Remove MacEntizer PUP (Mac Guide)

Remove MacEntizer PUP (Mac Guide)

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This article aims to help you with the removal of MacEntizer PUP from your affected Mac device.

MacEntizer is a potentially unwanted program that lands on Mac devices without the permission of their owners. Even though the program is advertised as an advanced system optimizer, it has been detected to act like a typical rogue application. Once loaded on a compatible macOS, MacEntizer performs a scan process in order to generate a bunch of non-existing issues that need to be fixed. The main goal of this sneaky program it to blackmail affected users into purchasing its full version.

In the event that you see MacEntizer on your Mac, we recommend you to continue reading our guide and find how to remove all files installed by this undesired program.

Threat Summary

TypePotentialy unwanted program (PUP)
Short DescriptionClaims to be reliable system optimizer and generates fake results in an attempt to trick users into purchasing it full version.
SymptomsLoads every time the affected sytem is started. Causes browser and system slowdowns.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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MacEntizer PUP – Spread and Impact

MacEntizer is presented as an advanced system optimizer that is able to fix various errors, manage cache, uninstall unused apps, and eventually make your Mac faster. Once installed on a Mac device MacEntizer activates a scan process. At the end of this process, the program usually claims that several issues were detected on your Mac.

However, it’s worth mentioning that MacEntizer like many other PUPs that affect Mac users –

Mac Tonic, Mac Clean Pro, Mac Auto Fixere, generates non-existent issues and false results. These misleading results seem to be a prerequisite for the completion of its main goal. The main goal of this program is to trick you into purchasing its full version in order to become able to fix all “present” issues.

In fact, if you have illogical behavior on your MacOS or experience slow-downs they may be associated with the presence of MacEntizer. So it is recommendable consider scanning your Mac with legitimate security software and see if you can find the cause of all these issues.

As of the spread of potentially unwanted programs like the discussed one, it is often realized via software bundles and freeware packages. So you may have installed the program during the installation of a desired program. This nasty side effect usually occurs as a result of improperly disclosed information about added extras in apps’ installers. The good news is that the help of the Advanced/Custom configuration step may enable you to detect the presence of added PUPs and eventually prevent them from accessing your computer.

How to Get Rid of MacEntizer PUP on Mac

In order to remove MacEntizer along with all associated files that enable its appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. In the guide below you will find all removal steps in their precise order. You could choose between manual and automatic removal approach. In order to fully get rid of this particular undesired program and strengthen the security of your device we recommend you to combine the steps. Have in mind that installed files associated with this redirect may be detected with names different than MacEntizer.

In case you have further questions or need additional help, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us via email.

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana has completed a bachelor degree in Marketing from the University of National and World Economy. She has been with the STF team for three years, researching malware and reporting on the latest infections.

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