What is Delta-Homes?
Delta-Homes is a browser hijacker which is not a computer virus but is still able to cause numerous problems and poses a serious risk to the security of the user. In case that you have this add-on attached to your browser, you will notice that there are numerous changes this program has made with or without your permission. You have to be aware that these changes may open backdoors in your security and lead to computer infections and attacks of cyber criminals. This is why it is recommended that you remove Delta-Homes completely from your computer to protect your information.
How is this add-on installed?
It can be downloaded to computers when the users install freeware software on their PCs. The toolbar is added to browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and the installation process if often not noticed by the users. This is why Delta-Homes is often accused of automatically installing itself without any permission.
How does this plugin work?
Delta-Homes search engine is available on its web site delta-homes.com. There you can see that this is a search provider which offers to its users a search bar and a list with shortcuts to some of the most visited web pages. The icons which you will see on this page include Facebook, Yahoo, Bing and other well-known sites.
Once installed on a PC, Delta-Homes changes the home page of the user to its own web site and makes itself a default search engine. Then, it redirects all the searches of the user to unknown pages and most of these sites are unreliable and probably managed by hackers. In case that you are taken to a compromised site, your PC will be infected with numerous viruses and you will be unable to protect your information and system from hackers.
How to remove Delta-Homes?
To be sure that cyber criminals will not manage to infect your PC and steal your sensitive details, remove Delta-Homes completely. Scan your whole system with a reliable AV program like SpyHunter to be sure no malicious attackers have been downloaded to your computer without your knowledge.
Use this guide to remove Delta-Homes:
- Open your browser and then go to the settings tab. Disable Delta-Homes.
- Open the Control Panel and remove Delta-Homes from the Uninstall a Program option.
- Change your home page to a reliable site.
- Choose a reputable search provider for a default engine.
- Open this link in your browser and download SpyHunter:
- Install the program and check your whole system for infected files or viruses. If there are any, remove all of them with the automatic security tool.