Delta-Homes Removal Guide

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Delta-homes is a browser hijacker that is usually distributed via third party websites. This browser hijacker modifies your browser settings without your consent and then tries to expose you to associated websites in order to increase their traffic or for other marketing purposes. Although Delta-homes is not an extremely dangerous computer infection, you must remove it from your computer as soon as possible, because the longer it remains in your PC, the more damage it may cause (involuntarily).

For those users who encounter computer infections often Delta-homes may seem to be familiar. That is so, because it is directly related to such browser hijackers as PortaldoSites or Qvo6 Virus. All of these browser hijackers are created by the same cyber criminals and they all arrive at your system with the same goal in mind – financial revenue.

Unlike rogue antispyware applications Delta-homes does not intend to steal your credit card information or track your banking logins and passwords via keylogging. Nevertheless, it may collect data on your web browsing habits via cookies, and later on this data might be used to generate pop-up ads that display content similar to what you search online for. Keeping in mind, that third parties might easily hijack Delta-homes, the pop-up ads that are displayed to you might as well contain external links that redirect you to corrupted websites related to malware.

Finally, there is one more infection symptom that is not as dangerous as excruciatingly annoying. Delta-homes changes your home page and default search engine settings. The worst is that this happens right under your nose – users often download the browser hijacker without even realizing it. Delta-homes generally arrives along with freeware programs that are available for download at third party websites, so when and if you download and install them, if you are not attentive during the installation, Delta-homes slithers into your system as well.

Nevertheless, it is always possible to terminate this infection. The sooner you do it, the better, because this way you will prevent dangerous computer threats from entering your PC. Refer to the instructions below in order to restore your browser settings manually.

How to remove Delta-homes

Target line modification

  1. Right-click your browser’s shortcut.
  2. Select Properties and open Shortcut tab.
  3. Locate the Target line. Based on your browser, there should be only the following text in the line:
    “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” (Internet Explorer)
    “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” (Mozilla Firefox)
    “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” (Google Chrome)
  4. Delete all the other text from the line. Click OK.

Reset browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset again.
  4. Wait for reset to be complete and click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox on a new tab.
  4. Press Reset Firefox again and then press Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Select Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup.
  3. Click Set pages and change your home page address. Click OK.
  4. Press Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new search provider, delete Delta-homes and click Done.

Manual removal may not be enough to delete all the malicious files from your computer. Run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and then acquire a powerful computer security tool that will help you terminate remaining malicious programs and files.

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Delta-Homes Screenshots:

Delta-Homes

Delta-Homes technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1%WINDOWS%\Tasks\BrowserProtect.job
2%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-3.6.xpt
3%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\uninstall.exe
4Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect\Uninstall BrowserProtect.lnk
5%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaTlbr.dll
6temp_000.exe700984 bytesMD5: bcdb7f33ff91210486e2192f791a7893
7%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.dll
8%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\uninstall.exe
9Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\BExternal.dll
10%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.crx
11Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\MyBabylonTB.exe
12Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ccp.exe
13%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe
14Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\CrxInstaller.dll
15%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BUSolution.dll
16%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.exe
17%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\content\BrowserProtect.js
18%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltasrv.exe
19%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaEng.dll
20Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\Setup.exe
21Local Settings\Temp\SetupAuto.exe
22\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ChromeToolbarSetup.dll
23Local Settings\Temp\SearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
24Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\IEHelper.dll
25%Application Data%\BabSolution\CR\Delta.crx
26Local Settings\Temp\SetupUpdater.exe
27%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BabMaint.exe
28%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\bh\delta.dll
29%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-19.0.dll
30Local Settings\Temp\nsl47.tmp\Time.dll
31Local Settings\Temp\MainProduct.exe
32%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.settings
33Local Settings\Temp\DeltaTB.exe
34%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\GUninstaller.exe
35delta-homes.exe721464 bytesMD5: 930329e9bec2e57f7d3adf48364d1f5c
36%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaApp.dll
37Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\delta.crx
38%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\escortShld.dll
39%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BUSUninstall.exe

Files in the following directories were modified:

  • %WINDOWS%\Tasks
  • %Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components
  • %Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0
  • Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect
  • %Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}
  • Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4
  • Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest
  • %Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared
  • %Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\content
  • Local Settings\Temp
  • \Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest
  • %Application Data%\BabSolution\CR
  • %Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\bh
  • Local Settings\Temp\nsl47.tmp

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1uninstall.exeuninstall.exe
2temp_000.exetemp_000.exe700984 bytes
3uninstall.exe%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\uninstall.exe
4MyBabylonTB.exeMyBabylonTB.exe
5ccp.execcp.exe
6GUninstaller.exeGUninstaller.exe
7BrowserProtect.exeBrowserProtect.exe
8deltasrv.exedeltasrv.exe
9Setup.exeSetup.exe
10SetupAuto.exeSetupAuto.exe
11SearchComponent_Offer_0.exeSearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
12SetupUpdater.exeSetupUpdater.exe
13BabMaint.exeBabMaint.exe
14MainProduct.exeMainProduct.exe
15DeltaTB.exeDeltaTB.exe
16GUninstaller.exe%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\GUninstaller.exe
17delta-homes.exedelta-homes.exe721464 bytes
18BUSUninstall.exeBUSUninstall.exe

Registry Modifications:

The following Registry Keys were created:

  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{09C554C3-109B-483C-A06B-F14172F1A947}
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escorTlbr.DLL
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortApp.DLL
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{261DD098-8A3E-43D4-87AA-63324FA897D8}
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\bProtectSettings
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{39CB8175-E224-4446-8746-00566302DF8D}
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escort.DLL
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\esrv.EXE
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortEng.DLL
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{F05B12E1-ADE8-4485-B45B-898748B53C37}
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{1185823F-F22F-4027-80E5-4F68ACD5DE5E}
  • HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECT
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Delta
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\d
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\DataMngr
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Delta
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{C1AF5FA5-852C-4C90-812E-A7F75E011D87}
  • HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BrowserProtect
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Babylon
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\BabylonToolbar
  • 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\SOFTWARE\e2dfddb338e846
  • HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\BrowserProtect
  • HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECT
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0ECDF796-C2DC-4d79-A620-CCE0C0A66CC9}

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