Guide – Remove UltraWebFormat adware from Mac

Threat Summary
 Type adware
Similar Threats ConfigProgress
Distribution Method Spam email attached files, adware embedded in third party free software, hacked websites, , Rogue pop-up ads
Damage System settings or web browser settings may be changed without permission;

Spam commercials ads come up when user get online;

More Adware may be installed without user’s knowledge;

Rogue websites pop up to redirect user’s Google search;

User’s private data may be collected .

Solution  If your Mac is infected with ssss, then we recommend checking your whole system to find out and remove all possible malware infections. You can do this easily by using Combo Cleaner, a Professional Mac Anti-virus software capable of dealing with any latest Mac malware.

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The primary function of UltraWebFormat is to distribute ads on your PC. In general, we will call it adware because it is ad-supported. And ads are just tool for UltraWebFormat, and its real purpose is to make profits from your clicks. The more you open its links, the more money it earns. In this way, you can image that it will do whatever it could to seduce you into its ads.

With UltraWebFormat on your PC, it will be the issue for your PC system, as well as a severe issue for your information and data security. From one viewpoint, it can make up the ads with your data it identifies from your online moves. Also, this substance is just to draw in you, and it’s nothing to do with the substance of the connection. On the off chance that you tap on it, you will be deceived to download freeware on your PC, which will bring about troubles on your PC framework.

Then again, UltraWebFormat adware is equipped for hijacking your Browsers and changing your settings, and it can debilitate your firewall. In this manner, it can open the indirect accesses for virus. Along these lines, your information will be utilized to earn money for it.

As UltraWebFormat is regularly committed by its engineer who is good at composing programming, it is difficult to get it erased specifically. Therefore, we here provide you several guides to assist you.

UltraWebFormat Behavior:

1. It changes browser settings and DNS settings to redirect you to unwanted websites.
2. It download Adware which harasses you with annoying ads nowhere.
3. It may be able to track your browsing traces and interests to collect your information.
4. It may help cyber criminal steal your sensitive information such as banking accounts.
5. It can strikingly slow down system speed.
6. It will corrupt system files make your computer crash down.

 How to Manually Remove UltraWebFormat From Mac OSX? (Steps)

 

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

uninstall UltraWebFormat on mac

 

PLEASE NOTE

UltraWebFormat 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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Step 2 – Remove malicious files generated by UltraWebFormat 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”, UltraWebFormat”,  “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 UltraWebFormat or malware.

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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:

remove UltraWebFormat on mac chrome

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: