How to Remove from my browser New Tab?

I ran into this browser hijacker, with a full domain name: I managed to remove it from IE and Firefox homepage, but failed with the new tab. It just remains there whenever I click to open a new tab. How can I completely remove it from my browser? screenshot: is a browser hijacker virus, which is well known for its attack on all major search providers, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome. The worse is the deeply infected web browsers are difficult to be cleaned up and repaired. As you may have tried, by simply changing the homepage back or scanning your PC with antivirus software won’t fix the redirect problem. The removal is a little complicated and time-consuming which needs a great patience. You may never thoroughly remove this infection if you give up halfway.


Patience is what can help you make through this fix.


Below is a step-by-step removal guide, follow closely, and don’t give up halfway.


step 1

To make the removal easier, scan you PC with Anvi Smart Defender.

This is to disable potential virus, and malware from affecting the complete removal of


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step 2

Check Windows HOSTS file and remove potential malicious entries.


Go to: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts.



Open the hosts file with Notepad, and you should see below image.



You should only see:  localhost, in Windows XP.

&   localhost
::1              localhost in Windows Vista


If you see more lines of code and IPs, delete them


step 3

Remove Delta Search associated items from the Control Panel.



For Windows 7:

Click Windows Start button> Navigate to Control Panel> Locate and hit Programs and Features> Find delta search related programs> Uninstall them


For Windows XP:

Click Windows Start button> Choose Settings>Navigate to Control Panel> Locate and click on Add or Remove Programs> Look for delta search related programs> Uninstall them


step 4

Remove from the homepage of IE/FF/Chrome.


Internet Explorer:

Click on Tools> Select Internet Options> On the General interface> Type the desired website in the Home page area> Click Apply to complete the operation


Google Chrome:

Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon> Settings> In On startup section click Set pages> mouse-over to the and click the x symbol to remove it> Add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.



Mozilla Firefox:

Click Tools> Options> Switch to General in the opened window> Remove from the homepage box and enter a preferred domain > Click OK to complete the change.



step 5

Remove from the new tab of IE/FF/Chrome.


Internet Explorer:

Tools> Internet Options> General> Find the Tabs area, and click on Settings> Click on the button under: When a new tab is opened, open: > Select A blank page> Hit OK to complete the operation.



Google Chrome:

Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon > Settings > Search > Manage search engines > Check the list of Default search engines, Other search engines> Remove> Click OK to complete the change.



Mozilla Firefox:

Type about:config into the address bar> Press Enter> Accept the Warning> Type browser.newtab.url in the search bar >Right click on the result to reset. (Remove whether by setting it a blank page, or typing the desired website in the box,) > Hit OK to apply the change.



step 6

Remove related add-ons/extensions from IE/FF/Chrome.


Internet Explorer:

Tools > Manage Add-ons > Find and delete related toolbar/add-on/extension



Google Chrome:

Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon> Tools > Extensions > Find and delete related toolbar/add-on/extension



Mozilla Firefox:

Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A) > Find and delete related toolbar/add-on/extension



step 7

Scan your computer with a system cleaner tool. (Very important)


Scan your system with a system cleaner tool, such as Cloud System Booster is a must-do operation. This is to remove corrupt registry entries left and fix the registry error caused by this infection. If you skip this step, you will find your browser may take a long time to load a page due to the corrupt registry entries and error.



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step 8

Restart your browser.


Now is supposed to be completely removed from your browser. If you have further questions regarding the removal, please feel free to contact at

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