Removing Delta Search

I picked up the Delta Search virus on a Win 7 laptop, IE 8.  I used SpyHunter and RegHunter to remove the large number of files that were Delta Search related.  But when I rerun the SpyHunter\RegHunter scans, there is a registry key for "delta-search.com" that periodically reappears - "HKCU\software\Microsoft\internet explorer\lowregistry\domstorage\delta-search.com"and InternetExplorer is still corrupted in certain ways.  Even though the home page is now the default MSN home page, whenever I click on a new tab, DeltaSearch appears.  Also, whenever IE closes, there seems to be an eventual error prompt about IE not closing properly.

What can be done to remove these DeltaSearch traces, and prevent the return of this DeltaSearch registry key?
jkavxAsked:
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nobusCommented:
here a nice guide for removing traces :  http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-delta-search/
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Sudeep SharmaTechnical DesignerCommented:
Please follow the article as described above by nobus and let us know if you are able to remove it.

Thanks,
Sudeep
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jkavxAuthor Commented:
I tried to follow this  but when I run the adwcleaner.exe I get an error message - cannot access memory.  The version of adwcleaner.exe that downloaded differed from what was displayed on the webpage.  There's no Delete  button.  The options are Scan or Uninstall.  I chose Scan which failed each time I tried it when the displayed message was checking browsers.

Should I just skip the adwcleaner.exe step and go on to the next one?
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nobusCommented:
you can try skipping it
you best run these too :
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php                         MBAM
http://majorgeeks.com/RogueKiller_d6983.html                  Roguekiller
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jkavxAuthor Commented:
I'm traveling so I haven't been able to get to this.  I'll post after installing with the results.  Thx.
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jkavxAuthor Commented:
The Rogue Killer link downloaded a Resume Repair setup file that when I tried to install it showed an option to install an ADV toolbar.  This was similar to how the Delta Search corruption began to begin with so I aborted that installation.  I ran the malwarebyte scan which removed some files.

I restarted.  The prompts about IE errors whenever IE is closed have ended, which is good.  But at this point, a new tab in IE still brings up Delta Search.  When IE starts up the home page is correct.
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nobusCommented:
>>  downloaded a Resume Repair setup file that when I tried to install it showed an option to install an ADV toolbar.  ""  i ran it yesterday, and did not see such a toolbar; but if you can disable it during install - it's no problem (i always deselect add-ons  like that)
i strongly suggest to run rogue killer - it finds and removes a lot of problems
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jkavxAuthor Commented:
I found the registry key that was pointing new IE tabs to DeltaSearch:  
HKLM\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\AboutURLS\Tabs.
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