Removal Tips For Maxi Buy


Threat Summary

Threat Name Maxi Buy
Threat Type  Potentially Unwanted Program
Infected System Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, XP
Affected Browser Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Opera.
Risk level Low
File Decryption Possible
Distributive Ways Corrupted external drives, downloading torrents, clicking suspicious pop-up ads etc.

Main Concept Of Maxi Buy

Maxi Buy is a precarious kind of malware threat that can be categorized under the PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) adware family. It is a malicious web application that untruly claims for saving the time as well as money while online shopping by providing some discount coupons, exciting deal notifications that are available on the web stores. The main aim of  this ,malicious threat is to earn tremendous amount of  money through delivering some unwanted pop- up ads over the web  browsers. It is able affects various kinds of Windows Operating System such as Vista, 8.1, 10, 7, 8, XP etc. and different Web Browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, Google Chrome, Edge etc. and also can be detected as PUP.AD.MAXI.BUY. This is the Domain Name of Maxi Buy and its Registrar name is GKG.Net, Inc. which was recently got Registered on 16-03-2009 and also got Updated on 18-02-2018. Its Registry Domain ID is 1547431593_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN and its Status is maintained as clientTransferProhibited their Servers Name are,

Common Symptoms Of Maxi Buy

By using some deceptive methods this Maxi Buy can directly intruded into the targeted system using very famous software bundling method, corrupted external drives, peer to peer file sharing network, untrustworthy downloading sources, official downloading web pages, updates of Java scripts, porn sites, untrustworthy third party software down-loader, fake software updater, downloading torrents websites, email spam campaigns, free file hosting websites, online gaming server, clicking suspicious pop-up ads, reading junked e-mail attachments  etc. It seems to be very useful legitimated Potentially Unwanted Application that can improves the shopping experiences of the users but actually its not true. It can only generate illegal money by Pay Per Download or Pay Per Install technique.

Defective Nature Of Maxi Buy

Maxi Buy can download or install certain very dangerous kind of threats into the compromised system directly without any user authorization. It can displays some intrusive pop- up ads, exciting deals, discount coupons, banners etc on the system screen just to annoy the user and never let them work properly. This may even stops the operation of anti-virus program and firewall protection applications as well.

How To Fix Maxi Buy

Maxi Buy is a system infection that promotes several malware threats directed towards any targeted machine therefore should be immediately fixed by using either manual or automatic techniques.


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How to Uninstall Maxi Buy from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from Maxi Buy

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall Maxi Buy from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for Maxi Buy or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall Maxi Buy ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove Maxi Buy from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious Maxi Buy entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove Maxi Buy from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove Maxi Buy and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove Maxi Buy from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the Maxi Buy extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall Maxi Buy from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select Maxi Buy related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove Maxi Buy
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block Maxi Buy on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select Maxi Buy or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to Maxi Buy.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete Maxi Buy permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of Maxi Buy on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking Maxi Buy. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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