What is Quafind.com?
Quafind.com is so-called “redirect virus” that can change browser’s configuration without user’s permission. Actually, the correct name of this threat is “browser hijacker”. Browser hijackers are commonly used for advertising purposes. After penetration, it forcibly sets a new search engine and spoils your browsing experience with constant redirects as well as intrusive third-party ads.
Another malicious feature of Quafind.com is personal information tracking. It can monitor your searching queries, browsing story, geolocation, all the keyboard and mouse inputs you make in your web browser. All the stolen information may be shared and misused by third-parties to generate revenue.
How to remove Quafind.com from your computer?
This application is able to detect and remove Quafind.com from your computer and clean up your browser. Simple, easy-to-use and helpful.
How to remove Quafind.com manually
Step 1: Remove Quafind.com from Applications
In order to get rid of Quafind.com, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing Quafind.com, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.
- Launch Finder
- Select Applications in the Finder sidebar.
- If you see Uninstall Quafind.com or Quafind.com Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
- Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)
Note: If you can’t find a required program, sort programs by date and search for suspicious recently installed programs. If you still can’t locate any suspicious program or not sure what some application is for, we advise you to use Removal tool in order to track down what malicious program is infecting your system.
Step 2: Remove Quafind.com from Profiles
Sometimes malware might have its entries in Group Policy that helps browser hijacker overrides search engine every time you reset browser settings.
- Open System Preferences
- Go to Profiles at the bottom of window.
- Choose AdminPrefs profile, click “-“ icon and enter password.
Step 3: Remove Quafind.com from browsers
Once you’ve uninstalled the application, remove Quafind.com from your web browser. You need to search for recently-installed suspicious add-ons and extensions.
- Click Preferences from Safari menu
- Select Extensions.
- Find Quafind.com or other extensions that look suspicious.
- Click Uninstall button to remove it.
- Open Google Chrome
- Push Alt + F.
- Choose Tools.
- Select Extensions.
- Search for Quafind.com.
- Select the trash can icon to remove it.
- Open Firefox.
- Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
- Select Quafind.com.
- Choose Disable or Remove option.
There are all the manual instructions that will help you to find Quafind.com on your Mac computer and remove it. The most effective method to get rid of Quafind.com 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.