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Question: Remove "advanced mac cleaner"

"Advanced Mac Cleaner" frequently appears at the upper right corner of my desktop. I never consciously downloaded it, but it pops up. It will even start to "scan" my Mac. I have to stop it and close it down. How can I get rid of it?

iMac, OS X El Capitan (10.11.6)

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Dec 15, 2017 8:21 AM in response to Macfragentz In response to Macfragentz

... and if that doesn't work, write back.

These things change all the time, so here is a more recent post including the latest changes: Advanced MacCleaner popup virus. The changes are minor and the principles remain the same.

Dec 15, 2017 8:21 AM

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Dec 15, 2017 10:41 PM in response to Macfragentz In response to Macfragentz

I think it is because you installed other PUA published by PCVARK. Please try my free tool to uninstall these PUA: Adware Removal Pro for Mac

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Dec 15, 2017 10:41 PM

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