How to check your Mac for viruses [Video tutorial]

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You may already have some form of protection, or you may trust the old saying that Macs can’t get viruses. But by watching this video and taking preventative measures, you can ensure your Mac stays safe and continues running smoothly.

Jump to:

  • 00:48 How do I know if my Mac has a virus?
  • 01:08 How to uninstall infected apps and extensions manually
  • 01:22 How to clear an app’s cache with CleanMyMac X
  • 01:42 How to run a malware scan with CleanMyMac X
  • 02:41 How to uninstall Mac apps with CleanMyMac X
  • 03:13 Get access to 240+ apps on Setapp under one subscription

What is it about?

Mac’s built-in tools can come in handy for uninstalling infected apps and extensions – and we explain just how to do it. But the truth is, there’s an easier way – CleanMyMac X.

For example, its cache-clearing tool can bring your apps back up to speed and remove harmful malware in just a few clicks. And even if you’re not sure if you have a virus but feel something’s slowing your Mac’s performance, you can try running a smart scan to locate potential problems. CleanMyMac X gives you peace of mind.

We explore everything CleanMyMac X has to offer – features that could just save you an expensive trip to an IT professional.

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For further guidance, check out our article on how to scan for viruses on Mac.

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