What is ZipCloud?
ZipCloud is a potentially unwanted program that usually comes on the computer along with the SearchProtect malware. The program is presented as a cloud storage service allowing to keep your photos, videos, documents, music, and more. Although it’s not a virus, it can still cause a lot of trouble. In fact, ZipCloud is a tool for advertising distribution, which means an increase of various ad on your computer as well as constant and annoying redirects to ad sites. It might also hijack your browser configuration, change homepage, default search engine and even spy on your Internet activity. We recommend you to remove ZipCloud as soon as possible to protect your system and privacy.
How to remove ZipCloud from your computer?
The best and easiest way to remove ZipCloud from your computer is to use special anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. The program is fully automated, all you need to do is to download and install it. Once you’ve installed anti-malware application, it will scan your system and remove all the threats.
CleanMyMac – fully removes all instances of ZipCloud from Mac and Safari. After deep scanning of your system, it will easily find and delete ZipCloud. Use this removal tool to get rid of ZipCloud for FREE.
Combo Cleaner – can find malicious program that is corrupting your system and clean up junk files after removal.
How to remove ZipCloud manually
Remove ZipCloud manually
In order to get rid of ZipCloud, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing ZipCloud, 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 ZipCloud or ZipCloud 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 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 ZipCloud from browsers
Once you’ve uninstalled the application, remove ZipCloud from your web browser. You need to search for recently-installed suspicious add-ons and extensions.
- Click Preferences from Safari menu
- Select Extensions.
- Find ZipCloud or other extensions that look suspicious.
- Click Uninstall button to remove it.
- Open Google Chrome
- Click the menu icon “≡”.
- Choose Tools.
- Select Extensions.
- Search for ZipCloud.
- Select the trash can icon to remove it.
- Open Firefox.
- Click on the Tools button at the top of window.
- Select Add-ons from the drop down menu.
- Go to the Extensions tab.
- Select ZipCloud.
- Choose Disable or Remove option.
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