Remove Fake Pop Up Virus from Mac OS X

https://youtu.be/pM56ZWFlwDw

In this tutorial we are going to show you “How you can Remove Fake Pop Up Virus from macOS

Note : Before doing any step, please check your Mac is updated or Not.

/> Software to Download

macOS   VirtualBox   7z   fdm   malwarebytes   ccleaner

Step 1 : Close all Open Applications

  • Navigate to Apple Icon from Top Left Corner and then click on Force Quit.
  • After that Force Quit all the open Applications except Finder.

Step 2 : Backup Safari Bookmarks

  • Navigate to Go and Select Go to folder Type: ~/Library. Then Hit Enter
  • Then open the folder name Safari
  • You will be able to find a file name Bookmarks.plistthis file contain the backup of all your bookmarks.
  • Now you can either backup this file to online storage or copy it to a flash drive.

Step 3 : Open ~/Library

  • Now, Click Go Select Go to folder Type: ~/Library. Then Hit Enter
  • Look for Cookies, Cache and Safari. Select them all and Move to Trash.
  • Navigate to Folder Saved Application State.
  • Search for com.apple.Safari.savedState and Move to Trash.
  • Then Close the window.

Step 4 : Open Terminal

  • Now, Open Terminal.
  • Copy and Paste all these commands at once in Terminal.
mv ~/Library/Safari ~/Desktop/Safari-`date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S`; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/Apple\ -\ Safari\ -\ Safari\ Extensions\ Gallery; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.WebKit.PluginProcess; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Cookies/Cookies.binarycookies; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/Apple\ -\ Safari\ -\ Safari\ Extensions\ Gallery; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.LSSharedFileList.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.RSS.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WebFoundation.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WebKit.PluginHost.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WebKit.PluginProcess.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/PubSub/Database; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Saved\ Application\ State/com.apple.Safari.savedState

These commands will fully wipe out all of your old Safari settings. 
Restart the Mac and Open Safari again.

Step 5 : Add Extensions to Safari

  • Open Safari
  • Click on Safari from top left corner and click on Safari Extensions.
  • Now select Adblocker from the available extensions and Install it.
  • Open website : www.mywot.com & Install.

Step 6 : Scan using Malwarebytes

  • Open website www.malwarebytes.com
  • Install Run a scan.
  • If you find any malicious entries delete them.

Step 7 : Install Anti-Virus

    • Search for a free Anti-Virus and install it.
    • My Choice: Avast, AVG or Avira.
    • Note: Don’t click on websites which starts with Ad.

Ads

Now your Mac is all clear from virus and other Malware’s. 
Restart the Mac and start using it.
Smile (“_”)

17 thoughts on “Remove Fake Pop Up Virus from Mac OS X”

  1. Pingback: How to Reset safari browser to factory default settings on mac Catalina

  2. Pingback: Reset Safari on macOS without opening on Mac OS— PcMac [2019]

  3. Pingback: How to install OpenMediaVault 5 on Raspberry Pi All Models — PcMac

  4. Pingback: OpenWRT Setup on Raspberry Pi | PcMac RaspberryPi

  5. Pingback: Android Pie with Gapps on Raspberry Pi - PcMac [2019]

  6. Pingback: Setup Lifetime Free VPN for Windows - without Software - PcMac

  7. Pingback: OpenMediaVault Access from Anywhere on Raspberry Pi - PcMac

  8. Pingback: Chromium OS on Raspberry Pi 4 Installation and Working - PcMac [2019]

  9. Pingback: Mount External Storage on Raspberry Pi : All Models - PcMac [2019]

  10. Pingback: Raspberry Pi as Chromecast Device - PcMac [2019]

  11. Pingback: How to install Android Pie 9.0 on Raspberry Pi 4 Model B - PcMac

  12. Pingback: Netflix on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with Android OS - PcMac [2019]

  13. Hello Harish, I hope you can help me in removing Safe Finder extension. its hijacked my safari making simple searches impossible. I have tried most fixes to no avail. Any help?
    thank you

  14. Pingback: Android TV on Raspberry Pi Model B - PcMac [2019]

  15. Pingback: How to install JioTV on Windows / macOS & watch live TV - 2020 - PcMac

  16. Pingback: How to Install Docker on Raspberry Pi All models - PcMac

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

20 − 7 =