How to uninstall (remove) MyWebFace

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What is MyWebFace?

MyWebFace is a suspicious browser extension from Mindspark Interactive that redirects all your searches to https://hp.myway.com/ or https://search.myway.com. Even if it might look similar to an ordinary search engine like Google or Yahoo, yet is not trustworthy. This extension features the traits which are typical of the type of malware called “browser hijacker”. Simply put, a browser hijacker can penetrate the system and compromise browser’s settings without the user noticing. Since then, it takes up the homepage, new tab and search engine of your browser. The sole reason why the malware makes these changes are clear – it aims to show search results that are favorable for its developers. However, it’s not clear how safe is the promotional content, so you put system security at risk every time you click on links provided by this questionable search engine. Therefore, we urge you to remove MyWebFace for your own safety.

How MyWebFace gets on your device?

Most of the viruses hidden come on PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad by malicious emails, network attacks, malware sites, or with other freeware software. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their device is at risk. We recommend to read the user agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. Make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs on the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your device is already infected by popups or scam, please use the instructions below.

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How to remove MyWebFace and other viruses from your Mac, PC or iPhone?

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Step 1: Remove MyWebFace from Mac

MyWebFace may not have app or extension, 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. Check all apps on your device, find malware apps(their names ussually are simmilar with virus name)
  2. Open Finder
  3. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  4. If you see Uninstall MyWebFace or MyWebFace Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  5. 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

Bitdefender AntivirusTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use Bitdefender Antivirus. Just drag application you want to remove to Bitdefender Antivirus 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 MyWebFace from your browser.

iPhone/iPad iOS:

If you get MyWebFace, close it. Don’t use it, and don’t accept request from it, to prevent more malware infiltration into your phone. Certain third-party download sites might include programs that you don’t want with the software that you install.

    remove MyWebFace from ios
  1. Check all apps on your device, find malware apps(their names ussually are simmilar with virus name)
  2. Touch and hold the app until it jiggles
  3. Tap cross in the upper-left corner of the app
  4. Tap Delete

Step 2: Remove MyWebFace from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find MyWebFace.
  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 apps related with virus.
  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 MyWebFace related apps.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Information provided by Tim Kas

Author: Ilias

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