What Is MacFly Pro?
MacFly Pro is a malicious application that claims to be a simple, powerful and safe application that will improve the maintenance of your Mac. This program is called Potentially Unwanted Program (PUA) because it infiltrates the system in a covert manner without the knowledge of the victims. MacFly Pro advertises itself as an application that allows users to scan their computers for duplicate files, installed applications, large files, junk files
However, these are tricks created by scammers. Problem with PUA is that it changes browser settings to promote a fake search engine, displays a lot of ads, and prevents users from canceling those changes unless users remove them.
To remove MacFly Pro, use the automatic removal method.
How to Remove MacFly Pro
- Remove MacFly ProAutomatically
- Delete Rogue Applications
- Remove MacFly Pro From Browsers
- How to Protect Your PC From Other Adware
Remove MacFly Pro Automatically
To quickly remove MacFly Pro from your Mac OS you may run a scan with Norton; it is a great antivirus that may be able to remove MacFly Pro from your Mac.
Other apps that might be able to remove MacFly Pro from Mac :
Go to Applications folder and delete MacFly Pro and other new and suspicious apps.
- On the top menu select Go => Applications.
- Drag an unwanted application to the Trash bin.
- Right-click on the Trash and select Empty Trash.
Remove MacFly Pro from browsers:
Remove MacFly Pro and another suspicious extensions, then change browsers’ homepage, new tab page, start page and default search engine.
Remove MacFly Pro from Safari:
- On the top menu select Safari => Preferences.
- Select Extensions tab.
- Select an extension you want to delete and click Uninstall button next to it.
Remove MacFly Pro from Google Chrome:
- Click on three dots menu button .
- Select More tools => Extensions.
- Find an extension you want to delete and click REMOVE under it.
- Click Remove in the dialog box.
Remove MacFly Pro from Mozilla Firefox:
- Click on menu button and select Add-ons.
- Go to Extensions tab.
- To uninstall an add-on, click on Remove button next to it.
How to Protect Your Mac From MacFly Proand Other Adware:
- Get a powerful anti-malware software, capable of detecting and eliminating PUPs. Having several on-demand scanners would be a good idea too.
- Keep your OS, browsers and se MacFly Procurity software up to date. Malware creators find new browser and OS vulnerabilities to exploit all the time. Software writers, in turn, release patches and updates to get rid of the known vulnerabilities and lesser the chance of malware penetration. Antivirus program’s signature databases get updated every day and even more often to include new virus signatures.
- Download and use uBlock Origin, Adblock, Adblock Plus or one of the similar trustworthy extensions for blocking third-party advertisements on web-sites.
- Don’t download software from unverified web-sites. You can easily download a trojan (malware that pretends to be a useful application); or some unwanted programs could get installed along with the app.
- When installing freeware or shareware, be sensible and don’t rush through the process. Choose Custom or Advanced installation mode, look for checkboxes that ask for your permission to install third-party apps and uncheck them, read End User License Agreement to make sure nothing else is going to get installed. You can make exceptions for the aps you know and trust, of course. If declining from installing unwanted programs is not possible, we advise you to cancel the installation completely.