How to uninstall (remove) MacVX

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What is MacVX?

MacVX is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. The main objective of this program is the dissemination of advertisements. After penetrating the computer, MacVX begins to display a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on. These promotional products may refer to popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay, AliExpress and others. Also, MacVX can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. MacVX significantly reduces the performance of your PC and increase traffic. MacVX is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should delete it immediately.

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How MacVX gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as MacVX, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of MacVX completely.

How to remove MacVX from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Bitdefender Antivirus – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to MacVX – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

1. Max Secure Antivirus for Mac – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as MacVX.

 

Download Max Secure Antivirus for Mac
 

Or uninstall MacVX manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MacVX.
  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 MacVX 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 MacVX, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove MacVX from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


MacVX.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%MacVX

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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