How to do away with Tech Support Scam pop-up from Apple Mac OSX

These days, Apple users are getting tech support pop-ups randomly on the screen. These pop ups ask Apple users to call a phone number in order to fix their system or Apple Mac OS X. If they do so, then it is highly possible that their machine gets infected with an unwanted program which is termed as an adware. It is common that such Tech Support pop-ups occur by an ad-supported extension for different web browsers that distribute various monetization platforms while installing the OSX. The malicious browser extensions are added while a free software is added.


Following are two commons steps that will help Apple users remove Tech Support Scam pop-up ads from their Apple Mac OS X in an effective manner:

Force Quit for your call for support browser hijacker Apple Mac OS X virus

  • First of all, Press Command + Option + Escape concurrently. This step will open the Force Quit Applications window.
  • Then, choose any browser in which you find Call for Support ransomware notification.
  • Click the “Force Quit“ button to end the browser program and removing the browser hijacker.

If you are unable to get results from these steps:

  • Press Command + Option + Shift + Esc for 3 seconds and it will make way for the force quit of OS X app. Alternatively, if you are using Safari or any other browser, you can
  • Disconnecting Internet can also help the users of Safari and other browsers, then open the web browser, search from the malicious web page, and again connect to the Internet.

Remove Call for Support virus with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac is a powerful tool used for eliminating adware and browser hijackers from Apple Mac OS X. Apple users can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac software.

Once you downloaded the software, click on the “Scan” button in order to initiate a system check-up. Mac Parallels Desktop Support From Tech Expert

Then, complete the scan and click on the “Remove Selected Items” to remove all the malware detected by Malwarebytes.

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