What is Mac Speedup Pro

Mac Speedup Pro is rogue optimisation application for macOS. It hiddenly installs on a computer and performs so-called “scan” of your Mac. In the end, loud female voice vocalizes, that severe issues and viruses were found on your Mac. If users click the “Repair” button, the program shows the purchase window. In fact, Mac Speedup Pro “detects” performance and security problems even on brand new Mac computer. From what we can make a conclusion, that it is a scareware or fake optimization app. Actually, Mac Speedup Pro is one of the wide range of rogue apps like Mac Cleanup Pro, Mac Clean Pro, Advanced Mac Cleaner and others, that utilize similar design and techniques to extort money from inexperienced users. In this article, we will show a precise way to remove Mac Speedup Pro and its leftovers from Mac for free.

How Mac Speedup Pro infected your Mac

Mac Speedup Pro can infiltrate Mac along with free applications, fake Adobe Flash updates, scam ads and pop-ups in browsers. Installers of such applications prompt you to download additional software to remove Mac viruses or speed up macOS, and, if you accept the offer, installs unwanted programs in the system, or adware in Safari on macOS. Such fake pop-ups frighten inexperienced users, that their Mac has errors, malware or other issues. Use quality software offered on this page to remove Mac Speedup Pro and protect your Mac.

Download Mac Speedup Pro Removal Tool for Mac

Download Spyhunter for Mac

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

Remove Mac Speedup Pro manually for free

Note: Mac Speedup Pro sets up to start on Mac OS 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 “Mac Speedup Pro” entry. Select it, and click the “-“ (minus) button to remove it.

remove mac speedup pro from login items

Note 2: Mac Speedup Pro 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 Mac Speedup Pro in the list.
  3. Click Force Quit button.

mac speedup pro force quit

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

Remove Mac Speedup Pro from Applications

Remove Mac Speedup Pro from Mac:

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

Cannot uninstall Mac Speedup Pro

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

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

Remove following files and folders of Mac Speedup Pro

~/Library/Application Support/Mac Speedup Pro
~/Library/Mac Speedup Pro
~/Library/Logs/Mac Speedup Pro.log
~/Library/Mac Speedup Pro
~/Library/Launch Agents/com.pcv.hlprmcp.plist
~/Applications/Mac Speedup Pro.app

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

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 Mac Speedup Pro in browsers.

adguard for mac

Download AdGuard for Mac

How to protect Mac OSX from adware like Mac Speedup Pro

bitdefender for mac Mac OSX is known to be one of the safest operating systems, and for a long time there was no need in 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 to Mac users. We recommend you to use most advanced antivirus for Mac available – BitDefender Antivirus.

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James Kramer
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