Hello. Safe Finder persists despite spending hours on all suggested fixes. Looks like this is common and I don't see people replying.

Operating System
mac OS Big Sur Version 11.2
Current issues and symptoms
Cannot remove Safe Finder. Tried malwarebytes and it found some issues. Quarantined them but still keeps popping up. Spent hours trying to fix and still here. Cannot get it off my machine. I've read at least 10 articles and gone through the steps and it's still here.

3b3b3b

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Feb 5, 2021
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Hello. Safe Finder persists despite spending hours on all suggested fixes. Looks like this is common yet there is no fix for it. Really need to get this off my machine to do some work.
 
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3b3b3b

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Feb 5, 2021
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Hi, Ran it. the first time it found six. I deleted/quarantined them. Now, when I run it it says I have 0 but the problem remains. Thank you.
I've been running it every hour or so and still detects nothing.
I found a few suspect files listed on websites in addition to the ones found by malwarebytes and deleted them, but still have Safe Finder.
 
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Balrog

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May 5, 2015
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In Finder go to Library in your user's profile. In Library folder go to everyone of this folders and delete the bold ones:
Safari folder (holds bookmarks, history, download history, site icons)
Caches> Safari folder
Caches>Metadata> Safari folder
Cookies> Cookies.plist file
Preferences> com.apple.safari.plist file
 

Pdubbs

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Mar 27, 2021
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In Finder go to Library in your user's profile. In Library folder go to everyone of this folders and delete the bold ones:
Safari folder (holds bookmarks, history, download history, site icons)
Caches> Safari folder
Caches>Metadata> Safari folder
Cookies> Cookies.plist file
Preferences> com.apple.safari.plist file
Hi Balrog,
I have only this in my folder

Library/Caches/

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