HelperPages is nasty adware infection capable of hijacking your browsers such as Safari, Chrome or Firefox and engendering ads relevant to the target you’re searching. Once HelperPages installed into your PC secretly, it will modify the default settings of your browser and redirect your search results to some unsuited websites with lots of ads from paying advertisers who have relationship with HelperPages.
HelperPages not only harasses your normal online activities seriously, but also highly consumes your networking resources, decelerating the network speed, or even leading your browser to be unusable. Moreover, HelperPages may come with other severe threats such as spyware which steals your confidential information, ransomware which extort your money, etc. Summing up, HelperPages is a serious treat to your PC and it needs to be removed as early as possible.
(Note – If you are a Windows OS user, please use this guide: How to Remove Virus & Malware From Windows OS? )
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In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar and right-clicking on suspicious apps, and selecting “Move to Trash.”
Note – Some apps may need you to type in username and password to confirm the removal:
If you cannot find or remove apps which may be associated with HelperPages, please read next step.
>> Step 2 – Remove suspicious extensions which may be associated with HelperPages from Safari and Chrome.
Start Safari: Select Safari menu and click Preferences:
Go to Extensions >> Identify the unsafe or suspicious extensions and click Uninstall:
On Google Chrome
Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:
Identify suspicious extensions and click click trash icon to remove it:
If you cannot find or remove apps which may be associated with HelperPages, please check the Note below.
Important Note – If the above steps have not solved your issues:
In case that HelperPages or similar threat cannot be removed manually, it’s possible that related malicious files or other threats are hiding s on your Mac. Therefore, we suggest that you should have a in-depth check on your Mac so that you will know its security status. To do so, we recommend downloading Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan entire Mac and see if it will find files of HelperPages or other hiding threats:
Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a professional Mac Antivirus and Mac OSX Optimization Tool for users. It is equipped with powerful detection engine against virus, malware, and adware. Thus it is able to protect your machine from the latest out-breaking threats and infections. Moreover, its Disk Cleaner can detect and clean up all junks and always keep your Mac’s performance at the peak. Therefore, our research team strongly suggest Mac OS users to diagnose the infected machines with Combo Cleaner Antivirus:
Use Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan entire system and see if it will detect files of threat.
1. Click the button below to Download and install Combo Cleaner Antivirus:
(The below link will open a new page from where you can download Combo Cleaner. Please come back to this page after you download it)Download Combo Cleaner - A Powerful Protector for Mac OS
NOTE – If your Mac is running other anti-malware, this download may be blocked by it for Software Conflict. Once that happens, PLEASE Turn Off that anti-malware and come back here to click the above download link again.
2. Run a scan with Combo Cleaner and see if it can detect files of threat.
Once it finds any potential risk or threat, Combo Cleaner will help you remove them if you purchase the full version.
3. If the first scan of Combo Cleaner cannot uninstall some unwanted apps. Please try the Uninstaller and see if it can uninstall the app for you.
4. After using the Uninstaller, you can use “Antivirus” tool to re-check your Mac: