How to remove ProPDFConverter from Mac

What is ProPDFConverter?

ProPDFConverter is a name of browser extension created by infamous Mindspark Interactive, Inc.. If you haven’t heard of this company, then you should know that the one is responsible for a variety of malicious programs and ProPDFConverter is one of them. ProPDFConverter forcibly changes browser configuration once it gets on victim’s computer. As a result, the new homepage and search engine in your browser. It’s not easy to be replaced because malware immediately reassigns the settings back. ProPDFConverter strives to create an impression of an ordinary search engine, but that is not the case. It interferes with your searching and browsing experience providing misleading search results, displaying 3-rd party advertisements as well as redirecting users to far from safe websites. Taking into account these facts, we advise you to proceed to remove ProPDFConverter from your Mac device.

Delete http://ProPDFConverter/ virus from Mac


How to remove ProPDFConverter?

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

Automatic removal of ProPDFConverter

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

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

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Steps of ProPDFConverter manual removal

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

Remove ProPDFConverter from Profiles

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

ProPDFConverter

Remove ProPDFConverter 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 ProPDFConverter 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 ProPDFConverter from Safari

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

How to remove ProPDFConverter from Google Chrome

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

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

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