SelectionDaily is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) belonging to the Adware family. What does Adware do? Adware is type of malicious software that can cause issues for your Apple Mac. The SelectionDaily adware can generate numerous additional popup, banner, pop-under and in-text link advertisements flooding on your internet browser; gather your confidential information such as login details, online searches, etc; run in the background and drag down your Apple Mac running speed; give more chances for other adware, PUPs even malware to get on your machine.
The worst is, the SelectionDaily adware can analyze the location and which Internet web sites you visit, and then show advertisements to the types of content, goods or services featured there. Adware software makers can gather and sell your browsing information and behavior to third parties.
|Name||SelectionDaily, Selection Daily 1.0 app|
|Type||adware software, PUP (potentially unwanted program), pop-up ads, pop up virus, popups|
|Removal||SelectionDaily removal guide|
How does SelectionDaily adware get on your computer
Adware software usually gets on the MAC OS with free software and install themselves, with or without your knowledge, on your computer. This happens especially when you’re installing a free programs. The application setup file tricks you into accepting the installation of additional software, that you do not really want. Moreover, certain paid apps can also install optional apps that you do not want! Therefore, always download free software and paid software from reputable download web pages. Use ONLY custom or manual installation type and never blindly press Next button.
We strongly recommend that you perform the guidance below which will assist you to remove SelectionDaily adware software using the standard features of Windows and some proven free applications.
How to remove SelectionDaily adware
We can assist you delete SelectionDaily ads from your web browser, without the need to take your machine to a professional. Simply follow the removal instructions below if you currently have the intrusive adware on your MAC system and want to get rid of it. If you have any difficulty while trying to delete the SelectionDaily adware, feel free to ask for our assist in the comment section below. Certain of the steps below will require you to close this web site. So, please read the step-by-step guide carefully, after that bookmark it or open it on your smartphone for later reference.
To remove SelectionDaily, use the following steps:
- How to manually delete SelectionDaily
- Automatic Removal of SelectionDaily adware
- How to stay safe online
- To sum up
How to manually delete SelectionDaily
This part of the blog post is a step-by-step tutorial that will help you to remove SelectionDaily adware software manually. You just need to follow every step. In this case, you do not need to install any additional apps.
Remove SelectionDaily associated software by using the Finder
The best way to start the computer cleanup is to delete unknown and dubious software. Using the Finder you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded apps can clean up the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari from pop-ups, hijackers and so on.
Open Finder and click “Applications”.
Carefully browse through the list of installed programs and remove all questionable and unknown applications.
After you have found anything dubious that can be the SelectionDaily adware or other PUP (potentially unwanted program), then right click this program and choose “Move to Trash”. Once complete, Empty Trash.
Remove SelectionDaily adware from Google Chrome
Run the Reset web-browser tool of the Chrome to reset all its settings such as search provider by default, new tab page and start page to original defaults. This is a very useful tool to use, in the case of adware infection.
First launch the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will show the Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option called “Settings”.
The internet browser will open the settings screen. Another solution to display the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and press the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, as displayed in the following example and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box as shown on the screen below.
You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The web-browser will start the task of cleaning. When it is complete, the web-browser’s settings including new tab page, default search provider and home page back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your MAC system.
Get rid of SelectionDaily from Safari
The Safari reset is great if your browser is hijacked by SelectionDaily or you have unwanted add-ons or toolbars on your browser, which installed by an malicious software.
Click Safari menu and select “Preferences”.
It will open the Safari Preferences window. Next, click the “Extensions” tab. Look for unknown and suspicious extensions on left panel, select it, then press the “Uninstall” button. Most important to delete 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”.
Get rid of SelectionDaily from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web browser settings
The Firefox reset will get rid of the SelectionDaily ads, modified preferences, extensions and security settings. Essential information such as bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and press the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like the one below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Mozilla Firefox browser settings to their default values.
Automatic Removal of SelectionDaily adware
Using a malware removal tool to look for and remove adware software hiding on your MAC OS is probably the easiest method to get rid of the SelectionDaily adware software. We suggests the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware tool for Apple Mac MAC OSs. It is the anti-malware program for Apple Mac that offers a free malware removal.
Automatically delete SelectionDaily adware with MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM)
We recommend using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware. You can download and install MalwareBytes to search for adware software and thereby remove SelectionDaily ads from your web-browser. When installed and updated, this free malware remover automatically detects and removes all threats present on the MAC.
- Download MalwareBytes on your MAC OS by clicking on the following link.
Malwarebytes Anti-malware (Mac)
Category: Security tools
Update: September 10, 2020
- After the downloading process is done, close all applications and windows on your computer. Open a folder in which you saved it. Run the downloaded file and follow the prompts.
- Click the “Scan” button to begin checking your MAC system for the SelectionDaily adware. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- When MalwareBytes Free has finished scanning, the results are displayed in the scan report. Once you have selected what you wish to remove from your machine click “Remove Selected Items”.
How to stay safe online
The AdGuard is a very good ad-blocking program for the Safari, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of intrusive ads, popunders, pop ups, annoying newtabs, and even full page ads and web-site overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can block unwanted websites automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
- AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link.
AdGuard for Mac download
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: January 17, 2018
- Once the downloading process is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is done, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your MAC system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop annoying advertisements, block malicious or misleading websites.
To sum up
Now your Apple Mac should be free of the SelectionDaily adware. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup ads and undesired harmful web sites) 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 operating system. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new hijackers, malicious programs and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove SelectionDaily ads from your web browser, then ask for help here.