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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Easy Way to Delete Helpforyourmaccomputer Pop-up from Chrome/ IE/ Firefox

See how annoying helpforyourmaccomputer is

Victim: I keep receiving "Main Security Error" from Helpforyourmaccomputer, asking me to call them and preventing me from doing anything online. Who is this "Helpforyourcomputer"? A scam, malware? Please help me and tell me how to get rid of this malware.

Know more about helpforyourmaccomputer

Helpforyourmaccomputer is found as a type of tech scam support that is probably caused by some kind of potentially unwanted programs that has been installed on your PC without your permission. Typically, it can attack many popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox through changing default setting.

After that, it always pops up and alerts "Main Security Error" to entice you to call the provided phone number immediately for assistance. However, calling the given number not only cannot help you fix this issue, but will offer a chance for its creators to cheat you money or steal your private date. At that time, you will have to face financial loss and date leak.

In a word, helpforyourmaccomputer is a scam. Never take in! What you should do when encountering this malicious pop-up is to close the window immediately and follow the removal guide here to get rid of helpforyourmaccomputer completely and rapidly.

Step-by-step instruction on helpforyourmaccomputer removal

Method A: Manual Removal Guide
Method B: Automatic Removal Guide (Quick and Effective)

Method A: Manual Removal Guide

Step 1. Close the malicious helpforyourmaccomputer pop-up window

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc all together to open Task Manager, find your internet browser's running process, and then click "End process".

Step 2. Remove helpforyourmaccomputer from web browser

Internet Explorer:
1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon, choose "Internet options", go to General tab, enter your favorite website address, and click "Apply".

2. On General tab, click "Delete…" button going to the "Delete Browsing History" window, click "Delete". Click "OK" to close the Internet Options window.
3. Click "Start", find "Internet Explorer" and then right click on it, choose "properties". On the pop-up window, go to Shortcut tab, delete the extension after ".exe" in Target, and click "OK".

Google Chrome:
1. Open Google Chrome, click on the icon menu (top right), select "Settings". Go to On startup option, click "Set pages", delete the unwanted website address and then "OK".

2. Go to Appearance option, check "Show Home button", and then click "Change". On the pop-up window, delete the unwanted website address in Open this page option, click "OK", and then uncheck "Show Home button".
3. Go to History tab, click "Clear browsing date…" button. On the confirm window, click "Clear browsing date", and then close Chrome.

4. Click "Start", find "Google Chrome", right click on it, and select "properties". On the pop-up window, go to Shortcut tab, delete the extension after ".exe" in Target, and click "OK".

Mozilla Firefox:
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the icon menu (top right) and select "Options". Go to General tab, click "Restore Default", and then click "OK".
2. Here select "History", click the “Clear Recent History…” button. On the pop-up window, click "Clear Now".

3. Click "Start", find "Mozilla Firefox", right click on it, and select "properties". On the pop-up window, go to Shortcut tab, delete the extension after ".exe" in Target, and click "OK".

Step 3. Delete all the infection registry entries

1. Show hidden files and folders

Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you're in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

2. Open Registry Editor and delete all the infection registry entries

Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page” = “http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search “CustomizeSearch” = “http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}”

Step 4. Restart your PC to make changes.

Method B: Automatic Removal Guide (Quick and Effective)

Step 1: Remove helpforyourmaccomputer with SpyHunter

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Here shows how to use SpyHunter to remove helpforyourmaccomputer.

1. Please click the following picture to download SpyHunter.

2. Follow the download guidance to install SpyHunter-Installer.exe step by step.

3. Make SpyHunter a operation, as well as start scanning and detecting your machine.

4. It costs some time for the first scan, and please patiently wait for the scanning result.

5. After detecting all the threats in PC successfully, please check Select All, and then click Remove button to get rid of all threats in your PC.

After you get rid of helpforyourmaccomputer from your PC completely, you can take a full consideration to optimize your PC with RegCure Pro. 

What can RegCure Pro do for you?

  • Fix system errors
  • Remove malware
  • Improve startup
  • Defrag memory
  • Clean up your PC

Here shows how it works.

1. Hit the following button to Download RegCure Pro.

2. Act up to the download guides to install pertinent files of RegCure Pro into your machine.

3. Scan your machine after finishing installation.

4. Find the malicious file and remove the unwanted files by clicking Fix All after scanning


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