What is Delta-Homes?

Delta-Homes is a browser hijacker that changes your home page address and the default search engine to Although the website itself is not malicious, you are strongly advised to remove Delta-Homes from your computer and restore your default browser settings immediately. The problem is that, even though the website itself may not be extremely dangerous, there are a variety of security risks related to this infection. The most dangerous thing about Delta-Homes is that could be indirectly responsible for malware infection. It means that you need to remove Delta-Homes from your PC if you want to avoid any potential security risk.

Where does Delta-Homes come from?

It is very likely that Delta-Homes is directly related to PortaldoSites and browser hijackers, although it is obvious that Delta-Homes is more sophisticated one. While previous browser hijackers had only a customized search box, Delta-Homes comes with a custom search box, a list of shortcuts and gaming advertisements.  There are no Terms of Service or Privacy Policy sections at the home page which is immediately suspicious.test

Also, the homepage for Delta-Homes does not provide any download link that would suggest the possibility of downloading and installed the file manually. Thus, the browser hijacker tricks users into downloading it by bundling the installation file together with freeware applications. Consequently, you need to be extremely careful when you download something from third party websites, because the free software program you download may come along together with Delta-Homes, and your browser settings can be changed without your permission.

What does Delta-Homes do?

As it has been mentioned above, Delta-Homes changes your home page to It offers shortcuts to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, eBay, Yahoo!, Hotmail and other popular domains. Also, below the shortcuts it has advertisements for online gaming sites. It definitely does not look dangerous, but you have to keep in mind, that it is better NOT to click on any of the ads offered to you by a browser hijacker. The same can be applied to the search results via Delta-Homes search engine – it uses customized Google search, but the search results often redirect you to commercial websites.

How to remove Delta-Homes?

It is obvious that Delta-Homes is there to help someone make monetary profit by redirecting you to a number of affiliated websites. What is more, if Delta-Homes gets exploited by a malicious third party, you may end up getting infected with a Trojan or any other dangerous computer threat. Therefore, you need to reset your browser settings to default immediately, and remove all the programs related to Delta-Homes from your computer.

How to reset my browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Click Alt+X and click Internet Options.
  2. Select Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Mark Delete personal settings and click Reset again.
  4. Once the reset is complete, click Close and OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click Firefox button and navigate to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information and then press Reset Firefox on a new tab.
  3. Click Reset Firefox again.
  4. When the reset is complete, press Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Remove, enter a new home page and click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine, remove and click Done.

Once you have reset your browser settings to default, run a full system scan with SpyHunter scanner in order to make sure that there are no potentially unwanted programs installed on your PC. Do all it takes to safeguard your system and your personal information against cyber criminal attack.

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