Delta Search Toolbar

Delta Search Toolbar Description


Delta Search Toolbar Screenshot 1The Delta Search Toolbar is another PUP or Potentially Unwanted Program that’s installed to your browser by the ignominious Conduit Ltd company. Similar to all of Conduit’s other browser add-ons, the Delta Search Toolbar claims to offer web-searching features while Delta Search Toolbar also installs unrelated programs and changes your homepage to one of its own choosing. Although the Delta Search Toolbar is not, by itself, malicious, SpywareRemove.com malware experts generally suggest deleting unwanted PUPs like the Delta Search Toolbar, which often are sources of security and performance issues. While you can, in theory, remove the Delta Search Toolbar by a recommended uninstall method, using anti-malware software to delete the Delta Search Toolbar from your PC should be considered both faster and more likely to remove all of the Delta Search Toolbar’s browser changes than a standard uninstall.

Why the Delta Search Toolbar’s Not Exactly the Alpha of the Search Engine Pack


Although the Delta Search Toolbar has a new brand name (most likely for the sake of waylaying new victims towards Conduit’s search engines), the Delta Search Toolbar is identical to other PUPs created by Conduit, including the FLV Runner Toolbar, the Vuze Toolbar, Adware.2YourFace and the WiseConvert Toolbar.
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This pack of toolbars, with the Delta Search Toolbar as just another interchangeable member of the group, promotes the search features of Conduit Ltd-affiliated websites – usually by setting your homepage to one of these sites.

In addition to its homepage changes, the Delta Search Toolbar also will install TuneUp Utilities 2013. This program is a second PUP that claims to include Windows-optimizing functions, but actually doesn’t appear to provide many, if any, benefits for your computer’s performance.

Kicking the Delta Search Toolbar Down Your Totem Pole of Search Engines


Although links promoted through the Delta Search Toolbar’s searches shouldn’t be considered quite as reputable as results from, for example, Google, the Delta Search Toolbar hasn’t been found guilty of intentionally promoting any form of aggressive web content. Nevertheless, SpywareRemove.com malware experts usually consider it commendable to remove PUPs, especially those (like the Delta Search Toolbar) that don’t have any obvious advantages for your computer.

Since the Delta Search Toolbar and related PUPs have a tendency to resist typical uninstall techniques, you should use anti-malware tools to delete the Delta Search Toolbar in safety, which will allow you to change your browser’s homepage back to a preferable one. SpywareRemove.com malware experts also warn that you should avoid installing freeware programs with a history of being linked to Conduit add-ons like the Delta Search Toolbar; such applications are one of the most common installation methods that are used by Conduit PUPs (not to mention adware, browser hijackers and other types of lesser PC threats).

Delta Search Toolbar Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with Delta Search Toolbar? To safely & quickly detect Delta Search Toolbar we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.



Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\BrowserProtect.crx
    2 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\BrowserProtect.dll
    3 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\BrowserProtect.exe
    4 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\BrowserProtect.settings
    5 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-19.0.dll
    6 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\FirefoxExtension\components\BrowserProtect-3.6.xpt
    7 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\FirefoxExtension\content\BrowserProtect.js
    8 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BrowserProtect\2.6.1125.80\[c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8]\uninstall.exe
    9 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\CR\Delta.crx
    10 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\CR\Delta.crx
    11 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\BabMaint.exe
    12 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\BabMaint.exe
    13 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\BUSolution.dll
    14 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\BUSolution.dll
    15 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\BUSUninstall.exe
    16 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\BUSUninstall.exe
    17 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe
    18 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Application Data\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe
    19 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\BExternal.dll
    20 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\IEHelper.dll
    21 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ccp.exe
    22 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\ChromeToolbarSetup.dll
    23 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\CrxInstaller.dll
    24 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\delta.crx
    25 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\MyBabylonTB.exe
    26 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\426FA64D-BAB0-7891-818B-9FE871D27EE4\Latest\Setup.exe
    27 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\DeltaTB.exe
    28 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\MainProduct.exe
    29 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\nsl47.tmp\Time.dll
    30 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\SearchComponent_Offer_0.exe
    31 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\SetupAuto.exe
    32 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\SetupUpdater.exe
    33 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect\Uninstall BrowserProtect.lnk
    34 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\bh\delta.dll
    35 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaApp.dll
    36 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaEng.dll
    37 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltasrv.exe
    38 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\deltaTlbr.dll
    39 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\escortShld.dll
    40 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\GUninstaller.exe
    41 C:\Program Files\Delta\delta\1.8.10.0\uninstall.exe
    42 C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\BrowserProtect.job

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\BabylonToolbarHKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\DataMngrHKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\DataMngrHKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\DeltaHKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\bProtectSettingsHKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\bProtectSettingsHKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\[D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000]\iexplore\AllowedDomains\delta-search.comHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BabylonHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escort.DLLHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortApp.DLLHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortEng.DLLHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escorTlbr.DLLHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\esrv.EXEHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\dHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DataMngrHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DeltaHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\e2dfddb338e846HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECTHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECTHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\BrowserProtectHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECTHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BROWSERPROTECTHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BrowserProtect
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} HKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\[0ECDF796-C2DC-4d79-A620-CCE0C0A66CC9]HKEY_CURRENT_USE\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\[0ECDF796-C2DC-4d79-A620-CCE0C0A66CC9]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\[09C554C3-109B-483C-A06B-F14172F1A947]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\[39CB8175-E224-4446-8746-00566302DF8D]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\[261DD098-8A3E-43D4-87AA-63324FA897D8]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\[F05B12E1-ADE8-4485-B45B-898748B53C37]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\[1185823F-F22F-4027-80E5-4F68ACD5DE5E]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\[C1AF5FA5-852C-4C90-812E-A7F75E011D87]
Posted: April 1, 2013 | By
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Threat Level: 1/10
Detection Count: 97
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