What Is Central Locator?
Central Locator is defined as a terrible adware infection. It not only bombards you with endless amounts of commercial pop-up ads, but also it damages your computer system on many other aspects.
In most cases, Central Locator adware is distributed via spam links, pornographic websites and third party free applications. To avoid it, you have to pay attention to unfamiliar stuff, at the same time, you’d better choose custom/advanced installation. This way you will be able to prevent many potentially harmful programs from infiltrating into your system.
Once Central Locator gets inside your machine, it will cause a lot of trouble for you. You will find that every time you launch Google chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Edge Central Locator always pops up out of nowhere. It on one hand interrupts your work online, on the other hand takes up a plenty of network and system resources, thus your PC performance is bound to slow down incredibly. Worse still, Central Locator adware can corrupt your program files. Running in the background, it is very good at spying on your browsing habits. So if you continue to keep it on your computer, you will easily suffer from big financial loss or identity theft. We strongly recommend you to delete Central Locator as soon as possible before things get worse and worse. You can refer to the detailed removal instructions set forth below.
How to Remove Central Locator or related threats from Mac OS?
Step 1 – Disable or Remove suspicious extension related with Central Locator or similar threats.
– Choose Safari > Preferences
– On the ‘Extensions’ tab, find out the extension related with adware or hijacker and click Uninstall or Disable
– Click the settings button (three horizontal bars) in the top-right corner and then select ‘Add-ons’.
– Click “Extensions” tab under Add-on Manager page to view the extensions.
– Find the suspicious add-on you want to disable and click its “Disable” button.
– If you want to delete an extension entirely, click “Remove.”
– Click the setting button “≡” at the top right of the browser window, choose “More Tools” and choose “Extensions“.
– Click the “trash can icon” button to remove extension related with Central Locator or similar threats
Step 2 – Uninstall suspicious App related with Central Locator or similar threats
– Open Finder at the Dock
– Select Applications and find out suspicious apps related with Central Locator , then right click on the app and click Move to Trash:
– Right click on Trash icon to select Empty Trash
Important Note – If the guide above does not help you remove Central Locator, or an unwanted extension, search engine and unwanted application, it might be caused by potential threats. We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner Antivirus to re-check your Mac and see if it will detect malicious programs or adware.
Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a powerful and popular anti-virus and optimization app designed for Mac OS. It is developed to help Mac users clean, speed up and optimizing Mac machines. With the greats features such as App Uninstaller, Privacy Scanner, Antivirus and Disk Cleaner, you can keep your Mac away from virus and malware attack and avoid online spam and phishing websites and protect your privacy and files well. We recommend running a in-depth scan on your Mac with Combo Cleaner:
1. Click Download button here to download and install Combo Cleaner quickly:
(The below link will open the app’s official website to download Combo Cleaner. Please come back to this page after you download it)Download Combo Cleaner Antivirus (Mac)
(Tips – If there is another anti-malware software running on your Mac, It may block this Combo Cleaner download. In that situation, Please Turn Off that anti-malware software first and come back here to click the Combo Cleaner Download Button again. )
2. Once Combo Cleaner is installed, run a scan and see if it will detect files of Central Locator or potential threats for you.
3. You can try the app Uninstaller if it some uninstall unwanted and suspicious apps cannot be uninstalled manually:
4. And you can use Antivirus feature to scan your Mac and re-check if there is still any potential threats: