How to remove Giants Galaxy (Virus Removal Guide)

How to remove Giants Galaxy (Virus Removal Guide)

Giants Galaxy (also searched for as Giants Galaxy virus or GiantsGalaxy) is detected as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) by reputable security programs. The adware is generally used to inject the webpages you visit with advertisements. Ads displayed by this particylar adware will usually say Ads by Giants GalaxyGiants Galaxy Ads, or brought by Giants Galaxy on them. Giants Galaxy adware is typically offered as a custom offer or sponsored program by third-party download managers, software bundlers, and freeware installers.

Giants Galaxy

What is Giants Galaxy?

Giants Galaxy does not have a legitimate description provided by the adware author or third-party downloaders that promote it. However, similar adware type programs are usually advertised as free web shopping companions and web utilities that can help you find online coupons and deals.

Potential Giants Galaxy malware generates pop-up ads across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. Ads by Giants Galaxy  are defined as ‘targeted’ ads because they use your personal browsing information (including all your data on the websites you visit) to produce advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on. The adware basically ‘targets’ you based off your current and past browsing habits.

Giants Galaxy adware is not technically defined as a computer virus but this adware is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a severe malware infection. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove Giants Galaxy if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files.

Giants Galaxy and programs like it are usually contracted without knowledge. Giants Galaxy is often bundled inside third-party software downloaders and bundlers. It may arrive on a computer system once other programs have been introduced to the machine. Software that Giants Galaxy adware may bundle with includes freeware, shareware, and dubious torrent files.

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  • Giants Galaxy bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • Giants Galaxy is usually bundled inside third-party freeware installers, download managers, and dubious torrent files.
  • Giants Galaxy injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
  • Giants Galaxy makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.

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How to remove Giants Galaxy

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Option 1: Automatically remove Giants Galaxy virus with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.

1-888-986-8411

2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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

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

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

6. 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.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing Giants Galaxy we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove Giants Galaxy.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove Giants Galaxy

How to uninstall Giants Galaxy

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for Giants Galaxy in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click Giants Galaxy to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find Giants Galaxy in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove Giants Galaxy below.[/note]

How to remove Giants Galaxy add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

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

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

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the Giants Galaxy add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

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

[note align=”left”]If you do not find Giants Galaxy in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove Giants Galaxy below.[/note]

Giants Galaxy virus removal tips
  • If you do not find Giants Galaxy in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing Giants Galaxy you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411