According to security researchers, LogarithmicRecord is an adware program that targets Mac computers. Adware is a term that originates from ‘ad supported’ software. Most often, ‘adware software’ is considered by many to be synonymous with ‘malicious software’. Its purpose is to make money for its author by presenting unwanted ads to a user while the user is browsing the Web.
The worst is, the LogarithmicRecord adware can be used to gather and transmit confidential data without your knowledge. Adware be able to track information about web-pages visited, web-browser and system information, and your MAC OS IP address.
How does LogarithmicRecord get on your Mac
In many cases, adware software is bundled within the installers from file sharing web-pages. So, install a free applications is a a good chance that you will find a bundled adware. If you don’t know how to avoid it, then use a simple trick. During the setup, select the Custom or Advanced installation mode. Next, click ‘Decline’ button and clear all checkboxes on offers that ask you to install additional programs. Moreover, please carefully read Term of use and User agreement before installing any apps or otherwise you may end up with another unwanted program on your MAC system such as this adware software.
|Name||LogarithmicRecord, Logarithmic Record 1.0 app|
|Type||adware, PUP (potentially unwanted program), pop-up virus, pop ups, popup ads|
|Removal||LogarithmicRecord removal guide|
How to Remove LogarithmicRecord adware
Without a doubt, the LogarithmicRecord adware is harmful to your machine. So you need to quickly and completely get rid of this adware. To remove this adware, you can use the manual removal guide that are given below or free malicious software removal tool like MalwareBytes (it is free). We advise you use automatic removal solution which will allow you to remove LogarithmicRecord ads easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in MAC or in the case where adware software is not uninstalled automatically. Read this manual carefully, bookmark it or open this page on your smartphone, because you may need to exit your internet browser or reboot your Apple Mac.
To remove LogarithmicRecord, complete the following steps:
- How to remove LogarithmicRecord adware without any software
- Automatic Removal of LogarithmicRecord
- How to stay safe online
- Finish words
How to remove LogarithmicRecord adware without any software
In most cases, it’s possible to manually delete LogarithmicRecord adware. This method does not involve the use of any tricks or removal tools. You just need to restore the normal settings of the computer and internet browser. This can be done by following a few simple steps below. If you want to quickly get rid of LogarithmicRecord ads, as well as perform a full scan of your MAC, we recommend that you run adware removal utilities, which are listed below.
Remove PUPs through the Finder
In order to delete PUPs like this adware, open the Finder and click on “Applications”. Check the list of installed apps. For the ones you do not know, run an Internet search to see if they are adware, hijacker infection or potentially unwanted applications. If yes, uninstall them off. Even if they are just a programs that you do not use, then deleting them off will increase your computer start up time and speed dramatically.
Open Finder and click “Applications” as displayed in the following example.
You will see a list of software installed on your machine. We recommend to pay maximum attention to the program you installed last. Most likely, it is the LogarithmicRecord adware. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. After the program which you need to remove is found, simply right press on its name, and choose “Move to Trash”.
Don’t forget, choose Finder, then “Empty Trash”.
Remove LogarithmicRecord from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox settings like new tab, homepage and search provider have been modified by the adware software, then resetting it to the default state can help. When using the reset feature, your personal information like passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as shown on the screen below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox web-browser settings to their default state.
Remove LogarithmicRecord adware software from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings can help you solve some problems caused by adware and get rid of LogarithmicRecord ads from web-browser. This will also disable harmful plugins as well as clear cookies and site data. However, your themes, bookmarks, history, passwords, and web form auto-fill information will not be deleted.
- First, start the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete LogarithmicRecord from Safari
If you find that Safari web browser settings such as startpage, default search provider and new tab page having been modified by LogarithmicRecord adware, then you may revert back your settings, via the reset web-browser procedure.
Click Safari menu and choose “Preferences”.
It will open the Safari Preferences window. Next, click the “Extensions” tab. Look for unknown and suspicious add-ons on left panel, choose 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”.
Automatic Removal of LogarithmicRecord
There are not many good free anti-malware programs with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malware removal tools depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malicious software, adware software, browser hijackers and other potentially unwanted programs. We advise to use several applications, not just one. These applications that listed below will allow you remove all components of the adware from your disk and system folders and get rid of LogarithmicRecord ads.
Run MalwareBytes Free to get rid of LogarithmicRecord adware
If you are still having problems with the LogarithmicRecord removal or just wish to check your MAC OS occasionally for adware software and other malware, then download MalwareBytes. It is free for home use, and identifies and removes various unwanted software that attacks your MAC OS or degrades machine performance. MalwareBytes Anti Malware can remove browser hijacker infection, adware software, potentially unwanted software as well as malware, including ransomware and trojans.
Click the link below to download the latest version of MalwareBytes for Mac.
Category: Security tools
Update: July 10, 2018
Once the downloading process is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Press the “Scan” button to detect LogarithmicRecord adware. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Review the scan results and then click “Remove Selected Items” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, malicious services and so on.
How to stay safe online
The AdGuard is a very good ad blocker program for the Chrome, Safari and Firefox, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of unwanted ads, popunders, pop ups, annoying new tabs, and even full page ads and web site overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can stop unwanted ads and block malicious websites automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
Download AdGuard on your MAC from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: January 17, 2018
After the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen. Follow the prompts.
Each time, when you start your Apple Mac, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop unwanted pop-ups, block malicious and misleading web sites.
Now your computer should be clean of the LogarithmicRecord adware. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-up ads and intrusive harmful web-pages) and MalwareBytes AntiMalware (to periodically scan your MAC OS for new adware softwares and other malicious software).
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of LogarithmicRecord ads from the Safari, Firefox and Chrome, then ask for help here here.