What is MacSpend?

MacSpend – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer). MacSpend is advertising product. After penetrating the computer, the program starts to display huge amount of promotional products, such as banner ads, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. According to the developers, MacSpend is a useful program because it helps users to find the most profitable products. In fact it is – deceit. Most of the proposals are fictitious. Also, MacSpend may collect personal information and pass it on to third parties. MacSpend examines the history of your browsing to select exactly the ads that interest you most. If you find MacSpend on your computer, then you need to remove it right away.

MacSpend Ads

How MacSpend gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. MacSpend comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove MacSpend completely.

How to remove MacSpend from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove MacSpend

Or uninstall MacSpend manually.

Step 1: Remove MacSpend from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MacSpend.
  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 MacSpend 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 MacSpend, 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 MacSpend 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 MacSpend from your browser.

Step 2: Remove MacSpend from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MacSpend.
  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 MacSpend.
  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 MacSpend.
  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 MacSpend:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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