How to remove Delve (Virus Removal Guide)

Delve (also searched for as Delve virus) is detected as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) by most Antivirus and Anti-Malware programs. Delve adware has a very high detection ratio and will be detected and terminated by the top security suites. The adware is known to cause many issues for computer and internet users. It serves deceptive and potentially harmful advertisements while you browse the web. Ads displayed by this adware will usually say Ads by DelveDelve Ads, or brought by Delve on them and can be generated across multiple internet browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari.

Delve virus

Potential Delve malware generates pop-up ads across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. Ads by Delve  are defined as ‘targeted’ ads because they use your personal browsing information (including all your data on the websites you visit) to produce advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on. The adware basically ‘targets’ you and your current and past browsing habits.

Delve adware is often referred to as the Delve virus. However, the adware is not technically defined as a computer virus. Even though the adware is not technically defined as a virus it is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a severe malware infection. The professional internet security community strongly recommends that you remove Delve if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension, and to use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files.

Delve and programs like it are usually contracted without knowledge. Delve is typically bundled inside third-party software downloaders and bundlers. It may arrive on a computer system once other programs have been introduced to the machine. Software that Delve adware may bundle with includes freeware, shareware, and dubious torrent files.

How to remove Delve virus

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Step 1: Uninstall Delve

Windows

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.

1-888-986-8411

2. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

3. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

4. Search for Delve in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click Delve to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find Delve in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it.[/note]

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the Delve extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the Delve add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the Delve extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 2: Scan your computer and remove Delve with Malwarebytes

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

Malwarebytes scan for Delve

4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing Delve we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove Delve.[/note]

Delve virus removal tips
  • If you do not find Delve in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing Delve you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411

Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.