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Removing Delta Search Engine Parasite

by celticscorpio / April 13, 2013 8:16 AM PDT

Hello, I unintentually installed Delta Search Engine on my Browser(Firefox), have uninstalled all related programs from my system ( I think), reset homepage to original. My homepage is back to normal, but all tabs are still Delta. How do I completely get rid of this search engine parasite ? Will removing firefox from my programs, and reinstalling Firefox, solve the problem ?

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Did you remove the addin? Link about.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 13, 2013 8:22 AM PDT
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Uninstalled
by celticscorpio / April 13, 2013 10:30 AM PDT

Yes, I went to my add ons window, and uninstalled any add ons that may have been coupled with Delta ( I think, from what I know of Delta, they couple with many services). This one has me baffled

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Then delete the apps' home folder.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 13, 2013 11:50 AM PDT
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Delta Parasite
by celticscorpio / April 13, 2013 10:38 AM PDT

Yes, I removed add on, but from what I know, Delta is interconnected with other services. I removed anything that was unfamiliar from search bar on browser. Im completely baffled. Anyone out there been cursed by the Delta Parasite ?

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Removing Delta search
by Delta_search / April 22, 2013 1:40 AM PDT

Hello
As a member of the Delta Search Support Department, I am happy to answer any questions you have.
The removal of our Search program is actually quite easy.
Please click this link and follow the instructions: info.delta-search.com or send me an email at
support@delta-search.com and I will send you the removal instructions.

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Solved
by celticscorpio / April 22, 2013 4:40 AM PDT
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My thanks for your solution, but I already uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox

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Anyone trust these guys?
by Cycledoc22 / April 25, 2013 9:41 AM PDT
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I don't. Asking the purveyor of adware for help in removing it is like giving the fox permission to enter the hen house.

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Removing Delta Search Engine Parasite
by bettywhite3 / April 25, 2013 9:46 PM PDT

hi,
Most probably you will not find Delta Search Engine hijacker in the list of Add/Remove programs of the Control Panel. And, I assume, you didn't install it initially. The think is that this browser-redirecting hijacker is often installed through certain trojan horses that are bundled with some other software you attempt to install. What I can recommend you to do is to follow some manual steps and procedures, because even running some anti-virus program in this case might not even help you completely. Make sure that you first check your LAN settings. Also, it is important to check if there's no any Delta Search toolbar in the list of Add-ons of your browser.

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