How To Fully Remove Maftask Malware on Mac

By MiniCreo, on September 3, 2019, in Mac Uninstaller |

What Is Maftask? It's a bothering scenario that you don't remember you have installed some suspicious applications, but they do appear on your Mac. Maftask is one of this kind. Instead of running as an independent program, Maftask is just a name of process showing in Activity Monitor. This sneaky malware will start another deceptive application called Mac Auto Fixer, which will perform a 'System Scan' and induce users to purchase full version.

Why uninstalling Maftask virus on Mac? Mac Auto Fixer uses deceptive marketing method called Bundling to get into your Mac while you were trying to install software from an insecure resource. The free version of Mac Auto Fixer/Maftask can only scan virus threats on your Mac, to cast full protection, you need to purchase the full copy, which is a scam and will not bring anything good to your Mac. To fully and securely get rid of Maftask on your Mac, follow our quick Maftask Removal guide to start (Top 5 Best Free Malware Removal for Mac).

How To Remove Maftask Virus on Mac

Table of Content:

Part 1: How To Uninstall Maftask on Mac Manually

Often removing malware applications on Mac is not easy as they tend to find covers from other commonly used programs. But Mac Auto Fixer, the main program of Maftask, also seeks ways to make contribution via standard method, which forces it to get contained within its own app container. In another word, you can remove Mac Auto Fixer/Maftask as the same as common apps (How To Delete Apps on Macbook).

  • Step 1: Open Activity Monitor > Find Maftask in running process >  Quit Maftask:
  • How To Remove Maftask on Mac
  • Step 2: To remove Maftask from Mac, Open Finder > Applications > Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) > Drag Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) to Trash:
  • How To Remove Maftask on Mac
  • Step 3: Get rid of Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) related virus resources in these subfolders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
  • How To Uninstall Maftask on Mac
  • Step 4: Clean Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) orphaned leftover junk to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removing Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) junkware.
  • How To Uninstall Maftask on Mac Manually

Part 2: How To Clean Uninstall Maftask on Mac with Omni Remover

One sidenote reported by Reddit user saying that, even you removed Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) with common Mac App Uninstall method, the Maftask virus still exists and potentially harm your Mac. Fortunately you can choose Omni Remover, the best Mac Malware App Remover software that can get rid of Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) with one simple click. Check how to uninstall Maftask on Mac with Omni Remover. Free Download


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    Step 1:

    Click here to download Omni Remover > Install and Launch Omni Remover on your Mac.

    How To Remove Maftask on Mac Step 1
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    Step 2:

    In Omni Remover > App Uninstall > Choose Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) icon > Clean Uninstall.

    How To Remove Maftask on Mac Step 2
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    Step 3:

    Let Omni Remover scan all Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) related malware cache junk > Click Uninstall to start removing Maftask > After few seconds, you'll see the complete window as below.

    How To Remove Maftask from Mac Step 3

The Bottom Line

Now can you remove Mac Auto Fixer (Maftask) from your Mac with our suggestions above? If you still have questions, feel free to let us know and we are happy to help. About Omni Remover, it delivers the best performance and complete clean uninstall. Give it a try here: Free Download Now


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