How to remove (uninstall) MapsVoyage

This entry is devoted to an adware called MapsVoyage and methods to delete it. If you suffer from annoying pop-ups on each website, and the speed of the laptop has abruptly decreased - this page will explain you what adware is, identify the fundamental issue and sweep the computer of malicious programs.

MapsVoyage

Adware includes a pretty long list of various forms, but the most famous of them are browser hijackers, browser toolbars and adware. You should understand that advertising spam isn't an accident - they were intended to act this way from the beginning. Hackers try very hard to urge you that these programs are reliable: they create extensive descriptions and promise awesome efficiency and benefit. To make it clear for you, we will explain the main features of each adware type.

  • Toolbars are less irritating than adware and hijackers, but ads aren't their single purpose. They can collect the info about victim's computer and about his actions on the Internet. Suchlike information might be used to trick the user or sold to third parties for a solid price.
  • Usual adware is famous for the endless spam with all possible kinds of banners, ads and pop-ups. These tools might be masked almost to anything: software for updating and downloading drivers, tools for finding movies and music, video and audio players, system cleaners and much more. Advertising emerges as distinct units in the browser, links or pop-ups.
  • Browser hijackers don't place ads on extraneous websites. Hijackers, from time to time open a scammer's webpage in the browser that redirects to one of the suspicious websites.

MapsVoyage virus

All these tools along and each of them might be used for different methods of Internet-fraud. Despite the difference in ways, they have one thing in common: they were originally created for scam and deception. By the way, according to that all adware tries to force the man to click on links to strange and often dangerous websites, they let other malicious programs to enter the PC.

 

Now, when we see for what purpose was this malware made, you should know how to reveal it. It's evident that the principal property of advertising utilities is an increase in the quantity of ads. The second symptom is the appearance of extraneous tools in the system that you haven’t installed. Such things might happen if the pop-up shown by a virus doesn't lead to the site, but to direct loading of the viral file. Unwanted tools are acting imperceptibly and you can't understand that you actually installed them.

The third mark is a heavy lag of the PC, and an enlargement in its loading time. We should say that these issues frequently arise for other roots, not related to unwanted software. The system becomes laggy because any adware is working endlessly and never stops. It means that adware is starting at system startup and turning off only with the whole computer. When the amount of viruses reaches the edge, their simultaneous functioning overburdens the system, and needs so many resources that useful tools just cannot perform its functions. This can cause deceleration, trouble shutdowns and fatal errors of various programs. If you see any of these signs - you should check the system with a quality antivirus or clean it of viruses in manual manner.

Methods to remove MapsVoyage

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

 

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove MapsVoyage manually

Step 1. Uninstall MapsVoyage from the operation system

Step 2. Remove MapsVoyage from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you realize that your machine is in danger and prefer to browse the Internet with comfort, you should totally uninstall MapsVoyage. In current situation it all boils down not only to uninstalling MapsVoyage but also to total clearing of hard drive. Victim can do it manually, yet it will take lots of efforts and time, and have a greater possibility of failing. MapsVoyage and other unwanted programs do everything to defend themselves from deletion and make it as complex as it can be. Viruses keep backup copies everywhere on HDD, place scheduled installation tasks after elimination, hide their main folders etc. If user is not experienced enough in these matters, the chance of fault and following difficulties is extremely high.

MapsVoyage removal tool

The easiest and the most efficient technique to delete malware is to use Spyhunter AntiMalware. This soft is able to fast and accurately delete MapsVoyage from the system, but also defend it from attacks hereafter. Spyhunter has a number of advantages, among which are 24/7 technical support, high speed of scanning and removal, interaction with other anti-virus tools, moderate price and daily updating of the signature database. If you want to download Spyhunter, or read more about it - click on the button below.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall MapsVoyage from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select MapsVoyage and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\MapsVoyage
  • C:\ProgramData\MapsVoyage
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\MapsVoyage

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "MapsVoyage" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove MapsVoyage from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select MapsVoyage and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete MapsVoyage from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select MapsVoyage and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall MapsVoyage from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove MapsVoyage from the browser

How to remove MapsVoyage from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove MapsVoyage

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete MapsVoyage from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove MapsVoyage

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall MapsVoyage from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove MapsVoyage

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete MapsVoyage from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose MapsVoyage and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete MapsVoyage from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to delete MapsVoyage

 

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