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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar Thoroughly From Browsers

Information of MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar

MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy is a kind of toolbar, which can be deemed as a potentially unwanted program. And it is also associated with browser hijacker since it is able to hijack all common browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome without your permission. Usually, it comes into your PC bundled with free software downloaded from third parties or unreliable websites. That;s why so many victims cannot realize how and when it invades their computers.

Once infected, MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy change your browser default settings and then initiate annoying redirects to MyWay Home Page or other questionable search engine. Beware that you may also notice that your new tab page or the bookmarks list was also altered by MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy. If you keep it in your PC for a long time, it may slow down your PC performance and cause browser freeze. Sometimes you may get installed other unwanted or rogue programs without knowledge and permission. Moreover, it may track your online activities and collect your search terms, mostly visited websites, computer's IP address, location, email address and similar data. Worse still, it may share these information with third parties for commercial purposes. Therefore, MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy should be removed from your PC immediately once found.

Guide to Remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar Step by Step

Guide 1: Remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar manually.

Guide 2: Remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar automatically with Spyhunter Antispyware.

Guide 1: Remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Stop MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar running processes in Windows Task Manager first.

( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar from browsers

For Internet Explorer - Go for Alt+T and click on Internet Options. -In this section, move to the 'Advanced' tab and then click on the 'Reset' button

- Navigate to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → then to 'Delete personal settings' and press on 'Reset' option.
- After this, click on 'Close' and go for OK to have modifications saved.
- Click on the tabs Alt+T and go for Manage Add-ons. Move to Toolbars and Extensions and here, get rid of the unwanted extensions.

- Click on Search Providers and set any page as your new search tool.

 For Mozilla Firefox

 - open Firefox and input about:addons in the show URL bar.

- Move through Extensions and Addons list, delete the items having something in common with MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar (or those which you may find unfamiliar). If the extension is not provided by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe, you should be almost sure you have to erase it.

- Then, reset Firefox by doing this: move to Firefox ->Help (Help in menu for OSX users) ->Troubleshooting Information. Finally,Reset Firefox.

For Google Chrome

- In the displayed URL field, type in chrome://extensions

- Take a look at the provided extensions and take care of those which you find unnecessary (those related to MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar) by deleting it. If you do not know whether one or another must be deleted once and for all, disable some of them temporarily.

- Then, restart Chrome.

- Optionally, you may type in chrome://settings in URL bar, move to Advanced settings, navigate to the bottom and choose Reset browser settings.

Step 3: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar registry entries listed here:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

Find out all harmful registry entries of the virus and delete all of them.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Guide 2: Remove MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar automatically with Spyhunter Antispyware.

Why so many people choose SpyHunter?
  1. Protect your computer because of it’s sensitive detective capability and strong ability to kill virus.
  2. Be updated every day on a regular basis.
  3. Protect your personal information from releasing to every suspicious program.
  4. Display warnings when you enter unknown or suspicious websites.
Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

Optional Solution: Download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about whether the infection is removed completely and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.

Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 

Summary: Manual removal of MyWay Home Page MapsGalaxy Toolbar is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users. If you haven’t sufficient expertise on doing that, it's recommended to download SpyHunter to help you.

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