www1.delta-search.com is the homepage hijacker which is installed by Delta Toolbar and Delta Search browser extensions or addons. This homepage hijacker is bundled with freeware to promote www1.delta-search.com Search and to make money using advertisements within the search results using underlined links, popups and inline advertisements. Once this www1.delta-search.com browser hijacker is installed on your computer, the default search engine and homepage for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is replaced with www1.delta-search.com. This www1.delta-search.com homepage is not malicious proces itself and may not be called a virus, but it does change security settings within your favorite browser and is distributed by freeware.
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