What is Smart Mac Booster?

In this article, we will talk in detail about Smart Mac Booster – potentially unwanted program that comes to the Mac and pretends that it significantly speeds up its work, removes garbage, eliminates system errors. This is a program that supposedly analyzes your system, existing programs and applications. The main goal of the Smart Mac Booster developers is to convince you to buy the full version of the program by paying money. In fact, this program does something. You need to get rid of it as soon as possible, as this may lead to the energy of potentially unwanted programs. You need to remove Smart Mac Booster immediately so as not to put your Mac at risk.

Smart Mac Booster

How Smart Mac Booster gets on your Mac?

Oddly enough, most often users independently download Smart Mac Booster from the official site. There are also cases when it comes bundled with free programs and utilities from the Internet. This is because many scammers are developing special installation packages that contain malicious components and elements inside. You need to closely monitor the installation process. Download programs and utilities only from Apple or App Store. If it has already penetrated your Mac, then you can read our instructions to try to remove Smart Mac Booster permanently.

How to remove Smart Mac Booster from your Mac?

To uninstall Smart Mac Booster remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

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Or uninstall Smart Mac Booster manually.

Step 1: Remove Smart Mac Booster from Mac

Smart Mac Booster 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 Smart Mac Booster or Smart Mac Booster.app.

Mac OSX:

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


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Weknow 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 Weknow 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 Weknow or other suspicious extensions.
  4. Press 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 Smart Mac Booster:

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Written by Rami Duafi

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