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Should I remove MapsGalaxy Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
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MapsGalaxy Extension

What is MapsGalaxy Extension?

MapsGalaxy Extension is a potentially unwanted Mindspark program that runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to the search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponsored advertising through search. This includes but not limited to:

- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Adds an alternative error page, DNS error and 'page not' found functionality.

From the Ask.com EULA for this toolbar which poweres this program: "If you have installed a Search Application, then our Search Application partners may collect/receive information about you including the queries you submit via the Services, the Search Application functionality and/or website, the version of your Search Application or your browser settings, the search results and ads you click on and the address of the web pages you previously visited."

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

You can now get maps, directions and traffic reports – all in one convenient spot! Don’t get lost. With MapsGalaxy, you can access FREE maps, quick directions, traffic reports and more -- all with one click. Go anywhere with FREE maps and directions. The MapsGalaxy extension offers convenient web search, homepage an...  Read more
Overview

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mapsgalaxychr\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MapsGalaxyChr\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup (1).exe /u
Estimated size: 1.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MapsGalaxy Extension

Program executable:MapsGalaxyCrxSetup (1).exe
Name:MapsGalaxy
Path:C:\Program Files\mapsgalaxychr\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup (1).exe
MD5:b524946ec9fa51c0f194089c54cf4f7d

How do I remove MapsGalaxy Extension?

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Or, you can uninstall MapsGalaxy Extension from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MapsGalaxy Extension, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MapsGalaxy Extension.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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