How to remove CustomSuccess browser extension

The article how to remove CustomSuccess virus from MAC computer and browsers. Instructions are suitable for different browsers: Safari,  Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera.



If ads started to show up in the browser, and they’re coming from CustomSuccess advertising utility – our item can be extremely useful for you. On this page, we’ve combined everything you must learn about CustomSuccess, its methods of infection and techniques of its deletion.

What is CustomSuccess. Removal reasons and methods

Here you're looking at a brief textbook for a beginner malware-hunter. On this page, we will help you to find adware and hunt it down. Now it's time to choose armaments for this matter! It might be a powerful AV program, for those who lean toward the advanced way of warfare, or you can stay barehanded like the forefathers did from the rise of the Net. Don't hesitate to decide! If you’re ready to remove CustomSuccess – ignore the following paragraphs and go to uninstalling. In case you want to know the essential information about adware and its modus operandi – you should inspect the whole item. We’ll explain to you the manners through which adware penetrated the workstation, and how you have to act to avert re-infection. Except that, we’ll explain to you all you have to know about adware’s particularities, and how hazardous it might be if it’s left without your attention for a long time.

CustomSuccess is an advertising tool designed to show you ads and assure you that they are good enough to click on them. It is little, aggravating and almost inoffensive. If your PC has CustomSuccess and nothing else – the system, probably, will hold on for long enough, but that’ll never turn out like that, because advertising utilities like to call their pals to every party. Mind us, CustomSuccess wants to arrange a rave-up, and it promises to be dizzying. CustomSuccess exposes the machine to incoming perils, and it can obstruct it with advertising software very fast. Generally, there will be other pieces of adware or basic malware, yet sometimes, you get an encrypting virus as well, and it can maim the OS really bad. This adware is an open hole in your PC's defense, and you should seal it in a timely manner.



There are many variations of adware, and they might get into the PC in different ways. They're all known to us, but many manners just aren’t effective enough to add them to this list. Here are the most widespread ones:


  • Sponsored installation, AKA "bundling" is the best technique for advertising tool to penetrate your PC. Its main advantage is simpleness, and its best aspect (from hackers’ perspective) is that user performs the whole process solely. The only thing they should do is to develop a package where three or four advertising tools are mixed with a program that customers would like to get. A user likes the utility, so he gets the bundle, runs the installation and gets the whole lotta pointless junk that’s in it. To avoid this, we recommend you to inspect carefully each window with checkboxes. Don’t click "agree" without thinking, as it calls many problems.
  • Download through creators’ website. This method is not as popular as the previous, and commonly, it succeeds when adware comes from some comparatively well-known source. Say, a dude wishes his web page on the first page of search results and makes a utility, notifying you of some interesting changes, fresh articles, and other stuff. The problem with these utilities is that soon you’ll start seeing affiliate links every minute. Fortunately, these tools are easy to eliminate, and they will never return.
  • Infection through scammers' web page or via a special link. It happens generally with dangerous viruses, but advertising programs use this manner sometimes. We're sure that you have faced it once or even oftener. While you are on a web page, there is a banner, proposing you to install a miraculous program to do better than Google. You've heard it all before, huh? You pass on a banner and find a flashy suspicious page, telling you that popular search tools are evil, but CustomSuccess utility isn’t like them. It is honest, protected, and will not sell your data to big corporate organizations. And it doesn't lie about it, as it will dump the data to small and cheap organizations and groups of scammers, who know how to use it. These programs are also simple to avoid: don’t click on pop-ups. It doesn't matter whether or not they look reliable – don't click at all. Reject all offers, originating from strange sources, and the laptop will be secure and swift.


We have no doubts that the virus penetrated your device through one of those methods, and after reading the above list you're able to shield the laptop from them. Now it’s time to eliminate adware.

How to remove CustomSuccess

If you're the one who loves to hunt with prehistoric weaponry – there's a perfect guide on CustomSuccess deletion. You’ll feel like Indiana Jones, creeping around under the bushes and defeating CustomSuccess in a thicket of your system’s woods. In the first place, you should purge the browser, ruthlessly murdering all kinds of suspicious apps and extensions. And don't forget to modify the browser settings when you're done with it. The system registry needs to be cleared from all suspicious lines. Each step is defined in the following guide so that you can start anytime. Don't forget to look at our video, as it will help you to simplify the steps you're not sure about.


For the ones who are living in the XXI century, there's the wholly different approach. You can uninstall the virus via our trusted anti-viral tool, called Spyhunter. It has many advantages over the rivals' programs. For instance – it knows how to detect advertising tools and clear the totally contaminated PC in several minutes. If our words aren't enough for you – just get the free scanner. Press the button below to buy Spyhunter and make your machine safe.

Instructions how to remove CustomSuccess



Step 1. Back up all data.

1. Set up Time Machine:

  • Click on System Preferences;
  • Open Time Machine ;
  • Click Select Backup Disk;
  • Select Disk for back ups;
  • Choose Back Up Now


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 1


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 2


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 3


Step 2. Uninstall unfamiliar applications

  • In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  • Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash
  • Choose Finder > Empty Trash


How to uninstall application on MAC OS. Step 1


Step 3. Fix the browser

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Safari - Preferences...

3. Remove unfamiliar extensions

4. Click Safari - Clear History...

5. Choose "All History" and click Clear History


Fix Safari. Step 1


Fix Safari. Step 2


Step 4. Scan MAC with anti-malware scanner

Scan the computer with anti-malware scanner to detect and remove virus.

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