Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0)
Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) is a malicious app that hijacks web browser to push annoying ads. It is related with other malware which may cause irreversible damages on infected system. This is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). You need to uninstall it as early as you could. This article will help you to do this.
The ads of Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) are malicious, and they will link you to the sites you don’t want to visit or to download the freeware which will finally use out all your resources. But far worse, before these ads are distributed, it has inserted more rootkits on your PC. It will steal information and data of users. And then, it could take use of them for illegal business. When you find that your images are applied to some awkward promotions, would you be mad?
Besides, the hackers behind Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) will take use of your data and information. These information could be used to associate to your friends. In this way, they will be involved in these tricks, their PC will be easily infected and they will be cheated as the liars have your information. Thus, we think you should protect all of them around you. We would assist with some guides. Please check it.
Remove Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) from Mac (Steps)
Step 1.Uninstall suspicious programs which may be related with Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) from Mac.
Open the Finder >> Go to the Applications folder >> Find suspicious apps and Click Move to Trash >> Enter your password if requested.
If you cannot find malicious programs, you can just continue the steps below.
Step 2. Delete suspicious extensions which may be associated with Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) From Safari / Chrome / Firefox.
Open Safari >> Click Safari menu button and choose Preferences >> Select the Extensions tab >> Select the suspicious extension and click Uninstall.
Open Firefox >> Click the menu button >> select Add-ons >> Determine the suspicious or unwanted extension, click the Disable or Remove button.
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
Step 3. Scan Your Mac to Find Out All Risks and Threats. (Highly Recommended!)
In case the above steps fail to remove Prodigy Search App (ProdigySearch 1.0) or any unwanted extension, search engine or application, you might need to find out and remove the hiding infections connected with them. We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan your Mac and see whether it will find out all threats for you:
(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:
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.
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.