MapsGalaxy toolbar is a program, which is officially dedicated for improving user's browsing on the Internet. It includes various features, such as maps, traffic conditions, directions and similar, and can easily be installed on IE and Mozilla Firefox. We must say that many PC users find it really effective. However, no matter that it's is free of viruses, it has also been reported for annoying redirections to mywebsearch.com and unwanted changes made in computer's settings. Mostly, this toolbar alters user's homepage to home.mywebsearch.com. Of course, there should be no surprise why this toolbar redirects users to this domain - MapsGalaxy toolbar is owned by the same company as mywebsearch, which is called Mindspark. As we can expect, all products that belong to this company may be interested in making users visit this domain and increase their traffic in this way.
You can install MapsGalaxy toolbar on your computer as any other legitimate program. However, it seems that not only its official website promotes it – this program may also enter your computer in a bundle with other software. If you have been surprised by MapsGalaxy toolbar on your computer, you should uninstall it. Additionally, you must be aware that it's created for monetization purposes, so it may cause browser's redirections to home.mywebsearch.com and similar websites. To sum up, we don't recommend trusting it if you haven't installed Maps Galaxy Toolbar on your computer.
First of all, you should uninstall MapsGalaxy Toolbar by following these steps:
You can remove MapsGalaxy toolbar automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for MapsGalaxy toolbar or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of MapsGalaxy toolbar registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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Information added: 09/11/14 05:05;
information updated: 09/11/14 05:05