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How do I turn off these annoying desktop advertisements that appear in the top-right corner?


I'm seeing a lot for "Advanced Mac Cleaner" and other annoying adverts.


I've gone to the System Prefs to the Notifications and can't find it anywhere?


Thank you in advanced _/\_

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, 4 TBT3), macOS Sierra (10.12.6)

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Mar 11, 2018 1:55 AM in response to eco-friendly In response to eco-friendly

Advanced Mac Cleaner popup?

Note: With Advanced Mac Cleaner malware, after the first scan, immediately restart and do a second scan to stop AMC from rewriting files.

1. Use MalwareBytes for Mac to remove malware/adware.


Install guide: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1817

Uninstall Guide: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1190


The installer may ask you to allow it in Security & Privacy /System Preference. Allow it.


2. Disable all extensions and test.


Turnoff or uninstall extensions.

Section: Manage extensions: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/use-safari-extensions-sfri32508/mac

3. Choose a search engine.

Delete all text in the Smart Search field, click the magnifying glass , then choose a search engine from the list.

https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/customize-your-search-ibrwe75c2a3c/mac


4. Set your Home Page. https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/set-your-homepage-ibrw1020/mac


5. Restart your Mac.

6. Launch Safari holding the Shift key down.

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