How to remove pop-up from Mac

What is pop-up?

If your Safari, Chrome, or Firefox shows incomprehensible popups from on your Mac or MacBook, you can be a victim of popup virus. Let’s analyze, all information related to This site located in the USA and it is a mirror of The main purpose of these sites is the dissemination of advertisement through pop-ups, dialogs, full-screen advertisement windows, shadow boxes, etc. Also, can share a personal information about every victim: name, e-mail address, telephone number or also home address. If you try to visit, you will see the following text:
This domain is used by the RevenueHits Ad Network for ad serving. If you're a publisher and would like to monetize your inventory, you can sign up as a publisher here.
Otherwise, if you have any questions or interested in more information, please fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you shortly.

Also, you can see one of many examples of popups, provided by The content of popups depends on your geolocation, MacOS version, and users preferences. Please read the following text if you want to remove pop-up from Mac. Mac

How pop-up gets on your Mac? pop-up 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 pop-up virus than to remove it after installation. We also recommend to not allow showing notifications from If your system already infected by the virus, get rid of pop-up completely, by using our article.

How to remove pop-up from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall pop-up remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

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MacOS versions

Or uninstall pop-up manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove pop-up from Mac

For manually removing of pop-up 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 profile pop-up 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 pop-up or

    Mac OSX:

    1. Open Finder
    2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
    3. If you see Uninstall pop-up or pop-up Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
    4. Drag unwanted application pop-up 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 pop-up 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 pop-up from browsers


    1. Open Safari
    2. Click Safari menu.
    3. Choose Extensions.
    4. Find 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 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 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 pop-up:

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