What is OpticalRatePro Chrome extension?
|Virus Brief Description|
|Distribution Method||Installations of third party free app, shady websites, Spam email, Rogue pop-up ads|
|Problems May Occur||High usage of CPU and slow performance;
Intrusive pop-up and ads can’t be stop;
Google is randomly redirected;
Additional threats may be downloaded silently.
|Similar Infection||ExtensionInstallForcelist Chrome virus|
|Malware Removal||If your computer is infected with OpticalRatePro, then we recommend checking your whole system to find out and remove related malware. You can do this by using Combo Cleaner Anti-virus, a Professional Mac protecion software able to deal with any latest Mac virus.
OpticalRatePro Chrome extension is an irritating adware program which can display unstoppable and attractive advertisements on your browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. As a matter of fact, OpticalRatePro Chrome extension is designed by the third party companies including cyber criminals for getting malicious purpose. If you click on those ads absent-mindedly, you will fall into the trap of installing unwanted program into your system. OpticalRatePro Chrome extension is a nasty program that can add its malicious codes and plug-ins to your browsers which will create millions of ads, deals and banners. In this circumstance, it will take a long time for you to load a page to do a search. Thus, if OpticalRatePro Chrome extension automatically appear on your computer screen, remove it as quickly as you can.
Once OpticalRatePro Chrome extensionget into your computer, it can take control your online actions and change your computer settings without any consent. Then your homepage will be replaced by other questionable web pages. With the infection of this nasty malware, your system may not run fluently as usual. Meanwhile, OpticalRatePro Chrome extension can drop other computer threats or malicious malware to your computer. In the end, you computer will work very slow and sometimes may be crashed. Moreover, OpticalRatePro Chrome extension can record your personal data in order to steal your bank accounts, online passwords and user names for its designers. So you have to eliminate this harmful adware program as soon as possible, or it will further damage your system.
What’s the impact of OpticalRatePro Chrome extension?
1.OpticalRatePro Chrome extension can sneak into your system without any permission;
2.OpticalRatePro Chrome extension can attack all the browsers and change the browser settings;
3.OpticalRatePro Chrome extension can add it malicious codes and files to browsers which can create tons of frustrating adverts;
4.OpticalRatePro Chrome extension can mislead users to visit some malicious websites that may contain other potential threats;
5.OpticalRatePro Chrome extensioncan trace your browsing interests and collect your sensitive information for hackers to get illegal income.
How to Remove Malware from Mac?
If you have virus problem on Windows OS, please read this Win OS Guide – Manually Remove Virus or malware from Windows OS
(NOTE: Bookmark this page first because some steps may close your web browser or restart computer)
– Select Finder on dock:
Select Applications >> Right-lick on unwanted or suspicious apps that may be related with OpticalRatePro Chrome Extension >> Click Move to Trash
Go to Dock >> Right-click on Trash icon and click Empty Trash.
Tips – In case you are unable to find or remove suspicious apps that may be related with threat, we recommend downloading Combo Clneaer to scan your mac and find out malware:
Uninstall Unwanted or Suspicious Extension that May Be Related with Threat:
Launch Safari and Click Preferences
Select Extensions tab >> Find unwanted or suspicious extension that may be related with OpticalRatePro Chrome Extension >> Click Uninstall
Launch Chrome >> Select More Tools >> Click Extensions:
Find unwanted or suspicious extension that may be related with OpticalRatePro Chrome Extension >> Click Trash icon to uninstall it.
Launch Firefox >> Click Add-ons:
Select Extensions tab >> Find unwanted or suspicious extension that may be related with OpticalRatePro Chrome Extension >> Click Remove
STEP 3 (Important!)
Download Combo Cleaner Antivirus to find out all malicious items hiding on your Mac:
OpticalRatePro Chrome Extension and related malware reinstalls itself on Mac if you do not delete all malicious items (Files and folders created by virus). It will be a complicated and lengthy process to manually locate and delete these items. Thus we recommend downloading Combo Cleaner Antivirus to remove malware and related files safely and quickly.
Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a professional in detecting and removing any latest malware and virus on Mac. It is a reliable anti-malware to keep your Mac away from virus, phishing attacks, spyware, malware, and all kinds of online threats while feeling safe about your personal data.
– Double-click combocleaner.dmg to install Combo Cleaner and start a Scan to search and remove malicious items dropped by malware:
3. Re-check your Mac with Uninstaller function Anti-virus function of Combo Cleaner.
– First, use Uninstaller tool to check if any unwanted apps are still in the Apps list. If there is unwanted apps in the list, please select them and click “Remove Selected Items”.
– Second, use Antivirus tool to run a Quick Scan and determine if there unsafe items hiding on your Mac.
Tips for Threat Prevention
– Always running professional Antivirus or Antimalware and keep Firewall ON;
– Create System Restore Point regularly and back up important personal files;
– Avoid downloading free programs from unknown third party shared sites;
– Regularly update system via automatic system update;
– Don’t access porn sites or similar sites which are potentially harmful;
– Avoid opening any attachments of unknown emails.