How to uninstall (remove) GetMaps Search

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What is GetMaps Search?

GetMaps Search, also known as http://search.getmaps.co/ is an alternative search service, like Google, Yahoo or so on. In fact, is a malicious browser extension, that can change settings on your Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and IE, for example, your homepage or search scopes. Also, GetMaps Search can redirect every search request to their affiliates. The main purpose of the extension is collecting users personal data and showing of advertisement. So, we strongly recommend that you remove GetMaps Search from your system.

GetMaps Search

How to remove GetMaps Search from your computer?

GetMaps malware is distributed by shady websites offering pirated content and “free” software. We recommend you avoid to install pirated software and to be attentive when installing apps from unknown sources. You should read EULA and Privacy Policy before installing anything. If your device is infected already, please follow this step-by-step guide to remove the virus.

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

Step 1: Remove GetMaps Search from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove GetMaps Search from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find GetMaps Search.
  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 GetMaps Search.
  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 GetMaps Search 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 GetMaps Search.
  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 GetMaps Search from Android:

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 GetMaps Search Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of GetMaps Search Pop-ups from Allowed to Block.
About Tim Kas 661 Articles
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