Being annoyed by the warning message pops up from Advanced Mac Cleaner? Have you ever think about that are there really so much rubbishes, system vulnerabilities, and risks in your macOS computer? If you follow the guides from Advanced Mac Cleaner to keep scan and clean up your Mac, you would probably find that you have fall into a endless loop. The problems which Advanced Mac Cleaner detected out can not be removed completely forever. You will always receive warning message which alerts that you should run a security scan for your computer even though you just finish the removing 5 minutes ago. Someone may ask that if the Advanced Mac Cleaner is a virus or not? We also can find some relevant discussions in the communities of Apple.com which had been started since 2015. Now, today, we are going to help you find the truth and share you with the latest Advanced Mac Cleaner removal instructions in 2020. We promise that just follow the tutorials, you will easily uninstall Advanced Mac Cleaner from your Mac and keep far away from this illegal application.
Advanced Mac Cleaner is actually a kind of misleading application. Or you can call it as the potentially unwanted program because no one likes an application which always pops up false reports to induce users to purchase the premium version of it. Advanced Mac Cleaner uses disguises of legitimate Mac tune-up program interface and attempt to persuade targeted users into believing it is useful and purchase its full version. However, the truth is that Advanced Mac Cleaner is a fake program, its solitary goal is to trick money from the infectious computer. In some way, Advanced Mac Cleaner also can be classified as rogueware. The Security Center of MacUtility does not have enough evidence to prove Advanced Mac Cleaner will steal confidential information of users therefore, we estimate the risk level of Advanced Mac Cleaner as LOW. It will not block your Mac computer, will not install other malware on your system sneakily, and will not damage your computer but may use a lot of its system resources and carry out different processes without your permission. However, we receive reports from some of our readers that their Mac machine was infected by a browser hijacker named Safe Finder after they install Advanced Mac Cleaner. Obviously, this kind of application has been updated by the cybercriminals. The Advanced Mac Cleaner users would be redirected to a fake search engine which is full of adware, suspicious links and fake coupons.
You should uninstall Advanced Mac Cleaner from your Mac as soon as possible.
Correct ways to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner from Mac OS X
Complete steps to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner manually
Taking use of the Mac’s removing feature is a manual method to uninstall the program, you should go to disable the application firstly on your computer, and then conduct the following removal step by step.
Step 1: click on Go on the top menu, select Application
Find Advanced Mac Cleaner in the folder, and drag it to the Trash
Step 2: If you find the program still display on your Launchpad, you can take this way to delete it – only for Mac App Store apps. (if you do not have this problem, please go to step 3)
Open Launchpad, hold down the Option key, then the icons will start jiggling
Click on the “X” at the top left corner of the application’s icon
Step 3: delete its associated files leaving on your Mac
When you drag an application to the Trash, its preferences, caches and logs still remain on your hard drive. you should delete all of these items to achieve a complete removal.
- Click on Go again, and select Library, if you can’t find it on the sub-menu, please click on Go to folder…
- Enter the specific directory of the Library folder: ~/Library/
- Click on Application Support folder, delete Advanced Mac Cleaner associated files inside
- Back to the Library folder, and click on Caches, delete all the related caches
- Click to open Preferences on Library either, and remove those preferences of Advanced Mac Cleaner
User’s library folder is a place that stores many files and configurations of the installed applications, and unfortunately, the removing function attacked in the Mac OS X usually cannot clear the associations well in this location, so people have to delete the leaving files and data by themselves.
Remove Advanced Mac Cleaner more quickly with a smart uninstaller
The second method to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner is much suitable and better for those people who want to perform the app removal more easily, a good Mac uninstall tool is always a good alternative to replace the user to uninstall unneeded applications on Mac.
MacKeeper is a well-known Mac optimized utility that offers a smart uninstaller to help people remove the application they need, including the Advanced Mac Cleaner, and you can check the following guides to complete the Advanced Mac Cleaner removal quickly from your computer.
Download and install MacKeeper on the computer, and then launch it directly.
Click “Advanced Tools” on the menu, you will see “Smart Uninstaller” tab on the list, please click it.
Click on the “Start Scan” button and it would display all installed applications on your Mac.
Find out Advanced Mac Cleaner, and click on the checkbox on the left side.
Click the “Remove” button and follow the instructions to complete the removal.
Exit MacKeeper, and restart your Mac to let the changes take effect.