How to remove My Maps Homepage?

What is known about My Maps Homepage?

All Mindspark browser plug-ins may seem very different on the outside, but when it comes to their core – all of them are very similar. Although, at first glance, My Maps Homepage page looks like a genuine search provider, it does not provide reputable search results. Once infected, you will notice being redirected to Start.My Maps Homepage.com or Home.My Maps Homepage.com. For one thing, none of them are actual search providers, as you might assume judging by their interfaces. This domain belongs to a Russian company, and it is, without a doubt, far from trustworthy search providers. Neither of these programs are trustworthy and should be removed from the computer as soon as possible. Even the main program, crafted to distribute this search engine, is a spitting image of the one spreading Search.springhan.com virus.


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My Maps Homepage is primarily aimed at users living in Asia; It is exactly the same as search.searchlttrn.com, search.yourpackagesnow.com, searchyouremailnow.com, and many other search engines from the same family. The other thing you should have noticed or, in fact, you were forced to observe, is the acute surplus of advertising content you are being presented with. You can make this search site your start page or default search engine with and without your knowledge because it is actively promoted in a bundle with freeware and shareware. These notifications are only another treat this virus may bring to your computer. The third-party website set as your homepage provides a search box, which you can use.

How does the fake version function?

If you look at My Maps Homepage page, you will notice that it looks a little different than most of the well-known search providers. Linkey Search, may show up on your computer in a bundle with freeware and shareware. \ProgramData\tools\google.html is opened immediately after a user clicks on the icon of his/her Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers. My Maps Homepage was created to make money for its developers, and the only way it can do that is to advertise and promote third-party content. Furthermore, they may share this information with third parties such as their advertising partners. Also, My Maps Homepage virus can be implanting tracking cookies into your system and collecting the non-personally and personally identifiable information.

So here is what you need to do if you are ready to tackle this browser hijacker manually: It even says on the fake toolbar at the top of the page that this search engine provides “results by Bing” to emphasize it more. To be sure that every single bit of My Maps Homepage has been My Maps Homepaged from your PC, make sure to execute an in-depth analysis of your operating system for potential leftovers. We have provided a tutorial below this article listing all the steps you have to complete to eliminate this application manually. Each of them can be slightly altered  If you had redirecting issues, you might need to reset your home page and search engine to the one you used before: First of all, choose “Custom” rather than “Recommended” settings.

My Maps Homepage virus removal from the system:

As we have already mentioned, this browser parasite can make you nervous and interrupt your browsing sessions by popping up suspicious web pages in new browser windows or tabs. Most likely, you haven’t even noticed when exactly this change was made. however, only its main folder NetSecure will disappear from %PROGRAMFILES(x86)% (%PROGRAMFILES%). For more experienced users we provide a detailed list of files and windows registry entries that were created by My Maps Homepage plug-in. This tool will clean your system within seconds. Our professionals have set a list of step-by-step detailed instructions  also allows users to prevent it from being prepared for usage.

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Learn how to remove My Maps Homepage from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall My Maps Homepage

a) Windows 10/8

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner.
  2. Find Control Panel and click on it. win7-win8-start-control-panel How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to remove My Maps Homepage?

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to remove My Maps Homepage?

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  3. Alternatively, you can also right-click on them and choose Move to Trash.
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall My Maps Homepage from browsers

a) Delete My Maps Homepage from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. Access Toolbars and Extensions, and disable all unwanted extensions.ie-extensions How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  4. Press Close.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, delete the set homepage and put in the one you wish to use.ie-home-page How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  4. Press Apply.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Press Reset in Reset Internet Explorer settings. ie-reset How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete My Maps Homepage from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  3. You can also disable an extension by unchecking the box that says Enabled.

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. 1. Menu → Settings.
  2. 2. Press Set pages, located below On startup.
  3. 3. Remove the unwanted site and type the URL of the one you wish to have as your homepage.chrome-set-pages How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete My Maps Homepage from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu → Add-ons → Extensions
  2. Remove all suspicious extensions. Alternatively, you can disable them by pressing the Disable button next to the extension.firefox-extensions How to remove My Maps Homepage?

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options.
  2. In the Home Page field, enter the homepage of your choice. Alternatively, press Restore to Default.firefox-settings How to remove My Maps Homepage?

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete My Maps Homepage from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge, and access the More menu (the three dots at the top right corner).edge-menu-settings How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  4. Access Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete together, and choosing Task Manager.
  5. Access the Processes tab, right-click on the Microsoft Edge process, click Go to details. If that option is not available, click More details. task-manager How to remove My Maps Homepage?
  6. End all Microsoft Edge processes by right-clicking on them and selecting End Task.
(Method 2)
We suggest you make copies of your data before you proceed with this method. 1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe. 2. Delete all folders there. 3. Press the start button, find the search box and enter Windows PowerShell. 4. When it's found, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. edge-reset How to remove My Maps Homepage? 5. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>, press Enter.  

k) Delete My Maps Homepage from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to remove My Maps Homepage? 3. Uninstall all unwanted extensions. You can also disable them by unchecking the box next to Enable.

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

1. Safari → Clear History. Select the time frame and press Clear History. safari-history How to remove My Maps Homepage? 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to remove My Maps Homepage? 4. Develop (it will appear between Bookmarks and Window) → Empty Caches. If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.

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