Delta-Search.com Removal Guide

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If your browsing sessions are interrupted by unauthorized redirecting to Delta-Search.com, or this website has been set as your home page or search engine, - it is possible that your computer has been hijacked by the vicious Delta Search Redirect Virus. It is not normal to have your browser settings reconfigured without your knowledge, which is why it is exceptionally important to stay alert about how your Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome run. Have you noticed slower Internet connection speeds? Maybe the list of Bookmarked websites has been modified? Are there any unfamiliar toolbars running on the browser? Continue reading to find out if you need to delete Delta-Search.com related spyware and what removal methods you should employ.

It is possible that you will not even notice being redirected to delta-search.com at first, especially if you run Google Chrome. This is because the questionable search engine mimics this browser engine and offers you shortcuts to YouTube, Gmail and other Google services. Nonetheless, if you click on “Privacy” found at the bottom right corner, you are redirected to babylon.com where it is stated:

The Babylon Website contains links to other sites from which the Software can be downloaded. […] Babylon is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. From time to time, we may also ask users, optionally, to fill out an online survey to assist us in evaluating the demand for new versions of our Software. These surveys ask visitors for contact information

You should not fill in online surveys or click on advertisements presented to you by babylon.com or Delta-Search.com because this could expose your system’s vulnerabilities and allow schemers to attack the PC. Schemers could use security backdoors (e.g. bundled downloads) to install a suspicious Delta Search toolbar and activate a vicious browser hijacker which could spy upon your browsing activities, steal personal data and perform redirecting to Delta-Search.com. In this case, you should hurry up to remove running malware.

If you have noticed any unauthorized toolbars or programs running on the computer, follow the instructions below to remove Delta-Search.com related software. Note that manual removal instructions will help you delete unwanted programs and reconfigure browser settings; however, will not help you remove running malware. If you suspect malignant infections running on the computer – install a reliable spyware scanner to inspect the PC.

Delete Delta-Search.com related programs from the PC

Windows 8:

  1. Press the Windows key on the keyboard to access the Metro UI start screen.
  2. Right-click and select All apps.
  3. Now click on Control Panel and select Uninstall a Program (under Programs).
  4. Right-click on the program you wish to remove and select Uninstall.

Windows Vista/7:

  1. Click on Start and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on the unwanted application and select Uninstall.

Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu and click on Control Panel.
  2. Double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click on the program you wish to delete and select the Remove button.

Delete Delta-Search.com related programs from the browsers

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Click on Tools and select Manage Add-ons.
  3. Click on Toolbars and Extensions and Disable unwanted items.
  4. Now go to Search Providers. Click Remove on the unwanted search engine and then Close.
  5. Tap Alt+T again and go to Internet Options.
  6. Under General tab find Home Page and overwrite Delta-Search.com. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Hit the Reset Firefox button to reset your browser.
  4. Once new data is imported select Finish.

Google Chrome:

  1. Simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Click on Tools and go to Extensions.
  3. If there are any unfamiliar/unwanted items, click on the trash icon placed next to them and select Remove.
  4. Now navigate to the left and select Settings.
  5. Go to On Startup, select “Open a specific page or set of pages” and click Set pages.
  6. Click “x” on Delta-Search.com to remove it from the list. Click OK.
  7. Go to Search and click on Manage search engines.
  8. Click Make default on your preferred search engine and click “x” to remove the unwanted one. Click OK.
Download Remover for Delta-Search.com *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Delta-Search.com Screenshots:

Delta-Search.com

Delta-Search.com technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.settings
2%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\content\BrowserProtect.js
3%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaEng.dll
4Local Settings\Temp\DeltaTB.exe
5DSearchLink.exe154112 bytesMD5: 30b9bd7cd6f7a4395a22b5d8907f302c
6DeltaTB_cln(1).exe786416 bytesMD5: e3bb0f9b18d7580057ead9f575c532b6
7Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\IEHelper.dll
8Local Settings\Temp\SetupAuto.exe
9Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\CrxInstaller.dll
10XingHaoUpdater.exe
11%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BabMaint.exe
12Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\BExternal.dll
13DeltaToolbar.exe785904 bytesMD5: eb2764885565b6c01cb32e5f51f213b3
14%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaTlbr.dll
15%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\uninstall.exe
16%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\GUninstaller.exe
17Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect\Uninstall BrowserProtect.lnk
18Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\delta.crx
19%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.dll
20\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ChromeToolbarSetup.dll
21%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-3.6.xpt
22%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\uninstall.exe
23Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\Setup.exe
24%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-19.0.dll
25%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe
26%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BUSolution.dll
27%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.crx
28Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ccp.exe
29%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaApp.dll
30Local Settings\Temp\nsl47.tmp\Time.dll
31Local Settings\Temp\SetupUpdater.exe
32%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\BUSUninstall.exe
33%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltasrv.exe
34%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\escortShld.dll
35Local Settings\Temp\SearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
36%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\BrowserProtect.exe
37%Application Data%\BabSolution\CR\Delta.crx
38%Program Files%\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\bh\delta.dll
39%WINDOWS%\Tasks\BrowserProtect.job
40DeltaTB_cln.exe733224 bytesMD5: a822e6c7ede44a744eb4b5784fabbc93
41Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\MyBabylonTB.exe
42Local Settings\Temp\MainProduct.exe

Files in the following directories were modified:

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

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1DeltaTB.exeDeltaTB.exe
2DSearchLink.exeDSearchLink.exe154112 bytes
3DeltaTB_cln(1).exeDeltaTB_cln(1).exe786416 bytes
4SetupAuto.exeSetupAuto.exe
5XingHaoUpdater.exeXingHaoUpdater.exe
6BabMaint.exeBabMaint.exe
7DeltaToolbar.exeDeltaToolbar.exe785904 bytes
8uninstall.exeuninstall.exe
9GUninstaller.exeGUninstaller.exe
10uninstall.exe%Application Data%\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\uninstall.exe
11Setup.exeSetup.exe
12GUninstaller.exe%Application Data%\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe
13ccp.execcp.exe
14SetupUpdater.exeSetupUpdater.exe
15BUSUninstall.exeBUSUninstall.exe
16deltasrv.exedeltasrv.exe
17SearchComponent_Offer_0.exeSearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
18BrowserProtect.exeBrowserProtect.exe
19DeltaTB_cln.exeDeltaTB_cln.exe733224 bytes
20MyBabylonTB.exeMyBabylonTB.exe
21MainProduct.exeMainProduct.exe

Registry Modifications:

The following Registry Keys were created:

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

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