

Link to "Remove Delta-search,com Redirect (Delta Search Engine and Toolbar)" page at deletemalware.blogspot,com removed by moderator. The guide links to a malware removal tool that starts a SpyHunter-Installer.exe download. Enigma Software's SpyHunter is a questionable product that may be difficult to uninstall. The "free" scanner only detects malware and requires payment before malware is actually removed. (ref. 1 ... ref. 2)

And also scan your computer with AdwCleaner.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

Cheers!

Try this: <!--http://deletemalware.blogspot.com/2013/02/remove-delta-searchcom-redirect-delta.html--> <sub> Link to "Remove Delta-search,com Redirect (Delta Search Engine and Toolbar)" page at deletemalware.blogspot,com removed by moderator. The guide links to a malware removal tool that starts a SpyHunter-Installer.exe download. Enigma Software's SpyHunter is a questionable product that may be difficult to uninstall. The "free" scanner only detects malware and requires payment before malware is actually removed. ([http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-uninstall-spyhunter-and-is-it-malware/ ref. 1] ... [http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=13049873#p13049873 ref. 2]) </sub> And also scan your computer with AdwCleaner. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/ Cheers!

Modified by AliceWyman

Support Cat 0 solutions 2 answers

Folks,

DO NOT go to that site, here is the Web of Trust link which explains why:

http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/info.delta-search.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup

I spent some time getting this "application" off of my wife's laptop. Please use http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ for the removal process, thanks.

The Support Cat

Folks, DO NOT go to that site, here is the Web of Trust link which explains why: http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/info.delta-search.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup I spent some time getting this "application" off of my wife's laptop. Please use http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ for the removal process, thanks. The Support Cat
Work0rDie 0 solutions 1 answers

How did we get this malware in the first place?

How did we get this malware in the first place?
kobe 441 solutions 5048 answers

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by using sites like Cnet and Softpedia to install programs is how you get Delta Search and other malware, a good replacement is snapfiles.com

by using sites like Cnet and Softpedia to install programs is how you get Delta Search and other malware, a good replacement is snapfiles.com
cheriewizardofoz 0 solutions 1 answers

I was able to get rid of mine. It was an unwanted add-on! Simple to delete! Go to Tools then Add-ons.

I was able to get rid of mine. It was an unwanted add-on! Simple to delete! Go to Tools then Add-ons.
arkas 0 solutions 1 answers

I got rid of it first, uninstalling with control panel, any programm from "conduit" and all suspicious names and then runing Adwcleaner. I had to run it twice (!) to complete the job.

I got rid of it first, uninstalling with control panel, any programm from "conduit" and all suspicious names and then runing Adwcleaner. I had to run it twice (!) to complete the job.
Support Cat 0 solutions 2 answers

Yep, application should be classed as malware.

Yep, application should be classed as malware.
spearhead_05 0 solutions 1 answers

here are some tips to remove that. this one also help me.

Remove Delta Toolbar from Add-ons manager

   Open Mozilla Firefox.
   From the Firefox orange button (Or from the standard Tools menu), click Add-ons.
   In Add-ons manager left side menu bar, make sure Extensions is selected
   Disable or remove the Delta Toolbar add-on
   Restart the browser.


Remove Delta Toolbar from Windows programs

   Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
   Select Programs and Features.
   Select Delta Toolbar from the Programs list and right click to uninstall.
   Click YES on the popup message.


Remove Delta Search from default search engines

   Open Mozilla Firefox.
   Click inside the Search text field and press the F4 key
   Select Manage Search Engines from the drop down list
   Select Delta Search and click the Remove button.


Remove Delta Search home page

   Open Mozilla Firefox.
   From the Firefox orange button (or from the standard Tools menu), select Options.
   In the General tab, delete the Delta URL from the Home page text box.
   Click OK to save the changes.


Remove Delta Search home page from New Tab If you open a new tab in Firefox, and delta Search home page is still there, please do the following:

   Type: about:config in the address bar and press enter
   Confirm the message.
   Type: browser.newtab.url in the Search text field
   Right click on the result and select Toggle (or Reset in older versions)


  • Restart your computer after completing all the above steps.
here are some tips to remove that. this one also help me. '''Remove Delta Toolbar from Add-ons manager''' Open Mozilla Firefox. From the Firefox orange button (Or from the standard Tools menu), click Add-ons. In Add-ons manager left side menu bar, make sure Extensions is selected Disable or remove the Delta Toolbar add-on Restart the browser. '''Remove Delta Toolbar from Windows programs''' Click the Start button and select Control Panel. Select Programs and Features. Select Delta Toolbar from the Programs list and right click to uninstall. Click YES on the popup message. '''Remove Delta Search from default search engines''' Open Mozilla Firefox. Click inside the Search text field and press the F4 key Select Manage Search Engines from the drop down list Select Delta Search and click the Remove button. '''Remove Delta Search home page''' Open Mozilla Firefox. From the Firefox orange button (or from the standard Tools menu), select Options. In the General tab, delete the Delta URL from the Home page text box. Click OK to save the changes. '''Remove Delta Search home page from New Tab''' If you open a new tab in Firefox, and delta Search home page is still there, please do the following: Type: ''about:config'' in the address bar and press enter Confirm the message. Type: ''browser.newtab.url'' in the Search text field Right click on the result and select Toggle (or Reset in older versions) * Restart your computer after completing all the above steps.
srn23479 0 solutions 4 answers

Hello friends! my name is Naveed.

Tips to remove delta search from mozilla firefox permanently.

In case you open a new tab in Firefox, and the search you wish to remove still appears after removing from Addons, please do the following:

1. Type in the address bar line "about:config" and press enter. 2. Confirm the message. Type the name of the search you wish to remove in the search bar ex: Delta Search. 2. Right-click the entries and click Reset. Restart Firefox.

That's if the problem persists reply to this I will get back to you.

Hello friends! my name is Naveed. Tips to remove delta search from mozilla firefox permanently. In case you open a new tab in Firefox, and the search you wish to remove still appears after removing from Addons, please do the following: 1. Type in the address bar line "about:config" and press enter. 2. Confirm the message. Type the name of the search you wish to remove in the search bar ex: Delta Search. 2. Right-click the entries and click Reset. Restart Firefox. That's if the problem persists reply to this I will get back to you.