How to remove BeeAware (Mac)

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What is BeeAware

BeeAware is adware or potentially unwanted application for Mac, that displays fake pop-ups and system messages, encouraging users to download malware disguised as necessary updates. Dialog boxes look like system alerts and, sometimes, make users reflexively click on “OK” button. BeeAware often can be seen in Activity Monitor, eating up CPU and memory resources. Developers advertise BeeAware as utility, that “can convert over 30 file formats into PDF”. In exchange it generates ads, pop-ups, banners in browsers and messages, alerts and dialog boxes in MacOS. Follow instructions in this article to remove BeeAware adware and get rid of alerts, pop-ups and ads.

BeeAware

How BeeAware infected your Mac

BeeAware installs “in a bundle” with freeware utilities and in a package with legitimate software downloaded from questionable sources. After infiltrating Mac, BeeAware starts displaying messages, like one shown above, with following text:

Software Update
Update Required
A new version of BeeAware is now available. By clicking "OK" you agree to install BeeAware and to its privacy policy and license agreement. you may remove BeeAware at any time from the applications folder.

Be careful and attentive downloading and installing third party software, always try getting apps from App Store, as they pass verification procedures there. Use well-known antivirus software for Mac, that can protect your device from such threats. Download antivirus tool, that will remove BeeAware below.

Download BeeAware Removal Tool for Mac

Download Combo Cleaner

To remove BeeAware completely we recommend you to use Combo Cleaner. It can help you remove files, folders and registry keys of BeeAware and uninstall hijackers, toolbars and unwanted add-ons from Safari browser.

Remove BeeAware manually for free

Here is the manual step-by-step tutorial for full BeeAware removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of BeeAware installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove BeeAware from Applications

Remove BeeAware from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. BeeAware might have an Uninstaller. If you see Uninstall BeeAware or BeeAware Uninstaller, double-click it and follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. Otherwise, drag BeeAware or BeeAware.app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Cannot uninstall BeeAware

If you can’t uninstall BeeAware using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of BeeAware. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag BeeAware or BeeAware.app from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with BeeAware.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove BeeAware add-on from your browsers

Removing BeeAware from Applications often does not bring the desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove BeeAware extension from your browsers manually.

Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find BeeAware extensions.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find BeeAware extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose BeeAware extensions.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish BeeAware removal reset your browser settings to make sure, there are no leftover items in browser folders.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

Reset Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings/.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox… button.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox to confirm.

Remove following files and folders of BeeAware


~Library/UpdateMac/BeeAware/

How to protect Mac OSX from adware like BeeAware

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