What is MegabyteExecute

MegabyteExecute is a type of adware specifically designed to target macOS systems. Adware, short for advertising-supported software, is a category of malware that inundates users with unwanted advertisements. MegabyteExecute employs deceptive methods to get installed on users’ devices, often through fake software updates, bundled software installers, and malicious advertisements. Once installed, it displays a range of intrusive ads, including pop-ups, banners, and coupons, which can promote dubious products, services, or websites. Once installed, MegabyteExecute can cause a variety of issues on the infected macOS system. Users will notice an increase in unwanted ads appearing in their web browsers, which can be highly intrusive and disrupt normal browsing activities. The adware can alter browser settings, leading to frequent redirects to potentially malicious websites, which not only hampers the browsing experience but also increases the risk of further malware infections. Additionally, MegabyteExecute can consume system resources, leading to slowdowns and reduced performance. Users may notice their Mac running slower than usual or experiencing frequent crashes. The adware can also track browsing habits and collect personal information, which can then be used for targeted advertising or sold to third parties, posing significant privacy concerns.

MegabyteExecute adware

How MegabyteExecute infects Mac computers

The infection process of MegabyteExecute typically involves users encountering fake prompts to update software like Adobe Flash Player. These prompts are often fake and, when followed, result in the installation of MegabyteExecute instead of the legitimate update. Additionally, MegabyteExecute can be bundled with other software, especially those downloaded from unofficial or dubious sources. Users may inadvertently install the adware while installing another program. Clicking on misleading ads or pop-ups can also lead to the download and installation of MegabyteExecute. These ads often appear on less reputable websites and can be disguised as legitimate offers or updates.

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

Download MegabyteExecute Removal Tool

Download Spyhunter for Mac

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

Remove MegabyteExecute manually for free

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

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

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

Remove MegabyteExecute from Applications

Remove MegabyteExecute from Mac:

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

Cannot uninstall MegabyteExecute

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

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

Remove MegabyteExecute add-on from your browsers

Removing MegabyteExecute 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 MegabyteExecute extension from your browsers manually.


  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find MegabyteExecute 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 MegabyteExecute 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 MegabyteExecute extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish MegabyteExecute 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 MegabyteExecute

~/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/Services/com.MegabyteExecute.service.app
/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/System/com.MegabyteExecute.system

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

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 MegabyteExecute in browsers.

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How to protect Mac OSX from adware, like MegabyteExecute

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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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