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Should I remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
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Global Rank #11,539
United States Rank #10,076
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Average installed length: 175.35 days

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MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension

What is MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

MapsGalaxy installs an extension into Google Chrome and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch and may provide other search features. Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: If you consent to make MyWebSearch your default search service, your Internet browser default search feature will be set to MyWeb...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension.
MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe (eca40e274df2197f1218a61a2ce3d07a) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3449 Zango
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Win32.SuspectCrc
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.F47V0317
VIPRE Antivirus 16234 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mapsgalaxy_39 chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MapsGalaxy_39 Chrome Extension\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe /u
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\mapsgalaxy_39 chrome extension\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • (Malware detected) MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe (by MapsGalaxy) - MapsGalaxy
  • sqlite3.dll
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.2092760F-0311-465F-A9EE-C0C7747481DC.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.2403E33F-4765-446D-9BDB-279C7BD72062.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.30532A4A-59CD-4F7B-B22F-3AC700B41EA5.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.451A89EA-9978-4D9B-9EA7-33499C978E54.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.5AA302BC-F977-404C-86E2-6672DAB953BC.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.63007C25-E96C-476C-AF33-ABBC0E57480F.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.79E4F92C-33FD-4CE5-B4DF-D8F84F00FA25.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.81AC1537-A795-458C-BBD0-8961659BF9F4.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.9AB42D88-EAF4-4B76-ACC4-6B0F7A817C11.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.B21FB4A6-137C-4A8E-8FDA-6DF18A52E37F.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.B2795BBB-EC6C-4A33-830A-C0CDA846D1FE.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.DC73B2D2-FAD7-4ADF-9FA5-4E7DBB9D2783.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.E19AFA35-2E4C-4AE3-B938-C2EFCBF5FA5F.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.E303C105-F592-4DDF-8307-F71692572112.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.EC0E3A42-E2BD-44F5-8970-C94E0078397B.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.FABD3E3E-D477-4B9D-8713-552ECEDA59BF.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.FB19FEC2-9345-4F65-8CC6-AEFABDE1DBE6.exe (by MapsGalaxy)

How do I remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

Quickly and completely remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome 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 Toolbar Chrome 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 Toolbar Chrome 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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 17.83%
Windows Vista 9.30%
Windows 8 6.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.05%
Windows 7 Professional 13.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.75%
Windows 8 3.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.13%
  Israel 5.10%
  Greece 3.18%
  Croatia 3.18%
  MK 3.18%
  Australia 2.55%
  India 2.55%
  Romania 2.55%
  Belgium 1.91%
  Canada 1.27%
  Germany 1.27%
  DZ 1.27%
  IQ 1.27%
  MA 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.75%
Dell 17.95%
Toshiba 12.82%
Acer 10.26%
ASUS 5.13%
Intel 3.42%
Lenovo 3.42%
American Megatrends 1.71%
Samsung 1.71%
Sony 1.71%
Alienware 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 560s 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.79%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.79%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 0.89%

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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