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How to Scan a Mac for Viruses

Do you suspect that your Macintosh has been infected by a virus or spyware? Don’t worry! All you need to do is run virus scanning software and remove the harmful files. You can do this quickly and easily with Movavi Mac Cleaner – a multifunction software tool that serves as the perfect virus scanner for Mac. This program will help you find and delete all viruses and malware hiding on your system and provide security against new threats. And, as its name says, Mac Cleaner is the perfect tool for cleaning your Mac and speeding up its performance too.

To learn how to use the Mac malware scanner from Movavi, download the program and follow the steps below.

1. Install Mac Cleaner

Launch the installation file and follow the onscreen instructions.

2. Scan Your Mac for Viruses

If this is your first time using the program, you’ll need to install the virus definition database and scanning engine. To do this, open the Antivirus tab, review the license and put a check mark against I accept the license agreement, then click Install.

Now you can start scanning your Mac. On the Antivirus tab, click Add Folder and choose the folders or individual files you want to check, or simply drag and drop the appropriate files into the program window. Now click Start. If an Internet connection is available, the virus database will be updated automatically before the scan begins, enabling the program to recognize any new threat.

3. Remove Infected Files

When the scanning process is complete, you’ll see a list of the infected files found on your computer. Place checkmarks against the names of the files you want to delete, or click Select All if you want to remove all infected files at once. Click Remove to safely delete the infected files from your Mac.

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  • Delete junk files to free up hard drive space
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  • Speed up system performance

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