How to remove PhotoFriendly (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove PhotoFriendly (Virus Removal Guide)

PhotoFriendly is a browser extension and helper object created by MindSpark. The extension is recognized as adware by reputable security software companies. The extension modifies browser settings and Windows registry. It also serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware.

PhotoFriendly Toolbar (Screenshot)

PhotoFriendly

What is PhotoFriendly?

PhotoFriendly is promoted on its official website and other locations around the web as a free browser toolbar that displays at the top of an open browser window and provides links to edit your photos. However, even if PhotoFriendly does what it is promoted to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings. The extension may also promote itself as something that it is not, such as a free video player or media codec in order to trick users into installing it.

Once the adware is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a PhotoFriendly search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe and sound.

PhotoFriendly Removal Options

PhotoFriendly can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove PhotoFriendly and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall PhotoFriendly from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall PhotoFriendly and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find PhotoFriendly installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for PhotoFriendly and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select PhotoFriendly with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled PhotoFriendly look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove PhotoFriendly add-ons and extensions

Follow the instructions to remove PhotoFriendly add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a PhotoFriendly attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove PhotoFriendly from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the PhotoFriendly extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the PhotoFriendly add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the PhotoFriendly extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove PhotoFriendly with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove PhotoFriendly with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove PhotoFriendly with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove PhotoFriendly with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

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4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove SoccerInferno (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove SoccerInferno (Virus Removal Guide)

SoccerInferno Toolbar by MindSpark (also searched for as SoccerInferno virus) is a recognized adware browser extension that can cause a variety of issues. The extension primarily changes existing internet browser settings and serves intrusive and deceptive advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. SoccerInferno adware is ad-supported and/or supported by sponsored search results; it will generate unwanted advertisements in the browser and cause browser redirects to questionable webpages when you open a new browser window, open a new browser tab, or search the web via the address or omni bar.

Toolbar Screenshot

SoccerInferno

What is SoccerInferno?

SoccerInferno is promoted as a free browser extension and toolbar that allows you to watch live soccer, view photos, read news, and essentially view soccer information… and the weather. Even if SoccerInferno does what it claims to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the “SoccerInferno virus” is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a SoccerInferno search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe and sound.

SoccerInferno Removal Steps

SoccerInferno can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove SoccerInferno and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall SoccerInferno from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall SoccerInferno and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find SoccerInferno installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for SoccerInferno and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select SoccerInferno with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled SoccerInferno look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove SoccerInferno add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a SoccerInferno attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove SoccerInferno from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the SoccerInferno extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the SoccerInferno add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the SoccerInferno extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove SoccerInferno with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove SoccerInferno with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove SoccerInferno with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove SoccerInferno with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

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4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove PremierDownloadManager (Removal Guide)

How to remove PremierDownloadManager (Removal Guide)

PremierDownloadManager by MindSpark is an adware type browser extension that serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware. PremierDownloadManager adware is ad-supported and/or supported by sponsored search results; it will generated unwanted advertisements in the browser and cause browser redirects to questionable webpages.

Screenshot

PremierDownloadManager

What is PremierDownloadManager?

PremierDownloadManager is promoted as a free download manager toolbar for your browser. It contains links to download files and view popular websites. It should be mentioned that even if PremierDownloadManager does what it is supposed to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the toolbar is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings, which causes affected internet browsers to redirect to a sponsored search engines when a new browser window and tab is opened, or a search is performed in the browser address bar. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information secure.

PremierDownloadManager Removal Guide

PremierDownloadManager can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove PremierDownloadManager and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall PremierDownloadManager from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall PremierDownloadManager and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find PremierDownloadManager installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for PremierDownloadManager and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select PremierDownloadManager with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled PremierDownloadManager look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove PremierDownloadManager add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a PremierDownloadManager attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove PremierDownloadManager from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the PremierDownloadManager extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the PremierDownloadManager add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the PremierDownloadManager extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove PremierDownloadManager with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove PremierDownloadManager with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove PremierDownloadManager with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove PremierDownloadManager with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

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4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove PlayPopTrivia (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove PlayPopTrivia (Virus Removal Guide)

PlayPopTrivia by MindSpark is recognized adware that modifies browser settings, collects browsing data, and serves targeted advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially defined as a malicious program, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware. PlayPopTrivia adware is ad-supported and/or supported by sponsored search results; it will generate unwanted advertisements in the browser and cause browser redirects to questionable webpages.

Screenshot

PlayPopTrivia

What is PlayPopTrivia?

PlayPopTrivia is promoted as a free browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer that contains quick access to trivia challenges. It is a toolbar that has links that direct to movie trivia, TV trivia, music trivia, celebrity, trivia, and more. Even if PlayPopTrivia does what it is supposed to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the adware is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a PlayPopTrivia search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe and sound.

PlayPopTrivia Removal Guide

PlayPopTrivia can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove PlayPopTrivia and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall PlayPopTrivia from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall PlayPopTrivia and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find PlayPopTrivia installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for PlayPopTrivia and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select PlayPopTrivia with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled PlayPopTrivia look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove PlayPopTrivia extension

Follow the instructions to remove PlayPopTrivia add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a PlayPopTrivia attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove PlayPopTrivia from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the PlayPopTrivia extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the PlayPopTrivia add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the PlayPopTrivia extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove PlayPopTrivia with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove PlayPopTrivia with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove PlayPopTrivia with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove PlayPopTrivia with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

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4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove MyDailyRunway (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove MyDailyRunway (Virus Removal Guide)

MyDailyRunway by MindSpark (also searched for as MyDailyRunway toolbar, MyDailyRunway virus, My Daily Runway) is an adware type browser extension that hijackers your browser settings and serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially recognized as malicious, but it may cause several issues, spy on you, and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware. MyDailyRunway adware is ad-supported and/or supported by sponsored search results; it will generate unwanted advertisements in the browser and cause browser redirects to questionable webpages.

Screenshot

MyDailyRunway

What is MyDailyRunway?

MyDailyRunway is promoted as a free browser toolbar that contains quick links to information about fashion. Even if MyDailyRunway does what it is supposed to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the adware is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a MyDailyRunway search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information secure.

MyDailyRunway Removal Guide

MyDailyRunway can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove MyDailyRunway and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall MyDailyRunway from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall MyDailyRunway and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find MyDailyRunway installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for MyDailyRunway and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select MyDailyRunway with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled MyDailyRunway look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove MyDailyRunway add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a MyDailyRunway attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove MyDailyRunway from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the MyDailyRunway extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the MyDailyRunway add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the MyDailyRunway extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove MyDailyRunway with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove MyDailyRunway with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove MyDailyRunway with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove MyDailyRunway with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

hitmanpro scan results

4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove TicketXplorer (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove TicketXplorer (Virus Removal Guide)

TicketXplorer by MindSpark is an adware type browser extension that hijacks your homepage and serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The extension is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware. TicketXplorer adware is ad-supported and/or supported by sponsored search results; it will generate unwanted advertisements in the browser, collect your browsing data, modify your settings, and cause browser redirects to sponsored webpages.

TicketXplorer Screenshot

TicketXplorer

 

What is TicketXplorer?

TicketXplorer is promoted as a free browser toolbar that displays quick links to buy and sell tickets to movies, concerts, and other events. Even if TicketXplorer does what it is supposed to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the TicketXplorer is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a TicketXplorer search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe.

TicketXplorer Removal Steps

TicketXplorer can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove TicketXplorer and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall TicketXplorer from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall TicketXplorer and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find TicketXplorer installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for TicketXplorer and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select TicketXplorer with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled TicketXplorer look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove TicketXplorer attachments

Follow the instructions to remove TicketXplorer add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a TicketXplorer attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove TicketXplorer from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the TicketXplorer extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the TicketXplorer add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the TicketXplorer extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove TicketXplorer with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove TicketXplorer with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove TicketXplorer with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove TicketXplorer with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

hitmanpro scan results

4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove QuotationCafe (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove QuotationCafe (Virus Removal Guide)

QuotationCafe by MindSpark (also searched for as QuotationCafe virus, QuotationCafe toolbar) is an adware type browser extension that causes browser redirects and serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues, collect your browsing data, and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware.

Screenshot

QuotationCafe

What is QuotationCafe?

QuotationCafe is promoted on its official website and other locations as a free browser toolbar with quick access to daily quotes, horoscopes, photos, and social media. Even if QuotationCafe does what it is promoted to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser and system settings.

QuotationCafe Removal Guide

QuotationCafe can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove QuotationCafe and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall QuotationCafe from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall QuotationCafe and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find QuotationCafe installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for QuotationCafe and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select QuotationCafe with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled QuotationCafe look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove QuotationCafe add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a QuotationCafe attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove QuotationCafe from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the QuotationCafe extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the QuotationCafe add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the QuotationCafe extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove QuotationCafe with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove QuotationCafe with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove QuotationCafe with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove QuotationCafe with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

hitmanpro scan results

4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove OnlineMapFinder (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove OnlineMapFinder (Virus Removal Guide)

OnlineMapFinder by MindSpark is an adware type browser extension similar to MapsGalaxy by the same publisher. The extension changes your homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings, which causes your browser to redirect to sponsored webpages. It can collect your browsing data and modify other settings. It can create new tasks, schedule new tasks, and edit Windows registry. Furthermore, the adware serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware.

OnlineMapFinder Screenshot

OnlineMapFinder

What is OnlineMapFinder?

OnlineMapFinder is promoted on its official website and other locations as a free map search tool that displays links to maps and traffic inforamation. Even if OnlineMapFinder does what it claims to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the adware is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a OnlineMapFinder search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe and sound.

Here are two quotes from a common third-party adware policy regarding the type of information collected while using the add-on.

Collection of Non-personally Identifiable Information

→Non-personally identifiable information, which can be gathered by User’s use of this program  (“Non-personal Information”). The actual identity of the User, from which the Non-personal Information is collected, is not known. Non-personal Information consists of technical information and aggregated usage information, and may contain, among other things, the User’s activity on this program, User’s operating system (…).

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information:

→Personally identifiable information is information that identifies an individual User, and may or may not be private or sensitive (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may consist of the User’s IP address or other persistent User identifier, which is unique to your device and assigned by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and used primarily to improve the User’s experience and for geographic personalization and security purposes (…).

If personal details are collected by or shared with a third party, the user may be endangered in several ways:

  • Banking and credit card information may be accessible to hackers.
  • Third party tracking technology may be applied to his browser.
  • Excessive email spam, telephone calls from telemarketers and scam artists, and junk mail at home.

Furthermore, ad-supported software is known to:

  • Generate intrusive or suspicious ads that redirect to predefined or compromised websites.
  • Promote unwanted programs, malware, and rogue products that affect the system’s performance by altering the Registry, Scheduler, and other existing settings.

OnlineMapFinder Removal Steps

OnlineMapFinder can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove OnlineMapFinder and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall OnlineMapFinder from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall OnlineMapFinder and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find OnlineMapFinder installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for OnlineMapFinder and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select OnlineMapFinder with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled OnlineMapFinder look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove OnlineMapFinder add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a OnlineMapFinder attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove OnlineMapFinder from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the OnlineMapFinder extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the OnlineMapFinder add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the OnlineMapFinder extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove OnlineMapFinder with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove OnlineMapFinder with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

Malwarebytes scan for BLoCkTheAdApp

4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove OnlineMapFinder with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove OnlineMapFinder with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

hitmanpro scan results

4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove TimeWhackers (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove TimeWhackers (Virus Removal Guide)

TimeWhackers by MindSpark (also searched for as TimeWhackers virus) is an adware type browser extension that changes your homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings, and serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware. TimeWhackers adware is ad-supported and/or supported by sponsored search results; it will generated unwanted advertisements in the browser and cause browser redirects to questionable webpages.

TimeWhackers Screenshot

TimeWhackers

What is TimeWhackers?

TimeWhackers is promoted on its official website and other locations around the web as a free browser extension that can help you pass time by viewing funny pictures, pranks, articles, and listening to Pandora radio. Even if TimeWhackers does what it is supposed to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

Once the adware is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. It will also change the homepage, default search engine, and new tab settings; causing affected internet browsers to redirect to a TimeWhackers search engine. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy and outlined permissions. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, Permissions, and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe and sound.

Here are two quotes from a common third-party adware policy regarding the type of information collected while using the add-on.

Collection of Non-personally Identifiable Information

→Non-personally identifiable information, which can be gathered by User’s use of this program  (“Non-personal Information”). The actual identity of the User, from which the Non-personal Information is collected, is not known. Non-personal Information consists of technical information and aggregated usage information, and may contain, among other things, the User’s activity on this program, User’s operating system (…).

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information:

→Personally identifiable information is information that identifies an individual User, and may or may not be private or sensitive (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may consist of the User’s IP address or other persistent User identifier, which is unique to your device and assigned by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and used primarily to improve the User’s experience and for geographic personalization and security purposes (…).

If personal details are collected by or shared with a third party, the user may be endangered in several ways:

  • Banking and credit card information may be accessible to cyber criminals.
  • Third party tracking technology may be applied to your web browser.
  • Excessive email spam, telephone calls from telemarketers and scam artists, and junk mail at home.

Furthermore, ad-supported software is known to:

  • Generate intrusive or suspicious advertisements that redirect to predefined or compromised websites.
  • Promote unwanted programs, malware, and rogue programs that affect the system’s performance by altering the Registry, Scheduler, and other existing settings.

TimeWhackers Removal Guide

TimeWhackers can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove TimeWhackers and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall TimeWhackers from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall TimeWhackers and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find TimeWhackers installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for TimeWhackers and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select TimeWhackers with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled TimeWhackers look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove TimeWhackers add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a TimeWhackers attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove TimeWhackers from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the TimeWhackers extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the TimeWhackers add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the TimeWhackers extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove TimeWhackers with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove TimeWhackers with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

Malwarebytes scan for BLoCkTheAdApp

4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove TimeWhackers with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove TimeWhackers with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.
hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

hitmanpro scan results

4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

How to remove MapsGalaxy (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove MapsGalaxy (Virus Removal Guide)

MapsGalaxy by MindSpark is a browser add-on, extension, and helper object that is recognized as adware by reputable security researchers and computer security software vendors. The MapsGalaxy extension is known to “hijack” your homepage, default search engine, and new tab, which causes affected browsers to start-up on and redirect to sponsored webpages when a new browser window is opened, a new tab is opened, or search is performed in the browser address bar. The adware also serves advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, and other web browsers. The adware is not essentially considered malicious, but it may cause several issues and bundle with other unwanted programs and malware.

Name MapsGalaxy, Maps Galaxy, MapsGalaxy virus
Category Adware
Short Description The adware is promoted as a free toolbar that displays quick links to maps and directions.
Symptoms The user may experience unwanted advertisements and redirects in the web browser.
Distribution Method It’s official page, freeware, third-party download managers, dubious advertisements and torrents.
Detection tool Download Malware Removal Tool

Toolbar Screenshot:
MapsGalaxy

What is MapsGalaxy?

MapsGalaxy often uses very deceptive marketing tactics to get users to manually install it. Many times users may be tricked into installing this program and toolbar because they were under the impression that they were installing another tool. MapsGalaxy itself is promoted as a free toolbar that provides easy access to maps and driving directions. The toolbar also displays the weather, social media links, and has a radio. Even if MapsGalaxy does what it is supposed to do, the user can be affected because of its data collection policy and changes to existing internet browser settings.

MapsGalaxy virus

Once the adware is contracted it will generate pop-up and in-text style ads on the internet and Windows desktop. Various user details may also be obtained. The data collection is described in the product’s Privacy Policy. Getting to know the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Download Agreement of freeware is crucial to keeping your online information safe and sound.

Here are two quotes from a common third-party adware policy regarding the type of information collected while using the add-on.

Collection of Non-personally Identifiable Information

→Non-personally identifiable information, which can be gathered by User’s use of this program  (“Non-personal Information”). The actual identity of the User, from which the Non-personal Information is collected, is not known. Non-personal Information consists of technical information and aggregated usage information, and may contain, among other things, the User’s activity on this program, User’s operating system (…).

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information:

→Personally identifiable information is information that identifies an individual User, and may or may not be private or sensitive (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may consist of the User’s IP address or other persistent User identifier, which is unique to your device and assigned by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and used primarily to improve the User’s experience and for geographic personalization and security purposes (…).

If personal details are collected by or shared with a third party, the user may be endangered in several ways:

  • Banking and credit card information may be accessible to hackers.
  • Third party tracking technology may be applied to his browser.
  • Excessive email spam, telephone calls from telemarketers and scam artists, and junk mail at home.

Furthermore, ad-supported software is known to:

  • Generate intrusive or suspicious ads that redirect to predefined or compromised websites.
  • Promote unwanted programs, malware, and rogue products that affect the system’s performance by altering the Registry, Scheduler, and other existing settings.

MapsGalaxy Removal Steps

MapsGalaxy can be uninstalled manually from your computer and internet browser. We have provided several steps below the article to show you how remove MapsGalaxy and other threats. However, if you have clicked on any random ads or have been redirected to suspicious websites, your system may have been exposed to malware and other threats. To make sure your PC is completely clean and your information is protected from cyber criminals, we recommend that you follow all the steps below.

Step 1: Uninstall MapsGalaxy from Windows

Follow the instructions to uninstall MapsGalaxy and other programs that it may bundle with from your Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computer. If you do not find MapsGalaxy installed on your computer but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files.

1. Open Windows Start or Task menu and go to the Control Panel (or directly to Programs and Features).

2. In the “Programs” section click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove programs).

3. Search for MapsGalaxy, Chromium, and other programs in the list of installed programs and double click the program you want to remove to uninstall it. You can also select MapsGalaxy with your mouse and click the Uninstall button once it appears. Once you have uninstalled MapsGalaxy look for other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs and uninstall any if they are found. A general tip is to click “Installed On” to locate any programs that installed around the same time.

Step 2: Remove unwanted browser attachments

Follow the instructions to remove MapsGalaxy add-ons and extensions, as well as other attachments that it may bundle with from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Edge, and Apple Safari. If you do not find a MapsGalaxy attachments installed on your internet browser but still notice unwanted symptoms such as pop-up ads while you browse the web it is recommended to use Malwarebytes and HitmanPro to eradicate troublesome files. To remove MapsGalaxy from Microsoft internet browsers you must uninstall the program.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the MapsGalaxy extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the MapsGalaxy add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the MapsGalaxy extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

Step 3: Remove MapsGalaxy with Malwarebytes

Follow the instructions to remove MapsGalaxy with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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2. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

3. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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4. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

Step 4: Remove MapsGalaxy with HitmanPro

Follow the instructions to remove MapsGalaxy with HitmanPro second-opinion software.

1. Download and install HitmanPro second opinion scanner and removal tool.

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3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

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4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Step 5: Clean and repair your computer with CCleaner

Follow the instructions to clean your computer and repair your computer’s settings.

1. Download and install CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Once installed, open the program and go to the main Cleaner screen and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries. If you find any thing suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Finally, go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.