Maxi Buy Removal Process (remove MaxiBuy)

January 9, 2019

Maxi Buy is a browser hijacker that is composed of a web browser component or extension that acts to offer supposed deals or discounts through certain shopping sites. While Maxi Buy may be enticing for some computer users, overall the component becomes intrusive and annoying due to it causing unwanted site redirects or loading advertisements at random when surfing the Internet.

Those looking to stop the annoying actions of Maxi Buy will want to go through a removal process for the associated components or browser extension related to Maxi Buy. Such a component may be found and removed manually by savvy computer users. However, most computer users bombarded by the annoying actions of Maxi Buy will want to eliminate the component automatically, which can be done using an updated antimalware program.

In most cases, Maxi Buy will come from bundled software installations that come bundled with add-on software like the Maxi Buy browser extension. Avoiding installation of such apps or paying special attention to the installation process of bundled software apps.

Are you getting popups from Maxi Buy? Have you identified that you have Maxi Buy installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Maxi Buy completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Maxi Buy?

If Maxi Buy resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Maxi Buy may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Maxi Buy removal process.

How can you manually remove Maxi Buy

Manual removal of Maxi Buy may not be for everyone. Each manual Maxi Buy removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Maxi Buy removal process.

Maxi Buy can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Maxi Buy in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Maxi Buy, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Maxi Buy. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Maxi Buy from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Maxi Buy, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Maxi Buy by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Maxi Buy folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Maxi Buy completely from your computer. If you find that Maxi Buy is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Maxi Buy removal process.

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