This is an effective tutorial that helps you learn how to remove MacKeeper on your macOS and Mac OS X. This tutorial contains an automatically removal solution, a manually removal solution and a video is provided which teach you how to remove MacKeeper by MacRemover.
Video: How To Automatically Remove MacKeeper by MacRemover?
Use automatically removal solution to remove MacKeeper in your macOS
1. Download and install MacRemover
2. Switch to Finder and select Go -> Applications from the Finder menu.
3. Locate the MacRemover icon and double-click on it.
4. MacKeeper icon will be displayed on the Apps listview of MacRemover, and click on it.
5. Click “Run Analysis”, and then “Complete Uninstall”. MacKeeper will be automatically and completely removed.
Use manually removal solution to remove MacKeeper in your macOS
The steps listed below will guide you in removing MacKeeper:
1. Switch to the Finder and select Go -> Utilities from the Finder menu.
2. Locate the Activity Monitor icon and double-click on it.
3. On the main window of Activity Monitor, find the entry for MacKeeper, AntiTheft, AntiTheftAgent, MKAuthPlugin, AntiVirus, AntiVirusAgent
, BackupAgent, Backup, BinaryStripper, DefaultApps, DiskExplorer, DuplicateFinder, , FilesFinder, FindAndFix, Hider, LanguageStripper, LeftoversCleaner, LogCacheCleaner, MemoryCleaner, Shredder, ShredderInternal, StartupItems, TrialPopups, Undeleter, VersionTracker, ZBRemoteSupport, MKCleanService, MacKeeper Helper, TrialPopupsAgent, VersionTrackerAgent, ZBAVKauth, ZBAVKauthLegacy, ZBFirewall, ZBFirewallLegacy, NoticeEngine select them and click Quit Process.
4. Switch to the Finder again and select Go -> Applications from the Finder menu. Find the MacKeeper icon, right-click on it and select Move to Trash. if user password is required, enter it.
5.Then, hold an Option key while the Finder’s Go is being selected. Select Library. Locate any folders that are named the following names and drag them to the Trash.
- com.mackeeper.MacKeeper (in Caches folder)
- com.mackeeper.MacKeeper.Helper.plist (in Preferences folder)
- MacKeeper.log (in Logs folder)
- com.mackeeper.MacKeeper.plist (in Preferences folder)
- MacKeeper Helper (in Application Support folder)
6. The following files/folders of MacKeeper, you need to use “rm” command to delete on the Terminal or locate them by Finder and drag to Trash.
7. Restart your macOS.