Info About ProgressTrend
ProgressTrend is a very annoying adware infection which may mess up your entire computer system. ProgressTrend is usually propagated through spam links and free applications. After it gets inside your machine, ProgressTrend starts doing its malicious activities, for instances, it displays tons of commercial pop-up ads on your screen, it hijacks your default homepage without your permission, and installs other malware extensions/add-ons on your Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and so on. What’s worse, ProgressTrend has the ability to open up system backdoors for remote hackers. It may help adware authors collect your personal information and use it for illegal purposes. There’s no doubt that ProgressTrend is very boring and dangerous. If you dont take it off your computer in time, it may even cause poor PC performance or other severe problems. Therefore, as soon as you see ProgressTrend popping up on your browser, you must remove it immediately. Here below i may teach you how to handle ProgressTrend.
How to Remove ProgressTrend or related threats from Mac OS?
Step 1 – Disable or Remove suspicious extension related with ProgressTrend or malware.
– 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 ProgressTrend or similar threats
Step 2 – Uninstall suspicious App related with ProgressTrend or malware
– Open Finder at the Dock
– Select Applications and find out suspicious apps related with ProgressTrend , then right click on the app and click Move to Trash:
– Right click on Trash icon to select Empty Trash
Step 3 – Use Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan your Mac and clean up all malicious items.
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:Download Combo Cleaner Antivirus (Mac)
2. Once Combo Cleaner is installed, run a scan and see if it will detect files of ProgressTrend 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: