What is LogarithmicProcess

LogarithmicProcess is a type of adware associated with the infamous AdLoad family, known for its disruptive behavior that includes unwanted ads and data collection mechanisms. It is not classified as a typical computer virus, but it is highly recommended to remove the program from your Mac to ensure online security. Adware like LogarithmicProcess tends to mysteriously appear in the Applications section on Mac devices. The installation process of such programs, known as potentially unwanted programs, often happens in the background of other running processes, and users don’t see any notifications. Once installed, LogarithmicProcess swiftly alters the settings of popular browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari, amplifying the volume of displayed ads. It inundates Mac users with an excessive flow of online advertisements.

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How LogarithmicProcess infects Mac computers

LogarithmicProcess exploits system vulnerabilities to infiltrate and manipulate browser settings. This manipulation results in an increase in ads, leading to a noticeable decline in Mac performance. In addition, the adware introduces backdoor components, facilitating the intrusion of additional adware. Adware programs like LogarithmicProcess rely on various deceptive techniques to infiltrate systems. Common methods include bundling with free software or downloads, misleading advertisements, or exploiting vulnerabilities in outdated software. Another avenue for adware installation is through deceptive advertisements or fake software updates. Clicking on misleading ads or installing updates from untrustworthy sources can lead to the unintentional download and installation of adware.

  1. Download LogarithmicProcess Removal Tool
  2. Remove LogarithmicProcess from Login Items
  3. Remove/Uninstall LogarithmicProcess from Applications
  4. Remove LogarithmicProcess from browsers
  5. Reset browser settings
  6. Remove LogarithmicProcess files and folders
  7. Block LogarithmicProcess ads and pop-ups
  8. How to protect from threats, like LogarithmicProcess

Download LogarithmicProcess Removal Tool

Download Spyhunter for Mac

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

Remove LogarithmicProcess manually for free

Note: LogarithmicProcess 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 “LogarithmicProcess” entry. Select it, and click the “-“ (minus) button to remove it.

Note 2: LogarithmicProcess 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 LogarithmicProcess in the list.
  3. Click Force Quit button.

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

Remove LogarithmicProcess from Applications

Remove LogarithmicProcess from Mac:

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

Cannot uninstall LogarithmicProcess

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

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

Remove LogarithmicProcess add-on from your browsers

Removing LogarithmicProcess 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 LogarithmicProcess 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 LogarithmicProcess 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 LogarithmicProcess 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 LogarithmicProcess extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish LogarithmicProcess 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 LogarithmicProcess


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

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

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 LogarithmicProcess in browsers.

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How to protect Mac OSX from adware, like LogarithmicProcess

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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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