Search.mymapsxp.com is rightful? What is it? Do you see numerous commercial ads in your browsers? It is bound to increase after the hijacker’s arrival. Search.mymapsxp.com will redirect to unfamiliar websites. There is nothing helpful about the application. You should delete search.mymapsxp.com from your PC as soon as possible.
This browser hijacker displays numerous adverts that conceal the underlying content, thereby diminishing the Internet browsing experience. Clicking these displayed ads can lead to further computer infections. Therefore, we recommend you stay away from suspicious web sites and sponsored links. All these ads and attractive banners are just a way to generate profit that may use scammers.
After successful installation, MyMapsXP Search changes the browser settings such as new tab URL, homepage, and search engine settings without your knowledge to the search.mymapsxp.com URL. Moreover, this program installs browser plug-ins that prevent users from reverting these settings. This causes unpleasant redirects to search.mymapsxp.com when users open browser, new tabs or search any information on the web.
To avoid such problem in the future, you should be very careful when you want to download and install any program on your PC. Why? Because even rightful application may contain additional software, such as MyMapsXP. Therefore, you must pay more attention during the install process. Please, select Custom (this option will help you detect malicious applications) and uncheck all extra programs.
How to remove search.mymapsxp.com?
If you are not sure how to deal with this hijacker, we recommend to employ a powerful and dependable computer security application and let it terminate search.mymapsxp.com for you. You should know that the same tool will also take care of your safety in the future. Either way, do not delay and uninstall search.mymapsxp.com.
Removal tool for search.mymapsxp.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with search.mymapsxp.com in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):