How to Remove Top From Mac? (Steps)

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Top belongs to the category of PUP and it is always brought by freeware. As you know, adware is capable of producing various forms of ads, such as Safari, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox .

Top generally appears on your PC with three ways. They are spam email, porn websites, or freeware installation. With spam email, it always hides in the attachment with a startup program that will trigger the downloading and installing of adware and popup application. Some are brought by porn websites, and the buttons attached on the sites always link you to torrent file of popup program. And the most common way is that it will be packed with the third party application. Only if you miss a small detail when you install the applications, you will get a package of malware inside your PC.

Top is a profits oriented application and all its conducts is for money. It sends you the updated requirement for some applications. For example, it will warn you that your Flash Media is required to be updated for better performance. But its link is far from the official one but with a bundle of freeware. The more you download the freeware, the more money it will get from their developer. Therefore, Top will try every way to trick you to clicks it. If you don’t want to be the tool making money for Top, you would better to get it deleted with the removal instructions here.


Remove Top from Mac (Steps)

Step 1.Uninstall suspicious programs which may be related with Top from Mac.

Open the Finder >> Go to the Applications folder >> Find suspicious apps and Click Move to Trash >> Enter your password if requested.

Top uninstall on mac

Top removal on mac

If you cannot find malicious programs, you can just continue the steps below.

Step 2. Delete suspicious extensions which may be associated with Top From Safari / Chrome / Firefox.


Open Safari >> Click Safari menu button and choose Preferences >> Select the Extensions tab >> Select the suspicious extension and click Uninstall.

remove Top from safari

delete Top from safari


Open Firefox >> Click the menu button >> select Add-ons >> Determine the suspicious or unwanted extension, click the Disable or Remove button.

delete Top from mac firefox

remove Top from mac firefox


Run Chrome >> Click the three-dot menu button in the upper-right corner >> Select the More Tools >> Click Extensions >> Determine the suspicious or unwanted extension, click on the Trash icon >> Click Remove

delete Top from mac chrome

remove Top from mac chrome

Recommended! – Scan Your Entire Mac to Find Out Potential Risks and Threats

In case the above steps fail to remove Top or uninstall related extension, search engine or application, it might be triggered by Adware, Hijacker or malicious program. We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan entire Mac and see whether it will find potential threats:

(The below link will open the app’s official website to download Combo Cleaner. Please come back to this page after you download it)

Combo Cleaner Antivirus Download Link

(Note – If you fail to access the download page, it might by blocked by your running antimalware tool due to Software Conflicts. Once that happens, PLEASE Turn Off the anti-malware tool Running on your computer, and then come back to this page to click the above DOWNLOAD link again.

1. Once Combo Cleaner Antivirus is installed, you can try the Uninstaller tool and see if it will uninstall the stubborn unwanted Apps:

eliminate Top from mac

2. You can run Antivirus app of Combo Cleaner to see if it will detect files of potential threats. If you want Combo Cleaner to solve the detected issues, you will need to purchase its full version.

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Tips – How to Prevent Virus

To avoid the threat coming back and prevent attacks from other infections, follow these basic rules while using your computer:

– You should always choose Custom Installation no matter what software you are going to install;

– Uncheck hidden options which attempt to install additional programs you never need;

– Scan all downloaded attachments of email before you open them;

– Never open any attachments of unknown or spam emails;

– Do not visit adult / porn websites;

– Do not update any app from nonofficial websites.