How to uninstall MAC Mechanic

In this article we would like to give you must-know information about the Mac mechanic and its influence on the Macintosh system.

 

Let’s start with the general facts about the Mac Mechanic.

 

MAC Mechanic adware

 

It is an adware, which is supposed to clean up your lovely tool from different things. Its target audience is Macintosh-based users. It gets inside your device through installing a bundle of free apps, where it has been added. It doesn’t ask your permission to get installed, that’s why you can fail to notice it at first.

 

But after installing the Mac mechanic on your device, your life doesn't seem as easy as it used to be. There are three reasons for it:

 

  • Firstly, you'll get nervous about scanning results, which are far from the reality. The Mac Mechanic scans and its scanning results leave a lot to be desired: they even can persuade you that your favourite tool is about to die and the only way out is to purchase the license key for the full version. If you decide to buy, it turns out to be just a waste of your money, because things don't get better.
  • Secondly, you'll get sick and tired of its advertising activities. Each time you touch your browser, you'll face a million of ads and pop-ups and you'll be redirected to other sites you've never had any intentions to visit.
  • Thirdly, it makes the system work slower, because it consumes a lot of energy for generating ads on your browser. Especially, it concerns Macintosh users. They should pay a due attention to this application, because its activity can be misunderstood as a virus infection. As we see, the Mac Mechanic is an adware, which can lead to the following consequences: a money loss, a slow system performance and an endless stream of ads and pop-ups.

Instructions how to remove MAC Mechanic

 

 

Step 1. Back up all data.

1. Set up Time Machine:

  • Open Time Machine preferences from the Time Machine menu;
  • Click Select Backup Disk;
  • Select an external hard drive, Time Capsule, or other storage solution from the list, then click Use Disk;
  • After you choose a backup disk, optionally click “Add or Remove Backup Disk” to add more backup disks for extra security and convenience.

2. To back up now instead of waiting for the next automatic backup, choose Back Up Now from the Time Machine menu.

 

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 MAC Mechanic Application

  • 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

 

How to uninstall application on MAC OS. Step 2

 

How to uninstall application on MAC OS. Step 3

 

How to uninstall application on MAC OS. Step 4

 

Step 3. Reset 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 Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools (You can press ALT+X on the keyboard)

3. Select Internet Options

4. Select Advanced tab

5. Click Reset... button

6. Put the tick near 'Delete personal settings' and click Reset

How to launch Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to find Advanced Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to reset Internet Explorer settings

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

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Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Click Reset

How to display a menu of General Safari settings How to find Reset Safari tab How to reset Safari

 

Step 4. Scan MAC with anti-malware

Scan computer with anti-malware scanner. For example, MacBooster can remove virus infected elements.


Download MAC Booster
  • Remove virus from MAC completely
  • Optimize the system
  • Provide Real-Time computer protection

 

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