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Should I remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,191
United States Rank #43,725
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.15 days
801.07 days >
Average installed length: 420.90 days

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MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension

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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


The main program executable is MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,056,810 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many 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 (7c78975e52f44a9e553940dfd3c2ad93) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3597 Zango
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.922155 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.12 TROJ_GEN.F47V0913
VIPRE Antivirus 14044 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: 1.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mapsgalaxy_39 chrome extension\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe
  • MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe (by MapsGalaxy) - MapsGalaxy

How do I remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension?

Quickly and completely remove MapsGalaxy Toolbar Chrome Extension from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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) 69%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.41%
Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 10 10.34%
Windows Vista 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 10 Pro 6.90%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.63%
  Israel 13.16%
  Croatia 7.89%
  Argentina 2.63%
  Australia 2.63%
  Estonia 2.63%
  Ireland 2.63%
  India 2.63%
  Jordan 2.63%
  MA 2.63%
  Malaysia 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  RS 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 12.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Sony 8.00%
ASUS 8.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Common models
Sony VPCEH30EL 4.17%
Sony VGN-NS20J_S 4.17%
Rain pro234292 4.17%
Packard Bell EasyNote TV1... 4.17%
HP-Pavilion NY644AA-ABA 3... 4.17%

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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