What is OriginalGrowthSystem?

OriginalGrowthSystem extension may show up in your browser without your permission. In reality, it’s yet another browser hijacker designed for macOS devices. As a rule, the OriginalGrowthSystem spreads silently together with freeware programs, pirated software, or fake updates. Once inside, it immediately alters browser settings to prevent removal and integrate commercial content. Soon you might notice a huge uptick in unwanted tab pop-ups opening up with advertisements while browsing the Internet. This is actually very annoying, and the only way to stop such activity – remove OriginalGrowthSystem from your Mac. You can perform a removal procedure with the help of our guide that contains both manual and automatic ways.

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Also, you can try to remove OriginalGrowthSystem manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove OriginalGrowthSystem from Mac

OriginalGrowthSystem 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 OriginalGrowthSystem or OriginalGrowthSystem.app.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall OriginalGrowthSystem or OriginalGrowthSystem Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application OriginalGrowthSystem from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

Step 2: Remove malicious entries from Profiles (Mac)

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Click on Profiles.
  3. Click on unsigned and suspicious profiles on the left panel.
  4. Click the minus button below to delete rogue settings.

mac profiles

Step 3: Remove OriginalGrowthSystem from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find OriginalGrowthSystem 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. Click the Chrome menu (3-dots icon) in the top right corner.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find OriginalGrowthSystem 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 OriginalGrowthSystem or other suspicious extensions.
  4. Click 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.

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