What is Huniversalconverter.co?

Huniversalconverter.co is a misleading search site that is often called a browser redirect virus. Even though it may seem to you like a great option to connect your two interests (built-in converter, quick links to popular websites and similar places), soon you can start noticing redirects to commercial websites and intrusive pop-up ads. You will definitely dislike hijackers’ tendency to display banners and ads in places they shouldn’t be. Mind you, this hijacker can also inject ads into search results clicking on which you can end up on sponsored pages. Such redirects help owners of the domain generate pay-per-click revenue and expose users to various cyber threats. You may follow this guide to get rid of browser hijacker and remove Huniversalconverter.co from Mac devices.

How Huniversalconverter.co gets on your Mac?

Usually, Huniversalconverter.co appears on users’ Macbooks after users get redirected to rogue sites claiming that an Adobe Flash Player update needs to be installed, and end up installing it. As a result, several pieces of adware, malware and potentially unwanted software, including Document Converter, get installed on their Macs. Other ways for Huniversalconverter.co and other browser hijackers to end up on users’ machines are users installing free software and not opting out of extra programs that are also offered for installation, or users opening files downloaded from shady websites. If that had happened and Huniversalconverter.co took over your browser, you may follow our tutorial to remove Huniversalconverter.co from your Mac.

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Also, you can try to remove Huniversalconverter.co manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove Huniversalconverter.co from Mac

Huniversalconverter.co 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 Huniversalconverter.co or Huniversalconverter.co.app.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Huniversalconverter.co or Huniversalconverter.co Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Huniversalconverter.co from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

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 Huniversalconverter.co from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Huniversalconverter.co 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 Huniversalconverter.co 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 Huniversalconverter.co 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.

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