Help to Get Rid of MapsFox

Virus Name: MapsFox

Categories: Ransomware, Decryption Virus

Detailed Description of MapsFox

MapsFox is an nasty PUP which will generate annoying popup ads, banner ads and text hyperlinked ads disturb you when you surf the web. It is a tool used to drive traffic to its partner and boost sale of sponsored products /services. Generally, MapsFox virus can sneak into your computer silently after you open malicious email attachments and install unknown free software embedded with malicious codes. Once infected, in the Add-ons or Extension of your IE, Firefox or Chrome, there will be a MapsFox malware. It will be severely difficult to uninstall this MapsFox Extension from your browser, lots of victims found that MapsFox could always come back after PC restart, though they had uninstalled it from the add-on list. MapsFox virus will keep interrupting your web browsing by showing unwanted ads on most of websites you visit.

Furthermore, MapsFox adware will randomly redirect your webpage to ad-driven website which attempt to urge you to buy some unwanted products. Something worse will happen to you if you delay to get rid of MapsFox virus, spyware and malware bundled with MapsFox virus will even steal your crucial info such as credit card details. You need to get rid of MapsFox virus as early as possible, avoiding worse situation.


MapsFox Is Dangerous

1-It is a typical way of online scam which will make lose lots of money

2-It controls your web browsers and does not let you access other webpages

3-It is the cause of slow Internet connection

4-It drops various threats to your PC without letting you know.

5-It can steal your personal information and expose them to cyber criminal
 

Removal Guides for MapsFox


Index

(First, Choose your system; Second, For Computer Expert, choose Manual Removal Guide; for other users, choose Automatical Removal Guide;)

  • Windows–Part One

⇒ Automatic Removal Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

  • Mac OS–Part Two

⇒ Automatic Removal Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

(Attentions!!! Manual removal of MAPSFOX is only for computer experts! If you are a ordinary user, you may make severe mistakes in the manual removal process and then more system problems and risks may occur. Therefore, the MAPSFOX automatic removal will be best solution for you if you do not have advanced PC skills and rich virus removing experience.)



Part One Guides to Remove MapsFox from Windows PC

No.1 Remove MapsFox Automatical Guide

(Easy way for all users)

Best Combination: SpyHunter Anti-Malware+PC Cure+

⇒Remove MapsFox with SpyHunter Anti-Malware

1-Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware safely, Save it to your Desktop so that we can get access to it easily.

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down there software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

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3-Click Yes to start installation.

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4-It will provide you language choices, choose the one you want and click OK.

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5- Choose “I accept the EULA and Privacy Policy” to Accept the End User License Agreements. Then, click Accept & Install button.

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6-Then the installation is in progress and after the page of “setup successful” turns up, click FINISH.

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7-After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to check the presence of rootkit and virus. The tool reveals items that were found linked to MapsFox and other malicious programs.

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8-When the scan is completed, click View Scan Results to display all the threats and all the dangerous results.

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9-Register the Full version of SPYHUNTER and click Next to remove all of them.

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⇒Keep protecting computer with PC Cure+

1-Click this link: Download PC Cure+ or the button below to download PC Cure+ safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down there software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-Double-click PCCure+.exe to start the installation, and click “Scan Now” to detect all files related to MapsFox:MAPSFOX Removal Guide

3-After PC Cure+ completes the scan, click Cure All to solve related problem.

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4-Check if the computer is cleanup by clicking New Scan

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(PC Cure+ will help fix all the registry error and system bugs. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)


No.2 Remove MapsFox with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Remove MapsFox from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Google Chrome ⇓

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”More tools “→”Extensions

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1.2 click the “trash can icon”

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Mozilla Firefox

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”Add-ons“→”Add-ons Manager

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1.2 click the “Disable” or “Remove”

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Internet Explorer

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Setting” button→”Manage add-ons

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1.2 Choose “Toolbars and Extentions” and click the “Disable”

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Microsoft Edge

  • Edge browser doesn’t support “extensions” now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

2-Delete MapsFox related application or software

(for all-version Windows OS)

2.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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2.2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press ENTER key to view the programs list in Control Panel;

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2.3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

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3-Remove dangerous registry entries added by MapsFox

3.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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3.2 Put in “Regedit ” and press “Enter”;

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3.3 Press “CTRL + F” keys and put in the name of virus or malware to locate and delete its malicious files.

If you cannot find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random



Part Two Guides to Remove MapsFox from Mac OS

No.1 Remove MapsFox Automatical Guide

(Easy way for all users)

(This step will help fix all the registry error and system bugs.MacBooster 6 Lite is the best option. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)

1-Download MacBooster 6 Lite or the button below to download and install MacBooster 6 Lite safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down there software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

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2-When MacBooster 6 Lite is installed, it will be run automatically, choose “Virus & Malware Scan” tab<< click SCAN to detect files of MapsFox<<click FIX to remove all the virus and malware related to MapsFox

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3-Choose “System Status“<< click SCAN to do a general scan for your computer<<click FIX to solve all the problems happened on the computer system

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4-Choose “System Junk” << Click CLEAN scan and clean deeply to free up hard drive space

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5-Choose “Privacy Protection” << choose the application and click CLEAN to wide out your privacy data safely

6-Choose “Turbo Boost” << click BOOST to speed up your Mac to peak performance:

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Besides, MacBooster 6 Lite will also help you to keep track of your Mac usually, wipe out these caches and free up more space, optimize your startup items, and so on. So it is also recommended to keep MacBooster 6 on the Mac even after you have removed malicious files related to MapsFox.


No.2 Remove MapsFox with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

2-choose Terminal and click Force Quit

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3-Remove Apps related to MapsFox from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or MapsFox will be installed again with this apps.)

4- Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

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5-Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” +”Reset

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6- Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malcious files from Library.

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Congratulation! Your computer is clean Now.

If you want to keep your computer clean, please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source. And please keep MacBooster or SpyHunter to protect your computer forever.

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