|Type||Browser Hijacker, Fake Tech Support|
|Short Description||Windows-delight.info offers fake tech support services that cannot be trusted.|
|Symptoms||Display of fake BSODs, system alerts, errors, etc..|
|Distribution Method||Via freeware packages (bundling), or visiting suspicious websites.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Windows-delight.info|
Windows-delight.info is classified as a browser hijacker specifically designed to promote PC2Techs.com website, which offers bogus tech assistance. Users may be tricked into calling 1-855-233-9250 for technical support but they will not receive any help. Instead, they will expose their systems at risk. Windows-delight.info’s removal is then highly recommended.
The main purpose of browser hijackers is to redirect users to a particular website, which in many cases is malicious. It’s the same with Windows-delight.info – once it enters your system, it will alter your browser home page and settings without your permission and then it will display BSOD messages and pop-ups that your system is at risk. The purpose of these fake messages is to scare the victims into believing that their system is infected by a dangerous threat and the only way to fix it is to call the provided number for technical support.
Calling 1-855-233-9250, however, will not help you sort out the issue. The tech specialists who will respond, mean no good and you risk exposing your system to even greater threats. You may accidently grand them access to your system and they could gain control of your PC and steal valuable information.
Windows-delight.info is likely to sneak into your system without your permission and via freeware you download from the Web. Luckily, you have the option to disable the bundling and save yourself a whole lot of trouble if you carefully watch the installation of any free programs you download from the Web.
How to Remove Windows-delight.info
The pop-ups Windows-delight.info generates claim to be from Microsoft. They usually say that a suspicious activity has been detected on your PC. Keep in mind, however, that the program behind these messages is the one at fault. Not only should you not trust it, but you must remove the browser hijacker from your computer as soon as possible. In order to do so, make sure you use a trustworthy anti-virus program that will scan your whole system, and remove all malicious components from it. It will also continue to protect your system from future threats.
In case you prefer to remove Windows-delight.info yourself, follow the manual steps below.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter
- Guide 1: How to Remove Windows-delight.info from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Windows-delight.info on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Windows-delight.info in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Windows-delight.info from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Windows-delight.info from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Windows-delight.info from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Windows-delight.info from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Windows-delight.info Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Windows-delight.info from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Windows-delight.info
Step 2: Uninstall Windows-delight.info and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Windows-delight.info on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Windows-delight.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Windows-delight.info from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Windows-delight.info and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Windows-delight.info via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Windows-delight.info files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Windows-delight.info, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Windows-delight.info from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Windows-delight.info from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Windows-delight.info from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Windows-delight.info from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Windows-delight.info will be removed.
Eliminate Windows-delight.info from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Windows-delight.info from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".