Tutorial To Delete PUP.MapsScout from Windows 7

Deleting PUP.MapsScout Successfully

PUP.MapsScout infects following browsers

Mozilla VersionsMozilla:47, Mozilla:50, Mozilla:45.7.0, Mozilla Firefox:45.1.1, Mozilla:43.0.3, Mozilla Firefox:45.6.0, Mozilla:39, Mozilla Firefox:46.0.1, Mozilla:47.0.2, Mozilla Firefox:48.0.2
Internet Explorer VersionsInternet Explorer 7-7.00.6000.16441, IE 7:7.00.6000.16441, IE 9:9.0.8112.16421, IE 7:7.00.6001.1800, IE 8:8.00.6001.17184, IE 7:7.00.6000.16441
Chrome VersionsChrome 48.0.2564, Chrome 52.0.2743, Chrome 50.0.2661, Chrome 55.0.2883, Chrome 51.0.2704, Chrome 54.0.2840, Chrome 58.0.3026.0, Chrome 57.0.2987, Chrome 56.0.2924, Chrome 49.0.2623

Solution To Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From Operating System Manually

Have you heard of PUP.MapsScout? It is one of the most dangerous Operating System threat that can makes your PC completely useless. If you want to get complete information regarding this infection then just go through with this removal guide Manually.

Researcher Report on PUP.MapsScout

PUP.MapsScout is the term often used to describe Operating System threat or infection. This infection is a piece of System program written by someone with malicious or criminal intent. It usually has two functions that are to spread itself and to do some sort of damages. It may vary from displaying the silly message on startup to cause damage to your Computer files and your System. With the increase of Internet or fast networks, it is designed to take control over your PC for the illegal or nefarious purposes. The damage may not happen on your affected PC as soon as you acquired it, because the developers of this infection has been written to be activated remotely when needed. Specifically, PUP.MapsScout has been created and used by cyber offenders having sole intention to promote sponsored product and generate online revenues.

Infiltration Tactics Used By PUP.MapsScout To Attack Operating System

PUP.MapsScout uses numerous ways to spread over the Windows PC. It includes spam emails, where hackers can be sent as an malicious attachment, scanning of PCs, file sharing over P2P network, instant message clients, using infected removable devices, playing online games, visiting of any hacked or dubious sites etc. Being a most harmful System infection, PUP.MapsScout can uses varieties of deceptive ways to often lurks inside the PC. Its distribution channel may varies time to time but main source of infiltration remains same that is the use of Internet. Thus, you need to be very careful while surfing the web.

Common Symptoms of PUP.MapsScout

  • PUP.MapsScout can overrides your default settings and replaces your homepage.
  • Displays thousand of endless pop-up ads and links on your desktop screen.
  • Makes your System performance speed much slower than before.
  • Add some unknown toolbars, extensions, plug-ins or other suspicious codes within Chrome
  • Opens System backdoor and brings more malicious threat inside the PC.
  • Encrypts your stored files and makes them inaccessible.
  • Collects your all sensitive data and exposed them to the public.

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Method 1 : Boot Your Operating System in Safe Mode with Networking To Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout

Method 2 : Get Rid Of Malicious Processes related to PUP.MapsScout From The Task Manager

Method 3 : Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From Windows Registry Entry

Method 4 : Find out all malicious files created by PUP.MapsScout and Get Rid Of them.

Method 5 : Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout from the control panel.

Method 6 : Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout related suspicious ads or plug-ins from browsers.

Method 1 : Boot Your Operating System in Safe Mode with Networking

To boot your Operating System in Safe Mode with Networking, you will need to do following:

Solution To Start Windows XP, Vista & 7 Operating System in Safe Mode with Networking

  • Restart your Operating System and start pressing F8 key immediately until Boot menu appears.

  • From the appearing list, choose Safe Mode with Networking option using arrow key. Press on Enter Key.

  • If prompted, log on to your Operating System and then restart Operating System in the normal mode.

Solution To Start Windows 8 Operating System in Safe Mode with Networking

  • Navigate to the desktop screen.
  • To bring up charms bar, move your cursor into the top right corner or press Win + I key together.
  • Click on Settings icon.

  • Choose the Power icon and hold down SHIFT key to select Restart option.

  • Now, your Operating System will reboot and load with the Advanced Start up menu.
  • From the appearing menu, select Troubleshoot option.

  • Choose Advanced option.

  • In the advanced options, choose Startup Settings.

  • Move your cursor to the Restart button and click on it.

  • To choose 5) Enable Safe Mode with Networking, press F5 on your keyboard.

Solution To Start Windows 10 Operating System in Safe Mode with Networking

  • Press “Windows key” on your keyboard or click on the Start button of your desktop screen.
  • Press on “Power” button. Select the Restart option, while holding Shift key on keyboard.

  • Now a windows will reboot automatically and prompt with several options.
  • Among all, you have to choose Troubleshoot option.

  • Go to Advanced options.

  • Select the Startup Settings.

  • Click on the Restart button.

  • At last, select Safe Mode with Networking and hit on Enter button.

Method 2 : Get Rid Of Malicious Processes related to PUP.MapsScout From The Task Manager

  • First of all summon the Task Manager by pressing “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” or “CTRL+ALT+DEL”.

  • Go to the Processes Tab.
  • Choose the PUP.MapsScout related process or unknown which you want to Erase
  • Now, hit on the End Process button.

  • If the Windows Task Manger warning window will appear on your screen, hit on the End Process button.
  • At last close the Windows Task Manager windows.

Method 3 : Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From Windows Registry Entry

  • Open Run box by pressing “Windows key + R” together.

  • Type “regedit” in the run box without quotes and click on OK button.

  • Locate PUP.MapsScout related all registry entries and Erase it.

Method 4 : Find out all malicious files created by PUP.MapsScout.

  • Go to the C drive.

  • Find out all malicious files that are created by PUP.MapsScout and Erase them manually
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\PUP.MapsScout .exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PUP.MapsScout\
  • C:\ProgramData\TEMP\PUP.MapsScout
  • C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Temp\PUP.MapsScout.exe
  • C:\Users\your user account\AppData\Roaming\PUP.MapsScout
  • C:\Windows\System32\drivers\PUP.MapsScout.sys

Method 5 : Uninstall PUP.MapsScout from the control panel.

Erase PUP.MapsScout From Windows XP, Vista & 7

  • Go to the Start menu and choose Control Panel option.

  • Under the “Programs” section, click on “Uninstall a program” option.

  • Choose PUP.MapsScout related or unknown program and click on Change/Uninstall option.

Erase PUP.MapsScout From Windows 8

  • Choose Control Panel option by right clicking at the screen’s bottom left corner

  • Move your cursor under Programs section and click on “Uninstall a Program”.

  • From the appearing list, choose PUP.MapsScout related or unknown program and click on Uninstall button.

Erase PUP.MapsScout From Windows 10

  • First of open the Start menu.

    Choose Settings option.

  • On the Settings menu choose System option.

  • From the left pane, choose Apps & Features.

  • In the right pane, you will see the all installed application.

  • Choose PUP.MapsScout related or suspicious program which you want to Erase.

  • Now, click on uninstall button.

Method 6 : Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout related suspicious ads or plug-ins from Chrome

Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From Chrome 56.0.2924

  • First of all, open Google Chrome.
  • From the top right corner, click on three stripes icon.

  • Select Tools option. Go to the Extension Tab and choose all unwanted extension created by PUP.MapsScout.

  • To Erase them from your Chrome browser, hit on the Trash icon.

Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From Mozilla:38.5.1

  • Launch your browser.
  • From the top right corner, click on the gear icon button. Choose Add-ons.

  • From the Add-ons Manager tab, select Appearance or Extensions panel.

  • Choose PUP.MapsScout related extension or add-ons. Press on Disable button.
  • If a pop-up appear on your screen, click on Restart now button.

Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From IE 7:7.00.6000.16386

  • Open your IE browser
  • Click on the Gear icon or press Alt + T buttons together.
  • Select Manage Add-ons option.

  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Find out PUP.MapsScout related add-ons and hit on Disable button.

Get Rid Of PUP.MapsScout From Microsoft Edge

This browser does not contains any extension hence you need to restart your browser to remove PUP.MapsScout. For this, perform the following steps :

  • Open your browser
  • From the top right corner, click on (…) option and then choose Settings option.

  • Under the Open section, choose a specific page or pages.
  • Choose Custom option and enter the URL that you want to set as your homepage.