MixiDJ Toolbar (Delta-Search redirect)
Written by Tomas Meskauskas
Damage level: Moderate
MixiDJ Toolbar - how to remove browser redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com?
MixiDJ is a software which allows it's users to create YouTube video play-lists and share them using social networks. This software itself is not a virus and is not related to malware, however this program installs potentially unwanted program (browser add-on) on user's computer called MixiDJ Toolbar which causes browser redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com Notice that redirects to this website is typically a consequence of reckless free software installation - Internet users should be aware that many freeware developers and free software download websites are using a deceptive software distribution method called bundling.
When downloading free software from the Internet be sure to closely inspect every installation step - always choose "Custom Installation" option instead of "Typical Installation" and disallow installation of additional software or browser add-ons. Neglectful freeware installation may end up in redirect and security related issues. Notice that mixidj.delta-search.com redirect is applied to monetize the incoming web traffic - this site doesn't give any real benefits when comparing to original search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing etc.) MixiDJ Toolbar is a potentially unwanted program - having it installed on your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox) causes browser slowdowns, unwanted ads and redirect issues.
MixiDJ toolbar at the time of testing was promoted via download.com website. Notice that most commonly Internet users installs this browser toolbar unwillingly. If you are one of them and you feel that this toolbar was installed on your computer without your consent you can use the provided removal guide which will help your remove MixiDJ Toolbar and eliminate browser redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com
MixiDJ Toolbar removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate and click "Programs and Features". Look for "BrowserProtect, Delta Chrome Toolbar, Delta Toolbar, MixiDJ Chrome Toolbar, MixiDJ Toolbar" select these entries and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Look for "BrowserProtect, Delta Chrome Toolbar, Delta Toolbar, MixiDJ Chrome Toolbar, MixiDJ Toolbar" select each and click Remove.
After uninstalling MixiDJ toolbar which causes browser redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com scan your computer for any left unwanted components. To scan your computer use recommended malware removal software. Remove all of the entries that this program detects to make sure your PC is clean from any possible spyware and malware infections.
MixiDJ Toolbar removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove MixiDJ toolbar from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for OutBrowse Ltd. and Montera Technologies LTD related entries (Delta Toolbar, MixiDJ Toolbar, mixidj Helper Object, delta Helper Object, Mixi.DJ) and disable them. To change your homepage from mixidj.delta-search.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove mixidj.delta-search.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue having problems with redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove MixiDJ toolbar from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate "BrowserProtect", "Delta Toolbar", "Mixi.DJ Player" and "MixiDJ Toolbar" select them and click on a trash can icon. To change your homepage from mixidj.delta-search.com to you preferred - click on the wrench (bars) icon, select "Settings". In "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over mixidj.delta-search.com and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
Remove MixiDJ toolbar from FireFox:
Click "FireFox" (at the top left of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "BrowserProtect", "Delta Toolbar", "Mixi.DJ" and "MixiDJ Toolbar". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove mixidj.delta-search.com and enter your preferred domain.
If you continue having problems with redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.