How to remove Spreediscount.com pop-ups (Mac)

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What is Spreediscount.com

Spreediscount.com is advertising website, that is used by malefactors to display pop-ups and create redirects in Safari or Chrome browsers on MacOS or iOS. Usually, pop-up from Spreediscount.com imitates Amazon storefront page, with messages like: “You’ve won a free Iphone X!“, “You are lucky today“. This scam page offers $1000 Gift Card, iPhone X or Samsung S9 for completing simple survey. Of course, in the end all that user gets is malicious download. Those ads can be result of Mac/iPhone/iPad infection, or they can appear on some infected websites you visit. Do not download anything from pop-ups offers! To get rid of Spreediscount.com pop-ups and remove malware using tutorial on this page.

Spreediscount.com pop-up

How Spreediscount.com infected your Mac

As we said, Spreediscount.com redirects can be the result of malicious activity of either Mac or iOS application or Safari or Google Chrome extension. There are some indications, that appearance of Spreediscount.com may be related to using stock quote box on finance.yahoo.com. That is why, we recommend you to inspect recently installed apps and add-ons and remove suspicious ones. We recommend you to scan your Mac or iOS device with Malwarebytes for Mac or Malwarebytes Mobile Security respectively.

Download Spreediscount.com Removal Tool for Mac

Download CleanMyMac

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

Remove Spreediscount.com manually for free

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

Important update: Spreediscount.com hijacker installs malicious Device Profile called AdminPrefs on MacOS, that won’t allow users to make changes to browser search engine and homepage settings. Follow instructions below to remove this profile.

Remove Spreediscount.com profile

  1. Go to System Preferences and click on Profiles.
  2. In the list of profiles on the left side choose AdminPrefs and click on “-” button to remove it.
  3. In your case it can be named differently, in this case remove all visible profiles. Check the picture below to see how it looks like.
  4. remove Spreediscount.com profile from system preferences

Remove Spreediscount.com from Applications

Remove Spreediscount.com from Mac:

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

Cannot uninstall Spreediscount.com

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

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

Remove Spreediscount.com add-on from your browsers

Removing Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish Spreediscount.com 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 Spreediscount.com from iPhone or iPad browsers

Often, Spreediscount.com pop-ups appear in Safari or Chrome browsers on mobile devices. You can use this instruction to remove Spreediscount.com cookie and other website data from Safari, and then install quality anti-malware or antivirus for iOS.

  1. Go to Settings > Safari > Advanced > Website Data.
  2. In the search field type spreediscount.
  3. If any results found, swipe each line to the left and tap appeared red “Remove” button.
  4. Alternatively, tap “Remove All Website Data” in the bottom.

How to protect Mac OSX from adware like Spreediscount.com

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