How to uninstall (remove) Delta-homes.com

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What is Delta-homes.com

Delta-homes.com – is browser search hijacker that installs in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It then replaces search and homepage to delta-homes.com. Delta homes uses Google or Yahoo search engine, but fills it with extra advertisements. It also hijacks browser shortcuts, so every time you open your browser clicking on the shortcut delta-homes.com will be opened as start page. It is recommended to remove this annoying and dangerous web page and reset settings.

Delta-homes.com search

How is Delta-homes.com installed on my PC?

Delta-homes.com can be offered during installing free programs. Users often skip installation steps and click “Next” without reading texts. Adware developers use it and include programs and hijackers like Delta-homes.com in installers. They can even write in it in user licence agreement to make such installation legal. Antiviruses like Avast or Kaspersky usually miss such attacks as they are performed with silent user agreement. Use Norton to get rid of delta-homes and restore your settings to defaults.

How to remove Delta-homes.com?

To get rid of Delta-homes.com you may read our manual removal guide and remove malware by yourself. But we recommend you to use special removal tools, because they fully remove malware and all its files.

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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Manual Delta-homes.com Removal Guide

Delta-homes.com is protected by special program called Xtab that is located in C:Program Files. Before removing Delta-homes.com go to C:Program FilesXtab and run “uninstall“. Wait until it finishes and continue with instructions below.

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Delta-homes.com (for example “delta-homes uninstall“);
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Delta-homes.com (for example “delta-homes uninstall“);
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Delta-homes.com and (for example “delta-homes uninstall“);
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Remove extension related to Delta-homes.com

Delta-homes.com creates browser extensions in all browser to protect itself called “delta-homes Browser Protecter”. It also installs “FastDial” adware extension.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Browser Protector.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Browser Protector and Fast Dial.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Browser Protector.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Reset browser settings

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click a link Show advanced settings;
  5. Turn down and click Reset settings;
  6. Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “about:support” in address bar.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+H;
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information;
  4. At the Right-Top Corner click Reset Firefox;
  5. Click Reset Firefox.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt, click Tools, or Click on Gear Icon;
  3. Click Internet Options;
  4. Click Advanced tab;
  5. Click Reset;
  6. Mark Delete Personal Settings, Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


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Then remove following files:


delta-homes.exe
_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
airappinstaller.exe
updater.exe

And following folders


C:usersuserappdataroamingdelta-homes

Conclusion

Delta-homes.com – annoying browser hijacker, that can bring you more problems and you should remove it as soon as possible.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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