WebExplorer application removal

Discussion in 'Malware Removal Assistance For Mac' started by Lamalizle, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. Lamalizle

    Lamalizle New Member

    Nov 14, 2017
    1
    1
    Nigeria
    macOS Sierra
    BitDefender
    Device model:
    MacBook Air 11
    Operating System and Version:
    MacOS High Sierra
    Super User:
    No
    Infection date and initial symptoms:
    I noticed it sometime last week (1st week of November)
    Current issues and symptoms:
    There is a "search the web" tab at the top of my screen. Noticed the "WebExplorer" application in my Applications and can't get rid of it.
    Steps taken in order to remove the infection:
    Tried to delete the "WebExplorer" application but can't. Used BitDefender as well to no avail.
    How can I delete the "WebExplorer" application from my applications in MacOS High Sierra?
     
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  2. AlexGabriel

    AlexGabriel New Member

    Nov 15, 2017
    1
    0
    USA
    Same problem here! SO ANNOYING! Any luck? Any ideas?
     
  3. steel9

    steel9 Level 3

    Jun 23, 2017
    142
    398
    Sweden
    Windows 10
    F-Secure
  4. GrammyPuter

    GrammyPuter New Member

    Nov 20, 2017
    1
    1
    Tacoma WA
    macOS Sierra
    Malwarebytes
    I removed it with AppDelete. Malwarebytes didn't find it.
     
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  5. BGDrumDance

    BGDrumDance New Member

    Nov 30, 2017
    2
    0
    florida
    macOS Sierra
    What an annoyance! See the post about AppDelete below. I just now used it, and it worked! Phew!
     
  6. BGDrumDance

    BGDrumDance New Member

    Nov 30, 2017
    2
    0
    florida
    macOS Sierra
    Thank you thank you thank you! Just now downloaded AppDelete and it worked! Grateful, it was such an annoyance couldn't get rid of it! Now I just hope AppDelete doesn't do anything weird or unwelcome....
     
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