Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Removal Guide

Mapsgalaxy Toolbar is often classified as a potentially unwanted application or a browser hijacker. It was developed by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. This company is responsible for a variety of similar programs like DailyImageBoard Toolbar, BetterCareerSearch Toolbar, ButterflyField Toolbar, EasyMailLogin Toolbar and many more.

The software has an official page at, where it is promoted as a tool that will provide you with access to maps, driving directions, world clocks, traffic reports, weather forecasts, etc. That may seem like a good offer, however, there are certain drawbacks to it as well. If you have experienced any unwanted symptoms after its installation, we suggest that you delete Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from your PC.

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How does Mapsgalaxy Toolbar work?

Mapsgalaxy Toolbar can be downloaded from its official page, however, it also travels bundled with freeware and shareware. The application is powered by Ask, which means that during its installation you are offered to change your home page, new tab and default search engine to If you do not decline these offers, the changes are made automatically. Although Ask Search is a reliable search provider, it will show you sponsored ads and links. After the installation, Mapsgalaxy will also add a toolbar to your browser. It will appear below the address bar and contain quick access links to Maps, Yellow Pages, Traffic and more. It will also contain a search box powered by Ask Search.

If you acquired Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from its official page, you should not have any more difficulties with it other than the hijacked browser settings. However, if it entered your system together with other freeware, you may experience other unwanted symptoms like never-ending adverts, redirects, Internet slow downs and so on. If that is the case, you should not hesitate to eliminate Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from your system.

How to remove Mapsgalaxy Toolbar?

In order to uninstall Mapsgalaxy Toolbar, you have to uninstall it from your PC. If your browser settings were modified as well, you should reset them. You can follow the instructions below and terminate Mapsgalaxy Toolbar manually or you can use the anti-malware tool presented on our page and remove Mapsgalaxy Toolbar automatically. If you choose to go with automatic removal option, you will not only delete Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from your computer, but also take care of other potential threats that may be on it. Moreover, the utility will keep your system protected in the future as long as you have it installed and updated.


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Step 1. Uninstall Mapsgalaxy Toolbar and related programs.

Remove Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel choose Programs and Features and select to Uninstall a software.

Delete Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Windows 8

Uninstall Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Windows 7

Click Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features → Uninstall a program.

Uninstall Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Windows 7

Delete Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Windows XP

Click Start → Settings → Control Panel. Locate and click → Add or Remove Programs.

Remove Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Windows XP

Remove Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Mac OS X

Click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Select applications folder and look for Mapsgalaxy Toolbar or any other suspicious software. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash, then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Mapsgalaxy Toolbar removal from MAC OS X

Step 2. Delete Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from your browsers

Terminate the unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer
  1. Tap the Gear icon and go to Manage Add-ons. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE gear
  2. Pick Toolbars and Extensions and eliminate all suspicious entries (other than Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Oracle or Adobe) Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE toolbars and extensions
  3. Leave the window.
Change Internet Explorer homepage if it was changed by virus:
  1. Tap the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of your browser and click Internet Options. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE gear
  2. In General Tab remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Press Apply to save changes. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE toolbars and extensions
Reset your browser
  1. Click the Gear icon and move to Internet Options. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE options
  2. Open the Advanced tab and press Reset. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE reset browser
  3. Choose Delete personal settings and pick Reset one more time. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE reset
  4. Tap Close and leave your browser. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar IE close
  5. If you were unable to reset your browsers, employ a reputable anti-malware and scan your entire computer with it.
Erase Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Google Chrome
  1. Access menu (top right corner of the window) and pick Settings. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome menu
  2. Choose Extensions. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome settings
  3. Eliminate the suspicious extensions from the list by clicking the Trash bin next to them. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome extensions remove
  4. If you are unsure which extensions to remove, you can disable them temporarily. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome extensions disable
Reset Google Chrome homepage and default search engine if it was hijacker by virus
  1. Press on menu icon and click Settings. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome menu
  2. Look for the “Open a specific page” or “Set Pages” under “On start up” option and click on Set pages. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome settings
  3. In another window remove malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome extensions remove
  4. Under the Search section choose Manage Search engines. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search websites. You should leave only Google or your preferred search name. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome extensions disable
    Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome extensions disable
Reset your browser
  1. If the browser still does not work the way you prefer, you can reset its settings.
  2. Open menu and navigate to Settings. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome settings more
  3. Press Reset button at the end of the page. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome advanced menu
  4. Tap Reset button one more time in the confirmation box. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Chrome reset
  5. If you cannot reset the settings, purchase a legitimate anti-malware and scan your PC.
Remove Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox
  1. In the top right corner of the screen, press menu and choose Add-ons (or tap Ctrl+Shift+A simultaneously). Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox add ons
  2. Move to Extensions and Add-ons list and uninstall all suspicious and unknown entries. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox extensions
Change Mozilla Firefox homepage if it was changed by virus:
  1. Tap on the menu (top right corner), choose Options. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox reset confirm
  2. On General tab delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox reset confirm
  3. Press OK to save these changes.
Reset your browser
  1. Open the menu and tap Help button. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox help
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox troubleshooting
  3. Press Refresh Firefox. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox reset
  4. In the confirmation box, click Refresh Firefox once more. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Firefox reset confirm
  5. If you are unable to reset Mozilla Firefox, scan your entire computer with a trustworthy anti-malware.
Uninstall Mapsgalaxy Toolbar from Safari (Mac OS X)
  1. Access the menu.
  2. Pick Preferences. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Safari menu
  3. Go to the Extensions Tab. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Safari extensions
  4. Tap the Uninstall button next to the undesirable Mapsgalaxy Toolbar and get rid of all the other unknown entries as well. If you are unsure whether the extension is reliable or not, simply uncheck the Enable box in order to disable it temporarily.
  5. Restart Safari.
Reset your browser
  1. Tap the menu icon and choose Reset Safari. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Safari reset menu
  2. Pick the options which you want to reset (often all of them are preselected) and press Reset. Mapsgalaxy Toolbar Safari reset
  3. If you cannot reset the browser, scan your whole PC with an authentic malware removal software.

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