How to remove (uninstall) Mac Ads Cleaner

Lately many customers reported about suspicious Mac Ads Cleaner software that appears on the desktop and in browsers. Here we will explain you everything about this software, what is it, how it works and how to get rid of it. Mac Ads Cleaner is the potentially unwanted software that belongs to the category of fake anti-malware scanners, or system optimizers. Suchlike programs aren’t useful and can’t perform any actions to remove virus from your PC. The method of this program’s work is pretty simple: it penetrates the computer, and shows user the long list of fake threats. These threats are terrible, and if you will read them you will understand that your PC is already done, and you can save it only with help of Mac Ads Cleaner paid version. Actually there are no suchlike threats on your PC. It can be easily proven: just scan your PC with Mac Ads Cleaner after the usage of any reliable program: it will still detect lots of threats. These programs use one simple tool to “scan” your hard drive, and this tool is called Random number generator. Scammers just use the random numbers and randomly picked threats to form the list, scary enough to force user to buy Mac Ads Cleaner.

How Mac Ads Cleaner got into your PC? It got there via bundled installation. It means that you’ve downloaded some useful program from the Internet, but there was Mac Ads Cleaner bundled with it, so you downloaded it too. But, some people download Mac Ads Cleaner purposely, because they want to use it for malware removing, system optimizing etc. You should understand that anti-viral programs are pretty difficult to develop and there’s not too much of decent AV-tools. If you want to try some new antivirus – just type its name to Google, and you will find hundreds of posts and comments about it. If on the first page of search requests you see an article, titled “How to remove this program” – it’s not very good.

To sum up, we can say that Mac Ads Cleaner is a fake anti-viral scanner that is completely, absolutely useless. You can easily remove it from your computer with help of any decent anti-viral tool, such as Kaspersky, Norton, Birdefender, Spyhunter or Malwarebytes.

Method 1. Remove Mac Ads Cleaner manually

Step 1. Uninstall Mac Ads Cleaner from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Mac Ads Cleaner from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

Method 2. Use special removal software


Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall Mac Ads Cleaner from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove Mac Ads Cleaner from the browser

Internet Explorer

  • Launch IE
  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Mac Ads Cleaner


Google Chrome

  • Launch Google Chrome
  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Mac Ads Cleaner


Mozilla Firefox

  • Launch Mozilla Firefox
  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Mac Ads Cleaner


Opera browser

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Mac Ads Cleaner and press button "Remove from Opera"


Safari browser

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Mac Ads Cleaner removal tool

As we spoke earlier, Mac Ads Cleaner can be removed with antimalware scanners such as Malwarebytes, AdwCleaner or Spyhunter.





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