not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d Removal Process

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not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d is regarded as a trojan horse which has the ability to put everything on the PC at risk. So it will be really dangerous to any of system and PCs. Generally, it gets into your PC by several common means, such as the bundle with the third party applications, the malicious adware in the porn websites, attachments of the spam email, or even just the fake updated links. All have the chances to bring in numerous trojan or other malicious items to your PC. So you should be careful when you are surfing the internet.

The harmful effects from not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d could destroy your PC and your life together. It could steal the personal information, including your id, which means it could pretend to be you and do what you do. It has the power to talk to your friends via your social applications. And it will be a convenient way for it to carry on fraud. In this case, you will be blind to what is happening until your friends told you that they are cheated by “you”.

Besides, not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d could also slow down your PC and suspend your os. It may not do them on purpose since it prefers to make you work more smooth into its scams, but it will bring in more malicious programs. All of them will make your PC screwed up in the end.

It is time getting closer and closer for your to optimize your computer condition so that you could defend the attack by not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d. However, the best way to do it will always be clear up all the obstacles set by trojan on the way. Please follow the guides here to remove not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d from your PC.

 How to Manually Remove not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d From Mac OSX? (Steps)

 

Step 1 Uninstall not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d related apps or potentially unwanted apps from Mac OSX
  • In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar
  • In the applications folder, right-click on not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d related apps or other suspicious apps and click Move to Trash. 

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PLEASE NOTE

not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d 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 not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d 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”, not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d”,  “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 not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.OSX.MacSearch.d 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:

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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: