OdysseusLookup Mac Virus – How to Remove It Forever? (June 2020 GUIDE)

Research on OdysseusLookup Virus

OdysseusLookup is not an app which will serve as an assistance when you are surfing the web. It will show up as browser plug-ins, banners, extension, and add-ons so that no one can recognize it. Besides, if you open your browsers, OdysseusLookup will surge your PC with numerous ads. So we generally call it as an adware. And we don’t recommend you to keep it on your browsers and it carries on these ads for money

If the sole objective of OdysseusLookup is only for money, how would it harm your PC? Really, in some cases it doesn’t intend to do damage to your PC, however it is auxiliary impacts; yet hurting PC is an step for it to gain profit. In the first place, the goal of OdysseusLookup is to pick up benefits from the supported sites and freeware. What’s more, it will apply every attempts to do so. For instance, it will show various promotions in the types of banner ads, pop-up ads, in-text ads, video ads, sound ads, etc. and when you are enticed to open it, you are diverted to visit suspicious sites or download the freeware. And then, when these things have cumulated to a sure sum, your PC smashed.

We could easily conclude that you ought to maintain a strategic distance from OdysseusLookup to protect your PC. If you have no idea how to get away from it, please refer to the removal guides here.

What are the problems caused by OdysseusLookup ?

  • It keeps sending endless annoying ads to the websites you open.
  • It may help hijacker to block your access to your default homepage and search engine.
  • It mess up your system to severely weakens your computer’ security.
  • It generates backdoor to facilitate remote attack
  • It communicate with malware server to install malware in the background.
  • It put your privacy at risk and help hacker steal your sensitive information.
 How to Manually Remove OdysseusLookup From Mac OSX? (Steps)

 

Step 1 Uninstall OdysseusLookup related apps or potentially unwanted apps from Mac OSX
  • In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar
  • In the applications folder, right-click on OdysseusLookup related apps or other suspicious apps and click Move to Trash. 

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PLEASE NOTE

OdysseusLookup may reinstall itself multiple times if its core files and related malware are not removed completely.

Therefore we recommend, after uninstalling the potentially unwanted apps, you’d better downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac for any remaining unwanted components.

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More information about Combo Cleaner, steps to uninstall, EULA, and Privacy Policy.

Step 2 – Remove malicious files generated by OdysseusLookup or related malware from your Mac

1. Click the Finder icon from the menu bar  >>  choose “Go” then click on “Go to Folder“:

2. In the Go to Folder… bar, type the name of the following four folders to open them one by one:

~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/Application Support
/Library/LaunchDaemons

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3. In each folder, search for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Here are some examples of files generated by malware:

“installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, OdysseusLookup ”,  “com.genieo.completer.download.plist” “com.genieoinnovation.macextension.plist” “com.genieo.engine.plist” “com.adobe.fpsaud.plist” , “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”,

PLEASE NOTE

Manually check and remove malicious files may take hours and you may delete healthy files by mistake.

To do it safely and efficiently, we recommend downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac for any malicious files generated by OdysseusLookup or malware.

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More information about Combo Cleaner, steps to uninstall, EULA, and Privacy Policy.


Step 3 – Find and remove malicious extensions and browser hijacker from Safari and Chrome.

Safari

On Safari

1. Start Safari: Select Safari menu and click Preferences:

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2. Select Extensions tab>> Look for the unsafe or suspicious extensions and click Uninstall:

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3. Select Search tab >> click the Search Engine menu and make your choice. Safari lets you use Google, Yahoo, Bing, or DuckDuckGo.

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4. Select the General tab >> In the Homepage bar, type the URL you want to set as the Safari homepage.

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Google Chrome

On Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions;

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2. Search for suspicious extensions and click trash icon to remove it:

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3. Reset default search engine on Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon >> Select Settings
  • Scroll down until you locate the Search engine section
  • Click the drop-down menu accompanying the option labeled Search engine used in the address bar
  • Select Google, Bing or Yahoo! as your default search engine.

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4. Reset homepage on Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon >> Select Settings;
  • In the “On Startup” section, click the “Set pages” link near to the “Open a specific page or set of pages” option.
  • Remove the URL of the browser hijacker (for example SearchMine.net) and enter your preferred URL (for example, google.com).

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PLEASE NOTE

If an unwanted extension or search engine can’t be removed manually from web browsers, it may be caused by malware.

We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac and see if it will detect malware.

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Step 4Re-check your Mac with Combo Clean Antivirus.

To be sure that your Mac is not infected at all, it’s recommended to run a full scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus.

Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a professional Mac Antivirus and Mac OSX Optimization Tool for users. It is equipped with powerful detection engine against virus, malware, and adware. Thus it is able to protect your machine from the latest out-breaking threats and infections. Moreover, its Disk Cleaner can detect and clean up all junks and always keep your Mac’s performance at the peak. 

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Once Combo Cleaner is installed, run a scan to diagnose your Mac and solve all problems: