How to remove Package Tracking Pro from Mac

What is Package Tracking Pro?

Package Tracking Pro is a nefarious browser extension that might appear in your browser without notice. It often comes along with other freeware/shareware programs that a user can find on the Internet. This deceptive distribution method is called “bundling”. Also, you may pick up this malware on a questionable domain that promotes Package Tracking Pro. Once installed, it forcefully sets a new homepage, new tab and search engine of the affected browser, and malware reassigns the settings back if the user decides to change them. Besides that, it injects its partner advertisements into the browser so that the user will face annoying pop-up ads each time he or she browses the Internet. You may follow this guide to remove Package Tracking Pro browser add-on from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari

Delete http://Package Tracking Pro/ virus from Mac


How to remove Package Tracking Pro?

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

Automatic removal of Package Tracking Pro

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

Norton is a powerful tool that is able to keep your Mac clean. It would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Package Tracking Pro. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Package Tracking Pro but also the safest and most assuring one.

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Steps of Package Tracking Pro manual removal

Remove Package Tracking Pro 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 Package Tracking Pro 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 Package Tracking Pro (for example: some applications that you never installed yourself). Select them, right-click it and choose Move to Trash

Remove Package Tracking Pro from Profiles

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

Package Tracking Pro

Remove Package Tracking Pro 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 Package Tracking Pro 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 Package Tracking Pro from Safari

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

How to remove Package Tracking Pro from Google Chrome

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

How to remove Package Tracking Pro 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 Package Tracking Pro 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 Package Tracking Pro.
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We also recommend to download and use Norton to scan the system after Package Tracking Pro removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among the system that can recover Package Tracking Pro.

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