What is InstallWizz?

InstallWizz is advertising plugin for Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox. It shows ads in form of underlined keywords, pop-up ads or advertising banners. Ad units may lead to low-quality shopping sites or phishing landing pages. Malware targets Mac OS systems and browsers, that can work on Mac. InstallWizz installs extensions in browser, but removing this add-ons will not guarantee you complete removal. There are some residual data and files, that need to be removed. In this article we prepared tutorial to remove InstallWizz from browsers and Mac OS.

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How InstallWizz gets on your PC?

Adware like InstallWizz may infect you Mac in different ways. But mostly it is installed with freeware or programs downloaded from suspicious websites. InstallWizz can hardly be detected and removed by antiviruses, and we recommend you to use Bitdefender Antivirus 3 or MacClean for Mac.

How to remove InstallWizz from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall InstallWizz remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have InstallWizz in their database. You can try to use them for removing InstallWizz.

Recommended Solution:

Bitdefender Antivirus- fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to InstallWizz from Mac and Safari.


Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

MacClean for Mac – finds InstallWizz and can clean up leftover items after removal.


Download MacClean for Mac


Or uninstall InstallWizz manually.

Step 1: Remove InstallWizz from Mac

InstallWizz may not have app associated with it in Application. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

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

Step 2: Remove InstallWizz from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find InstallWizz.
  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 InstallWizz.
  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 InstallWizz.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of InstallWizz:

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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