What is FreeDriverMaps?

FreeDriverMaps – a program that comes bundled with freeware without the user consent. FreeDriverMaps installed on your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox & Internet Explorer). This hijacker gives you access to detailed maps, navigation and more. In reality it’s not so useful. FreeDriverMaps changes settings of your browser, replaces homepage and search engine on searchfdm.com, which looks like a conventional search page. FreeDriverMaps is advertising product, because this program is constantly annoying user by intrusive advertising. FreeDriverMaps displays banners and coupons, links to other sites and advertising. In fact, most of these offers are not true. The main objective of FreeDriverMaps – to get you to spend money. Also, FreeDriverMaps reduces the performance of your PC and so on. FreeDriverMaps is not a virus, but if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How FreeDriverMaps gets on your PC?

FreeDriverMaps comes on the computer without the user’s knowledge. It can get on your PC insensibly in the form of additional content or come bundled with free software. Also, this program can be installed from its website or partner sites. Often users download freeware via Installation Manager, which hides within itself potentially unwanted programs (download.com, ebay.com etc.). Installation of programs, in these cases, happens quickly and installation progress is not displayed. Thus, the user does not expect that computer is at risk. The user should read attentively the user agreement and not hurry to press “Next” button. Try to choose the “Advanced” type of installation. If FreeDriverMaps is already infiltrated on your PC, then you need to get rid of it now!

How to remove FreeDriverMaps from your computer?

To uninstall FreeDriverMaps remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have FreeDriverMaps in their database. You can try to use them for removing FreeDriverMaps.

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You can try both of these products to remove FreeDriverMaps

Or uninstall FreeDriverMaps manually.

Step 1: Remove FreeDriverMaps from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FreeDriverMaps.
  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 FreeDriverMaps 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 FreeDriverMaps, 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 FreeDriverMaps 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 FreeDriverMaps from your browser.

Step 2: Remove FreeDriverMaps from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FreeDriverMaps.
  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 FreeDriverMaps.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable FreeDriverMaps.
  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 following files and folders of FreeDriverMaps:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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