What is MapsWorld?

It seems that MapsWorld is a useful program, which signed a huge number of cards. According to the developers it is quick and easy extension. But it’s not quite so cool. MapsWorld is a browser extension that refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. MapsWorld hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. MapsWorld distributes promotional information and products while your browsing. This program displays the banners, coupons, pop-ups and other advertising products. The main objective of this program is to earn money. This program tries to force the user to spend money. Most of the suggestions from this program are false. Also MapsWorld changing your browser options, collects your personal information (such as browsing history) and it can redirect user to ad sites. Your private information and data may be transferred to third parties. If you find a MapsWorld on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

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How MapsWorld gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as MapsWorld come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by MapsWorld, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove MapsWorld from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove MapsWorld

Or uninstall MapsWorld manually.

Step 1: Remove MapsWorld from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove MapsWorld from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MapsWorld.
  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 MapsWorld.
  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 MapsWorld.
  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 MapsWorld:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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