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My Mac running macOS Big Sur is continually showing a popup titled "SearchNetCharacter" will damage your computer. SearchNetCharacter is adware possessing browser hijacker characteristics.

McAfee LiveSafe does not flag an issue on full scan.  The problem persists.


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Re: SearchNetCharacter

Hi @Coli 

Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Please help us with the below details for better understanding to help you further.

  • Any idea how it got started?
  • Is it coming from the browser?
    •  If it is from browser, kindly ensure clearing cookies and caches on the browser.
  • If issue still exists, share the screenshot of the pop up.

Alternatively, you can also contact chat support by clicking on the below link for immediate assistance.

McAfee Chat Support

If this information is helpful in anyway, kindly give kudos to this post.


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