How to uninstall (remove) PathMaxx

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What is PathMaxx?

PathMaxx is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. PathMaxx comes to PC bundled with other software without the user’s consent. After penetrating, it begins to spread a large amount of advertising content. PathMaxx shows various banners, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Therefore, it’s trying to get you to make purchases that you do not need. In addition, it is worth noting that most of the promotional offers are not valid. PathMaxx threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, to gather your personal information and pass it to third parties. PathMaxx is a potentially unwanted program and useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

PathMaxx

How PathMaxx gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. PathMaxx comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove PathMaxx.

How to remove PathMaxx from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PathMaxx

Or uninstall PathMaxx manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PathMaxx.
  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 PathMaxx 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 PathMaxx, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove PathMaxx from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodePathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREPathmaxx
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodePathmaxx
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREPathmaxx
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatePathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingPathmaxx_RASAPI32
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{d11b6b8a-27ce-431b-bd5e-8a3c49528f75}
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{cf6bd74e-5c54-4129-8b10-c931bc156fe8}
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUpdate Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUtil Pathmaxx
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUpdate Pathmaxx

Then remove following files:


PathMaxxbho.dll
PathMaxxUninstall.exe
updatePathMaxx.exe

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%PathMaxx

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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