What is MacSaver?

MacSaver is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) without user consent. MacSaver is a potentially unwanted program, and it can cause a number of inconveniences. After penetration, MacSaver begins to spread advertising content during your browsing. It displays banner ads and coupons that may be relevant to popular sites such as eBay, Amazon and others. At first glance, MacSaver looks like a very useful program that helps the user to find the best offers online stores. In fact, most of offered products do not exist in reality. The main task of the developers – this is to force the user to spend money on anything, so if you found MacSaver on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How MacSaver gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as MacSaver, comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If MacSaver already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove MacSaver from your computer?

To uninstall MacSaver remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have MacSaver in their database. You can try to use them for removing MacSaver.

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You can try both of these products to remove MacSaver

Or uninstall MacSaver manually.

Step 1: Remove MacSaver from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MacSaver.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find MacSaver and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find MacSaver, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate MacSaver and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove MacSaver from your browser.

Step 2: Remove MacSaver from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MacSaver.
  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 MacSaver.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable MacSaver.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of MacSaver:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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