How do I get rid of MacKeeper virus on my Mac?

How do I get rid of MacKeeper virus on my Mac?

How to remove MacKeeper (Mac Malware)

  1. Check System Preferences > Accounts > Login Items for MacKeeper items. Remove from Login Items.
  2. Run a Spotlight search for “MacKeeper” to check for any associated files and if any remove them.
  3. Download and install Malwarebytes, then open and run it using the “Scan” feature.

How do I get rid of MacKeeper pop-up on Google Chrome?

In Chrome, open its preferences and in the Settings window click the “Show advanced settings” link. In the Privacy area click the Content Settings button and in the window that appears click the All Cookies and Site Data button. Use the search field in the resulting window to look for mackeeper . Click Remove All.

Is MacKeeper necessary for Mac?

While MacKeeper isn’t necessary, you may want to free up some disk space on your Mac’s hard drive to make room for genuinely useful files. It will actually slow down your web browsing as your web browser has to redownload the same files all over again.

Why is MacKeeper on my Mac?

Sometimes installing MacKeeper will result in Safari extensions and cookies also being installed…and the prodding to install MacKeeper—as well as other ads—may keep appearing. The latest version of macOS contains a built-in tool that will remove known unwanted adware and malware when you restart your Mac.

How to uninstall MacKeeper plugin ( with pictures )?

~/Library/LaunchDaemons/ – Delete the “com.mackeeper.MacKeeper.plugin.AntiTheft.daemon.plist” file if it’s here. Use two fingers to click the Trash. A pop-up menu will appear. Click Empty Trash. It’s an option in the pop-up menu. Click Empty Trash when prompted.

How do I remove the MacKeeper icon from my Mac?

To remove the icon from the menu bar, launch the MacKeeper app in the Applications folder. Click on the MacKeeper menu and then select Preferences. Select the General tab and uncheck the box for “Show MacKeeper icon in menu bar.”. Now you can quit the application.

How to remove MacKeeper virus from Google Chrome?

Remove MacKeeper in Google Chrome Open Chrome, click the Customize and control Google Chrome (⁝) icon in the top right-hand part of the window, and select Settings in the drop-down When on the Settings pane, select Advanced Scroll down to the Reset settings section.

Where do I find MacKeeper on my computer?

Open the Finder. It’s a blue face icon in your dock, which is the row of apps typically found at the bottom of the screen. Click Applications. This option is in the sidebar on the left side of the Finder window. Open MacKeeper. It’s a white and blue robot icon in the Applications folder. Click MacKeeper.