How to Remove My Social Shortcut New Tab (Windows/Mac)

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What Is My Social Shortcut?

My Social Shortsut page may become your browser’s New Tab page and resist your attempts to remove it from browser settings if you have MySocialShortcut browser hijacker installed. A browser hijacker is a piece of software (usually a browser extension, but it can be paired with a program/app) that can change homepage, New Tab page and similar settings of a browser to make people use specific search engines, boosting ad revenue for those. Browser hijackers are often bundled with free software on the Internet although they can also be downloaded by users themselves, after users get redirected to an “Add extension to leave” webpage, for example. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall the browser hijacker and remove My Social Shortcut from your browsers. READ MORE

How to Remove Your Template Finder (Windows/Mac OS)

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What Is Your Template Finder?

Your Template Finder page (with a Myway search engine, “enhanced by Google”) might start to appear when you open new tabs or windows on your browser. That is a result of a browser hijacker getting installed on your machine. A browser hijacker is usually a browser extension, although it can be paired with a program/app which checks periodically that the extension is installed and reinstalls it if the extension is not there. Browser hijackers are mostly distributed via free software installers and end up on users’ computers after users install freeware and don’t opt out of extra software that is offered for installation. You my follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall the browser hijacker and remove Your Template Finder from your browser. READ MORE

How to Remove Mac Mechanic From MacBook

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What Is Mac Mechanic?

Mac Mechanic may appear on your computer after you install some free app or download a fake software update. Once installed, Mac Mechanic will pop up every time you log in, and tell you there is a ton of issues with your MacBook that need to be taken care of. And of course using Mac Mechanic for repair will involve you buying activation key first. If you have Mac Mechanic pop-ups on your Mac and want to get rid of them, this step-by-step guide will help you do that.

How to Remove Mac Mechanic:

  1. Remove Mac Mechanic Automatically
  2. Start Mac in Safe Mode
  3. Delete Mac Mechanic App
  4. Delete Files Associated with Mac Mechanic
  5. Remove Mac Mechanic From Apps that Open on Log In
  6. How to Protect Your PC From Mac Mechanic and Other PUAs

Remove Mac Mechanic Automatically

To assist you in removing Mac Mechanic from your Mac OS you may use CleanMyMac3. A utility for cleaning junk from Macbooks, CleanMyMac has an Uninstaller module that can uninstall applications and delete all related files – something that regular removal (by moving an app’s icon to Trash) doesn’t do. READ MORE

How to Remove Mac Auto Fixer From MacBook

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What Is Mac Auto Fixer?

Mac Auto Fixer is a potentially unwanted application (PUA) that is distributed via malvertising: rogue ads redirect users to fake pages stating that some software is out of date or that their Mac is infected with viruses. If users install something from these pages, they end up with Mac Auto Fixer or other PUAs, adware, browser hijackers, etc. Mac Auto Fixer pops up on Log in, scans the system and then prompts users to buy the activation key to remove found threats, junk and privacy issues. To add to its annoying behavior, Mac Auto Fixer doesn’t offer a way to close itself, so users have to force quit the app to get rid of it for a time. You may follow this step-by-step guide to fully remove Mac Auto Fixer from your MacBook. READ MORE

How to Remove Mac Tonic From MacBook

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What Is Mac Tonic?

Mac Tonic is a potentially unwanted application that may get installed on your Macbook together with some free app or a fake software update. Mac Tonic is not really malicious, however recently it’s become very intrusive and annoying, popping up on users’ screens all the time without any way to close it, to try and convince them to use Mac Tonic and then buy it (because free version can only scan and not remove found vulnerabilities and threats). This step-by-step guide will help you to uninstall Mac Tonic from your Macbook. READ MORE

How to Remove Search.stormygreatz.com From Mac

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What Is Search.stormygreatz.com?

Search.stormygreatz.com may become new homepage, start page or new tab page of your Safari, Chrome or Firefox browser and prove difficult to get rid of. That is a result of a browser hijacker getting installed on your Mac and altering your browser settings. A browser hijacker is a piece of software created to boost traffic for certain search engines and increase their ad revenue. Often enough hijackers also have adware capabilities: they create new tabs or redirect users to unwanted sites, or generate ads on webpages. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall the browser hijacker and remove Search.stormygreatz.com from your browsers. READ MORE

How to Remove Search.searchpulse.net From Mac

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What Is Search.searchpulse.net?

A browser hijacker may get installed on your Mac together with some free or pirated program or a fake software update and change your browsers new tab page and startup page to Search.searchpulse.net. A browser hijacker is a piece of software that can alter homepage, default search engine and similar settings of a browser to direct users to specific search engines and boost revenue for those. Most often a browser hijacker turns out to be a browser extension, but there may other apps and settings associated with it too. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall the browser hijacker and remove Search.searchpulse.net from your Chrome and Safari browsers. READ MORE

How to Remove Searchitnow.info From Mac

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What Is Searchitnow.info?

If Searchitnow.info site have become your browsers’ start page/new tab page or your searches are getting redirected to http://www.searchitnow.info/v1/hostedsearch?keyword=[…] and then through several other search engines, and you haven’t added this site to your browser settings yourself, then you likely have a browser hijacker on your Mac. A browser hijacker is a piece of software (a browser extension/add-on usually) that can change these settings to make users repeatedly visit specific search engines, boosting advertising revenue for those. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall the broweser hijacker and remove Searchitnow.info from your Mac. READ MORE

How to Remove Weknow.ac From Mac

Delete https://www.weknow.ac/search/asset virus from Mac

What Is Weknow.ac?

A browser hijacker may set your browsers’ default search engine to https://www.weknow.ac/search/asset=[…] without your knowledge or agreement and make it difficult for you to change it to something else. Hijackers are usually distributed by free software installers, however in this case users reported to have downloaded a fake Adobe Flash Player update which brought them Weknow.ac hijacker and other malware/adware. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall the browser hijacker and remove Weknow.ac search engine from your browser. READ MORE

How to Remove Yahoo Search From Mac

Delete Yahoo Search virus from Mac

What Is Yahoo Search?

If your browser keeps redirecting you to search.yahoo.com whenever you are searching for something (and you haven’t set Yahoo as your default search engine yourself), then you probably have a browser hijacker on your Mac. Browser hijackers often come in the form of browser extensions/add-ons, though sometimes they can be apps too. Hijackers set default search engine or homepage/start page of a browser to specific search engines, and stop users from changing those back. Sometimes instead of that they just intercept users’ search queries to Google, Bing and other popular search engines and display search results on the hijacker’s search engine. You may follow instructions below to uninstall the browser hijacker and remove Yahoo Search from your browser. READ MORE

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