How to uninstall (remove) MapsFox

What is MapsFox adware

MapsFox is usually offered as a useful extension for cycling, walking and driving. In fact, it is an adware virus that can insert in your Firefox, or Internet Explorer additional amount of advertisement. More than 1000 computers were infected by it since January’19. Also, MapsFox can collect a user personal data, so if you see, that your antivirus marks MapsFox as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) – it is correct. Our opinion, you need as soon as possible to remove MapsFox right now.

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How MapsFox adware gets on your PC?

In most cases, MapsFox comes without the user’s consent, bundled with an extension from the https://MapsFox.com. It may take the form of a maps navigator. You need to closely monitor the installation processes and not install all the programs that may have distrust in you. You can also use modern antivirus software or other software that can prevent such threats from entering.

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How to remove MapsFox adware from your computer?

The most easy and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Also, you can try to remove MapsFox adware manually. For uninstalling MapsFox adware remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove MapsFox adware from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MapsFox adware.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find MapsFox and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find MapsFox, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate MapsFox and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove MapsFox from your browser.

Step 2: Remove MapsFox from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MapsFox.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose MapsFox.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Olpair extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable MapsFox.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove MapsFox from Android Smartphones:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find MapsFox Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of MapsFox Pop-ups from Allowed to Block.

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