How to remove MacPerformance from Mac

What is MacPerformance?

MacPerformance is a rogue application responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Safari, Firefox, and Chrome. This happens if MacPerformance adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself or got it installed with a free program that you download. MacPerformance is not malicious, and your antivirus didn’t warn you about this potential threat. Now, you want to remove MacPerformance and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.

MacPerformance pop-up

The way of installing MacPerformance is often deceptive. If you wonder how MacPerformance was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional MacPerformance installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. MacPerformance is one of the adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable MacPerformance before installing a free program.

Step 1. How to remove MacPerformance from Mac?

This application is able to remove MacPerformance with all leftovers from your Mac automatically. Simple, user-friendly and effective.

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Step 2: Remove Advanced Mac Cleaner from Mac (main source of MacPerformance pop-up)

Perhaps, you will not find the program with the same name – Advanced Mac Cleaner. Nevertheless, you need to review attentively the list of last installed applications and remove all suspicious ones related to Advanced Mac Cleaner.

Mac OSX:

  1. Launch Finder
  2. Select Applications in the Finder sidebar.
  3. If you see Uninstall Advanced Mac Cleaner or Advanced Mac Cleaner Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Now let’s go to the next step.

Step 3: Remove MacPerformance from browsers


  1. Click Preferences from Safari menu
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find MacPerformance or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner.
  3. Click Tools then select Extensions.
  4. Find MacPerformance or other extensions that look suspicious.
  5. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click Tools on the top of the Firefox window, then click Add-ons.
  3. Find MacPerformance or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

There are all the manual instructions that will help you to find MacPerformance on your Mac computer and remove it. The most effective method to get rid of MacPerformance is to perform the manual removal instructions and then use CleanMyMac automatic tool. The manual method will weaken the malicious program and the program will remove it. Thank you for your attention.

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