What is CreatePremium

CreatePremium is a type of adware that specifically targets Mac systems. It is a recent addition to the infamous Adload malware family. Once installed, this software tends to inundate users with intrusive advertisements, causing disruptions to the normal user experience. Once installed, CreatePremium can have several negative impacts on a Mac system: internet browsing tracking (adware can collect data such as IP addresses, search queries, URLs of visited websites, and geo-locations, potentially leading to privacy issues), displaying of unwanted ads (users may experience a barrage of unwanted ads, which can disrupt their browsing experience), redirects to shady websites (clicking on the ads can lead to being redirected to untrustworthy or even malicious websites), loss of private information (the adware can share the collected data with third parties, potentially leading to identity theft). CreatePremium is a disruptive and potentially harmful adware that targets Mac systems. Users should be aware of the deceptive methods it uses to infiltrate systems and take steps to remove it if they suspect their system is infected.

CreatePremium adware

How CreatePremium infects Mac computers

CreatePremium, like many other adware programs, uses deceptive methods to infiltrate systems. These methods often include:

  • Deceptive pop-up ads: Users may encounter pop-up ads that trick them into downloading and installing the adware.
  • Free software installers (bundling): CreatePremium may be bundled with free software, and users inadvertently install the adware when they install the primary software.
  • Fake flash player installers: Users may be tricked into thinking they are updating their flash player, but they are actually installing the adware.
  • Torrent file downloads: Downloading files from torrent sites can also lead to the installation of CreatePremium.
  1. Download CreatePremium Removal Tool
  2. Remove CreatePremium from Login Items
  3. Remove/Uninstall CreatePremium from Applications
  4. Remove CreatePremium from browsers
  5. Reset browser settings
  6. Remove CreatePremium files and folders
  7. Block CreatePremium ads and pop-ups
  8. How to protect from threats, like CreatePremium

Download CreatePremium Removal Tool

Download Spyhunter for Mac

To remove CreatePremium completely, we recommend you to use Spyhunter for Mac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of CreatePremium and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser. The trial version of Spyhunter for Mac offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Alternative Removal Tool

Download CleanMyMac

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

Remove CreatePremium manually for free

Note: CreatePremium sets up to start on macOS startup. Therefore, before starting the removal, perform these steps:

  1. Open System Preferences, choose Users & Groups.
  2. Choose your account (set up as Current User).
  3. Click Login Items tab.
  4. Find “CreatePremium” entry. Select it, and click the “-“ (minus) button to remove it.

Note 2: CreatePremium won’t quit just by closing it, therefor use Force Quit to end the process.

  1. Press 3 buttons at the same time: Option, Command, and Esc (Escape). This is similar to Control-Alt-Delete on a Windows PC.
  2. Choose CreatePremium in the list.
  3. Click Force Quit button.

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

Remove CreatePremium from Applications

Remove CreatePremium from Mac:

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

Cannot uninstall CreatePremium

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

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

Remove CreatePremium add-on from your browsers

Removing CreatePremium from Applications often does not bring the desired effect. It is a browser extension, and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove the CreatePremium 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 CreatePremium extension.
  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 CreatePremium extension.
  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 CreatePremium extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish CreatePremium 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 the 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 CreatePremium


~/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/Services/com.CreatePremium.service.app
~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.CreatePremium.service.plist
/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/System/com.CreatePremium.system
/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.CreatePremium.system.plist

Download AdGuard for Mac to block malicious pop-ups, that promote CreatePremium

AdGuard is the best ad-blocker, internet filtering, and internet security application for macOS. It can cut out unwanted banners from site pages, block pop-ups, stop redirects, and prevent users from visiting potentially dangerous resources. Use it to stop ads promoting CreatePremium in browsers.

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How to protect Mac OSX from adware, like CreatePremium

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Mac OSX is known to be one of the safest operating systems, and for a long time, there was no need for antivirus products for Mac. But with the growing popularity of Mac computers and notebooks and evolving technology, viruses, trojans, adware, toolbars, hijackers, and other malware paved the way for Mac users. We recommend you to use one of the best anti-malware for Mac available — Malwarebytes for Mac.

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