How to remove Spreediscount.com

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What is Spreediscount.com?

Spreediscount.com is an unwanted page which is used for advertising purposes. The main culprit responsible for constant redirects to https://www.spreediscount.com/index/*** page is a potentially unwanted program. Malware like this often gets on the computer together with dubious freeware programs via “bundling” distribution method. Therefore, most likely that you just failed to disable additional offers while installing some freeware downloaded from the Internet. After installation, it modifies browser’s settings to be able to cause redirects. Besides that, it can trace users’ movements on the Web (browsing history, search queries, clicked ads, and so on) in order to deliver customized ads. There are 2 solutions to this problem, 1 – remove Spreediscount.com redirect with the help of the anti-malware program, 2 – remove on your own. Please note that manual removal might require certain skills and knowledge whereas a program will do it for you automatically.

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How to remove Spreediscount.com?

To make sure that the PUP won’t appear again, you need to delete Spreediscount.com completely. For this, you need to remove the application then check the drives for such leftovers as Spreediscount.com files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Combo Cleaner Antivirus (Mac)

Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a powerful tool that is able to keep your Mac clean and protect it from various kinds of unwanted programs. It would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Spreediscount.com PUP. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Spreediscount.com PUP, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Uninstall Spreediscount.com from the system

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

Remove Spreediscount.com from Applications

  1. Open a Finder window
  2. Click Applications line on the sidebar
  3. Select the application related to Spreediscount.com right-click it and choose Move to Trash

Remove Spreediscount.com from Profiles

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

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Remove Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com from browsers

Since most of the PUP 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 Spreediscount.com from Safari

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

How to remove Spreediscount.com from Google Chrome

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

How to remove Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com.
Download Combo Cleaner Antivirus (Mac)
We also recommend to download and use Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan the system after Spreediscount.com removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among system files and registry entries that can recover Spreediscount.com.

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