How to remove ‘I Greet You I Have Bad News For You’ virus

What means I Have Bad News For You message?

If you got the letter on your e-mail with the following text: I greet you I Have Bad News For You, it is possible, that someone tries to trick you. You can mark this message as a spam or remove. But, if your web browser shows you popups with the similar text, you have more serious trouble. The main purpose of such viruses is extortion. Criminals try to extort for 800 dollars for solving a non-existent problem. Please read the following text if you want to remove I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus from Mac.

'I greet you I Have Bad News For You' virus

How I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus gets on your Mac?

I greet you I Have Bad News For You might get installed with other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs), in addition to other freeware programs, as a bundle. As other adware apps, it usually demands to give a permission to install on MacOS. After installation, adware tries to insert itself in a search engine and also to lock the browser settings. That’s why it’s easier to prevent implementation of I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus than to remove it after installation. We also recommend to not allow showing notifications from ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ virus. If your system already infected by the virus, get rid of I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus completely, by using our article.

How to remove ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ virus from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ virus remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

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Or uninstall I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus from Mac

For manually removing of ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ virus you should remove malicious profile(s) from System Preferences.

  • Run LaunchPad and choose System Preferences
  • Open System Preferences and find Profiles.
  • In the list of profiles on the left side choose AdminPrefs and press remove ‘-‘ button.
  • Malicious profile can be named slightly differently, so you can remove all existed profiles.
  • remove Weknow.ac profile

    I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus may not have the app associated with it in Applications. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones. Look for I greet you I Have Bad News For You virus or ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ app.

    Mac OSX:

    1. Open Finder
    2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
    3. If you see Uninstall ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ or ‘I greet you I Have Bad News For You’ Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
    4. Drag unwanted application I greet you I Have Bad News For You from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

    Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

    appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

    After that remove I greet you I Have Bad News For You from your browser.

    Step 2: Remove Admin Preferences from Mac

    1. Open System Preferences.
    2. Click on Profiles.
    3. Click on AdminPrefs on the left panel.
    4. Click the minus button below to delete rogue settings.

    Step 3: Remove I greet you I Have Bad News For You from browsers

    Safari:

    1. Open Safari
    2. Click Safari menu.
    3. Choose Extensions.
    4. Find I greet you I Have Bad News For You or other suspicious extensions.
    5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

    Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

    Google Chrome:

    1. Open Google Chrome
    2. Push Alt + F.
    3. Click Tools.
    4. Choose Extensions.
    5. Find I greet you I Have Bad News For You or other suspicious extensions.
    6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

    Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

    Mozilla Firefox:

    1. Open Firefox.
    2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
    3. Choose I greet you I Have Bad News For You or other suspicious extensions.
    4. Click Disable or Remove button.

    Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

    Step 4: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

    Reset browser setting in Safari:

    1. Open Safari.
    2. Click on the Safari menu.
    3. Choose Reset Safari….
    4. Click Reset button.

    Learn more about resetting browser settings in Safari.

    Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

    1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
    2. Choose Settings.
    3. Click Show advanced settings.
    4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
    5. Click Reset browser settings.
    6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

    Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

    Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

    1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
    2. Go to Help.
    3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
    4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

    Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

    Step 5: Remove following files and folders of I greet you I Have Bad News For You:

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