If you unintentionally installed Advanced Mac Cleaner on your Mac, you can follow the steps in this troubleshooting guide to completely remove the app from your computer.
1. First and foremost, make a backup of your personal files. Remember to save any documents that you are currently working on. You might want to think about taking the following steps:
Export bookmarks from your browser.
Make a copy of the keychains-related settings.
Save any other unsaved documents, file and the like.
2. Head to the Utilities subfolder in the Applications file folder.
3. Start the embedded Activity Monitor by pressing F5. Then, in Activity Monitor, locate the Advanced Mac Cleaner and click on the small I icon in the upper left hand corner of the window. Select the third tab, “Open Files & Ports,” from the drop-down menu. In addition, make a note of (or copy and paste) all of the “Output information” associated with the aforementioned app.
4. Hit Quit whenever you’re ready.
5. Check out your own Application folder by clicking on the back arrow tab on the toolbar. Advanced Mac Cleaner can be uninstalled by dragging the application to the Trash icon.
6. Save your work and reboot your operating system.
7. Try removing any Advanced Mac Cleaner-related remnants from your computer’s hard drive. In order to accomplish this, you will typically need to navigate to the Library folder and manually delete any remaining service files from there.
8. Any instance of “Advanced Mac Cleaner” that is still running with your Mac should be deleted from the “Login Items” section above. Try the following steps to complete the task at hand:
Open System Preferences, which should be located in your Dock at the bottom of the screen. Select the Advanced tab.
Select “Users & Groups” from the drop-down menu.
When the “Users & Groups” window is displayed, select the “Login Items” tab from the drop-down menu.
Select “Advanced Mac Cleaner” from the list of startup items in your startup menu and click on the “Minus” icon.
You’ll be good to go.
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