OpticDaemon on Mac – How to Remove It? (Mac OS Guide)

What Is ‘OpticDaemon’ ?

‘OpticDaemon’  is a vicious adware-type app. In most cases, ‘OpticDaemon’ virus lurks in cost-free programs and bad torrents. So you must be very careful with unfamiliar stuff.

Once ‘OpticDaemon’ gets inside your system, it immediately hits  registry and tampers with your browser settings. Every time you surf the internet a bunch of commercial ads always interfere with your browsing experience, which is really very annoying. Besides, ‘OpticDaemon’ virus makes your PC performance slow down immensely. It can install other Trojans, malware/spyware and ransomware infections onto your infected computer without asking for your permission. If you don’t handle it as soon as possible, it will even steal your confidential data by monitoring your personal activities. All in all, ‘OpticDaemon’ virus is not only super annoying, but also it is very dangerous. We suggest that you take actions to remove it immediately.

How to Remove OpticDaemon or related threats from Mac OS?

Step 1 – Disable or Remove suspicious extension related with OpticDaemon or similar threats.



– Choose Safari > Preferences

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– On the ‘Extensions’ tab, find out the extension related with adware or hijacker and click Uninstall or Disable

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Mozilla Firefox:

– Click the settings button (three horizontal bars) in the top-right corner and then select ‘Add-ons’.

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– 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.”

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– Click the setting button “” at the top right of the browser window, choose “More Tools” and choose “Extensions“.

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– Click the “trash can icon” button to remove extension related with OpticDaemon or similar threats

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Step 2 – Uninstall suspicious App related with OpticDaemon or similar threats

– Open Finder at the Dock

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– Select Applications and find out suspicious apps related with OpticDaemon , then right click on the app and click Move to Trash:

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– Right click on Trash icon to select Empty Trash

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Important Note – If the guide above does not help you remove OpticDaemon, 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)

( To understand Combo Cleaner’s policies and practices, please review its EULA, and Privacy Policy. Learn more about Combo Cleaner and its key features. Combo Cleaner’s scanner is free. Once it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove the threat.)

(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 OpticDaemon or potential threats for you.

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3. You can try the app Uninstaller if it some uninstall unwanted and suspicious apps cannot be uninstalled manually:

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4. And you can use Antivirus feature to scan your Mac and re-check if there is still any potential threats:

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