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(PUA) that is distributed via malvertising: rogue ads redirect users to fake pages stating that some software is out of date or that their Mac is infected with viruses.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 Easy Home Maker Extension

Delete Easy Home Maker virus extension

What Is Easy Home Maker Extension?

Easy Home Maker is a browser extension that may get installed on your browser without your knowledge and generate ads or redirect you to unwanted sites. Adware like Easy Home Maker usually ends up on users’ computers when users install free software and don’t decline installation of “recommended” programs, or when users open files downloaded from shady sites. Most adware extensions can be deleted pretty easily, however Easy Home Maker makes itself “installed by enterprise policy” so that users cannot uninstall it. That is done by changing Group Policy settings on the computer; Group Policy is intended for the use of network admins and allows them to manage computers on their network. You may follow this step-by-step guide to reset Group Policy and remove Easy Home Maker extension from your browser. READ MORE

How to Remove Text Link Extension

How to delete Text Link 1.3.2 (ID: ikfmghnmgeicocakijcebpkmbfljnogk) virus

What Is Text Link?

Text Link 1.3.2 (“Create clickable links from plain text. Supports Autopager, any URL(even FTP or IRC domain name only) and email addresses”) is a browser extension that may get installed on your computer together with some program or game downloaded from the Internet for free. It is also possible that you’ve installed Text Link yourself some time ago after someone recommended it. However for the last several months Text Links has been injecting ad links into webpages and adding “RocketTab powered by Advertise” to Google search results. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall Text Link and check your computer for other adware. READ MORE

How to Remove Onetabber Extension

How to delete Onetabber 1.3.0 (ID: eabpnabhhffhbfjibhhddgakdbnccpij) virus

What Is Onetabber?

A browser extension named Onetabber 1.3.0 may appear on your browser after you install some free or pirated program. You may follow this step-by-step guide to remove Onetabber from your PC.

How to Remove Onetabber

The easiest method to stop Onetabber ads is to run an anti-malware program capable of detecting adware in general and Onetabber in particular. You may try SpyHunter by Enigma Software; it has excellent detection rate when it comes to adware and other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).

Other software that may be able to get rid of Onetabber:
Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Zemana AntiMalware READ MORE

How to Remove Check-Weather for Chrome

How to delete Check-Weather for Chrome 1.0.0 (ID: apfkjncelobloojfkbmendgmfgnfmbla) virus

What Is Check-Weather for Chrome?

Check-Weather for Chrome is a browser extension that may get installed on your computer together with some free program or be downloaded by a trojan malware. It is also possible that you encounter a pop-up ad for this extension on https://check-weather.biz/ site and decide to install it. Users report that Check-Weather for Chrome significantly increases their CPU usage, causing computers to slow down. Check-Weather for Chrome is associated with other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) such as Cat Start and All in One Office. You may follow instructions below to remove Check-Weather for Chrome from your computer. READ MORE

How to Remove “There is a Recommended Update for this PC” Pop-up

Automatic Update
There is a Recommended Update for this PC.
Based on your update settings, this PC is entitled to an upgrade.
Click here to cancel the scheduled upgrade.
Get the fresh and new intuitive Chromium browser.
Bing search on all of your compatible browsers.
Direct and safe access to all of your favorite sites.
OK
Accept the Bing Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and the Chromium Terms and Privacy policy

What Is “There is a Recommended Update for this PC” Pop-up?

“Automatic Update. There is a Recommended Update for this PC…” pop-up is not actually generated by the Windows OS, it is caused by a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and its purpose is to trick you into installing more unwanted programs. This PUP had probably being installed on your computer together with some program you’ve downloaded from a freeware site. Another possibility is you’ve downloaded a file (PDF, video, etc.) from an untrustworthy site, and that file ended up to be a malware downloader (tip: if you double-click a file downloaded from a shady site and nothing happens, it is possible that a malicious process was just launched in the background). You may follow this removal guide to get rid of the PUP and stop “There is a Recommended Update for this PC” pop-up from appearing again. READ MORE

How to Remove Videostalking.com Pop-ups

How to stop https://videostalking.com/test/ pop-ups

What Is Videostalking.com?

If your browser keeps on launching when you don’t use it (or opening new tabs when you use it) and directing you to https://videostalking.com/test/, that is done by a piece of software somewhere on your computer. The offending program might have gotten installed when you downloaded and launched a suspicious file or installed freeware and didn’t opt out of extra apps that were offered. At the time of writing this article videostalking.com site redirects users to www.youtube.com, however that will probably change in the future – spontaneously opening sites like this one usually redirect people to advertising and/or scam pages. To get rid of https://videostalking.com/ redirects, please follow the instructions below. READ MORE

Remove “Your version of Yahoo search is out of date” Pop-ups

Update Required
Your version of Yahoo search is out of date.
There is a newer and improved version available with the fresh and intuitive Chromium browser. By clicking

What Is “Your version of Yahoo search is out of date” Pop-up?

“Update Required. Your version of Yahoo search is out of date” pop-up message might appear on your computer once per several days and prompt you to install Yahoo update as well as other software. That message is caused by a PUP (potentially unwanted program) installed on your computer. If you wonder how your computer got infected, likely that PUP got installed together with other apps you downloaded from the Internet. Another possible way is drive-by download: you visited a malicious site that installed unwanted software onto your PC without your participation or knowledge. Below are instructions on how to uninstall the PUP and stop “Your version of Yahoo search is out of date” pop-ups. READ MORE

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