ResultSync is a potentially unwanted application (PUA) that belongs the adware (also known as ‘adware software’) family. What is Adware? Adware can cause problems for your MAC. Adware can show annoying ads on your computer screen so that your cannot block them, redirect your browser to misleading web pages, and it can cause undesired websites to pop up on your web browser.
The worst is, adware can collect a wide variety of personal data about you such as what web sites you are opening, what you are looking for the World Wide Web and so on. This sensitive information, subsequently, may be transferred third party companies.
Adware might end up on your computer after you download and install free applications from a questionable web-page. The setup files of such software, most commonly, clearly show that they will install third-party programs. The option is given to users to block the setup of any optional programs. So, in order to avoid the setup of any adware: read all disclaimers and install screens very carefully, choose only Custom or Advanced install mode and reject all additional programs in which you are unsure.
|Type||adware, potentially unwanted application (PUA), popups, pop up ads, pop-up virus|
|Removal||ResultSync removal guide|
To find out how to delete ResultSync adware software, we recommend to read the few simple steps added to this article below. The guide was developed by experienced security experts who discovered a method to get rid of the annoying adware software out of the MAC OS.
How to Remove ResultSync app/extension (Adware virus removal guide)
If you have consistent pop ups or unwanted ads, slow MAC OS, freezing Apple Mac problems, you are in need of adware removal assistance. The guide below will guide you forward to get ResultSync adware removed and will assist you get your MAC system operating at peak capacity again.
To remove ResultSync, execute the following steps:
- How to manually remove ResultSync
- Remove ResultSync adware software with free programs
- How to stay safe online
- To sum up
How to manually remove ResultSync
The most common adware can be deleted manually, without the use of anti-virus or other removal utilities. The manual steps below will guide you through how to delete ResultSync app step by step. Although each of the steps is very easy and does not require special knowledge, but you are not sure that you can complete them, then use the free tools, a list of which is given below.
Remove ResultSync associated software by using the Finder
Some PUPs, browser hijacking apps and adware software may be deleted by uninstalling the free software they came with. If this way does not succeed, then looking them up in the list of installed programs in Finder. Use the “Move to Trash” command in order to delete them.
Open Finder and click “Applications”.
Carefully browse through the list of installed programs and get rid of all dubious and unknown apps.
Once you have found anything dubious that may be the ResultSync adware or other potentially unwanted application, then right click this application and select “Move to Trash”. Once complete, Empty Trash.
Get rid of Result Sync adware from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox browser program is affected by adware, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Mozilla Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Mozilla Firefox settings such as start page, search engine by default and new tab to their original state. Essential information like bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, click the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed on the image below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of ResultSync adware from Safari
The Safari reset is great if your browser is hijacked or you have unwanted add-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, which installed by an adware.
Click Safari menu and choose “Preferences”.
It will open the Safari Preferences window. Next, click the “Extensions” tab. Look for unknown and suspicious addons on left panel, select it, then press the “Uninstall” button. Most important to get rid of all unknown extensions from Safari.
Once complete, click “General” tab. Change the “Default Search Engine” to Google.
Find the “Homepage” and type into textfield “https://www.google.com”.
Remove ResultSync adware from Google Chrome
If you have adware software, ResultSync ads problems or Google Chrome is running slow, then reset Chrome can help you. In this guide we’ll show you the way to reset your Chrome settings and data to default state without reinstall.
First launch the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will show the Google Chrome menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed plugins. If the list has the add-on signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guide: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option called “Settings”.
The web browser will show the settings screen. Another method to display the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, like below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will show the confirmation prompt as shown in the following example.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web-browser will run the process of cleaning. After it is complete, the web-browser’s settings including newtab, search provider by default and home page back to the values which have been when the Chrome was first installed on your MAC system.
Remove ResultSync adware software with free programs
Manual removal guide does not always help to completely remove the adware, as it’s not easy to identify and delete components of adware and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it’s recommended that you run malicious software removal utility to completely remove ResultSync off your internet browser. Several free malicious software removal utilities are currently available that can be used against the adware. The optimum method would be to use MalwareBytes.
Use MalwareBytes Anti Malware to remove ResultSync adware
We suggest using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) that are completely clean your computer of the adware. This free utility is an advanced malware removal application made by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you delete unwanted ResultSync ads from your internet browsers, potentially unwanted apps, malicious software, browser hijacker, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your MAC OS for free.
- Click the link below to download MalwareBytes.
Malwarebytes Anti-malware (Mac)
Category: Security tools
Update: September 10, 2020
- After the download is complete, close all apps and windows on your MAC. Open a folder in which you saved it. Run the downloaded file and follow the prompts.
- Press the “Scan” button to detect ResultSync adware. While the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- After the scan get finished, it will show the Scan Results. All found threats will be marked. You can delete them all by simply click “Remove Selected Items”.
How to stay safe online
The AdGuard is a very good ad blocker application for the Safari, Firefox and Chrome, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of annoying ads, popunders, pop ups, annoying newtab pages, and even full page advertisements and website overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can block unwanted web-sites automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
Download AdGuard on your MAC system from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: January 17, 2018
When downloading is finished, run the downloaded file. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick guide. Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick instructions that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your Apple Mac, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop undesired popup ads, block harmful or misleading websites.
To sum up
Now your MAC OS should be free of the ResultSync adware software that causes multiple intrusive ads and pop ups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop up ads and undesired malicious web pages) and MalwareBytes Free (to periodically scan your MAC system for new malicious software, browser hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Mac OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, harmful apps and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete ResultSync ads from your browser, then ask for help here.