Remove Super Mac Cleaner PUP
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Remove Super Mac Cleaner PUP

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This article will help you to remove Super Mac Cleaner in full. Follow the step by step removal instructions presented below to get rid of this unwanted software.

Super Mac Cleaner is a rogue application promoted as system optimizer that detects issues and offers solution their cleanup. No matter how this program is promoted it surely belongs to the potentially unwanted programs (PUP) category. There are two basic explanations for this categorization. On one hand, it often appears on Mac devices without users’ knowledge. On the other hand, it detects many non-existent issues in an attempt to trick users into purchasing its full version.

Threat Summary

NameSuper Mac Cleaner
TypePotentially Unwanted Program (PUP), Rogue Application
Short DescriptionRogue system optimizer that pushes various advertisements and scare messages in attempt to trick you to visit bogus websites and install more deceptive apps.
SymptomsGets installed on your Mac without your knowledge. Reports non-existent issues related to the performance of your device. Demands a purchase for full version capacity.
Distribution Method
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Super Mac Cleaner – Methods of Delivery

The unwanted program Super Mac Cleaner could be effectively distributed via freeware installers and bundled packages. So it might have affected your Mac without your knowledge.

Since compromised freeware installers and bundled packages are rarely configured to disclose the presence of additional components you can get tricked into installing added apps such as Super Mac Cleaner. Sometimes this can be avoided after a check of the details presented by the Advanced or Custom option in an installation setup.

Visit of a suspicious website that supports the distribution of this PUP could be another reason for the unexpected appearance of Super Mac Cleaner on your Mac.

Among the channels detected to be used for the spread of Super Mac Cleaner PUP is its official website – supermaccleaner.com:

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Super Mac Cleaner – More Information

Super Mac Cleaner is presented as a useful and legitimate application that could detect various issues that inflict smooth system performance. However, once installed on your Mac (a process which usually happens without your intention) Super Mac Cleaner will detect lots of non-existent issues just in an attempt to mislead you to purchase its full version that could “fix” detected issues.

In order to make you more prone to buy its full license, the program could constantly generate scare messages that try to convince you of your Mac running slowly. In addition, it could present lots of annoying advertisements that promote other PUPs in its interface.

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Various deceptive ads could be injected in the websites you visit as well. As a result, affected browsers may become sluggish and even unresponsive sometimes. At worst some of the ads generated by Super Mac Cleaner could automatically redirect you to infected web pages that deliver malware.

To sum up, Super Mac Cleaner appears to be a potentially unwanted program that generates misleading information just to persuade you to buy its full version and generates deceptive ads that disrupt system security.

Remove Super Mac Cleaner PUP

In order to remove Super Mac Cleaner unwanted application in full from your affected Mac, 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 approaches. 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 hijacker may be detected with names different than Search.getmybestyear.com.

In case that you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us at our 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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