How to remove (uninstall) Mac Speedup Pro

Mac Speedup Pro is a system optimizer for MAC. But it seems that it finds absolutly normal files like threats. Therefore, decision to uninstall it looks very pretty.

Mac Speedup Pro

Mac Speedup Pro is a harmful piece of software, yet it’s not an ordinary virus. It’s a pro and con simultaneously, and if you wonder why - let us explain it. The good thing is that any adware isn't malicious by itself, and it won’t affect user's files or vandalize the OS as common viruses do. It's going to display to you a lot of annoying advertising materials in the shape of huge banners, links emerging out of thin air on your screen and pop-ups. You can ignore every one of them, but it's a great discomfort no matter how you put it. What's not good is that unlike viruses, advertising tools are on rare occasions detected by usual antiviruses. They cannot beat it because of uncommon behavior algorithms, and can't stop it from being installed since users install it by hand.

How to protect your PC against Mac Speedup Pro

Before we launch the deletion process, you'd better realize how to guard the OS against Mac Speedup Pro. We're going to begin with learning the methods of getting into the OS. We're aware of many penetration manners that hazardous programs like, but the very common of them for Mac Speedup Pro is the sponsored infection. Here’s how it goes:

  • Swindlers choose a nice tool that's popular among the regular customers and mix it up with several advertising tools. The installer is developed so that you couldn’t see what's inside before you start the installation. Sometimes, it becomes clear past the installation, when the customer realizes that he's installed not quite what was planned.
  • The package is being put on a well-known file-sharing webpage. They put it on as many websites as they're able, to enlarge the number of potential victims.
  • When a customer notices an installation file, he thinks that it is a good tool and downloads it. Occasionally, antiviruses warn the victims about the possibly suspicious contents of a package, but swindlers know a good hoax to deal with this. The helpful tools they use as baits are in most cases the cracked versions of licensed tools. That's why victims think that a bundle might raise the alarm and just ignore the notifications.
  • During the installation process, a victim notices a menu in which he is to select between a preferable and not recommended installation ways. The preferable technique is pre-picked so that all victims who like to click “OK” selected it right away.

If you did not uncheck the pre-selected installation method – you’ve installed a ton of hazardous tools instead of a good utility, and we can assist you to uninstall them all.

How to recognize adware when you see one?

You may wonder how anyone may recognize adware if even an AV tool didn't manage to do so, but we will explain this in a moment. The trick is that your antivirus (if you’ve got one), is recognizing pieces of adware through their signature. Fraudsters alter the signatures of their malicious utilities each few days by uploading small changes without altering the major picture. We don’t think that you should look into Mac Speedup Pro’s structure, but we have a few thoughts about the manners by which fraudsters might conceal a harmful utility while it stays in front of everyone’s eyes. You have to consider the type of every utility you're downloading. Think twice before downloading browser improvement utilities and utilities for social networks which offer you some new types of statistics. System optimizers are highly dubious too, as well as all pirated tools, like Excel, Word, PhotoShop, PowerPoint, etc. By refraining from downloading these programs, the chances of infection will drop drastically.

How to remove Mac Speedup Pro

Step 1. Check recently added applications

  • Click Applications in the Finder sidebar
  • Drag Mac Speedup Pro to the Trash
  • Empty Trash

Step 2. Clean the browser


  • Start Safari browser
  • Display a menu of General Safari Settings
  • Reset Safari...
  • Press "Reset"

Google Chrome

Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages


Mozilla Firefox

Delete suspicious extensions:


  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows


Opera browser

Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Change homepage:

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


Step 3. Scan the system

If you want to uninstall Mac Speedup Pro – you can choose among two ways. You can delete it manually, or via an antivirus. If you like to deal with undesired tools without any antiviruses – you may do that, but you should understand that Mac Speedup Pro is not the single virus within your device. As you might recall from the other parts of the entry, Mac Speedup Pro penetrated the computer through bundling, and you have at least 3 more suspicious programs to eliminate. If you are fine with eliminating them all at once with your own hands – we will assist you with it.

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What adware is used for

Adware is used by scammers to put up some imitation movement on the sites they want to boost and to sell the services that cannot be promoted in a lawful way. We’re speaking of pirated software or video files, “rated R” content, fake merchandise and useless utilities. Naturally, the pop-ups from Mac Speedup Pro are extremely dubious and you shouldn't click them under no event. We have already told you, that Mac Speedup Pro is not harmful individually, but it becomes perilous if you leave it unattended. If a malicious program lives for long enough inside the device, it allows other undesired utilities to infect the OS occasionally transforming the PC into a dump site. You might see these spoiled computers occasionally, littered with crappy tools, incapable of launching in a few minutes, constantly freezing, etc. You have to eliminate Mac Speedup Pro immediately, to prevent such things happening to your PC.


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