MacRemover Review and False Positive (Malwarebytes)

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When you are searching for an uninstall tool for your Mac, what software would come first to your mind? There are so many similar products designed for Mac app removal. If you are lost in finding the most suitable uninstaller in the market, we suggest you to take a brief look at this review on MacRemover.

What is MacRemover? It is an easy-to-use yet high-efficiency utility that can help you remove any unwanted applications from Mac operating system. The installation file is only 5.6 MB, and the current version (3.8) supports Mac OS X 10.9 and later. More infomation about MacRemover can be found here.

In our test, MacRemover takes three simple to complete the app removal process:

  • (1)run MacRemover from the Launchpad, Applications folder or Spotlight
  • (2)select target app in the interface, and click Run Analysis button to start.
  • (3)click Complete Uninstall button, and click Yes in the pop-up dialog.

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After a few seconds you will be informed that the target app has been successfully removed. That’s how this tool works to delete apps for you. Compared with the manual removal of Mac apps, using a professional tool like MacRemover definitely saves much time and avoid unnecessary hassles, especially for Mac beginners.

Then what if MacRemover fails to remove a problematic, stubborn or malicious app? After all, there exist no a tool that can handle all problems. But don’t worry. Most problems can be solved under manual interfere. MacRemover is a paid software, and it provides 24-hour manual service. If you purchase for this product, you will get the technical support at any time when you need. We have tested the response time by sending an email to the official email address, and the reply comes back quite soon.

Generally speaking, MacRemover’s expert team can solve most issues you may encounter, but what if that kind of support services still cannot satisfy you? Well, MacRemover also provides 60 day money-back guarantee for all orders. Within the valid period, you can ask for a full refund if your problem cannot be solved perfectly by the tool or even the tech support team.

In this post we review the uninstall process and main features of MacRemover, its online support services, and the purchase policy it offers. In short, MacRemover is an user-friendly, hassle-free and reputable solution recommended for all-level Mac users who wish to achieve effective removal of unneeded apps.

Update: after publishing this review, we receive some feedback mentioning the False Positive about MacRemover made by some Malwarebytes security products, and that the uninstaller cannot run normally if users install Malwarebytes on their Macs.

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False positive is commonly used in cybersecurity to denote that a file or setting has been flagged as malicious when it’s not. The false report may be based on behavioral analysis, as the legitimate file/app may shows behavior that is usually considered malicious. To explore this issue further, we contact the vendors of MacRemover and Malwarebytes. MacRemover replies that it is working positively to communicate with Malwarebytes, hoping to clarify the false negative report as soon as possible.

Considering that Malwarebytes may block legitimate apps occasionally, and that the auto-quarantine feature of Malwarebytes Protection Module may cause problems with False Positive, we may suggest those affected users to add MacRemover to the Ignore list of Malwarebytes, before Malwarebytes fixes this in their next update. Then how to stop Malwarebytes from blocking or scanning a file or app that you trust? Malwarebytes gives out the detailed steps in its support page:

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  1. Open up Malwarebytes product installed on your Mac.
  2. Click the Ignore List tab, and click Add button.
  3. Navigate to the Applications folder, select MacRemover, and click OK button.

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Meanwhile, if you are notified a detection warming about MacRemover, you can click Ignore button to put this tool into the Malwarebytes software’s exclusion system. Not so hard to finish, right?

How Should I Uninstall / Remove Opera Stable on PC? Help!

Get trouble to uninstall Opera Stable browser in Windows? What kind of problems you have to remove it? Wanting to find a proper way to solve it, there you go.

Opera Stable is a legitimate internet browser compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, mobile devices, and tablets. Opera Stable is not considered malicious, but it may cause several issues on the computer system and the internet browser, as well as promote questionable search results and webpages. Opera Stable is often promoted by third-parties and can install alongside ad-supported programs and malware. This can cause various issues for computer users.

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Here are some reasons why people want to get rid of it:

  • Opera not work well on my computer;
  • It runs slowly;
  • Opera causing too many popups;
  • It might causes malware on computer.

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EU suspends approval of Apple’s purchase of Shazam

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Apple wishes to combine Apple Music and Shazam’s music recognition technology to provide better streaming services, but its plan was obstructed by Europe Union (EU).

The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into Apple’s acquisition of the music recognition service Shazam, after multiple countries (including Austria, France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain and Sweden.) requested EC in February to assess the acquisition to determine whether it’s allowed under a European Union merger law. The investigate deadline is set to September 4th.

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Take Correct Steps to Uninstall McAfee for Mac

Have no idea how to fully uninstall McAfee from your Mac? Try the regular method to delete the app but the icon remains on the Menu Bar? Failed to re-install McAfee due to previous incomplete uninstall? If you are stuck in these uninstall troubles, read through this tutorial to see if the solutions help solve your issues.

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uTorrent Being Marked by Windows Defender and others as Malware

uTorrent is a cross-platform download software, supporting the magnetic, BT and other expansion protocols, popular in the number of users in foreign countries, but the current situation is more embarrassing. For it is Flagged by Windows Defender, which is the default anti-virus app in Microsoft Windows PC, and other anti-virus apps.

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If you’re a big fan of torrent downloader, then there is a very good chance that you are making use of the popular client uTorrent, and if you’re a Windows user, then you may also have noticed that Windows Defender started to show concerns surrounding the app of late.

So far, Microsoft’s Windows Defender has marked the uTorrent client as a potential threat. What’s worse, several other antivirus software are also beginning to mark the latest version of uTorrent as malware.

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Former Cambridge Analytica Employee says More than 87m Facebook Users Had Data Compromised

Far more than 87 million people may have had their Facebook data harvested by Cambridge Analytica, according to a former employee Brittany Kaiser, who testify on Tuesday in the British Parliament. In addition to the psychological test app that led to the Facebook data leak scandal, the Company also launched several other tests on the Facebook.

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Committees from data, culture, media and sports of British parliamentary are currently investigating the misuse of user data by Facebook and Cambridge. Brittany Kaiser, the Company’s former executive of Cambridge Analytica, evidences to the British Parliament today as part of a hearing on fake news.

Kaiser, who worked on the business team at Cambridge Analytica’s parent company until January of this year, wrote in a statement that she was “aware in a general sense of a wide range of surveys” used by Cambridge Analytica or its partners, and she said she believes the number of people whose Facebook data may have been compromised is likely higher than the widely reported 87 million.

“In my pitches, I used to give examples, even to clients, that, if you go on Facebook and you see these viral personality quizzes, not all of them would have been designed by Cambridge Analytica, SCL Group, or our affiliates, but that these applications were designed specifically to harvest data from individuals using Facebook as the tool,” she said.

“For example there was one called the sex compass to find out what your personal preferences were privately. And then there was another one on your music personality,” she said.

Kaiser’s wrote statement, claimed the number of affected users was much higher than the 87 million claimed by Facebook:

I should emphasise that the Kogan/GSR datasets and questionnaires were not the only Facebook-connected questionnaires and datasets which Cambridge Analytica used. I am aware in a general sense of a wide range of surveys which were done by CA or its partners, usually with a Facebook login – for example, the “sex compass” quiz. I do not know the specifics of these surveys or how the data was acquired or processed. But I believe it is almost certain that the number of Facebook users whose data was compromised through routes similar to that used by Kogan is much greater than 87 million; and that both Cambridge Analytica and other unconnected companies and campaigns were involved in these activities.

If what she said is ture, it will defiantly means a further expansion of the Facebook data-disclosure scandal. Katherine did not provide any test details, but she believes the tests are all about collecting data.
Cambridge Analytica did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

4 Ways to Properly Uninstall TeamViewer on Mac

Encounter problems in uninstalling TeamViewer for Mac? Find a solution in this post.

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As a remote desktop tool, TeamViewer helps users to achieve remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. You can take several clicks to install this app on your Mac, but if you need to thoroughly uninstall TeamViewer, that’s not so easy as you install it before. Issues occur like:

  • TeamViewer cannot be dragged to the Trash as it is in use
  • Some files associated with TeamViewer are hard to be found or removed
  • TeamViewer notifications still pop up after you perform a standard uninstall

Those issues can be triggered by different causes. To avoid falling into the troubles, you are supposed to take the right approach to carry out a complete, valid uninstall. In this guide we list as more as possible options to help you achieve a satisfactory result.

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A Quick Tip to Merge All Windows in Finder

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For those who just switch from Windows operating system to Mac, many features on macOS may provide more convenience for their operation (or instead, enhance difficulty for them to get familiar with the new OS :P). For instance, the ability to use tabs in Finder, which was introduced with the launch of OS X Mavericks in 2013.

You may have known how to create a new Finder tab by using the keyboard shortcut Command-T, which also works for web browsers including Safari, Firefox or Chrome. But if you have already opened a dozen of separate Finder windows, how to quickly consolidate them all into a tabbed Finder window? Read on to get the answers.

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Take Proper Steps to Uninstall Adobe Creative Cloud for Mac

 “Adobe Creative Cloud is a software package that provides subscribers a set of applications used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography and optional cloud services. With it you can quickly launch and update your Adobe desktop apps, and manage and share your assets stored in Creative Cloud.”

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As Adobe has announced before, the price for Creative Cloud subscription plans will suffer different degrees of rose since April 16. Do the modest price increases bring you some concerns? At least for me, I may start to take time looking for some one-time fee alternatives to Lightroom, like Pixelmator Pro priced $29.99.

Anyhow, if you are considering to stop using Adobe Creative Cloud, or you just want to start a fresh installation of this app on your Mac, read through this page and learn the proper ways to uninstall Creative Cloud without leaving any trace on macOS.

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Use Preview to Resize PDF Files on Your Mac

On Mac, you can easily create a PDF using the built-in Preview app, but the shortcoming is that there are not much available customization options, specifically about the quality, and by extension the file size, of the PDF generated. So if you convert several large pictures into a PDF file, the size may be larger than you desire.

You may need to compress the PDF file when you run into file size limitation trying to upload or share it with others (such as emailing it as an attachment to your friends). To save storage space, you can resize the existing PDF file in Preview, any other PDF utilities, or online website tools. In this post we will mainly show you how to resize a PDF file on Mac using the free Preview app.

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