Remove Mac Guard Virus – Completely Uninstall MacGuard


What is Mac Guard? Thorough analysis of Mac Guard

Mac Guard, also be called MacGuard, is a part of the global cyber scam practices, being a rogue antivirus program of high severity. One of the crafty things about this application is the fact it seems like a normal one, but it actually is a scam. It is made especially for Mac system. Like the released before Mac Protector and Mac Defender malware, Mac Guard also uses the nice name and presentable appearance to deceive people, so many users are beguiled into thinking it’s a legit security programs. It states that some serious errors have been spotted, “to protect your information (like credit card numbers etc.) it’s highly recommended to clean up the system”. No matter how Mac Guard boasts of itself, it will never protect you from cyber threats, for it is a big threat itself and may cause irrevocable damage to your system.

The screenshot of Mac Guard

The online scanner screenshot of Mac Guard

Mac Guard is very dangerous. You need to remove it as soon as possible

As a malicious application, Mac Guard is able to run automatically without your permission. It pretends to be a legit antispyware application that scans your computer and displays various alerts and pop-ups, stating that a lot of threats have been detected and need to be removed quickly. Then it controls your computer and suggests you to purchase the so called commercial version, through reporting non-existent problems, this bug attempts to get you as close as possible to purchasing its license, which is an aggressive tool invented by hackers for some pure money retrieval objectives. If you trust that, you’ll regret to have done such a thing early or late. Mac Guard aims to blackmail your money, you should be aware of that early. The only way to protect your computer is the complete removal of Mac Guard.

Use listed manual removal instructions below to remove Mac Guard

(1) Backup Reminder: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any change.

(2) You need to stop the processes of Mac Guard as follows:
MacGuard
(3) Delete the associated files of Mac Guard

/Applications/MacGuard.app
Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Info.plist
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/MacOS
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/MacOS/MacGuard
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/PkgInfo
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/About-Back.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/About-Mail.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/About-Phone32x32.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/About-Ticket.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/AboutD.nib
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/AboutMBMI.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-Back.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigOptions.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigOptionsHover.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigOptionsPressed.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigScan.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigScanHover.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigScanPressed.png
/Applications/MacGuard.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigSysInfo.png

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7 Responses to Remove Mac Guard Virus – Completely Uninstall MacGuard

  1. Dennis -  May 28, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    Thank you for providing this fix, indeed it was a very irritating trojan.

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  2. David -  May 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    Can you please help my mac osx 10.5.8 is infected with the MacGuard.app virus

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