Malware Removal

The Malware Removal module performs the finest search for unwanted “-ware” on your Mac and is CleanMyMac’s foremost weapon against viruses, miners, loggers, and many other dangers. Its database of malware is updated regularly and no less than once a week.

Find and remove malicious files

  1. Scan: Open CleanMyMac and navigate to the Malware Removal module and click Scan.
  2. Review summary: Look through a brief list of harmful items.
  3. Note: CleanMyMac automatically selects for removal all detected threats.

  4. Start quick cleanup: Hit Clean at the bottom of the window.
    Or, switch to the detailed results and check the full list of found threats.
  5. Start the cleanup: Click Remove.

Increase your protection level

The Malware Removal module does its job, but you can add a lot to your computer’s safety with the following features:

  • Real-time monitoring: Resides in the Protection instrument of CleanMyMac Menu, watches all new installations, and warns you if there’s something suspicious.
  • Background scanning: A swift anti-malware routine that goes through your Mac’s system and makes sure no malicious item is missed. Runs automatically even if CleanMyMac X Menu is disabled.

Run the Malware Removal module weekly, even if you enabled the real-time monitor and background scans. All together they make up the complete and reliable anti-malware solution.

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