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Should I remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,285
United States Rank #12,046
Reach 0.0296%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.31 days
422.23 days >
Average installed length: 221.85 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

Overview

The primary executable is named MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,643,384 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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.2.0.0.0 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)
Name:MapsGalaxy
Path:C:\Program Files\mapsgalaxy_39 chrome extension\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe
MD5:eca40e274df2197f1218a61a2ce3d07a
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • (Malware detected) MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe (by MapsGalaxy) - MapsGalaxy
  • sqlite3.dll
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.0049C953-3313-4696-88AD-F241514DF378.exe (by MapsGalaxy)
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.17841007-FE0E-47B2-AF4F-3B6576DFCF92.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.2092760F-0311-465F-A9EE-C0C7747481DC.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.2403E33F-4765-446D-9BDB-279C7BD72062.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.257729D0-682E-426E-A6BE-8DEDFC4578D2.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.2DCC6636-A826-42FA-9CF8-B457F0B4CA1E.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.30532A4A-59CD-4F7B-B22F-3AC700B41EA5.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.431B4AF2-A853-4ACC-A633-3277CC03F5A0.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.451A89EA-9978-4D9B-9EA7-33499C978E54.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.5AA302BC-F977-404C-86E2-6672DAB953BC.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.5B1A25D5-0E14-4BBF-8F01-2A0DF565BB93.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.63007C25-E96C-476C-AF33-ABBC0E57480F.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.73661DFF-458F-4D22-8005-69B2086B3A95.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.79E4F92C-33FD-4CE5-B4DF-D8F84F00FA25.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.81AC1537-A795-458C-BBD0-8961659BF9F4.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.9AB42D88-EAF4-4B76-ACC4-6B0F7A817C11.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.B21FB4A6-137C-4A8E-8FDA-6DF18A52E37F.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.B2795BBB-EC6C-4A33-830A-C0CDA846D1FE.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.DC73B2D2-FAD7-4ADF-9FA5-4E7DBB9D2783.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.E19AFA35-2E4C-4AE3-B938-C2EFCBF5FA5F.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.E303C105-F592-4DDF-8307-F71692572112.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.EC0B1D5D-BF4F-45DD-9B7E-52F7481BA67E.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.EC0E3A42-E2BD-44F5-8970-C94E0078397B.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.FABD3E3E-D477-4B9D-8713-552ECEDA59BF.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.FB19FEC2-9345-4F65-8CC6-AEFABDE1DBE6.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.FB769DA4-FCEE-4FE8-B51A-2F9B949AFB81.exe

How do I remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

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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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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,285

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.06%
Windows XP 12.57%
Windows Vista 11.52%
Windows 8 7.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.47%
Windows 8 4.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.89%
  Israel 4.44%
  India 4.44%
  Australia 3.56%
  Belgium 2.67%
  Greece 2.67%
  Croatia 2.22%
  MK 2.22%
  Romania 2.22%
  Sweden 1.78%
  DZ 1.33%
  Philippines 1.33%
  RS 1.33%
  Saudi Arabia 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.29%
Dell 24.19%
Acer 15.32%
Toshiba 8.87%
ASUS 6.45%
GIGABYTE 3.23%
Intel 2.42%
Lenovo 2.42%
Alienware 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
Dell Inspiron 560s 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.61%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.74%

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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