How to remove TestForSpeed from Macbook

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What is TestForSpeed?

One day you open your browser and see TestForSpeed instead of your prefered homepage. If you are familiar with this situation, then your browser has got hijacked. TestForSpeed is actually yet another browser hijacker by infamous MindSpark Interactive Co., which main purpose is to promote 3-rd party products. Once it gets on victim’s computer, program modifies the browser’s settings so that the user is forced to use http://hp.myway.com/TestForSpeed/ttab02/index.html as a primary startup page/ search engine/ new tab. Switching to Google, Yahoo or other search providers becomes almost impossible because it reverts all back again and again. Having TestForSpeed installed on your device also may put your privacy at risk. The browser hijacker continuously tracks all data related to your browsing activity (browsing history, most visited websites, accounts, input passwords and so on). You may remove TestForSpeed by following this step-by-step guide.

Delete https://TestForSpeed/ virus from Mac


How to remove TestForSpeed?

  1. Remove TestForSpeed automatically
  2. Uninstall TestForSpeed from the Appications
  3. Remove rogue software from Profiles
  4. Delete malcious elements using Terminal
  5. Remove TestForSpeed From Browsers

Automatic removal of TestForSpeed

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete TestForSpeed completely. For this, you need to remove the application then check the drives for such leftovers as TestForSpeed files and registry entries.


Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a powerful tool that is able to keep your Mac clean. It would automatically search out and delete all elements related to TestForSpeed. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate TestForSpeed but also the safest and most assuring one. The full version of Combo Cleaner costs $39,95 (you get 6 months of subscription). By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.

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Steps of TestForSpeed manual removal

Remove TestForSpeed from Applications

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of TestForSpeed you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

  1. Open a Finder window
  2. Click Applications line on the sidebar
  3. Try to find applications related to TestForSpeed (for example: some applications that you never installed yourself). Select them, right-click it and choose Move to Trash

Remove TestForSpeed from Profiles

  1. Launch System Preferences
  2. Select Profiles at the bottom of window.
  3. Choose AdminPrefs profile, click “-“ icon and enter password.

TestForSpeed

Remove TestForSpeed using Terminal

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Copy/paste:
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
  3. Press Return
  4. Hold the Option/alt key, then right click on the Finder icon in the dock and click Relaunch
  5. Navigate to: /Users/yourmacname/Library/Application Support/
  6. Delete Folder: Agent
  7. Go back to Terminal and copy/paste:
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO
  8. Press Return
  9. Hold the Option/alt key, then right click on the Finder icon in the dock and click Relaunch

Remove TestForSpeed from browsers

Since most of the hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove TestForSpeed from Safari

  1. Start Safari
  2. Click on Safari menu button, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete TestForSpeed or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove TestForSpeed from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete TestForSpeed or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove TestForSpeed from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete TestForSpeed or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

If the above-mentioned methods didn’t help in eliminating the threat, then it’s better to rely on an automatic way of deleting TestForSpeed.
Download Combo Cleaner
We also recommend to download and use Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan the system after TestForSpeed removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among the system that can recover TestForSpeed.

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