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Problem with Internet Explorer after removing Delta Search

by grande351 / March 25, 2013 3:36 AM PDT

Hopefully someone can help me. My father is having a problem with his laptop. Internet pages are extremely slow to load. I did some checking and found that he had gotten the Delta Search browser hijacker. I removed both Delta Search programs using add/remove programs on the control panel. I also reset all the I.E. settings back to default. Delta Search now appears to be gone, but the pages still take forever to load. I did a full scan with Malwarebytes but it didn't find anything. Are there any registry keys that may have been changed? Would removing and reinstalling I.E. help the situation? If so, what is the process for doing this? I worked on this thing all day yesterday and I've run out of ideas!

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My dad had that issue. Turns out it was something else.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2013 3:38 AM PDT
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Hey Grande351

first of all follow these instructions again for any case to make sure you did remove delta fully from your father's IE:

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control Panel ,Add/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control Panel ,Uninstall a Program.
Search for Delta toolbar on IE in the list. Select the program and click Remove button.
If you are using Windows Vista/7, click Uninstall up near the top of that window.
Open Internet Explorer. Go to Tools >> Manage Add-ons.
Select Toolbars and Extensions. Uninstall everything related to Delta Ltd. From the list: Delta toolbar, Delta toolbar helper, Delta IE plugin,, etc.
Select Search Providers. First of all, choose the Bing search engine and make it your default search provider (set as default). Then select Search the web (Delta) and click Remove button to uninstall it (lower right corner of the window).
Go to Tools , Internet Options. Select General tab and click Use default button or enter your own website, e.g. instead of Click OK to save the changes.

Now also check in your Add/Remove Programs menu ( in control panel) that you don't have any feature called Browser Manager OR Browser Protector
also do the same checking your Fathers IE Extentions for those 2 , if you find them delete them and this should remove completely Delta from the browser, if you still can't fix this please email to and our technical staff can assist you

Good Day

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